Seeking a results-driven self-starter to head RICAGV, a leader in gun violence prevention advocacy in Rhode Island.
2021 Firearm Background Checks Continue to Surge Past Pre-Pandemic Level
RI exceeding national average increase in FBI NICS* checks.
FBI NICS FIREARM BACKGROUND CHECKS
|2021||2020||2019||% Inc. 2021 v. 2019|
|United States (excluding territories)||38,491,719||39,326,079||28,007,320||+37.6%|
Highlights from the Blog
Join RICAGV, an exciting and fast-paced leader in gun violence prevention in Rhode Island.
Welcome to Kristina Contreras Fox and Jessica Null to the Board of Directors.
Threat written on wall in girls bathroom.
“We are seizing guns at high volume, record clips.”
Made possible by permissive open-carry and stand your ground laws
Students endure 4 hour lockdown, no gun found.
CEO Hovan’s concealed carry permit was suspended and police removed an additional 50 guns and over 19k rounds of ammunition from the home.
Gem Barros, Cedric Huntley and Claire Phipps join the team!
Providence Police are investigating.
2020 RI Gun Safety Poll
Overwhelming support for common-sense gun safety measures, including more than 70% in favor of limiting magazine capacity and regulating assault weapons.
Gun Safety Reform is Constitutional
In 2008, District of Columbia v. Heller affirmed:
“the [Second Amendment] right was not a right to keep and carry any weapon whatsoever in any manner whatsoever and for whatever purpose.”
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