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Governor Signs Six Gun Safety Bills

Governor Signs Six Gun Safety Bills

–Marks Significant Progress in NYAGV’s State Legislative Agenda– This week Governor Andrew Cuomo signed six new gun safety laws that NYAGV had advocated for over many years. The new laws include: Safe Storage/Child Access Prevention—One of NYAGV’s top legislative priorities,... Read More
NYS Legislature Passes Child Access Prevention Bill

NYS Legislature Passes Child Access Prevention Bill

NYAGV applauds the New York State Assembly and Senate for their passage on March 4 of the Child Access Prevention bill. Governor Cuomo is expected to sign the bill, which requires gun owners who live with children, or who... Read More
Saratoga Springs Passes Local "Nicholas's Law" for Safe Storage

Saratoga Springs Passes Local “Nicholas’s Law” for Safe Storage

Saratoga Springs became the latest New York municipality to enact a firearm safe storage law when the City Council voted unanimously on April 5 to approve a local version of “Nicholas’s Law.” The law–named for Nicholas Naumkin, the... Read More
New York State Assembly Passes Nicholas's Law to Protect Children from Unsecured Guns

New York State Assembly Passes Nicholas’s Law to Protect Children from Unsecured Guns

The New York State Assembly passed Nicholas’s Law, A.53, on June 16, requiring gun owners to lock up their guns when they are not in their immediate possession or control in order to prevent... Read More
Oxsana Naumkin Speaks Out for Safe Storage

Oxsana Naumkin Speaks Out for Safe Storage

At Albany Lobby Day on May 4, Oxsana Naumkin spoke movingly about the loss of her son, Nicholas, and the need for Nicholas’s Law (A.53/S.2291) to require the safe storage of firearms. At the age of 12, Nicholas was... Read More
Kids and Guns: Yet Another Tragedy

Kids and Guns: Yet Another Tragedy

A child’s access to a gun once again resulted in tragedy yesterday, this time in a Florida home. An argument between brothers turned deadly when a 12-year-old-boy shot and killed his 6-year-old brother, shot and injured his 16-year-old brother, then... Read More
WNY Groups Join CAP Coalition

WNY Groups Join CAP Coalition

NYAGV is pleased to welcome several western New York organizations to the New York State Coalition to Prevent Child Access to Guns. The Coalition is working to pass Nicholas’s Law–A.53/S.2291—a child access prevention (CAP) law that will reduce child deaths from unintentional shootings,... Read More
Guns in the Home: Child Deaths from Unintentional Shootings

Guns in the Home: Child Deaths from Unintentional Shootings

More than 2 million American children live in homes with unsecured guns. Rather than being used for self-defense, guns in the home are 22 times more likely to be involved in accidental shootings, homicides, or suicide attempts–and... Read More