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Armonk "Kids & Guns" Event Draws Over 50

Armonk “Kids & Guns” Event Draws Over 50

“Gun violence is the leading cause of death among young people, yet lobby groups try to obscure the cost of gun violence,” said bioethicist  Dr. Arthur Caplan. Dr. Caplan also believes that the health toll of guns needs to... Read More
Nita Lowey joins panel at "Kids & Gun Safety" event--May 14 in Armonk

Nita Lowey joins panel at “Kids & Gun Safety” event–May 14 in Armonk

Congresswoman Nita Lowey will join the panel at “Kids & Gun Safety: Accidental Shooting, Suicide and Violence Prevention” on May 14 in Armonk. At this important, free community event, you’ll hear from experts about the... Read More
Kids and Guns: A Hidden Camera Experiment

Kids and Guns: A Hidden Camera Experiment

Think your child knows not to touch a gun?  Watch this frightening video from ABC and think again. The video is from the network’s “Young Guns” special being shown this Friday, January 31, at 10 pm on “20/20.”  Read More
NYAGV in the News: The New Yorker Profiles NYAGV Education Director

NYAGV in the News: The New Yorker Profiles NYAGV Education Director

The New Yorker recently profiled Shaina Harrison, Program Director of the reACTION youth program–the NYAGV Education Fund’s after-school class that teaches teens about gun violence and its prevention. The New Yorker article, “Red Hook Postcard: Community Guns,” appears on pages 22-23... Read More
How many kids are killed by guns each year? Enough to fill 134 classrooms.

How many kids are killed by guns each year? Enough to fill 134 classrooms.

According to a recent report by the Children’s Defense Fund gun violence is now the second leading cause of death among American children and teens aged 1 -19. And while the nation... Read More