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Progress on Domestic Violence and Guns

Progress on Domestic Violence and Guns

This week, NYAGV was on hand as Governor Cuomo signed state legislation that strengthens the ability of authorities to remove guns from domestic abusers. For years, NYAGV has worked to build support for this new law, which closes a loophole... Read More
NYAGV Ranks NYS Legislators on Gun Safety

NYAGV Ranks NYS Legislators on Gun Safety

How does your New York State Senator and Assembly member stand on the gun safety issue? Take a look at this new ranking from NYAGV and find out! We reviewed each legislator’s vote on the New York SAFE Act and... Read More
NY's A- rating shows smart gun laws work.

NY’s A- rating shows smart gun laws work.

A state-by-state analysis shows that states like New York with stronger gun laws have lower gun death rates, and the states with weaker laws have higher gun death rates. Read More
New York's Gun Death Rate Declines: Strong Gun Laws Work

New York’s Gun Death Rate Declines: Strong Gun Laws Work

New York State’s gun death rate dipped to 4.99 per 100,000, according to a recent report by the Violence Policy Center (VPC) that analyzed 2012 data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for... Read More
New York's low gun death due to strong gun laws and low gun ownership.

New York’s low gun death due to strong gun laws and low gun ownership.

New York State has the fourth lowest gun death rate in the nation–and that’s because of our strong gun laws and low gun ownership. This is according to a recent report by... Read More