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Wear Orange June 2!

Wear Orange June 2!

Thursday, June 2 is Gun Violence Awareness Day. If you believe there’s more we can do to save American lives from gun violence, wear Orange!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
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Youth Program's Albany Field Trip a Success!

Youth Program’s Albany Field Trip a Success!

Albany Lobby Day 2016 was an unforgettable experience for the nearly 200 ReAction Youth Program students who attended the field trip on May 3. Many of the ReAction students have experienced gun violence first hand, and they were able to share their stories with legislators and staff and at a press conference in the well... Read More
Does your fund own gun stocks? Find out with this new online tool.

Does your fund own gun stocks? Find out with this new online tool.

You can influence the gun debate by making sure you’re not investing in gun stocks. “Goodbye Gun Stocks” is an easy-to-use online tool that can help you identify gun stocks in your investment portfolio and find gun-free funds worthy of your investment dollars. The #GoodbyeGunStocks team analyzed over 12,000 US stock funds based on public SEC... Read More
Missed the screening? Watch "Under the Gun" this Sunday.

Missed the screening? Watch “Under the Gun” this Sunday.

If you missed the screening of Under the Gun, the new documentary produced by Katie Couric, you can catch this Sunday, May 15, online or on television. The film explores the dynamics behind the nation’s gun violence epidemic and the reasons our politicians have failed to act. Read More
Success! NYS Assembly Votes to Remove Guns from Domestic Abusers

Success! NYS Assembly Votes to Remove Guns from Domestic Abusers

Thanks to your help, the New York State Assembly on May 3 voted overwhelmingly to pass the Domestic Violence Firearm Surrender Law, A.5257. The bill, sponsored by Amy Paulin and passed by a vote of 134-1, would require domestic abusers to surrender their guns to law enforcement.   Read More
"Is there a gun in the home?" Don't forget to ask.

“Is there a gun in the home?” Don’t forget to ask.

Thanks to actress Julianna Margulies for filming this powerful PSA about the importance of safe storage. Each week in the U.S., two children are shot unintentionally — most often in their own homes, with a relative’s gun. When your child goes on a play date, remember to ask, “Is there an unlocked gun where my child plays?”... Read More
Tell your NYS Assembly rep to vote to remove guns from domestic abusers!

Tell your NYS Assembly rep to vote to remove guns from domestic abusers!

On Tuesday, May 3, the New York State Assembly is scheduled to vote on the Domestic Violence Firearm Surrender Law, A.5257. The law would require domestic abusers to surrender their guns to law enforcement.   Please contact your Assembly member now and urge them to vote YES on this bill!  Under current New York law, individuals... Read More
Join us May 9: Advance Screening of Katie Couric's "Under the Gun"

Join us May 9: Advance Screening of Katie Couric’s “Under the Gun”

Join NYAGV and other advocate groups for an advance screening of Under the Gun, a new documentary produced by Katie Couric.  The film will be shown on Monday, May 9 at NYU Law School in New York City and is free to the public. The event will also feature a post-film panel discussion. The film explores the... Read More
Help us Take the ReAction Kids to Albany

Help us Take the ReAction Kids to Albany

On Tuesday, May 3, we’ll be taking students in the NYAGV ReAction Youth Program on a field trip to the state capital–where they’ll get a chance to meet with legislators, share their experiences, and advocate against gun violence. Albany Day is a life-changing experience for these students. Won’t you please help defray the costs of... Read More