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AG Report Examines Sources of NY Crime Guns

AG Report Examines Sources of NY Crime Guns

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has released a new report, “Target on Trafficking: Analysis of New York Crime Guns,” which examines the purchase history of the nearly 53,000 “crime guns” in New York between 2010 and 2015.... Read More
Web Presentation October 25 @ 1 pm Discusses New AG Report on New York Crime Guns

Web Presentation October 25 @ 1 pm Discusses New AG Report on New York Crime Guns

Today Attorney General Eric Schneiderman will release a new report, “Target on Trafficking: Analysis of New York Crime Guns,” which examines the purchase history of the nearly 53,000 “crime guns”... Read More
Gillibrand Round Table Discusses Gun Trafficking

Gillibrand Round Table Discusses Gun Trafficking

NYAGV’s Executive Director, Leah Gunn Barrett, joined U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and other officials and gun safety advocates at a round table discussion October 9 in New Rochelle that focused on reducing gun trafficking. Currently, there is no federal law that defines... Read More
Mass Shooting in Rochester Shows Need for Congress to Act

Mass Shooting in Rochester Shows Need for Congress to Act

Three people are dead and four are wounded following a mass shooting in Rochester after a Boys and Girls Club basketball game the evening of August 19. NYAGV calls on Congress to stop the ongoing national carnage... Read More
Following NYC Seizure of Illegal Guns, NYAGV Calls on Congress to Enact Gun Safety Laws

Following NYC Seizure of Illegal Guns, NYAGV Calls on Congress to Enact Gun Safety Laws

The NYPD’s announcement that it had seized 250 illegal guns from southern states–the largest cache in the city’s history–highlights the need for strong federal gun safety laws starting with background checks... Read More
Gun in a Flower Pot: The Dangers of "Community" Guns

Gun in a Flower Pot: The Dangers of “Community” Guns

Flower pots usually bring beauty to a neighborhood–but not in the case of the flower pot with the hidden gun. A nine-year-old boy shot himself in the hand after discovering the gun hidden in a flower pot... Read More