Youth Power Rally Empowers Student Activists to Organize and Vote

RICAGV Press Release Youth Power Rally Empowers Student Activists to Organize and Vote FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, August 14, 2018 CONTACT: Kat Kerwin, Director of Communications Providence, Rhode Island August 14, 2018 Youth activists representing Young Voices,...

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...

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...

Videos from Safe Schools Act Rally and Press Conference

Videos from Safe Schools Act Rally and Press Conference March 14, 2018, R.I. State House A very special thanks to Steve Ahlquist for capturing these amazing testimonies and speeches on video.  ← March for Our Lives - Providence Lobby Day → More About the...

March for Our Lives – Providence

← Gallery: Safe Schools Rally and Press Conference Videos from Safe Schools Act Rally and Press Conference → Saturday, March 24, 2018 1:00pm to 3:00 pm Rhode Island State House 82 Smith Street Providence, RI 02903 In conjunction with the March for Our Lives...

Gallery: Safe Schools Rally and Press Conference

2018 Safe Schools Rally and Press Conference Gallery Hundreds of students, teachers, and citizens attended the rally and press conference in support of the Rhode Island Safe Schools Act of 2018. The crowds alone were inspiring, but the student’s signs and...