12th Virginia Tech Anniversary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 16, 2019 MEDIA CONTACT: Andrew Patrick apatrick@csgv.org 202-408-0061 x 1017 (c) 828-712-7603 The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Marks Virginia Tech Anniversary Washington, DC — April 16, 2019 marks the twelfth anniversary of the horrific shooting at Virginia Tech, during which 32 individuals were killed. At the time and for years …

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ERPO in COLORADO

“Extreme Risk Protection Orders are data-driven, life-saving tools that are essential in efforts to reduce American gun violence in all its forms. In addition to Governor Polis, we want to thank House Majority Leader Alec Garnett, Senator Lois Court, Senator Brittany Pettersen, and our friend and ally Representative Tom Sullivan for leading this effort. We also want to recognize the longtime leadership of Colorado Ceasefire as well as the tireless work from our partners at the Colorado Coalition Against Gun Violence, Giffords: Courage to Fight Gun Violence, and the Marigold Project for their work and dedication in making this life-saving law a reality. This vital law will help save lives in the Centennial State.”

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From Our Sister Organization

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 1, 2019 MEDIA CONTACT: Andrew Patrick apatrick@csgv.org 202-408-0061 x 1017 The Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence Marks National Public Health Week Washington, DC — April 1-7, 2019 marks National Public Health Week — an initiative of the American Public Health Association (APHA). This week provides a crucial opportunity to discuss …

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The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Applauds Passage of the 2019 Violence Against Women Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 4, 2019 MEDIA CONTACT: Andrew Patrick apatrick@csgv.org 202-408-0061 x 1017 The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Applauds Passage of the 2019 Violence Against Women Act Landmark legislation reauthorization passes House of Representatives by a vote of 263 -158. Washington, DC (April 4, 2019) – Today, the House of Representatives took the …

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Gun violence themed comic book anthology benefits CSGV

Kickstarting “Every Day,” an anti-gun-violence comics anthology

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Josh Horwitz in GoDanRiver.Com

With no background-check infrastructure in place, ammunition purchases go under radar in Virginia Josh Horwitz, executive director of the Washington, D.C.-based Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, said mandating background checks for ammunition would be difficult to implement. Bullets, he explained, are not serialized and are widely sold. “You do not have to be a federally-licensed …

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Andrew Patrick in The Columbus Dispatch

A year after ‘March for Our Lives’ to end gun violence, Parkland students see progress “I think the biggest impact was a change in the culture and politics around the issue,” said Andrew Patrick of the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence.

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Andrew Patrick quoted in Newsweek

KAMALA HARRIS, KIRSTEN GILLIBRAND SLAM NRA FOR TRYING TO BLOCK THE VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN ACT

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A Monumental Shift in the Gun Debate

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 26, 2019 MEDIA CONTACT: Andrew Patrick apatrick@csgv.org 202-408-0061 x 1017 (c) 828-712-7603 A Monumental Shift in the Gun Debate Hearing on Capitol Hill illustrates the sea change in political conventional wisdom Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Executive Director Josh Horwitz Issued the Following Statement: “If you were on Capitol Hill today, …

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Andrew Patrick in CBC

New Zealand promised and delivered a gun ban. Here’s why the U.S. can’t do the same Andrew Patrick, a spokesperson with the Washington-based Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, followed the news with a mix of astonishment and admiration. The action taken in New Zealand, he said, “is what we should expect from our leaders in …

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CSGV Mentioned in Newsweek

ALEXANDRIA OCASIO-CORTEZ HAS A FOUR-POINT PLAN TO SOLVE AMERICA’S GUN ISSUES

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Andrew Patrick quoted in The Guardian

North Carolina proposes laws allowing teachers to carry guns in schools Andrew Patrick, media director of the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, said armed security had not always prevented shootings in the past. “There were two armed officers at Columbine in 1999, and there was one in Parkland. So I think the solution is to …

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SB328 Will Protect Women by Removing Guns from Domestic Abusers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 15, 2019 MEDIA CONTACT: Andrew Patrick apatrick@csgv.org 202-408-0061 x 1017 (c) 828-712-7603 SB328 Will Protect Women by Removing Guns from Domestic Abusers Santa Fe, New Mexico (March 15, 2019) — Late last night, the New Mexico House passed SB328. This bill prohibits the purchase and possession of firearms by persons convicted …

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The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Applauds the Passage of H.R. 1

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 8, 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 the Passage of H.R. 1 CSGV was only gun violence prevention group to publicly support the For the People Act. Washington, DC (March 8, 2019) — This morning, the Democratic House …

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Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Statement on Passage of H.R. 8 and H.R. 1112

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 28, 2019 MEDIA CONTACT: Andrew Patrick apatrick@csgv.org 202-408-0061 x 1017 (c) 828-712-7603 Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Statement on Passage of H.R. 8 and H.R. 1112 Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Executive Director Josh Horwitz issued the following statement: Washington, DC (February 28, 2019) — “The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence …

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HR 8: Historic Universal Background Checks Bill Passes the House

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 27, 2019 MEDIA CONTACT: Andrew Patrick apatrick@csgv.org 202-408-0061 x 1017 (c) 828-712-7603 Historic Universal Background Checks Bill Passes the House New Democratic Congress keeps campaign promise to act on gun violence epidemic Washington, DC (February 27, 2019) — Today, our legislators finally took concrete action to address America’s gun violence epidemic. …

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The Gun Law Every State Needs to Prevent Gun Violence

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 14, 2019 MEDIA CONTACT: Andrew Patrick apatrick@csgv.org 202-408-0061 x 1017 The Gun Law Every State Needs to Prevent Gun Violence The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence endorses legislation in the House and Senate that will encourage states to pass and enact life-saving extreme risk laws. Washington, DC (February 14, 2019) – …

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Andrew Patrick quoted on Gray Television

Senator are pushing to allow concealed carry to apply across state lines

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An Overdue Discussion on American Gun Violence

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 6, 2019 MEDIA CONTACT: Andrew Patrick apatrick@csgv.org 202-408-0061 x 1017 An Overdue Discussion on American Gun Violence Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Legislative Director Christian Heyne issued the following statement: “For nearly a decade, our legislators have avoided a House Congressional hearing on the epidemic of American gun violence. Today, that …

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Trump Ignores Gun Violence in State of the Union Address

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 5, 2019 MEDIA CONTACT: Andrew Patrick apatrick@csgv.org 202-408-0061 x 1017 Trump Ignores Gun Violence in State of the Union Address “Tonight, gun violence survivors, activists, and family members from all over the nation were invited by members of Congress to witness President Trump’s State of the Union address. But despite their …

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