Moms Demand Action Statements on Shooting at Florida State University

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Shooting is the 91st School Shooting Since Sandy Hook Tragedy Nearly Two Years Ago; See Full List Here Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America released the following statements in response to a shooting at Florida State University where it is being reported that three people were shot in the campus library early Thursday morning. Everytown and Moms Demand Action also updated its list of school shootings. STATEMENT FROM SHANNON WATTS, FOUNDER OF MOMS DEMAND ACTION FOR GUN SENSE IN … [Read more...]

Moms Demand Action Thank Jay Leno for Canceling SHOT Show Event

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Moms Launch #MomsThankJay to Show Support for Common Sense Decision In response to news that Jay Leno has cancelled his hosting appearance at the SHOT Show, the State Industry Dinner for the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) in Las Vegas, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America released the following statement: STATEMENT FROM SHANNON WATTS, FOUNDER OF MOMS DEMAND ACTION FOR GUN SENSE IN AMERICA “Moms applaud Jay Leno’s decision to cancel his National Shooting Sports … [Read more...]

Iowa Moms Demand Action Statement in Response to Drive-by Shootings in Pleasant Hill

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Two People Injured, Including 13-Year-Old Boy, When Convicted Felon Opens Fire on Three Homes In response to the drive-by shooting of three homes in Pleasant Hill, Iowa on Monday that left two wounded, a 13-year-old boy and an unidentified victim, the Iowa chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America released the statement below. While details are still unfolding, the shooter is a previously convicted felon with a lengthy criminal record—including two convictions for felony theft … [Read more...]

Moms Demand Action Statement in Response to Teenager Shot and Killed Through Hotel Room Wall in North Carolina

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Convicted Felon in Adjacent Room Discharged Gun and Killed Innocent Teen Visiting the Area for a Soccer Tournament In response to the tragic shooting of a 13-year-old soccer player, fatally shot and killed in a North Carolina hotel room by a convicted felon in the adjacent room, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America released the below statements. While details are still unfolding, the shooter is a previously convicted felon and was recently released from prison in October. His … [Read more...]

Groceries Not Guns: Two Shootings at Kroger Stores This Week Should Be Wake Up Call for Kroger CEO Rodney McMullen and President Michael Ellis

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Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America is Joined by More Than 350,000 Americans who have Signed a Petition Calling on Kroger to Change its Open Carry Gun Policy Kroger Campaign Follows Moms’ Previous Corporate Public Safety Victories with Target, Starbucks, Chipotle, and More Responding to news reports of shootings at Kroger Stores in Toledo, Ohio and Fulton County, Georgia this week, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America is today reiterating its call on Kroger CEO Rodney … [Read more...]

Everytown For Gun Safety And Moms Demand Action: Background Check Majority In Oregon State Senate Is A ‘Resounding Victory For Gun Safety’

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2014 Election Marks Evolution in Gun Politics: Sara Gelser Ran on Gun Safety and Upset an Incumbent, Proving the Polls Right – Oregon Supports Gun Sense Chuck Riley Currently Ahead in Race to Replace Sen. Bruce Starr; Everytown Key to Closing the Gap In races across Oregon today, voters supported candidates who will act to prevent gun violence, including 100 percent of Everytown for Gun Safety’s endorsed candidates in Oregon, U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley, U.S. Representative Earl Blumenauer and … [Read more...]

Colorado Moms Demand Action: Candidates Who Support Common Sense Gun Laws Prevail in Elections

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2014 Election Marks Turning Point on Gun Safety Issues; Moms Turn Out Voters To Support Governor Hickenlooper, Retake Last Year’s Recall Seats In pivotal races across Colorado yesterday, voters elected gun sense champions into office who have vowed to support common sense laws like background checks on all gun sales. Colorado’s background checks law has already prevented hundreds of gun sales to dangerous people and will continue to save lives in the state by keeping guns out of the wrong … [Read more...]