Everytown, New Jersey Moms Applaud Introduction of Life-Saving Background Checks Bill

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(A 4348), Introduced Yesterday in the New Jersey Legislature, Will Keep Guns Out of the Hands of Felons, Domestic Abusers, and Other Dangerous People The New Jersey chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today applauds the introduction of Representatives Carmelo Garcia and Gabriela Mosquera’s A 4348, that will close a dangerous loophole in current New Jersey law that makes it too easy for felons, domestic abusers, and other dangerous people … [Read more...]

Everytown, Florida Moms Demand Action Release Poll That Shows Strong Majority of Floridians Oppose Guns on Campus and in K-12 Schools Legislation

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Sixty One Percent of Floridians Oppose Forcing Colleges and Universities to Allow Concealed Weapons on Campus; Sixty One Percent of Floridians Also Oppose Allowing Guns in K-12 Schools Florida’s Legislature has Proposed Six Gun Lobby-Backed Bills that Would Defy Position of Majority of Floridians and Entire State University System Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund and Florida Moms Demand Action today released a new poll showing a strong majority of Floridians opposes the gun lobby-backed … [Read more...]

NRA DEFEAT: Everytown for Gun Safety and West Virginia Moms Applaud Governor Tomblin’s Veto of Dangerous Gun Legislation Pushed by Gun Lobby

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Tomblin’s Veto of S.B. 347 a Critical Defeat for the NRA, Preserving Common Sense Safeguards to Keep West Virginians Safe 83% of Likely Voters in West Virginia Favor Requiring Permits for Concealed Carry of Handguns in Public Everytown for Gun Safety and the West Virginia chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America applaud and thank Governor Tomblin for his veto of S.B. 347—legislation pushed by the NRA that would have dismantled West Virginia’s concealed carry permitting system … [Read more...]

Everytown for Gun Safety and Nebraska Moms Demand Action Call on Lawmakers to Oppose Guns in Bars and Punishing Nebraska Cities for Common Sense Public Safety Measures

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Today: Judiciary Committee Hearing on LB 289, Allows Outside Groups to Sue Nebraska Cities Friday: Judiciary Committee Hearing on LB635, Allows Guns in Bars The Nebraska chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a part of Everytown for Gun Safety, calls on Nebraska lawmakers to oppose LB289, a bill that would revoke the ability of Nebraska cities and villages to pass common-sense public safety measures designed to keep their communities safe. The bill would create special rules … [Read more...]

I Wish She Would’ve Held Me Rather Than That Gun.

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By Khary Penebaker I am a 37-year-old man and I don't remember my mom. I don't know her birthday. I don't know her voice, her touch, her smell. I don't know much about her. On September 8, 1978, she committed suicide with a gun that my grandfather had given her. She died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, alone in her car. She left behind an infant who would never get to grow up with his mom. For most of my life, I have struggled with two questions: how much could I be worth … [Read more...]

Texas Moms Condemn Senate For Ignoring Texans and Passing Campus Carry

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New Poll Shows a Majority of Texans Oppose Guns on Campus Today the Texas chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America condemned the Senate’s preliminary passage of SB 11, a guns on campus bill that would force public universities to allow students, faculty, staff, and visitors to carry concealed handguns on public college campuses. A new poll released yesterday conducted by Survey USA on behalf of Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund shows that a majority of Texans oppose allowing … [Read more...]

Texas Moms Demand Action Releases Poll That Shows A Majority of Texans Oppose Guns on Campus

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Senate Scheduled to Vote on SB 11, Guns on Campus Tomorrow; House Committee on Homeland Security and Public Safety Heard Testimony of Companion Version, HB 937, Today The Texas chapter of Moms Action For Gun Sense in America today released a new poll conducted by Survey USA on behalf of Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund showing that a majority of Texans oppose allowing guns on campus and at college sporting events, including majorities of self-identified Republicans, Independents, and gun … [Read more...]