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gun violence since 1993
Sign the petition to pass Nicholas's Bill.

Sign the petition to pass Nicholas’s Bill.

Help us prevent child gun deaths. Sign the petition for A8293, Nicholas’s Bill, requiring the safe storage of guns in New York homes.Read More
Help keep guns away from kids.

Help keep guns away from kids.

Support a Child Access Prevention/Safe Storage law for New York State–sign the petition! >>Read More
Defend NY SAFE.

Defend NY SAFE.

The NY SAFE Act is under attack by the corporate gun lobby. Please help us defend it.Read More
Latest From NYAGV
Community Event: "Kids & Gun Safety"--May 14 in Armonk

Community Event: “Kids & Gun Safety”–May 14 in Armonk

Don’t miss “Kids & Gun Safety,” an important, free community event to support Nicholas’s Bill–A8293, the Child Access Prevention/Safe Storage Act, on May 14 in Armonk, NY. You’ll hear from experts about the dangers to children of unlocked guns in the home, plus  see a special screening of Diane Sawyer’s 20/20 report, “Young Guns.” Registration is required... Read More
NYAGV Welcomes Ruling on NY SAFE

NYAGV Welcomes Ruling on NY SAFE

New Yorkers Against Gun Violence welcomed yet another ruling upholding the constitutionality of the NY SAFE Act, this time by State Supreme Court Judge Thomas McNamara. Judge McNamara rejected the challenges to the law that had claimed it infringed on individual rights and that Governor Cuomo exceeded his authority by issuing a “message of necessity” that... Read More
NYAGV Statement on Assault Weapons Registration Deadline

NYAGV Statement on Assault Weapons Registration Deadline

NYAGV has issued a statement regarding the April 15 deadline to register militay-style assault weapons in New York State. Read More
NYAGV Press Conference Calls for CAP Law to Prevent Child Gun Deaths

NYAGV Press Conference Calls for CAP Law to Prevent Child Gun Deaths

NYAGV’s held a press conference Tuesday with State Legislators Against Illegal Guns and victims of gun violence to defend NY SAFE and to call for additional gun safety measures to save lives. The event was held inside the Capitol Building in Albany. One such measure–Nicholas’s Bill, A8293–the Child Access Prevention or Safe Storage Bill–would require the... Read More
Help pass Nicholas's Bill to keep guns away from kids.

Help pass Nicholas’s Bill to keep guns away from kids.

Nicholas Naumkin was 12 years old when he was shot and killed by a friend playing with his father’s unlocked and loaded gun. Nicholas’s death could have been prevented if the gun owner had locked up his gun. Please help us pass A8293, Nicholas’s Bill–requiring the safe storage of guns in the home– Read More
Join NYAGV in Albany to Defend NY SAFE--Tuesday, April 1

Join NYAGV in Albany to Defend NY SAFE–Tuesday, April 1

Please join NYAGV and our partner organizations in Albany next Tuesday, April 1 at 11 a.m. to defend the NY SAFE Act. We’ll be holding a press conference on the Million Dollar Staircase inside the State Capitol Building to show our support for the NY SAFE Act. The Shooters Committee on Political Education (SCOPE), a pro-gun group, will be... Read More
NYS PTA Joins CAP Coalition

NYS PTA Joins CAP Coalition

The New York State PTA has joined NYAGV’s coalition for the passage of a New York State child access prevention (CAP) law. The coalition, called the New York State Coalition to Prevent Child Access to Guns, now includes over 25 organizations and is working to enact A8293, Nicholas’s Bill.  Nicholas’s Bill will help prevent accidental shootings and... Read More
Poll Shows Strong Support for NY SAFE

Poll Shows Strong Support for NY SAFE

A poll by Siena College shows that New Yorkers  strongly support the NY SAFE Act a year after its passage, by a two-to-one majority. According to the poll of New York voters, 63% supported the Act and 32% were opposed to it. Read More