Virginia Moms Respond to Virginia Delegates Charles D. Poindexter and Chris Head Statements on Shooting in Moneta

Virginia Moms Respond to Virginia Delegates Charles D. Poindexter and Chris Head Statements on Shooting in Moneta ROANOKE, Va.—The Virginia chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today released the following statement from volunteer chapter leader Jennifer Herrera in response to Virginia Delegates Charles D. Poindexter and Chris Head's reactions to yesterday's tragedy in which two journalists were killed and another person was injured during … [Read more...]

New Statements and Information: Everytown, Virginia Moms Demand Action Respond to Shooting Today in Which Reporter and Photographer Killed Live on Air, Interviewee Injured

Virginia Shooting Latest Event in Cruel Summer of High Profile Shootings Across America WASHINGTON – Shannon Watts, founder of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, and Jennifer Herrera, the volunteer chapter leader for the Virginia chapter of Moms Demand Action today released the following statements in response to this morning’s shooting during a live newscast on WDBJ-TV at Bridgewater Plaza in Moneta, Virginia. Everytown previously released a … [Read more...]

Everytown, Moms Demand Action Statement in Response to Shooting in Virginia Today in Which Reporter and Photographer Killed Live On Air, Interviewee Injured

Colin Goddard, Everytown Staff and Virginia Tech Shooting Survivor Available for Interviews Today; Cameraman Killed Also Virginia Tech Graduate WARNING: Graphic Footage of Incident Available Here WASHINGTON – Colin Goddard, Virginia Tech shooting survivor and Senior Policy Advocate for Everytown for Gun Safety, today released the following statement in response to this morning’s shooting during a live newscast on WDBJ-TV at Bridgewater Plaza in Moneta, Virginia. While details are … [Read more...]

Georgia Moms Respond to Hornsby Elementary School Shooting in Augusta

Hornsby Elementary Shooting is 133rd School Shooting Since Sandy Hook 11 Unintentional Child Shootings in Georgia in 2015 Have Resulted in Five Deaths and Six Injuries; Everytown and Moms “Be SMART” Campaign to Reduce Child Shootings: BeSMARTforkids.org AUGUSTA, Ga. – In response to reports of today’s shooting at Hornsby Elementary School in Augusta in which a third grader unintentionally shot a female classmate while playing with a gun he had in his desk, the Georgia chapter of Moms … [Read more...]

Maine Moms Demand Action For Gun Sense Fund Takes First Step Toward Qualifying a Background Check Initiative for November 2016 Ballot

Mainers, Including Gun Violence Survivors, Domestic Violence Advocate and Law Enforcement Official Filed Initial Paperwork Today For Ballot Measure Requiring Criminal Background Checks for All Gun Sales AUGUSTA, Maine – Maine Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense Fund today took the first legal step toward qualifying an initiative to require criminal background checks on all gun sales for the November 2016 ballot by submitting an application to the Secretary of State’s office signed by six Mainers … [Read more...]

Texas Moms, Everytown Respond to Emerging Details that the Houston Shooter Who Killed Eight People, Including Six Children, Purchased Gun From an Online Seller

Research Shows 1 in 30 Online Gun Buyers is Prohibited from Owning Guns Because of a Criminal Record; Texas Does Not Require Background Checks on All Gun Sales Second Domestic Violence Shooting Where Prohibited Purchaser Bought Gun from Online Seller in Last Three Weeks HOUSTON, TEXAS — The Texas chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today released the following statement in response to emerging details that the Houston shooter, who shot … [Read more...]

Texas Moms, Everytown Respond to Houston Shooting that Killed Eight, Including Six Children

12 Mass Shootings in Texas Since 2009, Nine Involving Domestic Violence HOUSTON, TEXAS — The Texas chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today released the following statement in response to a reported mass shooting that took place in a Houston home in which the shooter, 48, allegedly bound, shot and killed eight people, including his former domestic partner, Valerie Jackson, Wayne Jackson, and six children in their home. The children … [Read more...]