Josh Horwitz Quoted in Associated Press

Biden faces long odds in push for more state ‘red flag’ laws “We are now pushing against somewhat of a wall. The easier targets have been done,” said Josh Horwitz, executive director of the Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence, which has played a key role in modeling the laws after domestic violence restraining orders. …

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Josh Horwitz Quoted in Associated Press

Biden orders gun control actions — but they show his limits “Some of the other big-ticket items are legislative,” said Josh Horwitz, executive director of the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence. “And that’s going to be very difficult.”

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CSGV in The Augusta Free Press

Coalition to Stop Gun Violence endorses Mark Herring for attorney general

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Tim Carey LTE in The Washington Post

Another way to identify guns — and the dealers

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Lori Haas Letter in The Roanoke Times

Letter: A vote for Herring

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Ari Davis in The Kansas City Star

‘Turned my heart black’: Poverty and gun violence in one St. Louis man’s life Reducing gun violence is going to take policy change and large scale reinvestment in communities that were intentionally ignored for decades, said Ari Davis, a senior policy analyst at the nonprofit Coalition to Stop Gun Violence.

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Lori Haas on 13 News Now

Community organizations call for better gun safety in wake of Oceanfront shootings “It says gun violence in this country is an epidemic, it’s an emergency, it’s happening day in and day out. There are too many circumstances and types of gun violence, homicides, suicides,” Lori Haas, Senior Director of Advocacy for the Coalition to Stop …

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Ed Fund mentioned in Washington Post

Lindsey Graham’s AR-15 scenario is not the reality of South Carolina gun violence Nonetheless, it’s what we have to work with. So how do those figures look in the context of gun violence in the state? Well, there were 1,012 gun deaths in South Carolina that same year, according to data from the Educational Fund to Stop …

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Lauren Footman in NJToday.net

Five dead, 22 injured one day of gun violence in America “Our nation has mourned the past week following the highly publicized shootings in Atlanta and Boulder,” said Lauren Footman, CCSGV director of Outreach and Equity, who is based in Greater Philadelphia. “We saw a return to the all too familiar media coverage and to the back and forth political …

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Lisa Geller on NBC 4

Mass shootings dominate the gun debate but are less than 1% of firearm deaths “The media tends to focus on these mass shootings because they are certainly what stands out and they seem like they represent the majority of gun deaths; they don’t,” said Lisa Geller, state affairs manager at the Coalition to Stop Gun …

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Ed Fund in The Associated Press

The Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence, which is affiliated with the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, last month released a report touting the technology’s potential to link cartridge casings recovered at crime scenes to specific firearms without having to recover the firearm itself.

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Josh Horwitz on WSB-TV Atlanta

Georgia lawmakers push for waiting period to buy guns following Asian spa shootings “It seems the lethal mix of hate and firearms makes it so much more painful and so much more deadly,” said Josh Horwitz, executive director of the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence.

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Ari Davis & Lauren Footman in the St. Louis Dispatch

Experts: Inconsistency in violence prevention programs can be the death of crime reduction efforts “To invest in a program one year, and build it out, and expect a reduction in that year, is setting up the program for failure and setting up expectations for failure,” said Ari Davis, senior policy analyst at the Coalition to …

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Andrew Patrick in The Dallas Observer

Republicans Push to Make Texas a ‘Second Amendment Sanctuary State’ The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence’s Andrew Patrick says Second Amendment sanctuary efforts usually happen on the county and city levels. The movement attracted national headlines in late 2019, when several counties across Virginia declared themselves Second Amendment sanctuaries. Patrick described the trend as “essentially a ‘come-and-take-it’ …

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Dakota Jablon in Foreign Affairs

Murphy, Blumenthal, Himes Lead Introduction of Bicameral Legislation to Close Dangerous Loophole to Protect Domest Abuse Survivors “This bill will save lives by bridging the gap between our laws and the lived realities of millions of people confronting domestic violence,” said Director of Federal Affairs for the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Dakota Jablon. “Intimate partner violence …

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CSGV in The Guardian

California attorney general cuts off researchers’ access to gun violence data And three national organizations – Brady United Against Gun ViolenceGiffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence, and the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence – have prepared comment opposing the new rules, with two of the groups arguing that they would “obstruct the mission of …

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Tim Carey in the Associated Press

Maryland Bill Would Ban Firearms at Election Sites Tim Carey, from the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, testified in support of the bill and said that guns have no place in politics. Maryland’s current laws already criminalize voter intimidation as well as prohibit carrying firearms on public school property, where many polling sites are held, …

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Lori Haas on Delmarva Public Radio

Second Amendment Sanctuaries: A Fading Movement?

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Josh Horwitz & Kami Chavis Op-Ed in The New York Daily News

The insurrectionists’ calendar demands action on weaponry

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Andrew Patrick in the Royal Examiner

Lawmakers launch new effort at tightening background checks on gun sales “Joe Biden ran on one of the strongest gun violence-related platforms of any candidate who’s run for president, especially in the general election,” said Andrew Patrick, director of political communications for the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence. “He has supported extreme protection orders, universal …

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