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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 five years since, 500,000 Americans have been killed or injured by guns. Here are some photos from the vigils held in New... Read More
National Vigils to #EndGunViolence - Join us 12/14 - 12/18

National Vigils to #EndGunViolence – Join us 12/14 – 12/18

It’s been four years since the Sandy Hook massacre and Congress has failed to act to protect American citizens from gun violence. Please join NYAGV and other gun violence prevention groups across the nation¬†to give voice to the more than 120,000 Americans killed by gun violence since the Sandy Hook tragedy. Choose from four sites... Read More
Remembering Sandy Hook and All Victims of Gun Violence

Remembering Sandy Hook and All Victims of Gun Violence

On the three-year anniversary of the Sandy Hook massacre, vigils were held in remembrance of the 26 children and educators killed that day, and to remember all victims whose lives were lost to gun violence. The Sandy Hook massacre occurred on December 14, 2012, and Congress has yet to enact any measures that wold strengthen gun... Read More
Buffalo Vigil Remembers Gun Violence Victims

Buffalo Vigil Remembers Gun Violence Victims

NYAGV, elected officials, families of gun violence victims and concerned citizens gathered at SUNY Buffalo on December 11 to remember victims of gun violence. The event was part of the National Vigil for Victims of Gun Violence, which marked the second anniversary of the Sandy Hook shootings. Children from the Stop the Violence Coalition decorated... Read More