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87 School Shootings Since Newtown; Family Gun Again the Source

87 School Shootings Since Newtown; Family Gun Again the Source

The recent school shooting near Seattle is the 87th school shooting since the Newtown massacre less than two years ago. Our thoughts are with the victims and their families in this latest senseless tragedy. Police report... Read More
Join NYAGV in Buffalo this Sunday.

Join NYAGV in Buffalo this Sunday.

Stop by the NYAGV table at the Buffalo Peace and Nonviolence Festival–this Sunday, September 21–and show your support for child access prevention and safe gun storage by signing the petition for Nicholas’s Law (A8293/S7822). Read More
Video interview: Oxsana Naumkin Discusses Nicholas's Shooting

Video interview: Oxsana Naumkin Discusses Nicholas’s Shooting

Oxsana Naumkin–whose son, Nicholas, was unintentionally shot and killed by a playmate when he was 12 years old–discussed Nicholas’s shooting and the need to safe gun storage laws on a recent segment on Fox & Friends. The August 6... Read More
CAP Coalition Welcomes Child Care Council of Westchester

CAP Coalition Welcomes Child Care Council of Westchester

The Child Care Council of Westchester–which champions healthy development of children, families and communities by promoting quality early care and education–is the latest organization to join the New York State Coalition to Prevent Child Access to Guns. NYAGV is organizing the... Read More
“Is there an unlocked gun where my child plays?”

“Is there an unlocked gun where my child plays?”

Today, on National Ask Day–-and everyday your child goes to a friend’s house to play–ask that question. One-third of U.S. households own guns—so chances are, some of your neighbors do, too. In New York, we’re trying to... Read More
Nicholas's Law Introduced in NYS Senate

Nicholas’s Law Introduced in NYS Senate

New Yorkers Against Gun Violence is pleased to report that S7822–the Senate version of  Nicholas’s Law–was introduced in the New York State  Senate on June 12. Nicholas’s Law–NYAGV’s legislative priority–would require safe storage of guns not in the immediate possession of... 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,... Read More
Armonk "Kids & Guns" Event Draws Over 50

Armonk “Kids & Guns” Event Draws Over 50

“Gun violence is the leading cause of death among young people, yet lobby groups try to obscure the cost of gun violence,” said bioethicist  Dr. Arthur Caplan. Dr. Caplan also believes that the health toll of guns needs to... Read More