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Help us keep guns away from kids.

Help us keep guns away from kids.

Support Nicholas’s Law for the safe storage of guns in New York. Read More
NY: Safe Storage/Child Access Prevention

NY: Safe Storage/Child Access Prevention

PROBLEM: Researchers have found that millions of children live in homes with easily accessible guns. The presence of unlocked guns in the home increases the risk of accidental gun injuries, intentional shootings and suicides. New York State currently has no law specifically penalizing a person who enables a child to access a firearm. SOLUTION:  New York... Read More
NYAGV Welcomes Another New Member to the CAP Coalition

NYAGV Welcomes Another New Member to the CAP Coalition

The Reform Jewish Voice of New York State is the latest new member of the New York State Coalition to Prevent Child Access to Guns. NYAGV is organizing the coalition to build support for the enactment of A8293, Nicholas’s Law, a child access prevention (CAP) law requiring the safe 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 to children when guns are left unlocked and Read More
Nita Lowey joins panel at "Kids & Gun Safety" event--May 14 in Armonk

Nita Lowey joins panel at “Kids & Gun Safety” event–May 14 in Armonk

Congresswoman Nita Lowey will join the panel at “Kids & Gun Safety: Accidental Shooting, Suicide and Violence Prevention” on May 14 in Armonk. At this important, free community event, you’ll hear from experts about the dangers to children of unlocked guns in the home, learn about New York’s proposed Child Access Prevention/Safe Storage Act–A8293, also known as Nicholas’s... Read More
NYAGV Press Conference Calls for CAP Law to Prevent Child Gun Deaths

NYAGV Press Conference Calls for CAP Law to Prevent Child Gun Deaths

NYAGV’s held a press conference Tuesday with State Legislators Against Illegal Guns and victims of gun violence to defend NY SAFE and to call for additional gun safety measures to save lives. The event was held inside the Capitol Building in Albany. One such measure–Nicholas’s Bill, A8293–the Child Access Prevention or Safe Storage Bill–would require the... Read More
Sign the petition to pass Nicholas's Law.

Sign the petition to pass Nicholas’s Law.

Help us prevent child gun deaths. Sign the petition for Nicholas’s Law requiring the safe storage of guns in New York homes. Read More
Help pass Nicholas's Bill to keep guns away from kids.

Help pass Nicholas’s Bill to keep guns away from kids.

Nicholas Naumkin was 12 years old when he was shot and killed by a friend playing with his father’s unlocked and loaded gun. Nicholas’s death could have been prevented if the gun owner had locked up his gun. Please help us pass A8293, Nicholas’s Bill–requiring the safe storage of guns in the home– Read More