Dakota Jablon in The Hill

Congress must vote to fund gun violence research

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Lori Haas quoted in The Virginian-Pilot

As victim fund grows to $2.5 million, who gets the money? Lori Haas, whose daughter Emily survived a gunshot wound at Virginia Tech, said Virginia Beach city officials need to bring in experts to advise the fund. This isn’t like other disasters the city is used to handling. “I’m sure that the players and people …

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Lori Haas On NBC 12

‘Unconscionable’ inaction vs. ‘dancing in blood’ of victims: VA Beach shooting reignites gun debate “For those families whose loved ones were killed (in Virginia Beach), they weren’t lost – they were killed by a gun. My thoughts are with them. However, the best I can do is to honor them with action,” Lori Hass, whose …

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Lori Haas quoted in The Virginian-Pilot

The silencer used in Virginia Beach was legal. A survivor says it was lethal. They should be outlawed, said Lori Haas, director of the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence in Virginia. Her daughter was shot twice during the 2007 Virginia Tech shooting and survived. “Silencers put potential victims more readily in harm’s way,” she said, …

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Lori Haas quoted in The Washington Post

Virginia’s top Democrats to call for stricter gun laws after Virginia Beach “I think he was listening,” said Lori Haas, Virginia director for the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, whose daughter was wounded in the 2007 Virginia Tech shooting, which left 32 dead. “This issue is not going away. It’s politically volatile for the Republicans.”

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Lori Haas in the Washington Post

In January, Virginia GOP killed bill to ban sales of large-capacity magazines “The gun lobby likes to blame the gun violence problem on persons with mental illness, and nothing could be further from the truth,” said Lori Haas, state director for the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence. Her daughter was shot and injured at Virginia …

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Andrew Patrick Quoted in Snopes.Com

Was the ‘Media Silent’ About a ‘Democrat Transgender’ Colorado Shooting Suspect?

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Gun violence themed comic book anthology benefits CSGV

Kickstarting “Every Day,” an anti-gun-violence comics anthology

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Josh Horwitz in GoDanRiver.Com

With no background-check infrastructure in place, ammunition purchases go under radar in Virginia Josh Horwitz, executive director of the Washington, D.C.-based Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, said mandating background checks for ammunition would be difficult to implement. Bullets, he explained, are not serialized and are widely sold. “You do not have to be a federally-licensed …

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Andrew Patrick in The Columbus Dispatch

A year after ‘March for Our Lives’ to end gun violence, Parkland students see progress “I think the biggest impact was a change in the culture and politics around the issue,” said Andrew Patrick of the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence.

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Andrew Patrick quoted in Newsweek

KAMALA HARRIS, KIRSTEN GILLIBRAND SLAM NRA FOR TRYING TO BLOCK THE VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN ACT

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Andrew Patrick in CBC

New Zealand promised and delivered a gun ban. Here’s why the U.S. can’t do the same Andrew Patrick, a spokesperson with the Washington-based Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, followed the news with a mix of astonishment and admiration. The action taken in New Zealand, he said, “is what we should expect from our leaders in …

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CSGV Mentioned in Newsweek

ALEXANDRIA OCASIO-CORTEZ HAS A FOUR-POINT PLAN TO SOLVE AMERICA’S GUN ISSUES

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Andrew Patrick quoted in The Guardian

North Carolina proposes laws allowing teachers to carry guns in schools Andrew Patrick, media director of the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, said armed security had not always prevented shootings in the past. “There were two armed officers at Columbine in 1999, and there was one in Parkland. So I think the solution is to …

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Andrew Patrick quoted on Gray Television

Senator are pushing to allow concealed carry to apply across state lines

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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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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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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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