Congratulations to RICAGV Endorsees

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, September 11, 2020 CONTACT: Linda Finn, Executive Director, (401) 258-6851 Rhode Island Coalition Against Gun Violence Wins Big in Primary elections Providence, RI — RICAGV endorsed candidates that support gun safety legislation...

Big Primary Wins in 2020

Congratulations to Our Primary Endorsees Donate Now to Keep the Momentum Going NameChamberDistrictLast NameOffice Jack ReedUS SenateStatewideReedUS Senator Jim LangevinUS House2LangevinUS Representative Maryellen GoodwinRI Senate1GoodwinState Senator Sam BellRI...

RI 2020 Background Checks on Track to Dwarf Previous Years

32,557 FBI Background Checks from January to August 2020 33.77% Increase over 2019 Total Rhode Island FBI firearm background checks, known as NICS, have already exceeded the total for the entire year of 2019 with 4 months left to go in 2020! This reflects the national...

Man Arrested with Loaded Gun at Walmart in Providence

On Saturday, August 29 the Providence Police arrested a man who was carrying a loaded Smith and Wesson firearm with a damaged serial number. Charges include unlawful possession of a firearm, possession of a firearm with an obliterated serial number, and possession of...

Statement on Providence Gun Violence

Surge in Gun Violence in Providence FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, August 21, 2020 CONTACT: Linda Finn, Executive Director, (401) 258-6851 Providence, Rhode Island, August 21, 2020 – On August 15th, 21-year-old Kiovany Diaz was attending his daughter’s birthday...

Cedric Huntley on Violence in Providence

As Interim Director of the Nonviolence Institute in Providence, as well as the Director of Student Services at The Met School, Cedric Huntley is well known as an advocate for at-risk youth. He has received numerous community awards for his amazing work, including 2019...

New RICAGV Endorsements for Municipal and Federal Races

New RICAGV Endorsements for Municipal and Federal Races New endorsements for RI mayorial, city/town council, and federal races! Maria Rivera Mayor of Central Falls Jim Langevin U.S. House of Representatives Steve Stycos Mayor of Cranston Larry Warner Cranston City...

NY Lawsuit Exposes NRA Lies and Corruption

Donate to Fight Gun Lobby Influence in RI The extent of the corruption, mismanagement, and outright theft revealed in the recent charges brought by New York Attorney General Letitia James against CEO Wayne LaPierre are staggering. LaPierre allegedly illegally siphoned...