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Join NYAGV at the 2018 Women's March!

Join NYAGV at the 2018 Women’s March!

Save the date to join NYAGV at the Women’s March on Saturday, January 20 in New York City and Sunday, January 21 in Buffalo. Gun violence is a women’s issue, since thousands of... Read More
Support State Funding for Gun Violence Research

Support State Funding for Gun Violence Research

Gun violence is a public health crisis that claims 33,000 American lives each year. Despite this, the federal government bans research on gun violence and its prevention (thanks to the 1997 NRA-backed “Dickey Amendment”).... Read More
Gun Shows Banned at Westchester County-Owned Properties

Gun Shows Banned at Westchester County-Owned Properties

Thanks to NYAGV member support and a progressive new county executive, gun shows are now banned at Westchester County Center and other county-owned properties. Westchester County Executive George Latimer signed an executive order... Read More
Americans Come Out for Vigils to #EndGunViolence

Americans Come Out for Vigils to #EndGunViolence

Americans across the country came out for the National Vigil to #EndGunViolence on December 14. That date marked five years since the massacre of school children and educators at Sandy Hook. In the... Read More
Governor Cuomo Unveils Proposal to Remove Guns From Domestic Abusers

Governor Cuomo Unveils Proposal to Remove Guns From Domestic Abusers

–New York Would Require Mandatory Surrender of Firearms After All Domestic Violence Convictions, Including Misdemeanors– Governor Andrew M. Cuomo yesterday unveiled a proposal to remove all firearms from those who... Read More
These New York reps voted YES on Concealed Carry Reciprocity. Tell them their vote to endanger New Yorkers won't be forgotten.

These New York reps voted YES on Concealed Carry Reciprocity. Tell them their vote to endanger New Yorkers won’t be forgotten.

Yesterday, the full U.S. House of Representatives voted to pass a very dangerous bill–the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act (CCR)... Read More
Join us for the National Vigils to #EndGunViolence

Join us for the National Vigils to #EndGunViolence

December 14, 2017 is the five year mark of the heartbreaking Sandy Hook tragedy. Since that tragic day in Newtown five years ago, 500,000 Americans have been killed or injured by guns. Gun... Read More
Concealed Carry Bill Advances in the House--Take Action to Stop It!

Concealed Carry Bill Advances in the House–Take Action to Stop It!

Yesterday the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017 passed the U.S. House Judiciary Committee and is on the way to be voted on the House floor. This dangerous NRA-backed... Read More