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Press Release: PAGV Joins Amicus Brief Opposing Injunction on ATF Ghost Gun Rule

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 11, 2022 PROSECUTORS AGAINST GUN VIOLENCE JOINS AMICUS BRIEF OPPOSING INJUNCTION ON ATF GHOST GUN RULE Texas Gun Kit Maker Filed Federal Lawsuit To Stop the Rule, Which Requires Manufacturers to Be Licensed, Do Background Checks and Put Serial Numbers on Parts; Is to Take Effect in August Prosecutors Against Gun … Continue reading Press Release: PAGV Joins Amicus Brief Opposing Injunction on ATF Ghost Gun Rule

Statement: PAGV Statement on Supreme Court Ruling on New York Concealed Carry Law

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 23, 2022 "Today’s Supreme Court decision overturning New York’s requirements for issuing a concealed carry permit puts the rights of those who want to carry a concealed firearm in public places squarely at odds with public safety concerns, and it jeopardizes law enforcement efforts to fight gun violence. We believe local jurisdictions … Continue reading Statement: PAGV Statement on Supreme Court Ruling on New York Concealed Carry Law

Press Release: ​PAGV Applauds Gun Legislation, Implores Senate To Go Further To Prevent Gun Violence

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 22, 2022 CONTACT: info@prosecutorsagv.org At last, we have bipartisan legislation to address the national crisis of gun violence, and we urge the Senate to pass it into law this week before Congress recesses. The modest new gun restrictions and important new funding for mental health and school security are common-sense approaches … Continue reading Press Release: ​PAGV Applauds Gun Legislation, Implores Senate To Go Further To Prevent Gun Violence

Statement From PAGV Co-Chairs on Robb Elementary School shooting in Uvalde, Texas

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 25, 2022 "Once again, as a nation, we mourn the massacre of children in a school. Again, the mass shooter is an 18-year-old who walked into a store and legally purchased two assault-style rifles and hundreds of rounds of ammunition, which he unleashed yesterday within a classroom at Robb Elementary School in … Continue reading Statement From PAGV Co-Chairs on Robb Elementary School shooting in Uvalde, Texas

Statement from PAGV Co-Chairs on California Shooting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 18, 2022 Joint Statement from PAGV Co-Chairs Bronx DA Darcel D. Clark and Santa Barbara County DA Joyce Dudley: "It is inconceivable that there could be two murderous hate crimes perpetrated in one weekend in America, but that is just what happened. "The shooting  at the Geneva  Presbyterian Church in Laguna Woods, CA … Continue reading Statement from PAGV Co-Chairs on California Shooting

Press Release: ​Prosecutors Against Gun Violence Ask Visa and Mastercard to End Use of Their Cards to Purchase “Ghost Gun” Parts Online

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 13, 2022 CONTACT: info@prosecutorsagv.org PROSECUTORS AGAINST GUN VIOLENCE ASK VISA AND MASTERCARD TO END USE OF THEIR CARDS TO PURCHASE “GHOST GUN” PARTS ONLINE       The national, non-partisan group Prosecutors Against Gun Violence (PAGV) has sent a letter to Visa and Mastercard requesting them to end their merchant relationships with online … Continue reading Press Release: ​Prosecutors Against Gun Violence Ask Visa and Mastercard to End Use of Their Cards to Purchase “Ghost Gun” Parts Online

Statement from PAGV Co-Chairs on Columbine High School Shooting Anniversary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 20, 2022 Joint Statement from PAGV Co-Chairs Bronx DA Darcel D. Clark and Santa Barbara County DA Joyce Dudley: Today marks 23 years since the massacre at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado. Two teens armed with semi-automatic pistols and shotguns held the school under siege for 49 minutes, firing 188 rounds of … Continue reading Statement from PAGV Co-Chairs on Columbine High School Shooting Anniversary

Statement from PAGV Co-Chairs on President Biden’s Announcement Regarding New Rule On Ghost Guns

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 12, 2022 Joint Statement from PAGV Co-Chairs Bronx DA Darcel D. Clark and Santa Barbara County DA Joyce Dudley: President Biden announced yesterday a significant step to stem the tide of proliferating “ghost guns,” which are firearms made from components purchased online and built at home, with no serial numbers so that … Continue reading Statement from PAGV Co-Chairs on President Biden’s Announcement Regarding New Rule On Ghost Guns