Massachusetts Upholds Assault Weapons Ban

RICAGV Press Release Mass. Attorney General Maura Healey Once Again Successfully Defends the Assault Weapons Ban FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, April 29, 2019 CONTACT: Kat Kerwin, Director of Communications MASSACHUSETTS UPHOLDS ASSAULT WEAPONS BAN Providence,...

Linda Finn Featured on In the Arena with Joe Paolino

RICAGV Press Release ← One Gun Gone at RISD - April 20 - Gun Violence Prevention in Action Linda Finn, RICAGV Executive Director, Featured on In the Area with Joe Paolino FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, April 22, 2019 CONTACT: Kat Kerwin, Director of...

Portsmouth Town Council Votes Unanimously for Gun Safety Reform

← Linda Finn on Concealed Carry Permit Holders “The Town of Portsmouth respectfully requests the Rhode Island General Assembly to support H-5762, H-5741 and H-5739.”Reported in the Newport Daily News on Wednesday, March 27, 2019, Portsmouth leaders...

Statement on Terror in Pittsburgh

RICAGV Press Release ← 2018 Election Goals Coming Together Congratulations to RICAGV Endorsed Candidates → Rhode Island Coalition Against Gun Violence Statement on Terror in Pittsburgh FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, October 29, 2018 CONTACT: Kat Kerwin,...

FBI Data Shows Big Upward Trend in Gun Massacres

Highest Levels of Gun Massacres in History The FBI Reports on 220 Active Shooter Incidents from 2000-2016 FBI.gov published their latest statistics on Active Shooter incidents and casualties and the results are very distressing. There is a dramatic increase in the...

Parkland Florida Killer Used Assault Weapon to Shoot Through Doors

← 15 Representatives on the Fence FBI Data Shows Big Upward Trend in Gun Massacres → An AR-15 and 300 rounds of ammunition were all the Parkland killer needed during his six-minute rampage; he didn’t enter a single classroom but shot through doors and...

Dramatic Rise of Assault Weapons and High Capacity Firearms in Crime

Criminal Use of Assault Weapons and High-Capacity Semiautomatic Firearms An Updated Examination of Local and National Sources First published online October 2, 2017. Authors: Christopher Koper, Ph.D., Principal Author, William D. Johnson, Jordan L. Nichols, Ambrozine...