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...

Condemning RI Dems Exclusion of Gun Safety on Party Platform

RICAGV Press Release The Rhode Island Coalition Against Gun Violence Condemns the Rhode Island Democratic Party’s Exclusion on Gun Safety FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 9, 2018 CONTACT: Kat Kerwin, Director of Communications Rhode Island Coalition Against Gun...

Student Plans School Shooting in Vermont, Is Released on Bail

An 18-year-old former student at Fair Haven Union High School was charged with 4 felonies after police were alerted by his mother that he had bought a gun. A friend also contact the police because he was talking admiringly about the Parkland shooting, and hinted at...

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...

15 Representatives on the Fence

← Dramatic Rise of Assault Weapons and High Capacity Firearms in Crime Parkland Florida Killer Used Assault Weapon to Shoot Through Doors → The Safe Schools Act and Assault Weapon Ban are in Jeopardy As of May 3, 2018 the following House Representatives are...

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...