Tennessee Moms Demand Action and Everytown Denounce Committee Votes on Dangerous Gun Bills That Would Threaten Public Safety in Tennessee

H.B. 508 and S.B. 445 Would Allow Out-of-State Special Interests Groups to Sue Tennessee Cities That Enforce or Adopt Local Solutions to Gun Violence, at Taxpayers’ Expense NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Tennessee chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today released the following statement after both the Senate Judiciary Committee and House Civil Justice Subcommittee voted to advance a dangerous pair of bills (S.B. 445 and H.B. 508) that allow … [Read more...]

Florida Moms Demand Action, Everytown Criticize House Judiciary Committee Passage of Three Dangerous Gun Bills

House Bill 245 Will Effectively Require Stand Your Ground Defendants to be Convicted Twice, Once in Front of a Judge And Again in Front of a Jury House Bill 779 Would Functionally Legalize The Open Carry of Handguns Throughout The State; House Bill 849 Would Allow Guns in Private K-12 Schools and Private Colleges in Florida TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - The Florida chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today released the statement below … [Read more...]

Maryland Moms Demand Action and Everytown Statement on Shooting Death of Transgender Woman in Baltimore

Alphonza Watson Is At Least the Eighth Trans Woman Killed Nationwide This Year and the Seventh Trans Woman to be Shot and Killed Nationwide This Year; All Have Been Trans Women of Color BALTIMORE – Today the Maryland chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released a statement following the shooting death of Alphonza Watson. Early Wednesday morning, Watson was found with a gunshot wound to her stomach and died shortly thereafter at Johns … [Read more...]

Virginia Tech Survivor, Maryland Resident and Everytown Survivor Network Member Colin Goddard Urges Maryland Legislators to Act on Domestic Violence Legislation

Senate Bill 727 and House Bill 1424 Would Require Convicted Domestic Abusers to Turn in Their Guns; Goddard Sets One Week Deadline for Legislators To Get Bill Onto Floor ANNAPOLIS, Md.—Colin Goddard, a survivor of the Virginia Tech shooting and member of the Everytown Survivor Network, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today urged members of the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee and House Judiciary Committee to move Senate Bill 727 and House Bill 1424 out of their respective committees … [Read more...]

Arkansas Moms Demand Action, Everytown Condemn Governor Hutchinson’s Decision To Sign A Bill That Will Force Colleges to Allow Guns on Campus and Also Allow Concealed Handguns at Sporting Events, Bars and Airports

Additionally, the Bill Will Force Public Buildings and Parks to Allow Guns, and Also Allow People to Carry Hidden, Loaded Guns in Crowded Places Such as Sporting Events, Bars and Airports LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – The Arkansas chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today released the statement below in response to Governor Hutchinson signing HB 1249 into law, a bill that will force Arkansas’ public colleges and universities to allow anyone with a … [Read more...]

South Carolina Moms Demand Action, Everytown Criticize House Judiciary Committee Vote Advancing Dangerous Permitless Carry Bill

H.B. 3930 Would Allow People to Carry Loaded Handguns in Public Without a Permit or Firearm Safety Training and Force South Carolina To Automatically Recognize Concealed Carry Permits From Every Other State COLUMBIA, S.C. - The South Carolina chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today criticized the House Judiciary Committee vote advancing H.B. 3930, legislation that would dismantle South Carolina’s concealed handgun permitting system, … [Read more...]

Everytown, North Dakota Moms Demand Action Criticize Senate Passage of Legislation That Would Dismantle State’s Concealed Carry Permit Requirement

Despite Polling Showing Wide Opposition, Senators Pass House Bill 1169, Which Would Allow Dangerous People and People with No Firearms Safety Training to Carry Hidden, Loaded Handguns Throughout North Dakota Bill Now Heads to the Governor’s Desk BISMARCK, N.D. — The North Dakota chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today released the following statement after the North Dakota Senate passed House Bill 1169, a permitless carry bill that … [Read more...]

Maryland Moms Demand Action, Everytown Urge Legislators to Pass Life-Saving Gun Safety Legislation Before End of Session

Senate Bill 727 and House Bill 1424 Would Require Convicted Domestic Abusers to Turn in Their Guns; Moms Demand Action Volunteers Have Spent Entire Session Urging Legislators to Pass These Bills Currently in Committee ANNAPOLIS, Md.—The Maryland chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today urged members of the Senate Judiciary Proceedings Committee and House Judiciary Committee to move House Bill 1424 and Senate Bill 727 out of their … [Read more...]

North Dakota Moms Demand Action, Everytown Respond After Senate Committee Recommends Passing Reckless Bill That Would Eliminate State’s Concealed Carry Permit Requirement

HB 1169 Would Allow Dangerous People and People with No Firearms Safety Training to Carry Hidden, Loaded Handguns Throughout North Dakota Senate Committee Voted 4-2 Today to Recommend Passage Despite Polling Showing 85 Percent of State’s Residents Support Permit Requirement BISMARCK, N.D. — The North Dakota chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today released the following statement after the Senate Judiciary Committee of the North Dakota … [Read more...]

Gorsuch a Gamechanger on Guns? Not So Fast.

In the seven years since the Senate last held confirmation hearings for a Supreme Court nominee, courts across the country have repeatedly backed sensible gun laws. In the process, they have again and again rejected the NRA leadership's extremist agenda – one that leaves no room for reasonable restrictions like background checks and that is increasingly inconsistent with Justice Scalia's landmark ruling in DC v. Heller. The NRA's leadership is spending heavily to pressure the Senate to … [Read more...]