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New York

New York is a national leader in gun violence prevention. From background checks on all gun sales, to a strong Extreme Risk law, to laws to disarm domestic abusers, to police reform laws and strong permit systems for the purchase and carry of handguns, New York has enacted some of the strongest gun laws in the country.

939 In an average year, 939 people die by guns in New York. More at EveryStat.
#2 in the country for Gun Law Strength. See why.

To become a safer state, New York must invest in the effective implementation of these laws, and in fighting the ongoing crisis of daily gun violence in cities across the state.

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Rise Up Rochester Awarded $50,000 Innovation Grant from the Everytown Community Safety Fund to Sustain Critical Gun Violence Prevention Work in Rochester

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