Virginia House Subcommittee Follows Senate Counterparts, Ignores the Will of Voters on Gun Violence Prevention

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 18, 2019 MEDIA CONTACT: Andrew Patrick apatrick@csgv.org 202-408-0061 x 1017 Virginia House Subcommittee Follows Senate Counterparts, Ignores the Will of Voters on Gun Violence Prevention Richmond, VA— One day after the Virginia Senate Courts of Justice Committee rejected numerous popular gun violence prevention bills, the House of Delegates followed suit. The …

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Virginia Endorsement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 17, 2019 MEDIA CONTACT: Andrew Patrick apatrick@csgv.org (p) 202-408-0061 Ext. 1017 (c) 828-712-7603 The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Fully Endorses Virginia Senator Dick Saslaw for Re-Election The Senate Minority Leader is a strong ally of Virginia’s thriving gun violence prevention movement Richmond, VA (January 17, 2019) — The Coalition to …

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Virginia Senate Committee Rejects Will of the People

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 17, 2019 MEDIA CONTACT: Andrew Patrick apatrick@csgv.org 202-408-0061 x 1017 Virginia Senate Committee Rejects Will of the People, Votes Down Gun Violence Prevention Bills Richmond, VA— Wednesday afternoon, the Virginia Senate Courts of Justice Committee rejected numerous gun violence prevention bills — including popular proposals like requiring universal background checks, establishing …

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CSGV Statement on H.R. 8

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 8, 2019 MEDIA CONTACT: Andrew Patrick apatrick@csgv.org (p) 202-408-0061 Ext. 1017 (c) 828-712-7603 A New Day for Gun Violence Prevention On the eighth anniversary of the shooting of former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, the new House of Representatives introduces H.R. 8 to establish universal background checks on all gun sales Washington, DC …

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The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Applauds Governor Northam’s Commitment to Gun Violence Prevention

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 4, 2019 MEDIA CONTACT: Andrew Patrick apatrick@csgv.org (p) 202-408-0061 Ext. 1017 (c) 828-712-7603 The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Applauds Governor Northam’s Commitment to Gun Violence Prevention Governor Ralph Northam Introduces Package of Popular Gun Reform Proposals Washington, DC (January 4, 2019) — This morning, Governor Ralph Northam introduced a package …

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The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Endorses For The People Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 4, 2019 MEDIA CONTACT: Andrew Patrick apatrick@csgv.org (p) 202-408-0061 Ext. 1017 (c) 828-712-7603 The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Endorses For The People Act Americans deserve a government that works for them; H.R. 1 should be passed with bipartisan support and signed into law Washington, DC (January 4, 2019) — This …

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Ed Fund in the New York Times

The New York Times cites an analysis from the Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence on the 2017 gun death rate, quoting our policy analyst Dakota Jablon

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Adelyn Allchin in Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone quotes our Director of Public Health Research Adelyn Allchin on the 2017 gun death rate

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Ed Fund Data in CNN

CNN cites Ed Fund analysis on 2017 gun fatalities and quotes Adelyn Allchin, our Director of Public Health Research

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CSGV Supports Pelosi for Speaker

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 20, 2018 MEDIA CONTACT: Andrew Patrick apatrick@csgv.org (p) 202-408-0061 Ext. 1017 (c) 828-712-7603 CSGV Supports Pelosi for Speaker Leader Pelosi has been an advocate for gun violence prevention for years; there is no better leader to move this issue forward. Washington, DC (November 20, 2018) — The Coalition to Stop Gun …

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Christian Heyne in the Washington Post

Our Legislative Director speaks out on the recent mass shooting in his hometown of Thousand Oaks, California

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Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Legislative Director Reacts to Shooting in Hometown

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 8, 2018 MEDIA CONTACT: Andrew Patrick apatrick@csgv.org (p) 202-408-0061 Ext. 1017 (c) 828-712-7603 “We Cannot Accept This As Normal.” Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Legislative Director Reacts to Shooting in Hometown Washington, DC (November 8, 2018) — At least 12 people were killed late Wednesday night as a gunman opened fire …

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CSGV in the Washington Post

“[Jennifer Wexton] won a six-way primary on her legislative record and the strength of endorsements from Northam and Rep. Gerald E. Connolly (D-Va.) and the influential gun-control group, the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence.”

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Gun Violence Prevention Wins Big

Gun Violence Prevention Wins Big Gun Violence Prevention Triumphs as Democrats Take the House Washington, DC (November 7, 2018) — Voters across the nation sent a message on Tuesday night: gun violence prevention is a winning issue. Americans are sick and tired of horrific gun violence in their communities followed by inaction in Washington. This …

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Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 27, 2018 MEDIA CONTACT: Andrew Patrick apatrick@csgv.org (p) 202-408-0061 Ext. 1017 (c) 828-712-7603 America is Under Siege by Armed Hatred Washington, DC (October 27, 2018) — This morning, Americans were once again confronted by the devastating effects of armed hatred. An anti-Semitic attack on the Tree of Life Synagogue in Squirrel …

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Our Democracy is in Peril

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 24, 2018 MEDIA CONTACT: Andrew Patrick apatrick@csgv.org (p) 202-408-0061 Ext. 1017 (c) 828-712-7603 Our Democracy is in Peril Washington, DC (October 24, 2018) — In the past two days, an unknown person or group of people has attempted to send explosive devices to the houses of former President Barack Obama, former …

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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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