A Note to AGS Visitors


Americans for Gun Safety (AGS) and the AGS Foundation (AGSF) have been folded into Third Way, an organization founded and operated by the former AGS and AGSF management team.

For Third Way’s latest gun safety policy and message guidance, please visit our gun issues page. There you can also find reports produced by AGS in a special sub-category.

For current gun safety data and other information, we recommend the American Hunters and Shooters Association, the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, and Mayors Against Illegal Guns.

Press inquiries:
Matt Bennett, Vice President for Public Affairs
202.775.3768 x212

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Management Team

Ryan McConaghy

Deputy Director of the Economic Program

Ryan McConaghy, a native of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, graduated from American University in 2000 with a BA in Political Science and a minor degree in International Studies. He joined the office of Senator Charles E. Schumer (D-NY) as an intern in the fall of 1999 and progressed to the position of Legislative Assistant, working on energy policy, national defense issues, foreign affairs, agriculture, and other matters. In 2006 he served as Policy Director for Whitehouse for Senate during Sheldon Whitehouse’s successful campaign against Senator Lincoln Chafee in Rhode Island. Throughout the 110th Congress he served as the Legislative Director for Congressman John Hall (D-NY19), a freshman representative from New York’s Hudson Valley.

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