Everytown, Tennessee Moms Respond to Georgia Governor’s Veto of Guns on Campus Bill One Day After After Governor Haslam Allowed Guns on Campus to Become Law in Tennessee

Georgia Governor Deal Responded to Thousands of College Students, Professors, Law Enforcement and Everyday Georgians by Vetoing Guns on Campus Legislation; On Monday, Governor Haslam Allowed Tennessee’s Guns on Campus Bill to Become Law in Spite of Overwhelming Opposition from College Communities NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today responded to Georgia Governor Deal’s decision to veto legislation … [Read more...]

Everytown, Missouri Moms Criticize Legislation that Would Allow People to Carry Hidden, Loaded Handguns in Public Without a Permit or Safety Training

House Bill 1468, Which Was Heard in Senate Committee Today, Seeks to Allow Permitless Carry in Missouri JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today urged lawmakers to reject HB 1468, a bill that would dismantle Missouri’s concealed carry permitting system, allowing some violent criminals, certain repeat drug offenders and people with no firearms safety training to carry hidden, loaded handguns in public. … [Read more...]

Everytown, Georgia Moms Thank Governor Deal for Vetoing Bill Forcing Guns Onto College Campuses

For the Third Year in a Row, the Georgia Chapter of Moms Demand Action Stood with College Students, Faculty and Parents to Defeat NRA-Backed Bill to Put Guns on Campus Polling Shows that Georgians Overwhelmingly Oppose Guns on Campus ATLANTA – The Georgia chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today celebrated Governor Deal’s veto of H.B. 859, which would have forced Georgia’s public colleges and universities to allow guns on campus, … [Read more...]

Everytown, Tennessee Moms Denounce Governor Haslam’s Decision to Allow Guns on Campus Bill to Become Law

Governor Haslam Had Ten Days to Veto Guns on Campus Bill; He Has Indicated The Legislation Will Become Law Without His Signature Tennessee Will Become One of the Only States in the Country to Force Colleges and Universities to Allow Guns on Campus in Spite of Overwhelming Opposition from Students, Professors and Law Enforcement NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Tennessee chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today spoke out against Governor … [Read more...]

Everytown, Moms Demand Action Statements on President Obama’s Rollout of Executive Actions to Reduce Gun Violence

WASHINGTON– Following the White House announcement today on the latest rollout of President Obama’s executive action to reduce gun violence including a focus on smart gun technology, Everytown for Gun Safety and Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America released the statements below from Everytown President John Feinblatt and Moms Demand Action founder Shannon Watts. Today’s announcement included new government reports on grant funding, procurement standards, and R&D testing of smart guns, an … [Read more...]

Everytown, Missouri Moms Urge the Senate to Reject Attempt to Gut Missouri’s Concealed Carry Permitting System

Today: House Passed HB 1468, a Bill That Would Dismantle Missouri’s Concealed Carry Permitting System; 76 Percent of Missourians Oppose Permitless Concealed Carry JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today released the following statement urging the Missouri Senate to reject HB 1468, a bill that would effectively dismantle Missouri’s concealed carry permitting system, letting violent criminals, certain … [Read more...]

More than 300 Volunteers with the Minnesota Chapter of Moms Demand Action and the Everytown Survivor Network Joined Gun Owners, Law Enforcement and Faith Leaders at Lobby Day Rally in Support of Background Checks on All Gun Sales

SF 2493 Would Require Criminal Background Checks on All Gun Sales, Keep Guns Out of the Hands of Dangerous People, and Save Lives; Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing on SF 2493 Today 82 Percent of Minnesotans Support Background Checks on All Gun Sales; Legislation Supported by Law Enforcement, Faith Leaders, County Attorneys, and Many More Community Leaders ST. PAUL, Minn. – More than 300 volunteers with the Minnesota chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America and the Everytown … [Read more...]

Everytown, Ohio Moms Respond to Mass Shooting in Pike County that Killed Seven Family Members, Including Several Children

Shooting is at Least Seventh Mass Killing in 2016 – and at Least the 147th Since 2009 Everytown Research (And Visuals) on Gun Violence by the Numbers Available Here COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today responded to reports of a mass shooting in Pike County that killed seven family members, including several children. According to Everytown research, this would be at least the seventh mass shootings – in … [Read more...]

Everytown, New Hampshire Moms Denounce State Legislators for Passing Dangerous Gun Bill

Bill Would Allow Individuals Without Permits to Carry Loaded, Hidden Guns in Public CONCORD, N.H. – The New Hampshire chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today denounced state senators for passing House Bill 582, legislation that would make it easier for dangerous people to carry hidden, loaded guns in public without a permit. The legislation would roll back longstanding laws that require those carrying concealed weapons to first obtain … [Read more...]

Everytown, Missouri Moms Respond to Shooting at Washington University in St. Louis

Washington University Campus Shooting is 16th School Shooting in 2016; 176th School Shooting Since 2013 Everytown Research (And Visuals) on Gun Violence by the Numbers Available Here ST. LOUIS – The Missouri chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today responded to reports of a shooting on Washington University’s Danforth campus that injured a woman. The Missouri legislature is currently considering HB 2698 and SB589, a bill that would … [Read more...]