2022 Endorsements

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, July 21, 2022CONTACT: Sydney Montstream-Quas, RICAGV Board Chair, sydney@ricagv.org RICAGV Announces 2022 Endorsements Leading gun safety organization endorses 64 candidates in General Assembly Providence – Today, the Rhode Island...

Three Gun Safety Bills Pass Senate

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, June 16, 2022CONTACT: Sydney Montstream-Quas, RICAGV Board Chair, sydney@ricagv.org On Tuesday night the Rhode Island Senate passed three critical gun safety bills that will soon make their way to Governor McKee’s desk to be signed...

Students to Speak at March for Our Lives Rally in Providence

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, June 10, 2022CONTACT: Sydney Montstream-Quas, RICAGV Board Chair, sydney@ricagv.org STUDENTS TO SPEAK AT MARCH FOR OUR LIVES RALLY Providence, Rhode Island (June 10, 2022) — The Rhode Island Coalition Against Gun Violence...

Why Grandfathering High-Capacity Magazines is Unacceptable

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, June 10, 2022CONTACT: Sydney Montstream-Quas, RICAGV Board Chair, sydney@ricagv.org We are hearing that Democratic members of the House of Representatives are seeking to amend the Large-Capacity Feeding Device Ban of 2022 (House Bill No....

RICAGV Thanks Gun Safety Champions for Votes on Life-Saving Bills

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, June 7, 2022CONTACT: Sydney Montstream-Quas, RICAGV Board Chair, sydney@ricagv.org The Rhode Island House Committee on the Judiciary and the Senate Committee on the Judiciary have scheduled three critical gun-safety bills for...

Statement on Uvalde, TX Massacre

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, May 24, 2022 CONTACT: Pete Bilderback, RICAGV Board Vice-Chair, wpbilderback@gmail.com Providence, RI (Monday, May 24, 2022) – At least 19 children and two adults are dead in Uvalde, TX at the hands of a mass shooter. Once again,...

Statement on Buffalo Mass Shooting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, May 16, 2022 CONTACT: Pete Bilderback, RICAGV Board Vice-Chair, wpbilderback@gmail.com Three Back-to-Back Mass Shootings Before we even had time to express our condolences to the victims, families, and community members in Buffalo, where...

The Rittenhouse Verdict

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 20, 2021 CONTACT: Peter Bilderback, RICAGV Board Vice-Chair, wpbilderback@gmail.com Rhode Island Coalition Against Gun Violence Statement on the Rittenhouse Verdict Providence, RI, November 20, 2021 – Yesterday we learned that...

New Board Members

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, October 27, 2021CONTACT: Sydney Montstream-Quas, RICAGV Board Chairsydney@ricagv.org Rhode Island Coalition Against Gun Violence Welcomes Three New Board Members October 25, 2021 The Rhode Island Coalition Against Gun Violence is...