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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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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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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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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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Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Calls on Governor Northam to Resign

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 2, 2019 MEDIA CONTACT: Andrew Patrick apatrick@csgv.org 202-408-0061 x 1017 Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Calls on Governor Northam to Resign “We were shocked and disgusted at the photo that surfaced early Friday evening. This is not the Ralph Northam that we have gotten to know and work closely with over …

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The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Recognizes Black History Month

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 1, 2019 MEDIA CONTACT: Andrew Patrick apatrick@csgv.org (p) 202-408-0061 Ext. 1017 (c) 828-712-7603 The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Recognizes Black History Month Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Director of African-American and Community Outreach Kayla Hicks and Deputy Legal Director Yasmin Fletcher issued the following statement: “February 1, 2019 marks the …

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Permitless Carry Dies On Virginia Senate Floor

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 28, 2019 MEDIA CONTACT: Andrew Patrick apatrick@csgv.org 202-408-0061 x 1017 Permitless Carry Dies On Virginia Senate Floor Richmond, VA— Permitless concealed carry in the home state of the National Rifle Association (NRA) is dead once again. Senator Emmett Hanger (R-24) crossed party lines to ensure that the irresponsible legislation once again …

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Virginia House Subcommittee Follows Senate Counterparts, Ignores the Will of Voters on Gun Violence Prevention

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 18, 2019 MEDIA CONTACT: Andrew Patrick apatrick@csgv.org 202-408-0061 x 1017 Virginia House Subcommittee Follows Senate Counterparts, Ignores the Will of Voters on Gun Violence Prevention Richmond, VA— One day after the Virginia Senate Courts of Justice Committee rejected numerous popular gun violence prevention bills, the House of Delegates followed suit. The …

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Virginia Endorsement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 17, 2019 MEDIA CONTACT: Andrew Patrick apatrick@csgv.org (p) 202-408-0061 Ext. 1017 (c) 828-712-7603 The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Fully Endorses Virginia Senator Dick Saslaw for Re-Election The Senate Minority Leader is a strong ally of Virginia’s thriving gun violence prevention movement Richmond, VA (January 17, 2019) — The Coalition to …

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Virginia Senate Committee Rejects Will of the People

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 17, 2019 MEDIA CONTACT: Andrew Patrick apatrick@csgv.org 202-408-0061 x 1017 Virginia Senate Committee Rejects Will of the People, Votes Down Gun Violence Prevention Bills Richmond, VA— Wednesday afternoon, the Virginia Senate Courts of Justice Committee rejected numerous gun violence prevention bills — including popular proposals like requiring universal background checks, establishing …

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CSGV Statement on H.R. 8

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 8, 2019 MEDIA CONTACT: Andrew Patrick apatrick@csgv.org (p) 202-408-0061 Ext. 1017 (c) 828-712-7603 A New Day for Gun Violence Prevention On the eighth anniversary of the shooting of former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, the new House of Representatives introduces H.R. 8 to establish universal background checks on all gun sales Washington, DC …

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The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Applauds Governor Northam’s Commitment to Gun Violence Prevention

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 4, 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 Governor Northam’s Commitment to Gun Violence Prevention Governor Ralph Northam Introduces Package of Popular Gun Reform Proposals Washington, DC (January 4, 2019) — This morning, Governor Ralph Northam introduced a package …

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The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Endorses For The People Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 4, 2019 MEDIA CONTACT: Andrew Patrick apatrick@csgv.org (p) 202-408-0061 Ext. 1017 (c) 828-712-7603 The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence Endorses For The People Act Americans deserve a government that works for them; H.R. 1 should be passed with bipartisan support and signed into law Washington, DC (January 4, 2019) — This …

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CSGV Supports Pelosi for Speaker

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 20, 2018 MEDIA CONTACT: Andrew Patrick apatrick@csgv.org (p) 202-408-0061 Ext. 1017 (c) 828-712-7603 CSGV Supports Pelosi for Speaker Leader Pelosi has been an advocate for gun violence prevention for years; there is no better leader to move this issue forward. Washington, DC (November 20, 2018) — The Coalition to Stop Gun …

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