2021 Floor Votes for Gun Safety Bills

Thanks to Our Champions in the House and Senate! In the 2021 session, two gun safety bills made it out of committee and to the floor of both the RI House and Senate for debate and up-or-down votes: ♥  The Harold M. Metts School Safety Act♥  Straw Buyers How Did Your...

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...

Sen. Gayle Goldin Speaks Out on Gun Safety Bills

Senator Goldin has been the sponsor of bills to limit magazine capacity for years in the Rhode Island Senate. In 2021 she has a majority of Senate co-signers who are committed to passing this life-saving bill. Below are her remarks at the Governor’s press...

Safe School Advocates Face 2A Bullies with Song

Standing Up to the Bullies at the State House What an amazing show of courage and patience that our speakers and supporters displayed at the Safe Schools Act Rally last Tuesday, June 11, 2019!  We would like to send a giant thank you to featured speakers who had to...

Adults Mishandling Guns in Schools

Teachers, Coaches, and More Routinely Bring Concealed Weapons onto School Grounds Even Though They are Not Permitted March 2019, Glenwood Middle School, WV A substitute teacher was arrested after telling another staff member that he had a gun in his briefcase. A...