Seeking a results-driven self-starter to head RICAGV, a leader in gun violence prevention advocacy in Rhode Island.
2021 Firearm Background Checks Continue to Surge Past Pre-Pandemic Level
RI exceeding national average increase in FBI NICS* checks.
FBI NICS FIREARM BACKGROUND CHECKS
|2021||2020||2019||% Inc. 2021 v. 2019|
|United States (excluding territories)||38,491,719||39,326,079||28,007,320||+37.6%|
Highlights from the Blog
October 7-29 at Bannister Gallery, RIC. Pre-registration is required for entry, all tickets are free …
RICAGV commissions Providence artist Gem Barros.
15 RI cities and towns have experienced at least one gun incident so far in 2021.
Non-suicide gun deaths and injuries have almost doubled in a Jan-July comparison of 2021 vs. 2020.
A co-founder of RICAGV, Linda will retire after nine years of fighting to make RI a safer place.
Hosted by RICAGV and Moms Demand Action RI
Votes for and against prohibiting guns in schools and cracking down on straw buyers, July 2021.
Cracking down on straw buyers and prohibiting concealed carry in K-12 schools.
This video from Atty. Gen. Peter Neronha shows why limiting magazine capacity in RI matters.
2020 RI Gun Safety Poll
Overwhelming support for common-sense gun safety measures, including more than 70% in favor of limiting magazine capacity and regulating assault weapons.
Gun Safety Reform is Constitutional
In 2008, District of Columbia v. Heller affirmed:
“the [Second Amendment] right was not a right to keep and carry any weapon whatsoever in any manner whatsoever and for whatever purpose.”
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