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Firearm Safe Storage Law Takes Effect in the City of Albany

Firearm Safe Storage Law Takes Effect in the City of Albany

NYAGV joined Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan, Police Chief Brendan Cox and Albany Common Council member Cathy Fahey on January 14 to welcome in the City of Albany’s new firearm safe storage law.  Albany is the fifth New... Read More
Help us keep guns away from kids.

Help us keep guns away from kids.

Support Nicholas’s Law for the safe storage of guns in New York. Read More
Albany Common Council Passes Safe Storage Law

Albany Common Council Passes Safe Storage Law

Albany is the latest municipality to pass a safe storage law, with its Common Council approving the measure by a 14-1 vote on September 2. NYAGV had advocated for the law and was on hand for the Council’s vote.... Read More
How did your Assembly member vote on Nicholas's Law?

How did your Assembly member vote on Nicholas’s Law?

Nicholas’s Law, requiring the safe storage of guns not in the immediate possession of the owner, passed the New York State Assembly June 16 by a vote of 81-66. Did your representative vote to keep guns away... Read More
New York State Assembly Passes Nicholas's Law to Protect Children from Unsecured Guns

New York State Assembly Passes Nicholas’s Law to Protect Children from Unsecured Guns

The New York State Assembly passed Nicholas’s Law, A.53, on June 16, requiring gun owners to lock up their guns when they are not in their immediate possession or control in order to prevent... Read More
Oxsana Naumkin Speaks Out for Safe Storage

Oxsana Naumkin Speaks Out for Safe Storage

At Albany Lobby Day on May 4, Oxsana Naumkin spoke movingly about the loss of her son, Nicholas, and the need for Nicholas’s Law (A.53/S.2291) to require the safe storage of firearms. At the age of 12, Nicholas was... Read More
Kids and Guns: Yet Another Tragedy

Kids and Guns: Yet Another Tragedy

A child’s access to a gun once again resulted in tragedy yesterday, this time in a Florida home. An argument between brothers turned deadly when a 12-year-old-boy shot and killed his 6-year-old brother, shot and injured his 16-year-old brother, then... Read More
Join us: Spring Member Meeting--March 31 in NYC

Join us: Spring Member Meeting–March 31 in NYC

Don’t miss NYAGV’s Spring Member Meeting–Tuesday, March 31 at 6 pm in New York City. You’ll get an update from Executive Director Leah Gunn Barrett and others about pending state and federal legislation and other NYAGV activities and... Read More