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Facebook to Ban Private Gun Sales

Facebook to Ban Private Gun Sales

NYAGV applauds Facebook’s recent announcement that it will ban the private sales of guns on its Facebook  and Instagram sites. Facebook’s ban applies to private, person-to-person sales of guns, not to licensed gun dealers and gun clubs. The move by Facebook will reduce... Read More
NYAGV in the News: Regulate Guns for Safety

NYAGV in the News: Regulate Guns for Safety

In a New York Times letter dated August 4 , NYAGV Executive Director Leah Gunn Barrett responded to  Nicholas Kristof’s editorial,  “Our Blind Spot About Guns,” calling on the need for product safety regulations for guns. Read More
"When will this insanity stop?"

“When will this insanity stop?”

Friday night’s mass shooting at the University of California at Santa  Barbara was another stark reminder of the need to keep guns away from dangerous individuals. In a heartbreaking press conference, Richard Martinez, the father of one of the victims, 20-year-old... Read More
NYAGV in the News: Safe Storage of Guns

NYAGV in the News: Safe Storage of Guns

A letter by NYAGV Executive Director Leah Gunn Barrett about the safe storage of guns appeared in The New York Times on February 10. The letter was written in response to Joe Nocera’s “Gun Report” column about how... Read More
NYAGV in the News: Exec Director's Letter in the NY Times

NYAGV in the News: Exec Director’s Letter in the NY Times

NYAGV Executive Director Leah Gunn Barrett’s letter to the editor about children and guns appears in today’s New York Times. She wrote the piece in response to the Times’ recent cover story titled Guns and... 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