Advocating for your right to be free from gun violence

The Ohio Coalition Against Gun Violence is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, working to prevent gun violence through education, advocacy and public awareness.

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Ohio Coalition
Against Gun Violence

What We Do

The Ohio Coalition Against Gun Violence (OCAGV) is the state’s recognized resource on current information regarding gun violence and gun related legislation.
The Coalition monitors current developments at the national and state levels and provides statewide education on non-violence and safety for children and families.
The Coalition works with other organizations and individuals to facilitate community solutions and 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

“Non Violence is a way of life for courageous people” MLK

May 29 2020

 Dear friends, This week has been another heart breaker.  New numbers of Covid patients and deaths and a new part of the virus that is…

The ongoing relationship between suicide by gun and COVID-19

May 25 2020

Source: Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence Firearm Suicide and COVID-19 Mitigating Risk During a Pandemic The following memo outlines what the current research says about…

Study shows that health professionals can help reduce suicide by gun through screening and prevention

May 21 2020

Researchers at The Ohio State University release a report on how physicians can help reduce suicide by firearm, “The Firearm Suicide Crisis: Physicians Can Make…

Letter to Governor DeWine

Apr 18 2020

Due to the rise in gun violence and the increase in gun purchases during this pandemic we asked Ohio leaders to address the public health…

Shoot This, Not That

Apr 01 2020

WATCH: ‘Shoot This, Not That’ Cincinnati TV station WKRC12 shares the story of 21 young survivors of gun violence through a compelling special segment which…

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