Isla Vista 5th Anniversary Shooting Commemoration

Isla Vista 5th Anniversary Shooting Commemoration

Five years ago on May 23, 2014, our community lost six innocent lives, thirteen others were wounded and thousands of UCSB students were traumatized as vigils were held daily while the entire community of Santa Barbara grieved. Now this senseless act of violence will always be with us.   There were gaps in the system […]

CAGV Anonymous Gun Buyback June 15, 2019

CAGV Anonymous Gun Buyback June 15, 2019

This year the Coalition Against Gun Violence celebrates its 24th anniversary, and we are proud to present our 5th Annual Anonymous Gun Buyback on Saturday, June 15th at Earl Warren Show Grounds, 8 am – Noon. (updated 6/10/2019)In the past four years CAGV has held very successful Gun Buybacks and removed over 1200 firearms from […]

TAKE ACTION! Call Your Legislative Reps to Support These Bills:

TAKE ACTION! Call Your Legislative Reps to Support These Bills:

The Coalition Against Gun Violence is asking our supporters to call and support these 6 bills below: • SB 55 (Jackson) Individuals who have committed two offenses driving under the influence of alcohol or other substances within a three-year period will not be able to purchase a firearm for 10 years. This bill is about […]

H.R. 1236 Extreme Risk Protection Order Act

H.R. 1236 Extreme Risk Protection Order Act

  Lawmakers push bill to separate individuals threatening violence or suicide from firearms. On Feb 14th, Congressman Salud Carbajal (CA24), Congressman Ted Deutch (FL-22), Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01) and Congressman Don Beyer (VA-08) introduced the Extreme Risk Protection Order Act. The bipartisan bill encourages states to allow family members or law enforcement officials to petition […]

Violence Policy Center's New Report: Hispanic/Latino Firearm Victimization In California

Violence Policy Center’s New Report: Hispanic/Latino Firearm Victimization In California

Violence Policy Center‘s new report: “Lethal Hispanic/Latino Firearm Victimization in California” was provided for by a grant from HopeAndHealFund.Org in 2018. This comprehensive report offers the most recent data available on Latino homicide and suicide victimization in California, and the role played by firearms. With California having the largest Latino population in the country, this […]

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