Andrew Patrick on Sinclair Broadcasting

Number of gun background checks increase in November

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Historic Breakthrough on Gun Violence Prevention Funding

The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence applauds the House of Representatives for prioritizing gun violence research. Washington, DC (December 16, 2019) — For more than two decades, both the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Institute of Health (NIH) have been left with a void in their research funding — funding …

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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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CSGV Applauds Kentucky’s Bipartisan ERPO Hearing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 22, 2019 MEDIA CONTACT: Andrew Patrick apatrick@csgv.org (p) 202-408-0061 Ext. 1017 (c) 828-712-7603 The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Applauds Kentucky’s Bipartisan Hearing on Extreme Risk Protection Orders Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Director of State Affairs Jen Pauliukonis issued the following statement: “In our divided country, bipartisan compromise so often …

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Lawrence VanDyke Has No Place on a Federal Court

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 21, 2019 MEDIA CONTACT: Andrew Patrick apatrick@csgv.org (p) 202-408-0061 Ext. 1017 (c) 828-712-7603 Lawrence VanDyke Has No Place on a Federal Court Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Director of Federal Affairs Dakota Jablon issued the following statement: “This morning, the Senate advanced the nomination of Lawrence VanDyke for a lifetime appointment …

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Senator Ernst’s Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act Does Not Protect Women

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 20, 2019 MEDIA CONTACT: Andrew Patrick apatrick@csgv.org (p) 202-408-0061 Ext. 1017 (c) 828-712-7603 Senator Ernst’s Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act Does Not Protect Women Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Director of Federal Affairs Dakota Jablon issued the following statement: “This evening, Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) introduced the Senate Republican version of …

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Josh Horwitz on 60 Minutes

A look at Red Flag laws and the battle over one in Colorado The Red Flag movement began after Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012. Mental health experts and gun safety advocates wrote a model law which most of the Red Flag states adopted. Among the authors was Josh Horwitz, who leads the coalition to …

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Mitch McConnell’s Failure on Full Display in Santa Clarita

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 14, 2019 MEDIA CONTACT: Andrew Patrick apatrick@csgv.org (p) 202-408-0061 Ext. 1017 (c) 828-712-7603 Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Director of Political Communications Andrew Patrick issued the following statement: “This morning, Connecticut Senators Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal took to the Senate floor to force a vote on universal background checks — …

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Lori Haas in the Virginia Mercury

As Democrats triumph in Virginia, pro-gun groups confront ‘worst scenario’ Lori Haas, a veteran gun-safety advocate whose daughter was wounded in the 2007 Virginia Tech shooting, said there may be some tweaks to the bills before the 2020 session begins Nov. 8. “I would be surprised if the entire package doesn’t pass,” said Haas, of …

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Lori Haas in the Houston Chronicle

Gun safety groups beat the NRA in Virginia. Next stop: Texas “People are tired and fed up that those in control — and at this point in time, Republicans — are doing nothing about this,” said Lori Haas, the state director of Stop Gun Violence, who has lobbied the state legislature on the issue ever …

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Victory in Virginia

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 5, 2019 MEDIA CONTACT: Andrew Patrick apatrick@csgv.org (p) 202-408-0061 Ext. 1017 (c) 828-712-7603 Gun Violence Prevention Propels Democrats to Power in Virginia Voters hold Republicans responsible for years of just offering “thoughts and prayers” Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Virginia State Director Lori Haas issued the following statement: “After my daughter …

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The first recipient of the Horwitz Public Health Award

UC Davis Psychiatrist Awarded For Advocacy, Education On Gun Violence Restraining Orders Amy Barnhorst, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at UC Davis Health and vice chair of Community Mental Health, is the first recipient of the Horwitz Public Health Award from the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence. The coalition is the oldest gun violence …

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CSGV tweet included in Huffington Post Elijah Cummings Remembrance

Politicians, Celebrities Pay Heartfelt Tribute To Elijah Cummings Incredibly sad news. @RepCummings was an icon for justice and peace. He was a voice for voiceless and warrior for his city & community. He will be dearly missed in Baltimore, on Capitol Hill, and the entire nation. Rest in Power #elijacummings https://t.co/kOMdeZkGLp — Coalition to Stop …

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CSGV tweet included in Fox News Elijah Cummings remembrance

Elijah Cummings remembered by politicians, activists, celebrities In a Coalition to Stop Gun Violence tweet, the group called Cumming’s passing “incredibly sad news,” describing him as not only “an icon for justice and peace,” but a voice for the voiceless and a warrior for his city & community.” Incredibly sad news. @RepCummings was an icon for …

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Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Statement on the Passing of Congressman Elijah Cummings

Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Executive Director Josh Horwitz issued the following statement: “This morning, the nation woke up to the incredibly sad news that Congressman and Chairman of the House Oversight Committee Elijah Eugene Cummings had died at the age of 68.  “Elijah Cummings was an icon in the fight for justice and peace. …

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CSGV/CJAF Joint Statement

Statement on the Fatal Shooting of Atatiana Jefferson Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Director of African-American & Community Outreach Kayla Hicks and Executive Director of the Community Justice Action Fund Amber Goodwin issued the following joint statement: “As Black women who have worked on the issue of gun violence for years, we join with the …

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Lisa Geller on Dayton WDTN News

“It’s the every day gun violence. It’s the suicide. It’s domestic violence. It’s gun violence in communities of color,” said Lisa Geller, a policy analyst for the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence. Traveling to Dayton from Washington, D.C., Gellar hopes to see legislative changes. “Gun violence should not be a political issue. We all want …

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DeWine’s Misguided Approach to Gun Violence

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 9, 2019 MEDIA CONTACT: Andrew Patrick apatrick@csgv.org (p) 202-408-0061 Ext. 1017 (c) 828-712-7603 DeWine’s Misguided Approach to Gun Violence Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Director of State Affairs Jen Pauliukonis issued the following statement: “Two months following the deadly shooting in Dayton where nine people were killed and 27 others were …

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