Lori Haas Quoted in The Grio

Concerns of public safety prompt cancellation of annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day vigil

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Lori Haas Quoted in The Washington Post

Richmond braces for giant gun rights rally on Monday The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence canceled its annual vigil and lobbying day, announcing the decision on Twitter “with a heavy heart.” The organization’s state director, Lori Haas, said it was because of “ongoing, credible threats to public safety that have been promoted … by gun …

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Lori Haas Quoted in US News & World Report

Virginia Bracing for a Fight Over Guns Lori Haas, Virginia director of the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, says the group is canceling its annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Vigil and Day of Advocacy, an event it has organized for nearly three decades. “We have received information that heavily armed white supremacists will be seeking …

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Lori Haas Quoted in TIME

Gun Rights Demonstration Appears to End Peacefully Despite Armed Protesters. Here’s What to Know About the Pro-Gun Rally in Richmond, Virginia At least one Virginia organization has canceled planned MLK Day-related events for fear of violence. The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence announced Friday that an annual vigil and “Day of Advocacy” would would not …

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Lori Haas Quoted in The Washington Post

Richmond braces for giant gun rights rally on Monday The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence canceled its annual vigil and lobbying day, announcing the decision on Twitter “with a heavy heart.” The organization’s state director, Lori Haas, said it was because of “ongoing, credible threats to public safety that have been promoted … by gun …

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Lori Haas Quoted in The Richmond Times-Dispatch

As gun-rights supporters plan peaceful rally in Richmond, state warns extremists could pose threat. An event to advocate for gun-control measures and to honor victims of gun violence was canceled Friday afternoon by its organizers, the Virginia Center for Public Safety, the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, and the Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence. …

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Lori Haas Quoted in the Associated Press

Virginia’s highest court upholds weapons ban at gun rally “Given the serious concerns about possible violence on Monday, we recognize that we can not guarantee the safety of the brave gun violence prevention activists and survivors who have fought so hard for this day,” said Lori Haas, state director of the Coalition to Stop Gun …

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Andrew Patrick in The Christian Science Monitor

What Virginia gun rally says about future of Second Amendment rights But to many other Virginians, the idea of a mass armed rally at the state capitol on a holiday devoted to civil rights hero Martin Luther King Jr. is its own form of tyranny – part of a growing “insurrectionist idea” in the U.S. That …

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CSGV Tweet in Yahoo Music

Eminem reenacts Las Vegas concert shooting in new ‘Darkness’ video while calling for better gun laws

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Lori Haas Quoted in The Wall Street Journal

Men Discussed Opening Fire at Pro-Gun Rally in Richmond, Officials Say “We are an organization that strives to promote public health and safety, and we cannot in good faith lead our supporters—some of whom are children and teenagers—into a violent, dangerous situation,” said Lori Haas, the coalition’s Virginia director. “We refuse to engage with those …

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Lori Haas Quoted in The Chesterfield Observer

From fringe to force: How a gun rights advocate from Chesterfield made his mark On the other end of the spectrum, Lori Haas, Virginia director of the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, supports the recent gun control proposals, and cites recent polls related to the popularity of gun control among Virginians; a Washington Post-Schar School …

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Lori Haas in The Virginian-Pilot

Despite protests, Democratic gun-control bills pass their first hurdle on a party-line vote Lori Haas, the state director of the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, estimates at least 130 gun bills — including many Republican bills to increase criminal penalties for gun offenses — have been filed this session.

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Four firearms bills advance in Virginia’s newly gun-free Capitol

Four firearms bills advance in Virginia’s newly gun-free Capitol “Clearly it’s a new day in Virginia when Senate Judiciary moves four bills,” said Lori Haas, Virginia director for the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence. “Elections have consequences, and they’re reacting to the mandate of the voters.”

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Lori Haas Quoted in The Washington Post

Guns banned in Virginia Capitol as Democratic majority takes first action on firearms “The other side is very, very, very ugly right now, and the threats are real,” said Lori Haas of the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence. “I don’t begrudge them being careful.”

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Lori Haas Quoted in The Virginian-Pilot

Virginia Democrats vote to ban guns in state Capitol Lori Haas, senior director of advocacy at the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, said the ban was long overdue. “It’s a return to normalcy,” she said.

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Josh Horwitz’s Op-ed in the Richmond Times-Dispatch

Josh Horwitz column: The rhetoric of “Second Amendment sanctuaries” becomes increasingly dangerous

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Andrew Patrick on Sinclair Broadcasting

Number of gun background checks increase in November

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Lori Haas’ Op-ed in The Roanoke Times

The Second Amendment Sanctuary fairy tale

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Lori Haas’ Letter in The Fredericksburg Free-Lance Star

LETTER: Editorial’s myopic view of gun violence epidemic

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Lori Haas in the Washington Post

In Virginia, and elsewhere, gun supporters prepare to defy new laws “The notion that law enforcement would not follow the law is appalling,” said Lori Haas, a longtime activist with the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence. “I suspect that many of these counties and their elected officials are posturing in front of certain voters.”

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