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We CAN Do Something to Prevent Mass Shootings

We CAN Do Something to Prevent Mass Shootings

The “thoughts and prayers” of politicians will do nothing to prevent the next mass shooting. Or the next. Or the next. The truth is, much can be done to keep guns out of the... Read More
NYS Assault Weapons Ban Passes Supreme Court Challenge

NYS Assault Weapons Ban Passes Supreme Court Challenge

The U.S. Supreme Court on June 20 refused to hear appeals that challenged assault weapons bans passed by the states of New York and Connecticut. Its refusal allows the weapons bans to... Read More
Federal Appeals Court Upholds NY SAFE Act

Federal Appeals Court Upholds NY SAFE Act

In a victory for strong gun laws, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has upheld provisions of the New York SAFE Act. The Court, in its October 19 decision, rejected the... Read More
Statewide Poll Confirms New Yorkers’ Strong Approval of NY SAFE Act

Statewide Poll Confirms New Yorkers’ Strong Approval of NY SAFE Act

New York, NY – June 1, 2015 – New Yorkers Against Gun Violence (NYAGV) today announced that a statewide poll of New York voter attitudes about the NY SAFE... Read More
States prove it: Background checks save lives.

States prove it: Background checks save lives.

States like New York that require background checks on all gun sales have almost 50% less domestic homicides, law enforcement homicides, and suicides, according to a recent report by Everytown for Gun Safety.... Read More
NYAGV in the News: Barrett Comments on Judge Skretny's Decision in The New York Times

NYAGV in the News: Barrett Comments on Judge Skretny’s Decision in The New York Times

NYAGV in the News: Barrett Comments on Judge Skrety’s Decision Upholding NY SAFE in The New York Times Read More

December 9, 2013–NY’s Gun Reform Measures Rank Among Best in Nation

December 9, 2013–New York’s Gun Reform Measures Rank Among Best in Nation in Helping Reduce Gun Violence   Read More
NYAGV in the News: The Dangers of Concealed Carry Gun Laws

NYAGV in the News: The Dangers of Concealed Carry Gun Laws

NYAGV Executive Director Leah Gunn Barrett discussed the dangers of concealed carry, the history of concealed carry laws, and New York’s gun safety laws with WBEZ Chicago Public Radio.