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Where do NY crime guns come from?

Where do NY crime guns come from?

Most crime guns traced from outside New York come from states with weak gun laws, according the 2014 Firearms Trace Data report from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. Virginia was again the leading exporter, sending 395 traced crime guns into the state. Virginia and the other leading states providing guns used in New York crimes... Read More
Let's take a public health approach to gun violence.

Let’s take a public health approach to gun violence.

The public health approach has been effectively applied to problems facing our society such as deaths and injuries from tobacco and motor vehicles. Such an approach focuses on injury prevention by examining interventions such as enhancing product safety, changing social norms, and passing new regulations Read More

June 10, 2013 SUPGV Press Release on ATF Confirmation

June 10, 2013–Gun Violence Prevention Groups Urge Confirmation of Todd Jones to Head Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives     Read More