Everytown, Illinois Moms Applaud Senator Julie Morrison for New Gun Safety Amendment This Session

SB 549 Includes Amendment that Would Protect Communities by Expanding Alerts to Local Officials When a Dangerous Person Tries to Buy a Gun or Applies for a FOID Card and Fails a Background Check Everytown Research (Available Here) Explains How Easy it is for ‘Denied and Dangerous’ People To Get Their Hands on Guns After Failing a Background Check – And What States Can Do To Enforce Existing Laws and Improve Public Safety SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Volunteers with the Illinois chapter of Moms … [Read more...]

Everytown, New Hampshire Moms Criticize Senate Vote That Would Allow People to Carry Hidden, Loaded Handguns in Public Without a Permit or Safety Training

House Bill 582, Which Senate Approved Today, Seeks to Allow Permitless Carry in New Hampshire CONCORD, N.H. – The New Hampshire chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today urged lawmakers to reject House Bill 582, a bill that would dismantle New Hampshire’s concealed carry permitting system, making it too easy for dangerous people and those with no firearms safety training to carry hidden, loaded handguns in public. The bill passed out of … [Read more...]

Everytown, Tennessee Moms Respond to Georgia Governor’s Veto of Guns on Campus Bill One Day After After Governor Haslam Allowed Guns on Campus to Become Law in Tennessee

Georgia Governor Deal Responded to Thousands of College Students, Professors, Law Enforcement and Everyday Georgians by Vetoing Guns on Campus Legislation; On Monday, Governor Haslam Allowed Tennessee’s Guns on Campus Bill to Become Law in Spite of Overwhelming Opposition from College Communities NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today responded to Georgia Governor Deal’s decision to veto legislation … [Read more...]

Everytown, Missouri Moms Criticize Legislation that Would Allow People to Carry Hidden, Loaded Handguns in Public Without a Permit or Safety Training

House Bill 1468, Which Was Heard in Senate Committee Today, Seeks to Allow Permitless Carry in Missouri JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today urged lawmakers to reject HB 1468, a bill that would dismantle Missouri’s concealed carry permitting system, allowing some violent criminals, certain repeat drug offenders and people with no firearms safety training to carry hidden, loaded handguns in public. … [Read more...]

Everytown, Georgia Moms Thank Governor Deal for Vetoing Bill Forcing Guns Onto College Campuses

For the Third Year in a Row, the Georgia Chapter of Moms Demand Action Stood with College Students, Faculty and Parents to Defeat NRA-Backed Bill to Put Guns on Campus Polling Shows that Georgians Overwhelmingly Oppose Guns on Campus ATLANTA – The Georgia chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today celebrated Governor Deal’s veto of H.B. 859, which would have forced Georgia’s public colleges and universities to allow guns on campus, … [Read more...]

Everytown, Tennessee Moms Denounce Governor Haslam’s Decision to Allow Guns on Campus Bill to Become Law

Governor Haslam Had Ten Days to Veto Guns on Campus Bill; He Has Indicated The Legislation Will Become Law Without His Signature Tennessee Will Become One of the Only States in the Country to Force Colleges and Universities to Allow Guns on Campus in Spite of Overwhelming Opposition from Students, Professors and Law Enforcement NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Tennessee chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today spoke out against Governor … [Read more...]

Everytown, Moms Demand Action Statements on President Obama’s Rollout of Executive Actions to Reduce Gun Violence

WASHINGTON– Following the White House announcement today on the latest rollout of President Obama’s executive action to reduce gun violence including a focus on smart gun technology, Everytown for Gun Safety and Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America released the statements below from Everytown President John Feinblatt and Moms Demand Action founder Shannon Watts. Today’s announcement included new government reports on grant funding, procurement standards, and R&D testing of smart guns, an … [Read more...]