Everytown, Moms, Gun Violence Survivors Applaud California Assembly for Passing Legislation Aimed at Closing Dangerous Gap in State Gun Laws, Urge Governor Brown to Sign Bill into Law

Assembly Bill 1511 Will Bring California’s Background Check Law In Line with Other States That Have Closed the Background Check Loophole; Current Law Gives Dangerous People Easy Access to a Gun Without a Background Check Last Week, More than 100 Moms, Elected Leaders and Gun Violence Survivors Rallied at State Capitol to Urge Passage of AB 1511 for a Safer California SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The California chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America and members of the Everytown … [Read more...]

Post Guns Sit-In: Everytown, Moms, Survivors Continue to Hold Washington Politicians Accountable, Ask Them to ‘Buck The NRA’

Moms, Survivors to Host In-District Events Taking Key Senators and Members of Congress to Task for Voting Against Gun Safety In Aftermath of Orlando Shooting, 91 Americans Killed Every Day Local Constituents Will Call on their Representatives to Defy the NRA and Put Public Safety Ahead of Politics, Remind Them That We Will Remember in November NEW YORK —Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America and the Everytown Survivor Network, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today announced … [Read more...]

ICYMI: Following Historic Senate Filibuster and House Sit-In, Major Victories in the Supreme Court and States

In the wake of the Orlando tragedy and following last week’s historic Senate filibuster and House sit-in calling for Congress to take action on common sense gun reform – and the continued activity happening in districts across the country during this week’s recess – you may have missed the recent major victories for gun safety in both the Supreme Court and the state legislatures in both red and blue states. Supreme Court Ruling: Domestic Abusers Should Not Have Guns On Monday, the Supreme … [Read more...]

Everytown, New Hampshire Moms Run Full-Page Ad In Union Leader Blasting Senator Ayotte’s Dangerous Votes Against Expanding Background Checks

Ad Criticizes Ayotte for Putting Politics Before Public Safety by Voting Against an Expansion of Background Checks Just Eight Days after Orlando Mass Shooting MANCHESTER, N.H. – Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund and the New Hampshire chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today ran a full-page ad in the New Hampshire Union Leader blasting Sen. Kelly Ayotte for voting against criminal background checks on all gun sales just eight days … [Read more...]

Pennsylvania Moms, Survivors of Domestic Violence Praise Lawmakers for Introducing Bill that Would Keep Guns Out of the Hands of Abusers

Legislation Would Close Loophole that Currently Makes it Easy for Certain Convicted Domestic Abusers to Keep Their Guns HARRISBURG, PA-- Members of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America and the Everytown Survivor Network, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today praised Pennsylvania State Senator Patricia Vance and other lawmakers for introducing bipartisan legislation aimed at keeping guns out of the hands of domestic abusers. If passed, the measure would close loopholes that, … [Read more...]

Everytown Statement on U.S. Supreme Court Decision to Keep Guns Out of the Hands of Convicted Domestic Abusers

Ruling in Voisine v. United States Ensures Convicted Domestic Violence Offenders Cannot Possess Guns WASHINGTON – Everytown for Gun Safety today released the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court issued an opinion ensuring that convicted domestic violence offenders cannot buy and possess firearms. Everytown filed an amicus brief in Voisine v. United States, available here, urging the Supreme Court not to arm domestic violence criminals. STATEMENT FROM ELIZABETH AVORE, LEGAL … [Read more...]

Everytown, Missouri Moms Applaud Governor Jay Nixon’s Veto of Dangerous Gun Bill

Today: Governor Nixon Vetoed SB 656, a Bill that Would Have Allowed People to Legally Carry Hidden, Loaded Handguns in Public Without a Permit or Safety Training; 76 Percent of Missourians Oppose Permitless Carry SB 656 Also Would Have Allowed People to Shoot to Kill in Public, Even When They Can Clearly and Safely Walk Away from the Danger JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today released the … [Read more...]