2020 Endorsements

Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Endorses Gun Violence Survivors, Speaker Pelosi, Congressional Allies Washington, DC (March 23, 2020) — Today, the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence — the nation’s oldest gun violence prevention organization — endorses Speaker Nancy Pelosi, gun violence survivors,  and other congressional allies in the House and Senate. These gun violence champions …

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CSGV in USA Today

American’s oldest gun violence prevention group endorses Biden

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2020 Presidential Endorsement

Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Endorses Joe Biden for President of the United States Nation’s oldest gun violence prevention group enthusiastically supports Biden based on his decades-long commitment to gun violence prevention. Following the results of tonight’s primary elections, the 2020 Democratic primary has all but come to an end. It was a historic primary …

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A Historic Session

Massive Changes Coming to Virginia’s Gun Laws as Historic Session Comes to an End Richmond, VA (March 9, 2020) — During this historic session, the new Democratic controlled House of Delegates and Senate wasted no time in addressing one of the top concerns of the voters who sent them to Richmond: gun violence prevention. Lawmakers …

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Lori Haas Featured in The Roanoke Times

‘We’re not going away’: Virginia Tech families’ long fight for gun control

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ERPO Passes in Virginia

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 27, 2020 MEDIA CONTACT: Andrew Patrick apatrick@csgv.org (p) 202-408-0061 Ext. 1017 (c) 828-712-7603 Extreme Risk Protection Order Passes Final Hurdle; Heads to Governor Northam’s Desk SB 674 passes Senate by a vote of 21-20 with Lieutenant Governor Fairfax breaking tie. Richmond, Virginia (February 27, 2020) – Today, the Commonwealth of Virginia …

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Andrew Patrick Quoted in Huffington Post

‘Media Malpractice:’ Las Vegas Mass Shooting Largely Ignored During Democratic Debate

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Lori Haas Quoted in Richmond Times-Dispatch

Virginia Senate panel puts off assault weapons ban until next year in setback for Northam

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Virginia Senate Punts on Assault Weapons Ban

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 17, 2020   MEDIA CONTACT: Andrew Patrick apatrick@csgv.org 828-712-7603  202-408-00610 Ext 1017  Virginia Senate Punts on Assault Weapons Ban Richmond, VA (February 17, 2020) — Today, the Virginia Senate Judiciary Committee voted to continue to next year HB 961 — legislation prohibiting the sale of assault weapons, high capacity magazines, and …

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Lori Haas on NPR

Virginia Governor’s Bill To Ban Assault Weapons Fails, With Help From His Own Party

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Virginia Assault Weapons Ban House Passage

Assault Weapons Ban Passes Virginia House of Delegates Richmond, VA (February 11, 2020) — Today, the Virginia House of Delegates passed HB 961, prohibiting the sale of assault weapons, high capacity magazines, and bump stocks, by a vote of 51-48. Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Virginia State Director Lori Haas issued the following statement: “Virginia …

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Virginia Assault Weapons Ban

Virginia House Public Safety Committee Passes Bill to Regulate Assault Weapons and Other Lethal Accessories Richmond, VA (February 7, 2020) — Today, the Virginia House Public Safety Committee passed HB 961, prohibiting the sale of assault weapons, high capacity magazines, silencers, and bump stocks. Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Virginia State Director Lori Haas issued …

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Virginia Legislation

Virginia Senate Judiciary Committee Passes Lost and Stolen Gun Bill Richmond, VA (February 5, 2020) — This evening, the Virginia Senate Judiciary Committee passed SB 67, a bill requiring lost and stolen firearms to be reported within 24 hours. Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Virginia State Director Lori Haas issued the following statement: “Tracing firearms …

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Lori Haas Quoted in Chesterfield Observer

Police chief reduces fees for concealed carry permits

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Virginia House Public Safety Firearms Subcommittee Passes Gun Violence Prevention Package

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 4, 2020   MEDIA CONTACT: Beau Cribbs (on behalf of Andrew Patrick) beaucribbs@gmail.com 804-387-8161 Virginia House Public Safety Firearms Subcommittee Passes Gun Violence Prevention Package Richmond, VA (February 4, 2020) – This morning, the Virginia House Public Safety Firearms Subcommittee passed several gun violence prevention bills on the docket. These include a …

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Virginia Legislature

Virginia House Of Delegates Passes Huge Gun Violence Prevention Package Washington, DC (January 30, 2020) — Today, the Virginia House of Delegates made history. The new Democratic majority passed seven life-saving gun violence prevention measures. These bills include establishing universal background checks, establishing an Extreme Risk Protection Order, establishing child access prevention laws, requiring lost …

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Adelyn Allchin Quoted on KUNC

As States Pass Red Flag Laws, Police Have To Figure Out How To Safely Implement Them  

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Virginia Legislation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 28, 2020 MEDIA CONTACT: Andrew Patrick apatrick@csgv.org (p) 202-408-0061 Ext. 1017 (c) 828-712-7603 Virginia Senate Votes To Remove Guns From Abusers SB 479 prohibits possession of firearms for those subject to a permanent protective order Richmond, Virginia (January 28, 2020) – The Commonwealth of Virginia moved again in the direction of …

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Lori Haas Quoted in The New Yorker

A NEW BACKLASH TO GUN CONTROL BEGINS IN VIRGINIA The rally ended at noon. By three in the afternoon, the armed groups had dissipated. As the light faded on the day, a small group of anti-gun protesters, fewer than a dozen in number and including the March for Our Lives youths, came to the capitol …

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Virginia Legislation

Virginia House Public Safety Committee Passes Seven Gun Violence Prevention Bills Washington, DC (January 24, 2020) — This morning, the Virginia House Public Safety Committee passed all seven gun violence prevention bills on the docket. These bills include establishing universal background checks, establishing an Extreme Risk Protection Order, establishing child access prevention laws, requiring lost …

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