Lori Haas Featured on Virginia Panel

​Gun Violence Panel Gets ‘Beyond The Politics’

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Adelyn Allchin in MLive

Our Director of Public Health Research explains how extreme risk legislation can reduce gun violence

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Trump Calls On States to Pass Extreme Risk Laws, We Agree

Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Executive Director Josh Horwitz issued the following statement: “President Trump offered multiple ideas this evening– some good, some terrible– in his gun reform proposal. One aspect of the package that the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence (CSGV) endorses is the call for every state in the nation to enact a …

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Christian Heyne Quoted in the Index-Journal

Why the AR-15? Popular gun style takes center stage in gun debate following Parkland shooting But Christian Heyne, legislative director at the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, said the same things that make AR-style rifles popular for competition shooters are what make it an effective military weapon and so deadly in mass shooting situations. “These …

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With Governor’s Signature, “Gunshine State” Rejects the NRA

On Friday, Governor Rick Scott signed a wide-ranging gun bill that takes a number of modest steps towards reducing gun violence. The new law dealt the NRA — and their Florida lobbyist Marion Hammer — a major defeat. Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Media Director Andrew Patrick issued the following statement: “Governor Scott’s signing of Florida’s …

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Bipartisan Bill Brings Extreme Risk Laws to Federal Level

Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Legislative Director Christian Heyne issued the following statement: “The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence applauds Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) for introducing the Extreme Risk Protection Order Act of 2018. “The data has shown that extreme risk laws have been successful in reducing American gun deaths. They …

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Josh Horwitz Quoted in USA Today

Gun control momentum ‘didn’t happen out of the blue’: Why Parkland’s different

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New York Takes Important First Step Toward Life-Saving Law

Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Executive Director Josh Horwitz issued the following statement: “Today, the New York State Assembly passed A. 8976 to establish an Extreme Risk Protection Order (ERPO).  ERPO provides an evidence-based mechanism for families and law enforcement to temporarily remove guns from a risky situation before it becomes lethal by utilizing the …

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CSGV Tweet Used in the Baltimore Sun

Baltimore students’ march and protest against gun violence draws national attention

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Josh Horwitz on Radio Cafe New Mexico

Finding a path toward gun safety in the US

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Lori Haas Quoted in the Chesterfield Observer

Should teachers carry guns?

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Andrew Patrick Quoted in the Huffington Post

The Parkland Shooting May Have Just Cemented America’s Newest Voting Bloc “People are fed up,” said Andrew Patrick, media director for the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence. “If you were a freshman or a sophomore in [Parkland] high school, you would have been in elementary school when Sandy Hook happened. They have grown up with …

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CSGV mentioned in the Washington Post

Democratic lawmakers, gun-control groups huddle to plot political strategy

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We Do Need To Fight The NRA, Mr. President.

Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Media Director Andrew Patrick issued the following statement: “The president’s press conference today offered several modest proposals to reduce America’s gun violence epidemic. He also suggested several dangerous ideas that would make Americans less safe. Most surprisingly, President Trump stated that there are times when we need to fight the …

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Jim Atwood Quoted in Huffington Post

Evangelical Leaders Say ‘Pro-Life Ethic’ Means Fighting For Gun Reform “I can’t speak for everybody but I would think that’s what we need to do,” Atwood told HuffPost. “We need to cross boundaries, cross lines of different political entities and work together.”

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Andrew Quoted on CNN

This is Trump’s big chance on changing gun laws — if he wants to take it Andrew Patrick, media director of the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, questioned whether Trump was looking for a face saver with his announcement. “Until the President calls for a vote on bump stocks and passage in Congress and says …

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CSGV Tweet used in Las Vegas Review-Journal

School shooting survivors, family members plead with Trump for action The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence tweeted, “.@realDonaldTrump You can remind yourself to say “I hear you” but are you actually listening? #NeverAgain.”

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Andrew Patrick Quoted on Fox Baltimore

Student survivors make case for change as Trump weighs gun control measures “The country and the world is really following them,” said Andrew Patrick, media director for the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence. “They are leading this grassroots effort against those who take money from the NRA.”

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Josh Horwitz Quoted on ABC Radio

Student survivors of Florida school shooting making their voices heard  “It’s incredibly unprecedented. And my initial response is these folks are too young to be cynical and they don’t really care about the politics in D.C., and they’re going forward and it’s exciting,” said Josh Horwitz, executive director of the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence.

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Andrew Patrick Quoted in Washington Post

Fla. school shooting creates urgent push for gun control, bipartisan calls for change

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