Lori Haas in The Washington Post

Bid to hold another massive pro-gun rally in Virginia thwarted when gun-control advocates got permits first Lori Haas of the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, one of the groups that sought a permit for a demonstration that day, said there was no coordinated effort to block out van Cleave. “There’s nothing nefarious, nothing underhanded, nothing …

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Ari Davis in St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Stronger firepower a factor in deadlier street violence, experts say Ari Davis, a policy analyst with the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, said the regulation of large-capacity magazines in conjunction with violence intervention programs such as Cure Violence can reduce gun deaths. He cited research linking a rise in gun deaths to the 2007 repeal of a Missouri …

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Lori Haas on CBSN

Militias challenge gun laws in Virginia: “It’s about shooting tyrants in the face” Lori Haas, senior advocacy directory for the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, says the militias’ stance is “the very definition of insurrectionism: ‘I don’t like the law, so I’m going to ignore it, and I’m going to use my gun to intimidate you.'” …

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Josh Horwitz in The Huffington Post

The Push To Allow Guns At Polling Places Is Straightforward Voter Intimidation “Showing up with a gun with the intent to show it really violates the norms of our democracy,” Josh Horwitz, the executive director of the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, said in an interview. “There’s a continuum of intimidation,” Horwitz continued, and “a …

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CSGV Report in The Daily Beast

Justice Barrett Will Declare Open Season on Gun Control Laws You might think that would be obvious, but only six states have such a clearly stated ban: Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, and Texas. Some other battleground states lacking any laws to prevent firearms at polling places—North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Wisconsin—do have tools to …

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Lori Haas in The Rappahannock News

Rappahannock shooting case expands to Warren County Lori Haas, a spokesperson for the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, a nonprofit gun control organization based in Washington, DC, explained the Virginia purchase process in a phone call. “The Rural King has a federal firearms license to sell guns,” Haas said. “They are required to run background …

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Josh Horwitz Interview with The Guardian

‘Guns are a way to exercise power’: how the idea of overthrowing the government became mainstream

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CSGV Report on CNN.com

States grapple with open-carry gun laws and the polls But many battleground states do not have the same restrictions. A recent study by Guns Down America and the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, two gun-control advocacy groups, found that multiple battleground states have the ability under their state constitutions to prohibit firearms at polling places but have …

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CSGV Report in The Washington Post

Guns don’t belong near polling places. Right wingers want them there anyway. According to the head of the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, referring to the possibility of gun carrying at election time, “I have no doubt that there will be guns added to that mix.” Fears of post-election violence are also growing.

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Josh Horwitz on NPR

Trump’s Calls For Poll Watchers Raise Fears About Voter Intimidation Josh Horwitz, executive director of the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, said he’s also worried about what might happen if some of those who come to the polls are armed. He noted the increased presence of armed militia at protests and political rallies around the …

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CSGV Report in the New York Times

The study by the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, one of the country’s oldest gun control organizations, and Guns Down America, a group that advocates reducing the number of guns in circulation, examined polling place laws in Michigan, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Wisconsin.

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Josh Horwitz on 60 Minutes

A look at Red Flag laws and the battle over one in Colorado The Red Flag movement began after Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012. Mental health experts and gun safety advocates wrote a model law which most of the Red Flag states adopted. Among the authors was Josh Horwitz, who leads the coalition to …

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Bryan Barks op-ed in The Washington Post

Virginians need care — not cops — in a mental-health crisis

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Lori Haas in The Prince William Times

Virginia’s gun-control debate shifts to newly empowered localities “Many citizens in the Commonwealth are not gun owners and understand the risks of guns in too many places and the increased risk of injury or death from those firearms,” said Lori Haas of the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence. “City and county boards are responding to …

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Lori Haas op-ed in The Daily Press

Opinion: State activists proved that progress on gun violence is possible

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Rev. James Atwood Obituary in Presbyterian Outlook

Gun violence prevention advocate Jim Atwood dies

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CSGV in The Virginian-Pilot

These 10 new Virginia gun laws go into effect next week Democrat-led legislation had the backing of groups such as Moms Demand Action and the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence. Republicans in the minority, meanwhile, loudly voiced their opposition alongside the Virginia Citizens Defense League, a gun-rights group that grew by several thousand members over …

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Lori Haas in The Roanoke Times

Democratic legislators take majority on tobacco commission, wipe out Senate GOP presence on some panels Northam also appointed Lori Haas, a mother whose daughter survived being shot at Virginia Tech in 2007 and Virginia state director of the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, to the crime commission. Haas has been a regular fixture at the General …

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Lori Haas in The Daily Press

Norfolk Police Chief Larry Boone named to Virginia crime commission Lori Haas, a gun control advocate since her daughter was shot during the mass shooting at Virginia Tech and the state director from the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, was also named to the commission. “Public safety is more important than ever right now, and …

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Josh Horwtiz Op-Ed in New York Daily News

President Trump’s private insurrection army

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