Everytown, North Carolina Moms Demand Action, Mayors and Gun Violence Survivors Rally at General Assembly Against Repeal of Life-Saving Background Checks

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Everytown, North Carolina Moms Announce TV Ads Opposing Background Check Repeal to Air Across the State Next Week H. 562 Would Repeal Background Check Requirement For Handgun Sales In North Carolina, Defy Support of 87 Percent of North Carolinians RALEIGH, N.C. – The North Carolina chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, rallied today at the General Assembly in opposition to H. 562, which would repeal North Carolina’s requirement that all … [Read more...]

Everytown and Nebraska Moms Release Poll Showing Majority of Nebraskans Oppose Bills Allowing Guns on Campus, Guns in Bars and Stripping Local Authority

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Nebraska Chapter Volunteers Host Advocacy Day in Lincoln Calling for Common-Sense Gun Legislation LINCOLN — As the Nebraska chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, heads to the State Capitol today to meet with lawmakers, the organization released a new poll conducted by SurveyUSA on behalf of Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund showing that 67 percent of likely Nebraska voters oppose allowing guns in bars and 68 percent oppose concealed … [Read more...]

NRA Defeated Again: Everytown and Moms Demand Action Victory in Oregon Marks 18th State to Require Life-Saving Criminal Background Checks on All Handgun Sales

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Gun Sense Victory in Oregon Just the Latest Defeat for The NRA This Legislative Season; Everytown and Moms Defeating Gun Lobby Priorities Including Guns in Schools and Permitless Carry Bills Across the Country SALEM, Ore. – Everytown for Gun Safety and the Oregon chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America today applauds the Oregon State House’s passage of Senate Bill 941, legislation to require criminal background checks on all handgun sales. This victory, just six months after … [Read more...]

Everytown and Moms Demand Action Release #NotAnAccident Index and Launch “Be SMART” Campaign to Reduce Unintentional Child Shootings

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Melissa Joan Hart, Actor, Director and Mom Featured in Be SMART Video Joins Gun Violence Survivors, Gun Owners, Moms at National Press Club in Washington DC Washington, DC -- At the start of Mother’s Day week, Everytown for Gun Safety and Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America today released the #NotAnAccident Index and interactive map, a first-of-its-kind tracking of unintentional shootings by children, and launched Be SMART, a new public education campaign asking gun owners and … [Read more...]

New Hampshire Moms, Gun Violence Survivors Condemn Legislature for Passing Permitless Carry Legislation, Applaud Governor Hassan for Expected Veto

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New Polling Shows 73 Percent of Granite Staters Support Existing Concealed Carry Permit System; Gun Violence Survivors, Moms Met with Governor Hassan Today Ahead of House Passage of SB 116 To Discuss Their Opposition to the Legislation Concord, NH -- The New Hampshire chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today condemns the legislature for passing SB 116, legislation that repeals the permit requirement for carrying concealed, loaded … [Read more...]

Everytown, Missouri Moms Release New Poll Showing Missourians Don’t Want Felons to Own Guns, Strongly Oppose Concealed Carry Without a Permit

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HB 1220: 63 Percent of Missourians Say Felons Should Not Be Allowed to Own Guns; HB 1250: 76 Percent Oppose Changing Law to Allow Concealed Carry Without Permit Jefferson City, MO -- Ahead of today’s House Select Judiciary Committee hearing on HB 1220, Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund and the Missouri chapter of Moms Demand Action released new polling of likely voters in Missouri (available here) that indicates broad opposition to allowing felons to own guns (HB 1220) and to allowing … [Read more...]

Another NRA Defeat: Everytown, Florida Moms Demand Action Celebrate Victory Over Gun Lobby’s Dangerous Guns in Schools Bill

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Coalition of Moms, Students, Educators, Law Enforcement, and Other Floridians Defeats Six Dangerous Bills That Would Have Allowed Guns in K-12 Schools, Forced Guns onto College Campuses Everytown, Florida Moms Demand Action Celebrate Victorious Campaign to Defeat Bills Through Calls and Emails to Legislators, Rallies, and Television Ads Tallahassee, FL -- The Florida Chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today released the following … [Read more...]

Rhode Island Mayors Against Illegal Guns Release Letter in Support of Legislation to Keep Guns Away from Domestic Abusers

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Mayors of Central Falls, North Providence, Pawtucket, Providence, and Warwick Sign Letter Urging Lawmakers to Pass S. 503 and H. 5655 Poll Shows Overwhelming Majority of Rhode Islanders Back Legislation, Which Will Prohibit Domestic Abusers from Possessing Guns Providence, RI -- The Rhode Island coalition of Mayors Against Illegal Guns—a national coalition of mayors which, together with Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, formed Everytown for Gun Safety last year—today released a … [Read more...]

Another Loss for Gun Lobby, Victory for Public Safety as Governor Bullock Vetoes Final Dangerous Gun Bill

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Everytown for Gun Safety and Montana Moms Applaud Governor Bullock’s Veto of House Bill 533; Veto Comes After Numerous Dangerous Gun Bills Were Rejected with Bi-Partisan Opposition in the House 83 Percent of Montanans Support Requiring a Permit to Carry Concealed Handguns in Public Everytown for Gun Safety and the Montana chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America today released the following statement applauding the defeat of numerous dangerous gun bills in Montana as … [Read more...]

Everytown, Tennessee Moms Disappointed in Governor Haslam’s Contradictions as He Signs Guns in Parks Bill While Also Expressing Public Safety Concerns; Other Dangerous Gun Bills Defeated

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House Bill 995 Will Compromise the Safety of Children by Forcing All Tennessee Public Parks to Allow Guns Everytown for Gun Safety and the Tennessee chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America today expressed deep disappointment over Governor Haslam’s decision to sign House Bill 995 into law, legislation that forces all Tennessee towns and cities to allow guns in their parks and recreation areas. HB 995 eliminates local officials’ authority to make public safety decisions aimed at … [Read more...]