RI Judiciary Chairs Getting Ready to Decide on 2021 Legislation

Successfully Managing a Daunting Task Firearm hearings have been long, drawn-out affairs as a rule, and this year was no exception. Thankfully, Senate and House Judiciary Chairs Cindy Coyne and Bob Craven managed to respectfully steer contentious members through the...

OPINION: Opportunity Before the Next Gun-Violence Tragedy

Written by Pete Bilderback and published in the Providence Journal on May 14, 2021. While we have heard a lot of noise from gun-safety opponents about the dramatic increase in background checks as people rush to buy guns to protect their families during the pandemic,...

Senator John Burke

On the Fence on Gun Safety Reform Please let Sen. Burke know that you want him to urge leadership to put move Attorney General Neronha’s gun bills to the floor for debate and up-or-down votes. Rep. John Burke, Democrat Senate District 9, West Warwick Phone (401)...

RI Rep. Joe Solomon

On the Fence on Gun Safety Reform Please let Rep. Solomon know that you want him to urge leadership to put move Attorney General Neronha’s gun bills to the floor for debate and up-or-down votes. Rep. Joe Solomon, Democrat House District 22, Warwick Phone (401)...

RI Rep. Jacqueline Baginski

On the Fence on Gun Safety Reform Please let Rep. Baginski know that you want her to urge leadership to put move Attorney General Neronha’s gun bills to the floor for debate and up-or-down votes. Rep.  Jacqueline Baginski, Democrat House District 17, Cranston...

Illegal Gun Shop in Warwick

ROUND 2 – Anchor Art & Antiques As decided in the April 27, 2021 meeting, the issue of a new permit to sell guns at this location, less then 1/2 mile from Warwick Neck Elementary School, will be heard tomorrow night. The problem was that Anchor Art &...

FBI Background Checks Continue to Soar in 2021

23.3% Increase in 1st Quarter Comparison Rhode Island’s surge in NICS firearm backgrounds continues – comparison of the first quarter (January to March) of 2021 to all previous years shows the highest levels since the FBI began publishing this data back in...

32 More RI Organizations Join CVGPRI

IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, April 12, 2021CONTACT: Linda Finn, Executive Director(401) 258-6851 ~ linda@ricagv.org 32 Rhode Island Organizations Join the Campaign for Gun Violence Prevention RI Providence, Rhode Island (April 12, 2021) — The Campaign for Gun Violence...

RIGVEF Fundraiser on 401Gives

Thursday – April 4, 2021 Donate to RIGVEF Now! If you log-in to donate at 6:00 AM on Thursday your donation may be doubled (up to $500 per organization you donate). The Rhode Island Gun Violence Education Fund (RIGVEF) is participating in 401Gives, the United...