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

Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin

Mar 14 2019

On Monday March 11 Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin signed a bill that allows permit-less carry. The law would allow individuals to carry a concealed firearm…

Judiciary Committee to hold gun control hearing on March 26 2019

Mar 13 2019

The chairman of the Judiciary Committee, Senator Lindsey Graham told CNN last week that his committee will hold a hearing later this month regarding gun…

HR8 Background Check Vote

Feb 22 2019

IMPORTANT PROGRESS : Last week the U.S.House of Representatives sent bills on background checks to the full house for votes that are expected next week….

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…

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