Statement from Montana Chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America in Response to Markus Kaarma Guilty Verdict

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In response to today’s guilty verdict in the Markus Kaarma case, the Montana Chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America released the statement below from Montana volunteer Julia Starrett. “Today justice prevailed over senseless and unnecessary gun violence with the guilty verdict in the Kaarma trial. Seventeen-year-old Diren Dede's death did not have to happen – and we know that unfortunately, there are laws on the books that embolden people like Mr. Kaarma to shoot first and … [Read more...]

NRA Defeat: Everytown Statement on Confirmation of Surgeon General Vivek Murthy

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Everytown for Gun Safety released the following statement today from President John Feinblatt in response to the U.S. Senate’s confirmation of Dr. Vivek Murthy to the position of United States Surgeon General. “The United States Senate today stood up to the gun lobby by confirming Dr. Vivek Murthy as our country’s next surgeon general – an important step forward in addressing gun violence in our country as a public health problem. “But this is about more than just the confirmation of … [Read more...]

Pennsylvania Chapter of Moms Demand Action Statement in Response to Montgomery County Shooting Spree

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In response to reports of a mass shooting today in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania the Pennsylvania Chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America released the statement below. While details of today’s events are still unfolding, local news is reporting at least six people have been shot and killed in three locations across Montgomery County. Officials believe the victims have a ‘familial relationship’ with the reported gunman who has been identified as Bradley William Stone. He is … [Read more...]

Ohio Moms Condemn Passage of Dangerous Gun Legislation, Urge Governor Kasich to Veto HB 234

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HB 234, Passed Today by Ohio’s Legislature, Would Weaken Firearm Training Requirements, Allow Anyone with Permit from Another State to Carry a Concealed, Loaded Gun in Ohio In response to the Ohio legislature’s passage of H.B. 234 – legislation that would weaken firearm training requirements for Ohio concealed carry permits and allow other states to set the standards for who can carry loaded guns in public in Ohio – the Ohio Chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America released the … [Read more...]

Two Years Since Newtown: Everytown and Moms Demand Action Release Report on Nearly 100 School Shootings and Advertisement on Lockdown Culture in American Schools

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Report Reveals California Suffered 4 School Shootings Since Newtown – One of the Highest Rates in the Study In K-12 Shootings with Known Firearm Source, Nearly Two-Thirds of Minors Obtained Gun From Home; More than a Third of Incidents Involved Escalation of an Argument Senators Blumenthal and Murphy, Congressmen Thompson and Himes, Congresswoman Esty and School Shooting Survivors Join Everytown and Moms in Washington to Call for Action to Prevent Gun Violence; … [Read more...]

Two Years Since Newtown: Everytown and Moms Demand Action Release Report on Nearly 100 School Shootings and Advertisement on Lockdown Culture in American Schools

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Report Reveals Tennessee Suffered 8 School Shootings Since Newtown – Tied for #2 in Nation In K-12 Shootings with Known Firearm Source, Nearly Two-Thirds of Minors Obtained Gun From Home; More than a Third of Incidents Involved Escalation of an Argument Senators Blumenthal and Murphy, Congressmen Thompson and Himes, Congresswoman Esty and School Shooting Survivors Join Everytown and Moms in Washington to Call for Action to Prevent Gun Violence; everytown.org/schoolshootings Nearly two … [Read more...]

Two Years Since Newtown: Everytown and Moms Demand Action Release Report on Nearly 100 School Shootings and Advertisement on Lockdown Culture in American Schools

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Report Reveals North Carolina Suffered 7 School Shootings Since Newtown –Ranks #3 in Nation In K-12 Shootings with Known Firearm Source, Nearly Two-Thirds of Minors Obtained Gun From Home; More than a Third of Incidents Involved Escalation of an Argument Senators Blumenthal and Murphy, Congressmen Thompson and Himes, Congresswoman Esty and School Shooting Survivors Join Everytown and Moms in Washington to Call for Action to Prevent Gun Violence; everytown.org/schoolshootings Nearly two … [Read more...]

Two Years Since Newtown: Everytown and Moms Demand Action Release Report on Nearly 100 School Shootings and Advertisement on Lockdown Culture in American Schools

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Report Reveals Georgia Suffered 12 School Shootings Since Newtown - #1 in Nation In K-12 Shootings with Known Firearm Source, Nearly Two-Thirds of Minors Obtained Gun From Home; More than a Third of Incidents Involved Escalation of an Argument Senators Blumenthal and Murphy, Congressmen Thompson and Himes, Congresswoman Esty and School Shooting Survivors Join Everytown and Moms in Washington to Call for Action to Prevent Gun Violence; everytown.org/schoolshootings Nearly two years since … [Read more...]

Two Years Since Newtown: Everytown and Moms Demand Action Release Report on Nearly 100 School Shootings and Advertisement on Lockdown Culture in American Schools

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Report Reveals Florida Suffered 8 School Shootings Since Newtown – Tied for #2 in Nation In K-12 Shootings with Known Firearm Source, Nearly Two-Thirds of Minors Obtained Gun From Home; More than a Third of Incidents Involved Escalation of an Argument Senators Blumenthal and Murphy, Congressmen Thompson and Himes, Congresswoman Esty and School Shooting Survivors Join Everytown and Moms in Washington to Call for Action to Prevent Gun Violence; everytown.org/schoolshootings Nearly two years … [Read more...]

Two Years since Newtown: Everytown and Moms Demand Action Release Report on Nearly 100 School Shootings and Advertisement on Lockdown Culture in American Schools

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In K-12 Shootings with Known Firearm Source, Nearly Two-Thirds of Minors Obtained Gun From Home; More than a Third of Incidents Involved Escalation of an Argument Senators Blumenthal and Murphy, Congressmen Thompson and Himes, Congresswoman Esty and School Shooting Survivors Join Everytown and Moms in Washington to Call for Action to Prevent Gun Violence; everytown.org/schoolshootings Nearly two years since the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School, Everytown for Gun Safety and Moms Demand … [Read more...]