Guns Kill More Kids Than Car Accidents

Firearms surpass motor vehicle crashes as the most common cause of death in youths and children Crossing Lines — A Change in the Leading Cause of Death Among U.S. Children, an article published this month in the New England Journal of Medicine, outlines how we have...

Ellen Kellner Speaks Out for Assault Weapon Ban Bills

Ellen Kellner had an opinion piece published in the Valley Breeze on April 21, 2022, supporting the bills that would ban assault weapons. Here we republish her piece:   Ban assault weapons to reduce gun deaths Louis Klarevas, a University of Massachusetts researcher,...

Nan Heroux Speaks Out for Gun Safety Bills

Former RICAGV Secretary Nan Heroux had an opinion piece published in the Newport Daily News online on April 19, 2022, supporting the Campaign for Gun Violence Prevention RI package of bills. Here we republish the letter: Support firearm safety bills at RI State House...

79 Guns Seized from Middletown Apartment

Another big gun bust in Rhode Island, this time on Lawrence Street in Middletown. On April 8, 2022, Middletown Police, the RI State Police Violent Fugitive Task Force and the ATF, seized 79 firearms, a large quantity of ammunition, and a bullet-proof vest. Among the...

CGVPRI Partners Shine at Back-to-Back Judiciary Hearings

Thank you to everyone who volunteered, testified in person, submitted written testimony, sent emails to legislators, and showed supported at the State House this week. We are so grateful for all of you! 2022 Moms Demand Action Testify at House Judiciary Rev. Eugene...

Assault Weapon Used in Attempted Murder of Providence Police Officer

January 2022 – A grand jury indicted a man in the attempted murder of a Providence Police officer.  As Officer Robert Savage “rushing to a domestic violence call about a man “out of control” he was shot at by a man outside of the house with an AR-15 rifle....

2021 Thank You Party

Hosted by RICAGV and Moms Demand Action RI Click any photo to open...

CGVPRI Successful in Passing Two Key Gun Safety Reforms

We Did It! After years of persistence and great support from our partner organizations, advocates and SO many legislators, two substantial gun safety bills passed this year! The Harold T. Metts School Safety Act Prohibiting concealed carry on K-12 schools. Thanks to...