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CAGV Statement On America's Mass Shootings

CAGV Statement On America’s Mass Shootings

CAGV Calls for Meaningful Action Now! #HonorWithAction by Toni Wellen, CAGV Chair & Co-Founder Saturday, August 3, 2019, 20 people in El Paso were killed and 26 injured with an AK-47-style assault weapon in a heinous act of domestic terrorism at a Walmart where 3000 people were shopping. The shooter told investigators he wanted to […]

DOCTORS ‘IN THEIR LANE’ SAVING LIVES

DOCTORS ‘IN THEIR LANE’ SAVING LIVES

“DOCTORS ‘IN THEIR LANE’ SAVING LIVES” by Toni Wellen, CAGV Co-Founder & Chair In response to a November 2018 Position Paper from the American College of Physicians (ACP) “Reducing Firearm Injuries and Deaths in the United States” the NRA – National Rifle Association tweeted to the medical profession, “Someone should tell self-important anti-gun doctors to […]

Message From CAGV Chair Toni Wellen

DEAR CAGV MEMBERS & SUPPORTERS: We can all feel the cries of people standing in deep sorrow against gun violence, but must it only happen after being faced with the lifelong traumatic impacts of lives lost senselessly to gun violence? People are saying, “we don’t want prayers, sympathy or tears, we want action.” It has […]

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 […]

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