Giving Compass' Take:

• New York state recently passed a new package of six gun control bills - the most since the Sandy Hook shootings in 2012. 

• Gun control is still a polarized issue, how can donors help drive support to this issue? Will this inspire other states to pass new gun control laws as well? 

Here's how to take action on gun control. 


Once again running ahead of Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, the New York State Senate and Assembly passed a new package of six gun control bills on Tuesday, ranging from tweaks to current laws to the controversial Red Flag law.

At a news conference on Tuesday morning, Gov. Cuomo said the changes are part of the same push as the SAFE Act, New York's strict gun control law passed in 2013 after the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.

"Obviously we were right, sometimes history irrefutably bears out your actions."

Gov. Cuomo reiterated his support for the Red Flag law, which allows for extreme risk orders of protection from a judge to temporarily remove firearms from someone deemed a threat to themselves or others.

Read the full article about New York passing first major gun control package since Sandy Hook shootings by Abraham Kenmore at Governing Magazine