Lori Haas in The Washington Post

Virginia Republican in close race now backs ‘red flag’ gun bill Lori Haas, senior director of advocacy for the Washington-based Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, said the legislation too closely resembles state mental health laws that are already on the books. “This is not an extreme risk law,” Haas said, using her organization’s preferred term for red …

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Andrew Patrick on Sinclair

Poll: Americans want action on gun control, but mixed on solutions “The Senate can take action,” said Andrew Patrick with the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence. He said lawmakers should pass universal background checks and fund gun violence protection research. “The House can come back and pass an assault weapons ban,” said Patrick.

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Andrew Patrick in Yahoo Finance

Walmart’s political group has given millions to GOP lawmakers who oppose gun control measures “It’s no surprise Walmart has backed candidates who’ve opposed commons sense gun reform,” said Andrew Patrick, media director with the advocacy group Coalition to Stop Gun Violence. “They’ve tended toward the Republican side and that side has historically been opposed to …

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Lori Haas in The New York Times

‘Red Flag’ Gun Control Bills Pick Up Momentum With G.O.P. in Congress “You can call a law enforcement officer and say ‘Uncle Johnny’s in the backyard with a 12-pack of beer and six firearms,’ and they’re going to say, ‘Yes, ma’am, he’s not breaking any law. He doesn’t have a diagnosis of mental illness,’” said …

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Americans Living with Mental Illness Are Not Monsters, Mr. President

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 5, 2019 MEDIA CONTACT: Andrew Patrick apatrick@csgv.org 202-408-0061 x 1017 (c) 828-712-7603 Americans Living with Mental Illness Are Not Monsters, Mr. President Trump distracts from the issue of gun violence and his own racist rhetoric by stigmatizing an entire population. Washington, DC (August 5, 2019) —  “Mentally ill monsters.” That is …

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Andrew Patrick on The Mike McFeely Podcast

McFeely Mess podcast: ‘We’re going to get to a place where we have the courage to do something about it’ Coalition to Stop Gun Violence says some states are taking action, but Congress must act to stop shootings Law enforcement near the Cielo Vista Mall in El Paso, Texas, where a mass shooting took place …

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Another Tragedy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 4, 2019 MEDIA CONTACT: Andrew Patrick apatrick@csgv.org 202-408-0061 x 1017 (c) 828-712-7603 Another Tragedy Already reeling from the horrific violence in El Paso, the nation wakes up to another mass shooting.  Washington, DC (August 4, 2019) — Another tragedy. This time in Dayton, Ohio. A white man wearing body armor armed …

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Andrew Patrick in The Detroit News

Michigan gun debate heats up after Ohio, Texas mass shootings Andrew Patrick, a spokesman for the Washington, D.C.-based Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, founded in 1974, said the mass shootings are part of a “public health crisis” in America concerning gun violence. When the organization was founded it was called the National Coalition to Ban …

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We Must Disarm Hate

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 3, 2019 MEDIA CONTACT: Andrew Patrick apatrick@csgv.org 202-408-0061 x 1017 (c) 828-712-7603 We Must Disarm Hate The tragic shooting at a Wal-Mart in El Paso, Texas exemplifies the dangers of the president’s xenophobic rhetoric combined with our nation’s easy access to weapons of war.  Washington, DC (August 3, 2019) — Our …

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CSGV in MTV Online

A GUN STORE PUT UP A DANGEROUS BILLBOARD TARGETING ‘THE SQUAD’ The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence called the sign dangerous, “violent rhetoric,” and Muslim Advocates tweeted that, “In an age of white nationalist attacks and rampant gun violence, *this is not a joke.*”

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CSGV in Vox

This billboard is being criticized for inciting violence against “the Squad” The billboard immediately received backlash after it was shared online Sunday for inciting violence against the lawmakers, who say they have already been receiving numerous death threats. The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence called the sign dangerous, “violent rhetoric.” The civil rights group Muslim Advocates …

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CSGV in ThinkProgress

North Carolina gun shop uses images of four congresswomen of color on billboard The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence called the billboard “dangerous.”

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CSGV in ELLE

A North Carolina Gun Shop Put Up A Billboard Targeting The Freshman Democratic Congresswomen “Threats against members of Congress, particularly minority members are [rising] and it is driven by the president’s racial rhetoric,” nonprofit group Coalition to Stop Gun Violence (CSGV) wrote on Facebook in response to the billboard. “This is dangerous!”

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CSGV in Business Insider

A North Carolina gun shop billboard comparing ‘The Squad’ to the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse has been denounced as an incitement to violence After the billboard went up over the weekend, about a mile away from Cherokee Guns in Murphy, gun control advocacy group the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence denounced it as an …

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CSGV in The Huffington Post

Billboard Company To Pull Controversial Gun Shop Ad That Calls ‘Squad’ Idiots The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence condemned the language in the ad as “disgusting anti-government violent rhetoric.” “Threats against members of Congress, particularly minority members are [on the rise] and it is driven by the president’s racial rhetoric,” the group wrote on Facebook. …

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CSGV in The Washington Post

‘How the hell is this not inciting violence?’ Gun store erects billboard with minority lawmakers’ faces An image shared to the shop’s Facebook page Sunday went viral this week and drew a sharp rebuke from the women pictured, as well as anti-gun-violence advocates. The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence on Monday called the billboard “violent rhetoric.”

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Andrew Patrick in The Progress-Index

‘Common sense’ a theme of gun-control town hall “They’re terrified,” Andrew Patrick, media director of the state Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, said of the GOP lawmakers. Patrick noted how gun-control advocates far outnumbered gun-rights supporters outside the state Capitol for the July session, and he claimed that scared many of the lawmakers into inaction.

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CSGV in MSN

Gun shop billboard mocks “the Squad” “Disgusting anti-government violent rhetoric from Cherokee Guns in North Carolina,” Coalition to Stop Gun Violence wrote on Facebook, sharing an image of the billboard.

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CSGV in Essence Magazine

North Carolina Gun Shop Puts Up Billboard Calling ‘The Squad’ Idiots The billboard was blasted on Monday by nonprofit Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, who called it “dangerous” in a Facebook post, the Hill notes. “Disgusting anti-government violent rhetoric from Cherokee Guns in North Carolina,” the post read. “Threats against members of Congress, particularly minority members are [rising] and it …

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CSGV in CBS News Online

Gun shop billboard mocks “the Squad,” calling four congresswomen “idiots” “Disgusting anti-government violent rhetoric from Cherokee Guns in North Carolina,” Coalition to Stop Gun Violence wrote on Facebook, sharing an image of the billboard. “Threats against members of Congress, particularly minority members are 📈 and it is driven by the president’s racial rhetoric This is …

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