The Politics Are Shifting!‏

Direct Action Taken by Democrats In an unprecedented action, led by Civil Rights icon John Lewis (D-Georgia), House Democrats have occupied the Chamber through the night to protest Republican refusal to allow a vote on two gun bills: ‘No Fly, No Buy” prohibiting those on No Fly lists from purchasing firearms, and “No check, No […]

Hundreds Turn Newtown Orange At Gun Violence Awareness Rally

[metaslider id=1558] NEWTOWN — As dusk fell Thursday, a sea of orange slowly swept up Main Street. Working their way past the massive flag pole where the street intersects with Church Hill Road, hundreds of people, all wearing some shade of orange, walked with purpose: putting a spotlight on gun violence and its lethal toll. […]

Ten Ways to Stop Gun Violence

  Gun violence takes many forms so solutions to the problems don’t lend themselves to “one size-fits-all” remedies. Here is our list of the top ten priorities for attacking the gun violence problem. Smart Guns Smart gun technologies, in which Smart guns, or personalized guns, are designed to be useless unless unlocked by radio signal […]

Domestic Violence Bill is Passed in the House. Thank You!‏

We are very pleased that HB 5054 An Act Protecting Victims of Domestic Violence was passed late last night by the Connecticut House of Representatives! The bill will save lives by requiring subjects of temporary restraining orders to surrender their firearms within 24 hours of service of the order. Women are at heightened risk when taking […]

Editorial from CAGV Communications Director Jonathan Perloe

“I still see those empty orange running shoes in my dreams. What those two bullets took away. I miss her.” These are the words a friend used to begin the story of his niece’s murder. Rebecca had just broken up with her then college boyfriend. He was a legally licensed gun owner. He didn’t have […]