Warwick Resident Shot Through Front Door

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 a Warwick resident was struck by a bullet and suffered non-life-threatening injuries. The incident occured on West Shore Road around 7:30 pm. The suspect was taken into custody without incident shortly after the incident. It has not yet been...

Youth Empowerment Strategy Unveiled

RICAGV Press Release RICAGV Unveils Their Youth Empowerment Strategy FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 12, 2018 CONTACT: Kat Kerwin, Director of Communications Rhode Island Coalition Against Gun Violence Unveils Their Youth Empowerment Strategy Providence, Rhode Island July...

2018 Session Wrap Up: Big Gains for Common-Sense Gun Violence Reforms

2018 Session Recap: Big Gains for Common-Sense Gun Safety Reform Amazing Organizational Growth and Grassroots Activism Across the State This legislative session was very busy, with over 2,348 bills introduced in the House and Senate. And yet, in spite of the demands...

Final Lobby Day of 2018 a Huge Success

← RICAGV Statement on HB 8119 - Legalizing Civilian Ownership of Stun Guns (Tazers) Statement on the End of the 2018 Legislative Session → Thanks so much to the 20 RICAGV supporters who hit the House chamber for one more lobbying session last night. It was a...

RI Students to Legislators: We Are Not Targets

← ProJo My Turn: Elizabeth Abbott: RI Should Defy the Gun Lobby Week 2: Students Not Targets Rally → Students from Around Rhode Island Protest at the State House With the 2018 session winding down and no action on The Safe Schools Act, students demonstrated...

49 Motorcycle Gang Members Arrest in Pre-Dawn Drug Bust

← Great Turnout for Lobby Day Week 1: Youth Engagement Campaign → A year-long investigation involving more than 150 state, federal and local law enforcement officers lead to the arrests of 49 people in May 2018,  including a gang member who was stopped en...