Lori Haas Quoted in The Chesterfield Observer

From fringe to force: How a gun rights advocate from Chesterfield made his mark On the other end of the spectrum, Lori Haas, Virginia director of the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, supports the recent gun control proposals, and cites recent polls related to the popularity of gun control among Virginians; a Washington Post-Schar School …

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Lori Haas in The Virginian-Pilot

Despite protests, Democratic gun-control bills pass their first hurdle on a party-line vote Lori Haas, the state director of the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, estimates at least 130 gun bills — including many Republican bills to increase criminal penalties for gun offenses — have been filed this session.

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Four firearms bills advance in Virginia’s newly gun-free Capitol

Four firearms bills advance in Virginia’s newly gun-free Capitol “Clearly it’s a new day in Virginia when Senate Judiciary moves four bills,” said Lori Haas, Virginia director for the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence. “Elections have consequences, and they’re reacting to the mandate of the voters.”

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Bills Reported Out of Committee Will Build A Safer Virginia

A new day in Richmond as the Democrats’ gun violence prevention majority takes first steps toward change Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Virginia State Director Lori Haas issued the following statement: “I’ve been testifying and speaking before the Senate Judiciary Committee since my daughter was shot and survived in her Virginia Tech French class in …

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Lori Haas Quoted in The Washington Post

Guns banned in Virginia Capitol as Democratic majority takes first action on firearms “The other side is very, very, very ugly right now, and the threats are real,” said Lori Haas of the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence. “I don’t begrudge them being careful.”

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Lori Haas Quoted in The Virginian-Pilot

Virginia Democrats vote to ban guns in state Capitol Lori Haas, senior director of advocacy at the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, said the ban was long overdue. “It’s a return to normalcy,” she said.

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Josh Horwitz’s Op-ed in the Richmond Times-Dispatch

Josh Horwitz column: The rhetoric of “Second Amendment sanctuaries” becomes increasingly dangerous

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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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