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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... Read More
For Mother's Day: One Mom's Appeal to Protect Kids from Guns

For Mother’s Day: One Mom’s Appeal to Protect Kids from Guns

I still have this drawing that my son, Nicholas, made for me. He was just 12 years old when he was unintentionally shot and killed by a friend who was playing with his father’s unlocked... Read More
CAP Bill Named for Nicholas Naumkin, Victim of Accidental Shooting

CAP Bill Named for Nicholas Naumkin, Victim of Accidental Shooting

New York State’s proposed Child Access Prevention/Safe Storage bill, A8293, has been named “Nicholas’s Bill,” after 12-year-old Nicholas Naumkin. In December, 2010, Nicholas, of Saratoga Springs, New York, died after being  shot by a friend who was playing with... Read More