Guns and Suicide: An American Epidemic

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 10, 2018 MEDIA CONTACT: Andrew Patrick apatrick@csgv.org 202-408-0061 x 1017 (c) 828-712-7603 Guns and Suicide: An American Epidemic On World Suicide Prevention Day, the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence draws attention to the link between firearms access and suicide. Washington, DC (September 10, 2018) — Over the last year, numerous high-profile …

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Andrew Patrick in the Daily Mail

Our Media Director Andrew Patrick discusses how the NRA has influenced gun culture in America- and how Parkland activists may be shifting that tide

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Lori Haas in the Loudon Times-Mirror

Our Virginia State Director Lori Haas explains changes in the Virginian political landscape surrounding gun violence prevention

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CSGV in Vox

CSGV cited after the Jacksonville shooting: “we don’t want your thoughts and prayers”

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Andrew Patrick in Forbes

“You cannot yell ‘fire’ in a crowded theater because it endangers the general public. Undetectable, untraceable 3-D-printed guns are equally—if not more—dangerous.”

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Andrew Patrick in KTAR News

Our media director criticizes Betsy DeVos’ recent proposal to provide federal funding for schools to arm teachers

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DeVos Considers Federal Funds to Arm Teachers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 23, 2018 MEDIA CONTACT: Andrew Patrick apatrick@csgv.org (p) 202-408-0061 Ext. 1017 (c) 828-712-7603 DeVos Considers Federal Funds to Arm Teachers Washington, DC (August 23, 2018) — Today, the New York Times reported that Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos is considering using federal funds to arm American teachers. Coalition to Stop Gun …

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CSGV Statement on Kavanaugh Hearings

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 22, 2018 MEDIA CONTACT: Andrew Patrick apatrick@csgv.org (p) 202-408-0061 Ext. 1017 (c) 828-712-7603 Kavanaugh’s Nomination is Now Illegitimate Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Media Director Andrew Patrick issued the following statement: “Yesterday, Donald Trump was publicly identified as a co-conspirator in a federal crime — a crime that he allegedly used …

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Vicka Chaplin in the Austin American-Statesman

Our Director of Public Health Programs Vicka Chaplin explains extreme risk laws in a letter to the editor

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CSGV Statement on NRA Ad Buy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 7, 2018 MEDIA CONTACT: Andrew Patrick apatrick@csgv.org (p) 202-408-0061 Ext. 1017 (c) 828-712-7603 National Rifle Association (NRA) Announces 63.5 Million Ruble Ad Buy in Support of Kavanaugh Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Media Director Andrew Patrick provided the following statement: “The NRA’s 63.5 million ruble ad buy should not come as …

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Andrew Patrick Speaks to Teen Vogue

Gun shows and online gun sales create dangerous loopholes in background check laws

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Adelyn Allchin in MetroWest Daily News

Adelyn Allchin, our Director of Public Health Research, quoted in support of Massachusetts’ proposed Extreme Risk law

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Massachusetts Adopts Life-Saving Extreme Risk Law

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 3, 2018 MEDIA CONTACT: Andrew Patrick apatrick@csgv.org (p) 202-408-0061 Ext. 1017 (c) 828-712-7603 Massachusetts Adopts Life-Saving Extreme Risk Law Boston, MA (July 3, 2018) — Today, Governor Charlie Baker became the latest governor to sign an extreme risk protection order (ERPO) bill into law. Extreme risk laws have seen broad bipartisan …

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Andrew Patrick in the Baltimore Sun

Our media director Andrew Patrick explains ERPOs in context of the recent Annapolis shooting

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Delaware Becomes Latest State to Adopt Life Saving Extreme Risk Law

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 27, 2018 MEDIA CONTACT: Andrew Patrick apatrick@csgv.org (p) 202-408-0061 Ext. 1017 (c) 828-712-7603 Delaware Becomes Latest State to Adopt Life Saving Extreme Risk Law Dover, DE (June 27, 2018) — Today, Governor John Carney became the latest governor to sign an extreme protection risk order (ERPO) bill into law. Extreme risk …

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Josh Horwitz in Penn Live

Our executive director co-authors a piece urging Pennsylvania lawmakers to support ERPO legislation

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The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Endorses Monte Frank for Connecticut Lt. Governor

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 20, 2018 MEDIA CONTACT: Andrew Patrick apatrick@csgv.org (p) 202-408-0061 Ext. 1017 (c) 828-712-7603 The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Endorses Monte Frank for Connecticut Lt. Governor Washington, DC (June 20, 2018) — Following the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School, many Americans found themselves paralyzed with grief. They did not know …

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In Trump’s America, An AR-15 Has More Rights Than a Migrant Child

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 19, 2018 MEDIA CONTACT: Andrew Patrick apatrick@csgv.org (p) 202-408-0061 Ext. 1017 (c) 828-712-7603 In Trump’s America, An AR-15 Has More Rights Than a Migrant Child We can no longer stay silent on the atrocious human rights violations taking place Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Executive Director Josh Horwitz Issued the Following …

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If Florida is Serious about Stopping Gun Violence, Bill Nelson is the Only Choice

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 15, 2018 MEDIA CONTACT: Andrew Patrick apatrick@csgv.org (p) 202-408-0061 Ext. 1017 (c) 828-712-7603 If Florida is Serious about Stopping Gun Violence, Bill Nelson is the Only Choice The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence endorses Senator Bill Nelson for re-election Washington, DC (June 15, 2018) — This week, we are reminded of …

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Governor Murphy Signs Life-Saving Extreme Risk Order Into Law

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 13, 2018 MEDIA CONTACT: Andrew Patrick apatrick@csgv.org (p) 202-408-0061 Ext. 1017 (c) 828-712-7603 Governor Murphy Signs Life-Saving Extreme Risk Order Into Law New Jersey becomes latest state to adopt bill to remove guns from someone at risk to self or others Trenton, NJ (June 13, 2018)  — This morning, Governor Phil …

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