By Steve Ahlquist on February 14, 2017
Representative Teresa Tanzi has introduced legislation that seeks to protect the victims of domestic abuse by taking firearms out of the hands of abusers.
Posted in Domestic Violence, Featured, Gun Control, Health Care, Rhode Island | Tagged Deborah DeBare, domestic violence, Everytown for Gun Safety, Jennifer Smith Boylan, Jerry Belair, Protect Rhode Island Families Act, Rhode Island, Rhode Island Chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Rhode Island Coalition Against Gun Violence, RICADV, RICAGV, Teresa Tanzi | Leave a response
By Steve Ahlquist on May 20, 2016
In the case of ethics reform, it took a disaster to change Speaker Nicholas Mattiello’s mind. Is the Speaker waiting for another kind of disaster to occur before he gets behind common sense gun reform?
Posted in Activism, Civil Rights, Domestic Violence, Education, Events, Featured, Gun Control, News, Photos, Rhode Island, Video | Tagged aaron regunberg, Edie Ajello, Jerry Belair, Nicholas Mattiello, Rhode Island Coalition Against Gun Violence, RICAGV | 1 Response
By Steve Ahlquist on April 28, 2016
The RICAGV (Rhode Island Coalition Against Gun Violence) held their second annual rally outside the State House, reaffirming their support for three critical pieces of legislation that would ban guns on school grounds, take guns away from domestic abusers and limit magazine capacity to ten rounds. The General Assembly has shown little appetite for these […]
Posted in Events, Featured, Gun Control, Health Care, News, Rhode Island, State House, Video | Tagged frank lombardi, Jerry Belair, Rhode Island Coalition Against Gun Violence, RICAGV, Stephen Archambault | 2 Responses
By Steve Ahlquist on January 22, 2016
What has to change in Rhode Island before common sense gun legislation can be passed? Mattiello has an A+ (100 percent) rating with the National Rifle Association (NRA). Senate President M Teresa Paiva-Weed has an A (93 percent) rating from the NRA.
Posted in Civil Rights, Corporate Greed, Featured, Gun Control, National News, News, Rhode Island, State House | Tagged Frank Saccoccio, Jerry Belair, M. Teresa Paiva-Weed, National Rifle Association, Nicholas Mattiello, NRA, Rhode Island Coalition Against Gun Violence | 7 Responses
By Steve Ahlquist on March 19, 2014
Jerry Belair, president of the Rhode Island Coalition Against Gun Violence asked the following question, “Rhode Island law limits the number of rounds to five when hunting deer. Rhode Island law limits the number of rounds to three when hunting ducks. If we can limit the number of rounds in a firearm to protect dear […]