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PROVIDENCE – The battle began anew Thursday for an assault-weapons ban and safe-storage requirements for firearms, with organized labor taking a lead role in the 2024 election-year drive.
RICAGV launches secure storage and assault weapons ban legislation at “Valentines Not Violence” State House Event
The Rhode Island AFL-CIO, NEARI, Moms Demand Action and RICAGV today at the State House for a special launch.
It’s Thanksgiving and We Are Grateful for YOU! We know practicing gratitude is strongly and consistently associated with greater happiness. It helps people feel more positive emotions, relish good experiences, improve their health, deal with adversity…
We are grateful to our supporters who attended our celebration at Save the Bay on October 17. A special shout out to volunteers Stan Dimock, Lynne Turnbull, Jim Worthington, Ramsey Davis and Lynn Hughes.
RICAGV Board member Diana Garlington, special guest at the White House for the President’s announcement of the first ever federal Office of Gun Violence Prevention.
The RICAGV Board of Directors is thrilled to announce the hiring of Melissa Carden as our new Executive Director.
AG Neronha says his office successfully defended constitutional challenge to RI concealed-carry permit laws.
Now that the 2023 session has ended with no action on gun violence…what’s next?
Gun Violence Awareness Day is on June 1, 2023. This is also known as the Wear Orange Day, and was founded to honor survivors and victims of gun violence.
Last year, the Supreme Court in the Bruen case adopted a different approach to evaluating laws restricting firearms in light of the Second Amendment.
Join Us for Lobby Day! Tuesday, April 4, from 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. at the Rhode Island State House.
Join us for 401Gives by becoming a fundraising champion for the Rhode Island Gun Violence Education Fund (the educational arm of RI Coalition Against Gun Violence.)
Thank you to EVERYONE who attended our March Organizational Meeting! We had a GREAT TURNOUT of activists who are eager to advocate for an assault weapons ban and safe storage!
The right to bear arms established under the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution is often misunderstood and often misrepresented.
The Rhode Island Coalition Against Gun Violence (RICAGV) is pleased to welcome its new slate of Board of Directors.
94% of RICAGV-endorsed candidates win seats in new General Assembly.
Dozens attended the party at the United Way of RI, a CGVPRI partner.
The decision strikes down a one-hundred-year-old law in New York state.
Dozen of supporters, advocates and lawmakers were on hand.
Key reforms pass with overwhelming support.
Well over 400 Rhode Islanders gathered to hear from RI high school and college students at the RI State House.
Saturday, June 11 at the RI State House, in conjunction with the national March for Our Lives event in Washington, DC.
Magazines that hold ten rounds or more are dangerous and significantly increase the deadliness of shootings.
Common-sense safety reforms will finally get a vote on June 9 2022, 10 years after the Sandy Hook tragedy.
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