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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 […]

CAGV 24th Anniversary Celebration/Fundraiser

CAGV 24th Anniversary Celebration/Fundraiser

DOCTORS ‘IN THEIR LANE’ SAVING LIVES The Coalition Against Gun Violence will hold its 24th Anniversary Celebration/Fundraiser on Sunday, September 29, at the historic Santa Barbara Club, 1135 Chapala Street from 2:30 until 5:30 pm. We will enjoy delicious hors d’oeuvres, food theme tables, wine and no-host bar, plus beverages and dessert. CAGV’s 24th Anniversary […]

WEAR ORANGE National Gun Violence Awareness Weekend June 7-9th

WEAR ORANGE National Gun Violence Awareness Weekend June 7-9th

PRESS CONFERENCE Friday • June 7 • Noon • De la Guerra Plaza. Wear Orange for National Gun Violence Awareness Day, June 7. The Coalition Against Gun Violence (CAGV), A Santa Barbara County Coalition, elected officials, #SBMomsDemandAction, Democratic Women of Santa Barbara County, CARP Growers and community organizations will gather in the spirit of honoring […]

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 […]

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