Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Legislative Director Reacts to Shooting in Hometown

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 8, 2018 MEDIA CONTACT: Andrew Patrick apatrick@csgv.org (p) 202-408-0061 Ext. 1017 (c) 828-712-7603 “We Cannot Accept This As Normal.” Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Legislative Director Reacts to Shooting in Hometown Washington, DC (November 8, 2018) — At least 12 people were killed late Wednesday night as a gunman opened fire …

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Gun Violence Prevention Wins Big

Gun Violence Prevention Wins Big Gun Violence Prevention Triumphs as Democrats Take the House Washington, DC (November 7, 2018) — Voters across the nation sent a message on Tuesday night: gun violence prevention is a winning issue. Americans are sick and tired of horrific gun violence in their communities followed by inaction in Washington. This …

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Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 27, 2018 MEDIA CONTACT: Andrew Patrick apatrick@csgv.org (p) 202-408-0061 Ext. 1017 (c) 828-712-7603 America is Under Siege by Armed Hatred Washington, DC (October 27, 2018) — This morning, Americans were once again confronted by the devastating effects of armed hatred. An anti-Semitic attack on the Tree of Life Synagogue in Squirrel …

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Our Democracy is in Peril

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 24, 2018 MEDIA CONTACT: Andrew Patrick apatrick@csgv.org (p) 202-408-0061 Ext. 1017 (c) 828-712-7603 Our Democracy is in Peril Washington, DC (October 24, 2018) — In the past two days, an unknown person or group of people has attempted to send explosive devices to the houses of former President Barack Obama, former …

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Guns and Suicide: An American Epidemic

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 10, 2018 MEDIA CONTACT: Andrew Patrick apatrick@csgv.org 202-408-0061 x 1017 (c) 828-712-7603 Guns and Suicide: An American Epidemic On World Suicide Prevention Day, the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence draws attention to the link between firearms access and suicide. Washington, DC (September 10, 2018) — Over the last year, numerous high-profile …

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DeVos Considers Federal Funds to Arm Teachers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 23, 2018 MEDIA CONTACT: Andrew Patrick apatrick@csgv.org (p) 202-408-0061 Ext. 1017 (c) 828-712-7603 DeVos Considers Federal Funds to Arm Teachers Washington, DC (August 23, 2018) — Today, the New York Times reported that Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos is considering using federal funds to arm American teachers. Coalition to Stop Gun …

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CSGV Statement on Kavanaugh Hearings

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 22, 2018 MEDIA CONTACT: Andrew Patrick apatrick@csgv.org (p) 202-408-0061 Ext. 1017 (c) 828-712-7603 Kavanaugh’s Nomination is Now Illegitimate Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Media Director Andrew Patrick issued the following statement: “Yesterday, Donald Trump was publicly identified as a co-conspirator in a federal crime — a crime that he allegedly used …

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CSGV Statement on NRA Ad Buy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 7, 2018 MEDIA CONTACT: Andrew Patrick apatrick@csgv.org (p) 202-408-0061 Ext. 1017 (c) 828-712-7603 National Rifle Association (NRA) Announces 63.5 Million Ruble Ad Buy in Support of Kavanaugh Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Media Director Andrew Patrick provided the following statement: “The NRA’s 63.5 million ruble ad buy should not come as …

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Massachusetts Adopts Life-Saving Extreme Risk Law

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 3, 2018 MEDIA CONTACT: Andrew Patrick apatrick@csgv.org (p) 202-408-0061 Ext. 1017 (c) 828-712-7603 Massachusetts Adopts Life-Saving Extreme Risk Law Boston, MA (July 3, 2018) — Today, Governor Charlie Baker became the latest governor to sign an extreme risk protection order (ERPO) bill into law. Extreme risk laws have seen broad bipartisan …

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Delaware Becomes Latest State to Adopt Life Saving Extreme Risk Law

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 27, 2018 MEDIA CONTACT: Andrew Patrick apatrick@csgv.org (p) 202-408-0061 Ext. 1017 (c) 828-712-7603 Delaware Becomes Latest State to Adopt Life Saving Extreme Risk Law Dover, DE (June 27, 2018) — Today, Governor John Carney became the latest governor to sign an extreme protection risk order (ERPO) bill into law. Extreme risk …

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The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Endorses Monte Frank for Connecticut Lt. Governor

