The Rhode Island Coalition Against Gun Violence (RICAGV) is a coalition of organizations, activists, advocates, educators, legislators, and community members who address gun violence as an urgent public health issue. Since 2013, RICAGV utilizes the collective power of its membership and grassroots organizing methods to advance programs and policies that will reduce gun violence of all types resulting in safer, healthier Rhode Island communities.


Think of someone you love who you want to protect from gun violence…then pick up the phone and CALL the RI legislative leadership TODAY in favor of floor votes for the Gun Safety Reform Bills. Click here for phone numbers and what to say.
Every call and email does matter!  Thank you for your effort and energy to reduce violence in our communities. You are making a difference.


Please click below to learn more about current positions opened at RICAGV.

Three Gun Safety Laws Signed in 2022!

Governor Dan McKee signed key reforms into law:

  • Limiting magazines to 10 rounds

  • Raising the age to buy long guns and ammunition from 18 to 21

  • Prohibiting loaded long guns in public

RI Students and Attendees Sent a Powerful Message at the RI March for Our Lives Rally

Help us fight the pro-gun lobby at the State House!

Every dollar you give goes toward helping prevent gun violence in RI!

Highlights from the Blog

We’re Hiring

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Join RICAGV, an exciting and fast-paced leader in gun violence prevention in Rhode Island.

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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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