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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”). New York and other states must take action to fill this gap and help research ways to prevent gun violence and the... Read More
Sign the Petition to Support NY's Extreme Risk Protection Order Bill

Sign the Petition to Support NY’s Extreme Risk Protection Order Bill

Please help keep guns away from individuals in crisis by supporting New York’s Extreme Risk Protection Order bill (A.6994/ S.5447) (“ERPO”). September is Suicide Awareness Month–and we can reduce suicides in our state by enacting this crucial legislation. The ERPO bill would enable family members and others to petition a court to remove guns from individuals who... Read More
NYAGV Calls on Social Media Sites to Stop Their Online Gun Markets

NYAGV Calls on Social Media Sites to Stop Their Online Gun Markets

NYAGV and other gun safety advocates are calling for social media sites such as Instagram, Twitter and Facebook to stop allowing unregulated gun sales on their sites. Virtual marketplaces for gun sales are thriving on these sites, and the companies need to change their policies to put an end to this dangerous practice. Leah Gunn... Read More