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CAP report attributes Wisconsin’s dramatic increase in gun-related violence to Concealed Carry

Sep 02 2021

The Center for American Progress explores a Wisconsin law from 2011 that allowed concealed carry with a permit from the state — and minimal eligibility…

New AAP report: the number of hospital visits of children with gun injuries increased nearly 40% in 2020

Aug 17 2021

A study just published in Pediatrics, the Journal of the American Pediatric Society, reports on this issue. “The combination of unparalleled firearm sales, heightened social…

Watch President Biden at his Town Hall in Cincinnati Tonight

Jul 21 2021

OCAGV was contacted by CNN last week about representation at President Joe Biden’s town hall in Cincinnati tonight, an event that is by invitation only….

A holiday celebration marred by even more gun violence!

Jul 07 2021

The July 4th holiday weekend was anything but peaceful in many Ohio cities, with at least 26 separate reported incidents of gun violence, resulting in…

Register for “A Conversation with John Woodrow Cox: Children Under Fire” webinar

Jun 09 2021

OCAGV shares the following information on an upcoming free webinar, “A Conversation with John Woodrow Cox: Children Under Fire” on Tuesday, June 15 at 1:00…

Guns are the problem

Jun 04 2021

CNN reports a “23% uptick in deaths from gun violence this year.” You can read the full story, “The US has a problem with guns,”…

An estimated 550,000 Americans were put in hospital from gun injuries during 2000 to 2016, according to study

May 05 2021

Study conducted by Rand Corp. also indicates annual related health-care spending of $2.8 billion

Seven in Ten Americans say Gun Violence and Mass Shootings are a Crisis or Major Issue

May 03 2021

A recent study states that “Even among gun owners, 58% say it is a ‘crisis’ or ‘major issue’; among non-gun owners, 77% say the same.”

The Biden-Harris administration announce their steps to address the Gun Violence Public Health Epidemic

Apr 09 2021

Six initial actions are planned, many of which will be in place within 30 to 60 days, according to this report.

Federal Appeals Court Rules that States can Restrict Open Carry of Firearms

Mar 25 2021

Judges on the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled 7-4, with one judge writing “There is no right to carry arms openly in public;…

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