Making North Carolina safe from gun violence through the education of the public about preventing gun violence, the enforcement of current gun laws, and the enactment of needed new laws

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Becky, NCGV · [email protected]
September 10, 2021 at 5:01 PM

Exciting new contract position!

  John, We have great news! North Carolinians Against Gun Violence is teaming up with Community Justice Action Fund to contract with an organizer in NC to work to get local sources of funding for new and existing violence interv…
Becky, NCGV Action Fund · [email protected]
September 8, 2021 at 4:00 PM

Support Our Campaign to Save NC’s Handgun Licensing System

  John, In case you missed it, great news last week: Gov. Cooper vetoed HB 398, which would  repeal our Pistol Purchase Permitting system! This is a huge victory for public safety in our state.  NCGV Acton Fund is working hard to en…
Becky, NCGV Action Fund · [email protected]
August 18, 2021 at 4:29 PM

*URGENT - 4pm Vote on Repeal of Background Checks on ALL Handgun Sales*

  URGENT UPDATE: HB 398, the repeal of the Pistol Purchase Permitting system, will be voted on today at 4pm! Take action now to stop this bill in the Senate. More information is below.    John, On May 5th, the North Carolina House…
Becky, NCGV · [email protected]
July 8, 2021 at 1:41 PM

EVENT Thursday, July 15 @ Noon - Funding for Community Violence Intervention Programs

  John, The Governor's Task Force for Racial Equity in Criminal Justice and the N.C. Association of County Commissioners are hosting three information sessions in July about American Rescue Plan (ARP) funding opportunities addressing …
Becky, NCGV · [email protected]
June 24, 2021 at 9:04 AM

Let’s work to end gun violence together

  John, At North Carolinians Against Gun Violence, we share your heartbreak over every firearm related death. Gun violence has long been a public health crisis, and the pandemic has only worsened the situation. 2020 was the most viole…
Becky, NCGV Action · [email protected]
June 21, 2021 at 9:00 AM

URGENT! Support Gov. Cooper's veto on SB 43!

  John, Governor Cooper vetoed NC Senate Bill 43! NEXT STEP: making sure NC lawmakers support his veto. SB 43 (1) makes it legal to carry a weapon onto school property when that property is connected with a religious place of worshi…
Becky and Sara, NCGV Action Fund · [email protected]
April 28, 2021 at 5:20 PM

TODAY - Save background checks on ALL handguns!

  HB 398, the repeal of NC's pistol purchase permitting system, was passed in the Rules committee today. Now it heads to the floor. We need as many people calling their own representatives to stop this bill. We have an easy way to make …
Becky, NCGV Action Fund · [email protected]
April 25, 2021 at 6:01 PM

Today's newspaper - Save background checks on ALL handgun sales!

  We appreciate that the News and Observer ran my op-ed today educating the public about the dangers of HB 398, the bill that would repeal our Pistol Purchase Permitting system. "If North Carolinians wake up five or 10 years from now …
Becky and Sara, NCGV Action Fund · [email protected]
April 21, 2021 at 8:54 PM

Take Action - We need to keep background checks on handguns!

  John, Urgent! Gun extremists in the NC General Assembly are trying to fast track the repeal of NC’s life-saving Pistol Purchase Permit (PPP) system. Repeal would put us in danger. Please contact your NC Representative now to stop Ho…
Becky, NCGV Action Fund · [email protected]
April 20, 2021 at 10:00 AM

Promoting the Safe Storage of Firearms

  John, Good news! The Firearm Safe Storage Awareness Initiative bill (H.B.427) was recently introduced in the NC House. This bill would launch a statewide firearm safe storage awareness initiative to educate the public about the impo…
Becky & Sara, NCGV Action Fund · [email protected]
April 9, 2021 at 6:30 PM

Building on Gun Violence Prevention Momentum

  John, You may know that President Biden has taken executive action to address the gun violence epidemic in America. This is unprecedented leadership. He is taking on requiring background checks and serial numbers on ghost guns, prod…
Becky & Sara, NCGV Action Fund · [email protected]
March 27, 2021 at 2:00 PM

This movement needs activists. This movement needs you.

    John, We've had 7 mass shootings in just 7 days in our country.[1] Five mass shootings in NC this year alone.[2] We don’t have to live like this. There is work you can do right now in North Car…
Becky, NCGV Action Fund · [email protected]
March 16, 2021 at 11:30 PM

We Need Your Help!

