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CAGV Celebrates 19 Years

CAGV Celebrates 19 Years

On Sunday, April 6, 2014, CAGV is proud to celebrate its 19th Anniversary as the only gun control organization on the Central Coast. 

CAGV & SB POLICE JOIN TOGETHER FOR GUN BUYBACK

CAGV & SB POLICE JOIN TOGETHER FOR GUN BUYBACK

I HAVE A DREAM

I HAVE A DREAM

by Anastasia Fenkner I have a dream that one day all people in this nation will enjoy life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. I have a dream that one day in the woods of Connecticut the victims of gun violence and the supporters of gun rights can walk arm and arm. I have a [...]

DOES A GUN IN THE HOME MAKE A WOMAN SAFER?

DOES A GUN IN THE HOME MAKE A WOMAN SAFER?

Statistics and studies suggest owning a firearm could make a household more vulnerable NOT safer.  The fact is, not a single study to date has shown that the risk of any crime including burglary, robbery, home invasion, or spousal abuse against a female is decreased through gun ownership. Though there are examples of women using [...]

FACEBOOK & FACEBOOK-OWNED INSTAGRAM GUN SALES FACE PRESSURE FROM GUN CONTROL ADVOCATES

FACEBOOK & FACEBOOK-OWNED INSTAGRAM GUN SALES FACE PRESSURE FROM GUN CONTROL ADVOCATES

CAGV Annual Luncheon: You’re Invited

CAGV Annual Luncheon: You’re Invited

Sunday, April 6, 11:30 am
The Santa Barbara Club

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Saturday, December 14th – Remember & Recommit

Saturday, December 14th – Remember & Recommit

Safety in Our Homes, Schools and Community

Safety in Our Homes, Schools and Community

The Coalition Against Gun Violence is proud to announce its next community-wide town hall forum, “SAFETY IN OUR HOMES, SCHOOLS & COMMUNITY” Thursday, October 17th • 6:30-8:30pm • Faulkner Gallery, Downtown Santa Barbara Library

Concealed Carry Laws Drive Gun Industry Profits

Concealed Carry Laws Drive Gun Industry Profits

Since the death of Trayvon Martin, focus has been on Florida’s 2005 “Stand-Your- Ground” law and its affect in communities. The reality is two laws are involved: 1) lax concealed weapons laws in Florida allowed Zimmerman to carry a weapon; 2) “Stand-Your-Ground” enabled a vigilante aggressive attitude. Both of these laws have been enacted in [...]

Dream Defenders Stand Their Ground

Dream Defenders Stand Their Ground

Florida: On July 16, three days after George Zimmerman’s acquittal in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, a group of student activists called Dream Defenders streamed into the governor’s suite to hold a sit-in. Encamped there since then, they are demanding changes to Florida’s self-defense laws, specifically the Stand-Your-Ground provision, and to the way minorities [...]