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 20, 2018 MEDIA CONTACT: Andrew Patrick apatrick@csgv.org (p) 202-408-0061 Ext. 1017 (c) 828-712-7603 The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Endorses Monte Frank for Connecticut Lt. Governor Washington, DC (June 20, 2018) — Following the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School, many Americans found themselves paralyzed with grief. They did not know …

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In Trump’s America, An AR-15 Has More Rights Than a Migrant Child

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 19, 2018 MEDIA CONTACT: Andrew Patrick apatrick@csgv.org (p) 202-408-0061 Ext. 1017 (c) 828-712-7603 In Trump’s America, An AR-15 Has More Rights Than a Migrant Child We can no longer stay silent on the atrocious human rights violations taking place Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Executive Director Josh Horwitz Issued the Following …

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If Florida is Serious about Stopping Gun Violence, Bill Nelson is the Only Choice

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 15, 2018 MEDIA CONTACT: Andrew Patrick apatrick@csgv.org (p) 202-408-0061 Ext. 1017 (c) 828-712-7603 If Florida is Serious about Stopping Gun Violence, Bill Nelson is the Only Choice The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence endorses Senator Bill Nelson for re-election Washington, DC (June 15, 2018) — This week, we are reminded of …

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Governor Murphy Signs Life-Saving Extreme Risk Order Into Law

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 13, 2018 MEDIA CONTACT: Andrew Patrick apatrick@csgv.org (p) 202-408-0061 Ext. 1017 (c) 828-712-7603 Governor Murphy Signs Life-Saving Extreme Risk Order Into Law New Jersey becomes latest state to adopt bill to remove guns from someone at risk to self or others Trenton, NJ (June 13, 2018)  — This morning, Governor Phil …

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Firearm Suicides Encapsulate Two American Epidemics

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 8, 2018 MEDIA CONTACT: Andrew Patrick apatrick@csgv.org 202-408-0061 x 1017 (c) 828-712-7603 Firearm Suicides Encapsulate Two American Epidemics Washington, DC (June 8, 2018) — Last week, the nation was reminded once again of the devastating effects of suicide. High profile suicide deaths have ignited a national discussion about prevention. A death …

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Wear Orange to Stop Gun Violence in All Its Forms

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 1, 2018 MEDIA CONTACT: Andrew Patrick apatrick@csgv.org 202-408-0061 x 1017 (c) 828-712-7603 Wear Orange to Stop Gun Violence in All Its Forms Washington, DC (June 1, 2018) — This weekend, the nation will wear orange to mark the beginning of gun violence awareness month. The “wear orange” movement began after 15-year-old …

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Texas Deserves a Senator Who Gives A Damn About Stopping Gun Violence

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 18, 2018 MEDIA CONTACT: Andrew Patrick apatrick@csgv.org (p) 202-408-0061 Ext. 1017 (c) 828-712-7603 Texas Deserves a Senator Who Gives A Damn About Stopping Gun Violence The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence endorses Beto O’Rourke for Senate in Texas Washington, DC (May 18, 2018)  — Enough is Enough. In the wake of …

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Santa Fe High School Shooting Shows Price of Inaction

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 18, 2018 MEDIA CONTACT: Andrew Patrick apatrick@csgv.org (p) 202-408-0061 Ext. 1017 (c) 828-712-7603 Santa Fe High School Shooting Shows Price of Inaction Two weeks after the NRA came to Texas, the effects of their dangerous policies are felt at Sante Fe High School Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Executive Director Josh …

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Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Endorses Governor Kate Brown for Re-Election

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 11, 2018 MEDIA CONTACT: Andrew Patrick apatrick@csgv.org 202-408-0061 x 1017 (c) 828-712-7603 Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Endorses Governor Kate Brown for Re-Election Washington, DC (May 10, 2018) — The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence (CSGV) endorses incumbent Kate Brown for re-election as Governor of Oregon. Governor Brown has made gun …

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Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Endorses Chris Murphy for Re-Election

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 10, 2018 MEDIA CONTACT: Andrew Patrick apatrick@csgv.org 202-408-0061 x 1017 (c) 828-712-7603 Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Endorses Chris Murphy for Re-Election Washington, DC (May 10, 2018)  — The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence (CSGV) endorses incumbent Senator Chris Murphy for re-election as United States senator from Connecticut. Senator Murphy has …

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