  John, North Carolinians Against Gun Violence Action Fund strongly opposes the Second Amendment Protection Act (H.B.134), passed on Thursday, March 11 by the NC House because it would legalize carrying concealed firearms at religious…
Becky & Sara, NCGV Action Fund · [email protected]
February 24, 2021 at 11:57 PM

URGENT! Contact Your State Senator to Protect School Children from Guns

    John, The NC Senate is fast-tracking a bill allowing guns at religious places of worship with associated schools. The bill, S.B. 43,1 just passed the Rules committee and is now headed to the Senate floor for consideration TOMORR…
Becky, NCGV Action Fund · [email protected]
February 22, 2021 at 8:06 PM

Take Action by Wed. - EMS Personnel Should Not be Armed!

    John, Did you know that some NC General Assembly members want to let EMS personnel carry concealed weapons while on duty with law enforcement? Unbelievable. A bill to do just that is set to be considered in the House Judiciary…
Becky and Sara, NCGV · [email protected]
February 2, 2021 at 10:00 AM

Lawmakers are back in Raleigh. Check out NCGV's 2021 policy priorities!

John, The NC General Assembly’s 2021 session has begun! NCGV will be closely monitoring all firearms-related bills and let you know when we need to act. Our 2021 legislative agenda is below. These policies are evidence-based, and have had bipartis…
Becky, NCGV Action Fund · [email protected]
January 18, 2021 at 3:52 PM

Stand up Against Extremism and Guns in NC!

    Say No to Extremism and Guns! According to an internal FBI bulletin, starting last week and running through at least Inauguration Day, armed protests are being planned at all 50 state…
Becky, NCGV · [email protected]
December 29, 2020 at 10:52 AM

Last Call to Support NCGV in 2020!

  John, As 2020 draws to a close, we are grateful to every one of you for helping North Carolinians Against Gun Violence’s work to make our state safer. Our work would be impossible without you. As our 2020 fundraising campaign ends, c…
Becky, NCGV · [email protected]
December 23, 2020 at 10:12 AM

2020 - A Year in Review for North Carolinians Against Gun Violence

  John, This year North Carolinians Against Gun Violence has been working hard all year at the local, state and national levels to prevent gun violence. We have had many successes that were made possible by our supporters …
Sara, NCGV · [email protected]
December 16, 2020 at 10:13 AM

The data are in. Now we need to act.

  John, North Carolinians Against Gun Violence today released a study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data finding that every day nearly 4 North Carolinians lose their life to firearm violence. The study foun…
Becky, NCGV · [email protected]
December 9, 2020 at 10:00 AM

We can't do it without you, John.

Make sure your gift is counted in 2020! Donations are matched DOLLAR FOR DOLLAR. Give now!   Before the year ends, leave your mark What's needed: $18,000 "I have personally benef…
Becky, NCGV · [email protected]
November 30, 2020 at 11:31 AM

Registration for NCGV’s Annual Meeting - Dec 8th from 7-8pm

  John, We hope that you had a good Thanksgiving. This is a friendly reminder about North Carolinians Against Gun Violence’s Annual Meeting that will take place on Tuesday, December 8th from 7-8pm. You need to register to get yo…
Becky and Sara, NCGV · [email protected]
November 4, 2020 at 1:44 AM

Join NCGV in Pledging to Protect NC Votes!

        John, In a working democracy, every vote counts, and every vote submitted correctly and on time must be counted. It’s up to all of us to ensure that North Carolin…
Becky, NCGV Action Fund · [email protected]
October 31, 2020 at 10:42 AM

NC Voters: Let’s Elect a Lt. Gov. Who Supports Gun Violence Prevention!

    IIf you haven't voted yet, you need to read Sara's email below about Yvonne Lewis Holley for Lt. Governor and check out and share this Facebook ad. This race is very close and could determine whether we can get positive pieces of …
Becky and Sara, NCGV · [email protected]
October 15, 2020 at 10:26 AM

Early Voting Starts Today! Help Get Out The Vote!

      John, TODAY is the first day of in-person Early Voting in North Carolina! NC’s One-Stop Early Voting period is Thursday, Oct. 15 – Saturday, Oct. 31. We expect many voters to use early voting this ye…
Becky, NCGV · [email protected]
October 4, 2020 at 11:47 PM

URGENT ALERT! Comment on Town of Cornelius’ Consideration of Concealed Carry Ban

    Tell the Town of Cornelius Mayor and Board of Commissioners to Ban Conceal Carry at Town Facilities! We have just learned that the town of Cornelius, NC, is considering b…
Becky and Sara, NCGV · [email protected]
September 30, 2020 at 2:24 PM

Make a Plan to Vote Today and Volunteer!

