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NYAGV Applauds President's New Executive Actions to Reduce Gun Violence

NYAGV Applauds President’s New Executive Actions to Reduce Gun Violence

NYAGV applauds today’s announcement by the White House of two new common sense executive actions to keep dangerous weapons out of the wrong hands and ban nearly all re-imports of military surplus firearms to private entities.... Read More
"6 Months Since Newtown" Event Press Release

“6 Months Since Newtown” Event Press Release

NYAGV’s “6 Months Since Newtown” press conference and rally drew over 150 people to New York’s City Hall on June 14.  NYAGV, elected officials, and pro-gun-safety advocates commemorated the six month anniversary of the Newtown massacre and called on Congress to act now... Read More
"6 Months Since Newtown" Event Calls for Action on Gun Safety

“6 Months Since Newtown” Event Calls for Action on Gun Safety

NYAGV’s “6 Months Since Newtown” press conference and rally drew over 150 people to New York’s City Hall on June 14. Read More
NYAGV in the News: Suicide and Guns

NYAGV in the News: Suicide and Guns

NYAGV Executive Director Leah Gunn Barrett’s letter to the editor about suicide and guns appeared in the May 27 issue of The New York Times under “A Rising Tide of Suicides, and Access to Guns.”  The letter was in response to... Read More
NYAGV in the News: How can we defeat the NRA?

NYAGV in the News: How can we defeat the NRA?

A New Yorker blogpost tackles the question, “How can we defeat the NRA?,” with input from NYAGV’s Executive Director, Leah Gunn Barrett.  Barrett and other gun safety advocates speak about the many organizations fighting for common... Read More
NYAGV in the News

NYAGV in the News

Leah Gunn Barrett, Executive Director of New Yorkers Against Gun Violence,  appeared on MSNBC’s Jansing and Co. on May 1 to discuss the backlash being felt by Senators like Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.) who voted against background checks. Barrett also commented on the... Read More
NYAGV in the News

NYAGV in the News

Leah Gunn Barrett Comments for MSNBC, US News, and more. . .  With debate heating up regarding federal gun safety legislation, NYAGV Executive Director Leah Gunn Barrett has been a frequent commentator on TV, radio and print media.  She recently appeared twice... Read More