Tiverton Student Talks About Guns in Schools

Catherine Sawoski, Tiverton ResidentPresident, High School Democrats, RIEvery day at my school, my friends and I eat lunch in the lockers — away from the main cafeteria area, a collection of groups find quieter, more secluded spots around campus to reset before...

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...

Concealed Carry Mishaps in Schools

CCP Mishaps in Schools Occur with Alarming Frequency These are just SOME of the incidents that have been reported in the media.  Click the date to see the media report for any of these incidents.  February 2019, Bus Driver Shot with Student on Board, MN 78-year-old...

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...

Linda Finn on Concealed Carry Permit Holders

Finn Debunks “Good Guy with a Gun” Myth RICAGV Executive Director Linda Finn testified to the House Judiciary Committee about the 1,200+ media reports of concealed carry permit (CCP) holders who have committed crimes, including murder and mass shootings,...

Safe Schools Act Gets Overwhelming Support at House Hearings

Overwhelming Support from Law Enforcement and Public Safety Officials The experts weighed in on The Safe Schools Act of 2019 at the State House on March 19th. Col. James Manni, Superintendent of the RI State Police, along with other R.I. law enforcement and public...