    John, Voting is underway in North Carolina! Many North Carolinians are voting by mail, and NC’s early voting period is starting soon. There are a variety of  options this year for voting safely and easily:…
Becky, NCGV · [email protected]
September 16, 2020 at 3:21 PM

Great News from Holly Springs & an Invite!

        John, Great news! Last night, the Holly Springs Town Council voted 3-2 to ban the open carrying of weapons on certain town properties. Between the two votes on th…
Becky and Sara, NCGV · [email protected]
September 15, 2020 at 4:09 PM

Let’s Help Get Out The Vote in North Carolina!

  John, The election is Tuesday, Nov. 3, only 49 days away! North Carolinians Against Gun Violence is partnering with Blueprint NC to call and text NC voters to help them make a voting plan. This year is particularly critical as…
Becky, NCGV · [email protected]
September 4, 2020 at 5:46 PM

UPDATE and Help Still Needed with Holly Springs Ban on Open Carry

Having trouble viewing this email? View it in your web browser Good news! The Holly Springs Ordinance to ban the open carrying of weapons on certain town properties passed the first vote 3-2. There were 211 comments in favor of the ban and 85 opposed. These comments…
Becky, NCGV · [email protected]
August 31, 2020 at 9:31 AM

TODAY by 5pm - Support Banning Open Carry on Town Property in Holly Springs!

Having trouble viewing this email? View it in your web browser Today is the day! We have the opportunity to ban open carry in another NC town but only if the Holly Springs Town Council hears from you by 5pm today that you support their proposed …
Becky, NCGV · [email protected]
August 23, 2020 at 12:01 PM

NCGV Virtual Events now FREE!

    Join us! For FREE! We understand that giant sucking sound we all hear is the approaching election. But addressing gun violence is still critically important. While we need money we als…
Becky, NCGV · [email protected]
August 19, 2020 at 9:01 AM

Exciting NCGV Virtual Events Next Week! Please Join!

    Join us! Gun violence is not going away in North Carolina, and it is only getting worse during the pandemic. We invite you to our special online fundraising events where you'll hear fr…
Becky, NCGV · [email protected]
August 12, 2020 at 9:00 AM

Join NCers Against Gun Violence for Online Fundraiser/Legislative Update!

    Join us! Gun violence is not going away in North Carolina, and it is only getting worse during the pandemic. We invite you to our special online fundraising events where you'll hear fr…
Becky, NCGV · [email protected]
July 9, 2020 at 6:01 PM

NC House Sustains Veto & Defeats the Second Amendment Protection Act!

NationBuilder John --  Great news! Yesterday we defeated H652, the Second Amendment Protection Act. Many thanks to our supporters and partner organizations for calling and emailing representatives to stop this dangerous bill. This is a big win for gun violence prevention in North Car…
Becky, NCGV · [email protected]
July 8, 2020 at 9:50 AM

Before 11am - New People to Contact to Sustain Gov. Cooper's veto

NationBuilder The vote on Governor Cooper's veto of the Second Amendment Protection Act, H652, is likely to be today at 11am.  We need you to call and email the following representatives now to stop this bill that endangers school children, teachers and people in emergency situations…
Becky, NCGV · [email protected]
July 7, 2020 at 8:30 AM

TODAY - Help Sustain Gov. Cooper’s Veto of H652, the Second Amendment Protection Act

NationBuilder The vote on Governor Cooper's veto of the Second Amendment Protection Act, H652, will happen tomorrow morning. We need you to call and email your Representative and Senator now to stop this dangerous bill that endangers school children and teachers, people in emergency…
Becky, NCGV · [email protected]
July 3, 2020 at 8:22 AM

Help Sustain Gov. Cooper’s Veto of H652, the Second Amendment Protection Act

NationBuilder John --  Great news! Yesterday, Gov. Cooper vetoed H652, the Second Amendment Protection Act, saying  “the bill allows guns on school property which threatens the safety of students and teachers.” We couldn’t agree more. To protect children, current state law prohibits …
Wes, NCGV · [email protected]
June 22, 2020 at 9:21 PM

Still time to act for gun safety in NC!

