Three Gun Safety Laws Signed this Month!
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
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Highlights from the Blog
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.
A local father is charged with various prohibited possession offenses and his son is arrested on straw buyer offenses.
CGVPRI partners and supporters were amazing throughout the House and Senate Judiciary hearings in 2022!
Gov Jay Inslee signed gun safety bills into law including magazines limited to ten rounds March 23 2022
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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