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

The Trace: Since Parkland

Feb 12 2019

For the past several months, The Trace has been supporting teen reporters from across the country as they have worked together to collect information on…

Father Marty Donnelly

Jan 31 2019

Father Marty,  friend and founding member of OCAGV,  died on January 27th, 2019. In 1995 he brought the community together because of his concern for…

Senators Introduce Assault Weapons Ban

Jan 15 2019

On January 9th, Senators introduced the Assault Weapons Ban of 2019. This is an updated bill that bans the sale, transfer, manufacture and importation of…

H.R. 8 background checks for all

Jan 09 2019

Good news ! After many years of working to take this step to prevent gun violence we are finally seeing progress.  It is a small…

What they did

Dec 27 2018

The Ohio House and Senate have voted to override Governor Kasich’s veto on HB 228 ! OCAGV is disappointed in this vote that gives more rights to…

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