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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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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