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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Josh Horwitz Published in The Hill

Republicans are avoiding gun talks as election looms 

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Andrew Patrick Quoted in the Washington Post

The gun standoff can be ended. Here’s how. 

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Josh Horwitz Quoted in Washington Post

Five states allow guns to be seized before someone can commit violence “I heard the [Broward County] sheriff lament the fact that he did not have the tools to remove the firearms from the shooter,” Joshua Horwitz, the executive director of the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence. “Had he lived in one of those states …

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Josh Horwitz Quoted in Slate

Why It’s Legal for a Teen to Buy an Assault Rifle but Not a Handgun “With the rise of assault weapons in the 80s and 90s, the [1968] law was made obsolete,” says Josh Horwitz, executive director of the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence. As assault weapons became more popular over the next few decades …

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We Have the Tools to Stop the Next Parkland Shooting

We Have the Tools to Stop the Next Parkland Shooting Inaction is no longer an option, here are steps legislatures can take today Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Executive Director Josh Horwitz issued the following statement: “The time for empty gestures is over. Now is the time for action. Here are two efforts that lawmakers …

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If Your Only Answer is “Thoughts & Prayers”, It’s Time to Go

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 15, 2018 MEDIA CONTACT: Andrew Patrick apatrick@csgv.org (c) 828-712-7603 If Your Only Answer is “Thoughts & Prayers”, It’s Time to Go Washington has proven themselves inept at addressing gun violence Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Statement on Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Shooting: In the short period of time Donald Trump has …

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Josh Horwitz on Democracy Now

When Will This Stop? 17 Shot Dead in Florida School Massacre, the 18th School Shooting of Year

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Josh Horwitz Quoted in Washington Post

Five states allow guns to be seized before someone can commit violence “This morning I heard the sheriff [in Parkland] lament the fact that he did not have the tools to remove the firearms from the shooter,” Joshua Horwitz, executive director of the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, said Thursday. “Had he lived in one …

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Trump’s Tolerance for Violence

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 8, 2018 MEDIA CONTACT: Andrew Patrick apatrick@csgv.org (c) 828-712-7603 Trump’s Tolerance for Violence The White House’s disdain for women is reinforced by defense of aide Rob Porter. Coalition to Stop Gun Violence (CSGV) General Counsel Kelly Roskam Issued the Following Statement: “The Rob Porter saga proves once again what we’ve already …

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Andrew Patrick Quoted in Louisville Courier-Journal

But Andrew Patrick, media director for The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, expressed doubt about the ability of someone with a concealed carry permit to effectively handle a school shooting. “Police officers train hundreds of hours a week to handle these types of situations,” Patrick said. “I think someone who did 10 hours of training …

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