Governor Hogan Signs Extreme Risk Order into Law

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 24, 2018 MEDIA CONTACT: Andrew Patrick apatrick@csgv.org (p) 202-408-0061 Ext. 1017 (c) 828-712-7603 Governor Hogan Signs Extreme Risk Order into Law Maryland has become the latest state to establish life-saving extreme risk protective order (ERPO) law. Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Staff Attorney Yasmín Fletcher Issued the Following Statement: “The Coalition …

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The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Endorses Jennifer Wexton for Congress

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 23, 2018 MEDIA CONTACT: Andrew Patrick apatrick@csgv.org 202-408-0061 x 1017 (c) 828-712-7603 Jennifer Wexton Will Work to Protect Virginia From Gun Violence Washington, DC (April 23, 2018)  — The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence (CSGV) endorses State Senator Jennifer Wexton to represent Virginia’s 10th District in the United States House of …

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Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Endorses GVP Champions for Congress

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 18, 2018 MEDIA CONTACT: Andrew Patrick apatrick@csgv.org (p) 202-408-0061 Ext. 1017 (c) 828-712-7603 Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Endorses GVP Champions for Congress Washington, DC (April 17, 2018)  — The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence (CSGV) is pleased to announce its first two endorsements of 2018. These two “Candidates to …

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On Virginia Tech Anniversary, Survivors Reflect on Progress

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 16, 2018 MEDIA CONTACT: Andrew Patrick apatrick@csgv.org (p) 202-408-0061 Ext. 1017 (c) 828-712-7603 On Virginia Tech Anniversary, Survivors Reflect on Progress Today marks the eleventh anniversary of the Virginia Tech massacre; at the time, the shooting was the deadliest in American history. Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Virginia State Director Lori …

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Governor Phil Scott Signs Vermont Extreme Risk Protection Order Act into Law

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 11, 2018 MEDIA CONTACT: Andrew Patrick apatrick@csgv.org (p) 202-408-0061 Ext. 1017 (c) 828-712-7603 Governor Phil Scott Signs Vermont Extreme Risk Protection Order Act into Law The signing by Vermont’s Republican governor makes Vermont the seventh state to establish a life-saving extreme risk law Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Legislative Director Christian …

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The “Thoughts and Prayers” Speaker

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 11, 2018 MEDIA CONTACT: Andrew Patrick apatrick@csgv.org (p) 202-408-0061 Ext. 1017 (c) 828-712-7603 The “Thoughts and Prayers” Speaker Speaker Paul Ryan’s true legacy is one of ineptitude and inaction on America’s gun violence epidemic Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Media Director Andrew Patrick Issued the Following Statement: “As the national gun …

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Maryland Passes Life-Saving Extreme Risk Order

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 10, 2018 MEDIA CONTACT: Andrew Patrick apatrick@csgv.org (p) 202-408-0061 Ext. 1017 (c) 828-712-7603 Maryland Passes Life-Saving Extreme Risk Order In the hours before the end of session, Maryland lawmakers passed HB 1302 to become the sixth state to establish an extreme risk protective order (ERPO) law. Coalition to Stop Gun Violence …

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Post-Parkland Has Exposed the Racial Divide in How Gun Violence is Covered

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 4, 2018 MEDIA CONTACT: Andrew Patrick apatrick@csgv.org (c) 828-712-7603 Post-Parkland Has Exposed the Racial Divide in How Gun Violence is Covered Organizations and advocates can no longer ignore the daily scourge of gun violence in impacted communities. Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Executive Director Josh Horwitz issued the following statement: “Today …

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Dakota Jablon Shared her Story with MIC

Dakota Jablon wants to start a national conversation about gun suicides. For her, it’s personal.

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Josh Horwitz Spoke to The New Yorker

Before the March for Our Lives, a Bit of Good News on Gun Control After the terrible shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, in December, 2012, Josh Horwitz, the executive director of the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, helped put together a group of prominent public-health and mental-health professionals and experts on gun violence. “A …

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Andrew Patrick Spoke to The Nation

How to Join the Movement to End Gun Violence This Weekend and Beyond

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Josh Horwitz Joins DC Leaders on Call to Action

D.C. leaders call for Rubio to withdraw 2017 gun bill

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Kayla Hicks Quoted in ThinkProgress

Parkland activists’ success outpaces long-term efforts to curb gun violence in communities of color “What’s happening now has been happening in black, brown and beige communities for years,” said Hicks, director of African-American and Community Outreach for the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence. “I think more Americans are noticing that disparity. They’re waking up to the fact …

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CSGV Highlighted in Vice

If You Want to Change Gun Violence in the US After the March For Our Lives, Join These Advocacy Groups Since the 70’s, the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence (CSGV) has pushed educational and legislative agendas, aimed at ending gun violence in America. Through data-based policy development and effective lobbying, the CSGV has remained an aggressive advocate …

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Lori Haas Featured on Virginia Panel

​Gun Violence Panel Gets ‘Beyond The Politics’

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Trump Calls On States to Pass Extreme Risk Laws, We Agree

Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Executive Director Josh Horwitz issued the following statement: “President Trump offered multiple ideas this evening– some good, some terrible– in his gun reform proposal. One aspect of the package that the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence (CSGV) endorses is the call for every state in the nation to enact a …

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Christian Heyne Quoted in the Index-Journal

Why the AR-15? Popular gun style takes center stage in gun debate following Parkland shooting But Christian Heyne, legislative director at the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, said the same things that make AR-style rifles popular for competition shooters are what make it an effective military weapon and so deadly in mass shooting situations. “These …

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With Governor’s Signature, “Gunshine State” Rejects the NRA

On Friday, Governor Rick Scott signed a wide-ranging gun bill that takes a number of modest steps towards reducing gun violence. The new law dealt the NRA — and their Florida lobbyist Marion Hammer — a major defeat. Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Media Director Andrew Patrick issued the following statement: “Governor Scott’s signing of Florida’s …

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Bipartisan Bill Brings Extreme Risk Laws to Federal Level

Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Legislative Director Christian Heyne issued the following statement: “The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence applauds Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) for introducing the Extreme Risk Protection Order Act of 2018. “The data has shown that extreme risk laws have been successful in reducing American gun deaths. They …

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Josh Horwitz Quoted in USA Today

Gun control momentum ‘didn’t happen out of the blue’: Why Parkland’s different

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