Everytown, New Mexico Moms Demand Action Respond to Albuquerque Shooting

Everytown Research (And Visuals) on Gun Violence By the Numbers Available Here ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The New Mexico chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today responded to reports of a shooting in the Four Hills neighborhood on Monday evening that killed three children, ranging in age from five to nine years old, and injured their mother. STATEMENT FROM CHERYL HAASE, A VOLUNTEER WITH THE NEW MEXICO CHAPTER OF MOMS DEMAND ACTION: “Last … [Read more...]

Ohio Moms Demand Action Responds to Open Carry Demonstration at The Ohio State University Today

Demonstration Comes as the Ohio Senate Considers House Bill 48, Which Would Allow People to Legally Carry Hidden, Loaded Handguns in Daycare Centers, on Some College Campuses, and in Police Stations COLUMBUS, OHIO — The Ohio chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today released the following statement in response to an open carry demonstration on the campus of The Ohio State University. The demonstration came a day before an Ohio Senate … [Read more...]

Another Tragic Milestone Passed as Chicago Records 700th Homicide of 2016

Vast Majority of the City’s Homicides are Gun Homicides; Highlights the Need to Close Dangerous Loopholes in U.S. Gun Laws Research Suggests Most Guns Recovered in Chicago Crimes Were Sold in Other States, Many of them from States that Don’t Require a Background Check for Every Gun Sale CHICAGO – Everytown for Gun Safety and Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today responded to reports that the city of Chicago recorded its 700th homicide of … [Read more...]

Everytown, West Virginia Moms Demand Action Respond to Murder of 15-Year-Old Child in Charleston

Man Not Permitted to Have Gun Kills 15-Year-Old Black Youth After Verbal Altercation; Federal Prosecutors to Determine Whether It May Have Been a Hate Crime CHARLESTON, W.Va.— The West Virginia chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today responded to reports that a 62 year-old white man shot and killed an unarmed 15-year-old black child in Charleston after a verbal altercation. The alleged killer was reportedly not permitted to have a gun … [Read more...]

Everytown, Louisiana Moms Demand Action Respond to Shooting Death of Former NFL Player Joe McKnight

28-Year-Old Joe McKnight was Shot and Killed During An Argument in Terrytown NEW ORLEANS— In response to reports that former NFL player Joe McKnight was shot and killed during an argument at an intersection in Terrytown tonight, the Louisiana chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the statement below. STATEMENT FROM HENRIETTA TREYZ, VOLUNTEER CHAPTER LEADER, LOUISIANA MOMS DEMAND ACTION: “Our thoughts and prayers go out to the … [Read more...]

Tragic Milestone Passed as U.S. Records 200th Shooting of a Law Enforcement Officer in 2016

200th Shooting Follows a Spike in Shootings of Police Officers in Recent Weeks, According to Data Collected by Everytown for Gun Safety NEW YORK – Everytown for Gun Safety, the country’s largest gun violence prevention organization, today published data (available here) showing law enforcement officers have been wounded or killed in 200 shootings in the United States so far this year. The 200th shooting occurred last night in Tacoma, WA, when an officer was fatally shot while responding to a … [Read more...]

Ohio Moms Demand Action Responds to Lawmakers Delaying a Committee Vote on House Bill 48

HB 48 Would Allow People to Legally Carry Hidden, Loaded Handguns in Daycare Centers, on College Campuses, and in Police Stations Columbus, Ohio — The Ohio chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today responded to the decision of the Ohio Senate Government Oversight and Reform Committee to delay a committee vote on House Bill 48. If enacted, HB 48 would endanger Ohio communities by allowing people to bring hidden, loaded handguns onto some … [Read more...]