Advocating for your right to be free from gun violence

Independent, genuine, grassroots gun violence prevention since 1995.

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Ohio Coalition
Against Gun Violence

What We Do

Ohio Coalition Against Gun Violence (OCAGV) continues to be the state’s recognized resource organization for current information regarding gun violence and gun related legislation.

The Coalition monitors current developments at the national and state level and provides statewide education on non-violence and safety for children and families.

The Coalition works with other organizations and individuals to facilitate data collection and community solutions and to support public health recognition of the gun violence problem.

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Read the latest updates on gun violence prevention at the local, state, and national level. Find out what our lawmakers are doing.

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Latest News

Preemption, Stand Your Ground , Affirmative defense

Dec 07 2018

Press Release   12-7-18 Gun Owners Win at our Expense December 7, 2018: By passing HB228 the Ohio Legislators are once again taking the rights of…

Action needed to stop ‘Stand Your Ground’

Nov 29 2018

The Ohio House recently passed HB 228. It is an extreme version of a “Stand Your Ground” law that will make our communities less safe…

Giving Tuesday – Day of giving

Nov 26 2018

   #Giving Tuesday is a global giving movement that has been built by individuals, families, organizations, businesses and communities in countries around the world. Millions of…

Stand Your Ground

Nov 16 2018

House Bill 228 – Stand Your Ground, preemption, reduced penalties…. House Bill 228 passed the House in Ohio on 11-14-18. Many legislators gave speeches opposing…

Concert Across America

Oct 27 2018

The Concert Across America to End Gun Violence this year took place in Cleveland and Cincinnati, both were a success! We would like to thank…

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