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The decision strikes down a one-hundred-year-old law in New York state.
Dozen of supporters, advocates and lawmakers were on hand.
Key reforms pass with overwhelming support.
Well over 400 Rhode Islanders gathered to hear from RI high school and college students at the RI State House.
Saturday, June 11 at the RI State House, in conjunction with the national March for Our Lives event in Washington, DC.
Magazines that hold ten rounds or more are dangerous and significantly increase the deadliness of shootings.
Common-sense safety reforms will finally get a vote on June 9 2022, 10 years after the Sandy Hook tragedy.
In support of the Town Council passing a resolution to recognize the first Friday in June (6.3.22) as Gun Violence Awareness Day.
Hundreds of gun safety reform supporters showed up to demand votes for five common-sense bills.
A broad range of organizations from across Rhode Island.
360 killed and over 705 wounded in incidents that often times lasted minutes.
Mass shootings by people with serious mental illness represent less than 1% of all yearly gun-related homicides.
Blaming mental health is a convenient diversion for NRA and other corporate lobbyists.
Thanks to Sue for rebutting a fact-free letter to the editor!
This latest massacre is more evidence of the massive failure to protect our children and our communities.
Board Member Diana Garlington spoke for RICAGV at the press conference on Monday.
Buffalo makes third mass shooting over the weekend.
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CT is up 4%, MA is down 41%
Friday, June 3, 2022
Rhode Island is not immuned to this problem.
Motor vehicle deaths among young people have dropped over 40% in the last two decades, while gun deaths among the same age group are 5 times higher
Jen is the head of Moms Demand Action in Rhode Island, an RICAGV partner organization.
Ellen writes in support for bills to ban miltiary-style weapons that have been stifled in the RI House and Senate Judiciary Committees for years.
Nan was Secretary on the RICAGV Executive Board.
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