NationBuilder John?-- Quick update to our alert that we sent out earlier today. The Rules Committee meeting was postponed until tomorrow at 2:30pm. You still have time to call and email to make sure that our concealed carry weapons permitting system is not weakened and EMS workers can…
Wes, NCGV · [email protected]
June 22, 2020 at 3:59 PM

Act by 5pm today for gun safety in NC!

NationBuilder John --? Late yesterday, some members of the NC General Assembly gutted an unrelated bill and put in language that would: Weaken the concealed carry weapons permitting system by making it easier for someone to renew their permit without repeating a firearms safety and…
NCGV · [email protected]
June 5, 2020 at 4:20 PM

Today is Gun Violence Awareness Day

NationBuilder ? Today, on National Gun Violence Awareness Day, we #WearOrange to bring attention to the deadly intersection of racism, white supremacy, and gun violence in America, where Black people are 10 times more likely to die by gun homicide than white people. In 2018 in North …
Becky and Sara, NCGV · [email protected]
May 20, 2020 at 8:15 AM

Signature - Eat and Work in Peace at Subway

NationBuilder   John --  On May 9th, armed protestors marched through the streets of Raleigh and also ate a Subway. Pictures of them in the restaurant went viral. This is not what our state should make the national news for. We will not stand for these armed people intimating others …
Becky, NCGV · [email protected]
May 5, 2020 at 8:59 AM

Can you help us save lives?

NationBuilder   John --  We hope that COVID-19 has not affected you or your loved ones. Unfortunately, there is the potential that COVID-19’s impact on an unprecedented number of guns sold in the months of February and March will end in tragedy. Gun sales have surged in North Caroli…
Becky and Sara, NCGV · [email protected]
April 2, 2020 at 5:00 PM

Safe Gun Storage Critical Amidst Coronavirus

NationBuilder John --  The COVID-19 pandemic has confined families and individuals to their homes, creating considerable, widespread stress. Gun sales have surged in North Carolina, where gun retailers report increases of 5-10 times above normal March gun sales, especially for first…
Becky and Wesley, NCGV · [email protected]
March 19, 2020 at 9:00 AM

A Message from NCGV Regarding COVID 19 + Lisa Price Fundraiser Postponed

NationBuilder   John --  The staff and board of North Carolinians Against Gun Violence hope that you are doing well with your health and social distancing. We care about you. We are working at home and communicating via phone and video conferences. As you can likely guess, we are po…
Becky and Sara, NCGV · [email protected]
January 24, 2020 at 9:18 AM

Speak up to support our gun laws and oppose “Second Amendment Sanctuaries”

NationBuilder   John --  Did you know that at least 20 NC counties have passed Second Amendment Sanctuary resolutions? These resolutions declare or imply that state gun safety laws do not apply in their communities, with some going as far as refusing to enforce and dedicate tax-fund…
Becky and Sara, NCGV · [email protected]
January 2, 2020 at 9:30 AM

Thank you!

NationBuilder   John --  Happy New Year! It’s been another impactful year for North Carolinians Against Gun Violence. As we begin 2020, we take a moment to reflect on our work helping keep people throughout North Carolina safer from gun violence. This past year, NCGV: : Saved our s…
Becky and Sara, NCGV · [email protected]
December 31, 2019 at 1:51 PM

Do you want NC teachers armed?

NationBuilder When I was in middle school, we were locked down on what we believed was an active shooter. The fear was intense...teachers were calling their spouses and children to say goodbye. Now I think: what if the teacher had a loaded gun? A loaded gun in the room would have onl…
Becky and Sara, NCGV · [email protected]
December 28, 2019 at 9:30 AM

Help support NCGV's exciting 2020 outreach plans

John -- It has been a busy year for outreach at North Carolinians Against Gun Violence and I’m excited to share our work with you, and what it means for 2020! First, I want to thank you for your support of NCGV in 2019. Whether you are a new supporter or have been a part of this work for m…
Becky and Sara, NCGV · [email protected]
December 3, 2019 at 9:00 AM

Help create a safer NC this #GivingTuesday

John -- It’s GivingTuesday! North Carolinians Against Gun Violence has exciting plans for 2020 and can’t wait to get started!  With your help, we can keep growing our work across NC in 2020. This is a great time to give. A generous donor will match 100% of your donation up to $2,500 if you…