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Tonight in Manhasset: "Gun Sense in America"

Tonight in Manhasset: “Gun Sense in America”

Join us tonight in Manhasset for “Gun Sense in America”–a free community event about gun violence and what actions can be taken to reduce it. You’ll hear from panelists including Assemblywoman Michelle Schimel, NYAGV Executive Director Leah Gunn Barrett, founding... Read More
NYAGV Press Conference Calls for Smart Gun Laws

NYAGV Press Conference Calls for Smart Gun Laws

Thanks for those who came out yesterday to join NYAGV for our “Smart Gun Laws Work” press conference yesterday at New York City Hall. Elected officials, families of gun violence victims, and many others were on hand to call... Read More
Join us! Press Conference and Rally--Thursday 12/11 at City Hall

Join us! Press Conference and Rally–Thursday 12/11 at City Hall

In the two years since the Sandy Hook shootings, there have been 91 school shootings and more than 60,000 American deaths from gun violence. Come out this Thursday, December 11 at noon to the steps of NY City Hall and gather with... Read More
NYAGV Endorses Michelle Schimel for Re-election

NYAGV Endorses Michelle Schimel for Re-election

NYAGV announced its endorsement on October 9 of Assemblywoman Michelle Schimel for re-election. Schimel, co-chair of State Legislators Against Illegal Guns (SLAIG)–a group of state legislators that works to pass common sense gun legislation–represents New York’s 16th District. Leah Gunn... Read More
ReACTION Kids Lobby Albany for Gun Safety

ReACTION Kids Lobby Albany for Gun Safety

The reACTION Youth Program students got first-hand experience and an inside look at state government on their Albany Lobby Day field trip. The teens–from New York City public schools–meet with state representatives and organized their own media event to advocate for... Read More
Making the case for Nicholas's Law.

Making the case for Nicholas’s Law.

NYAGV’s Leah Gunn Barrett and Assemblywoman Michelle Schimel appeared on “Capital Tonight” recently to make the case for Nicholas’s Law, requiring the safe storage of guns in New York homes. They were interviewed by host Nick Reisman about the dangers... Read More