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 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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There is hope and it begins with you. Become an activist, learn about gun violence and educate others!

Latest News

Stop HB 178

May 06 2019

The Ohio House Federalism Committee is now considering HB 178 which will allow anyone over 21 years of age and not prohibited by law to…

Article from The Columbus Dispatch-Bill Sponsors: Ohioans have “God given rights” to carry guns

Apr 30 2019

By Randy Ludlow of The Columbus Dispatch. House Bill 178 would allow anyone age 21 or older, who is not prohibited by federal law from…

Guns, Lies, and Fear: Exposing the NRA’s Messaging Playbook

Apr 24 2019

The Center For American Progress has released a new report by their gun violence prevention team, the report was written by Rukmani Bhatia. The National…

Health Crisis

Apr 02 2019

Sadness and heartbreak On March 16th a Parkland High School recent graduate died by suicide. The following week, another student from Parkland took his own…

Senate Republicans Voice Support for Red Flag Laws, With Caveats

Mar 27 2019

Yesterday, in a rare display of bipartisanship the Senate Judiciary Committee seemed to offer their support for the growing movement among states to pass extreme…

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