Texas Moms Condemn House For Ignoring Texas Business and Voting for Open Carry without Signage Fix

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Today: House Vote on HB 910, Open Carry of Handguns Today the Texas chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America condemns the House vote to pass HB 910, a bill that allows for the open carry of handguns in Texas and places new, burdensome requirements on businesses and private property owners. The House failed to pass the Nevárez Gun Signage Amendment, which would alleviate that burden and was supported by the Texas Association of Business. HB 910 heads next to the Senate to be … [Read more...]

Everytown for Gun Safety, Tennessee Moms Condemn Passage of Guns in Parks Bill; Urge Governor Haslam to Veto

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House Bill 995 Would Force Public Parks to Allow Guns The Tennessee chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today condemned the passage of House Bill 995, legislation that would force all Tennessee towns and cities to allow guns in their parks and recreation areas and urged Governor Haslam to veto the bill. HB 995 would eliminate local officials’ authority to make public safety decisions aimed at protecting Tennessee families and children from … [Read more...]

Everytown, Rhode Island Moms Demand Action Release Poll That Shows 80 Percent of Rhode Islanders Support Bill to Keep Guns Away from Domestic Abusers

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Poll Shows Overwhelming Majority of Rhode Islanders Back S. 0503 and H. 5655, Which Will Prohibit Domestic Abusers from Possessing Guns Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund and Rhode Island Moms Demand Action today released a new poll showing an overwhelming majority of Rhode Islanders support a bill to make it illegal for those convicted of domestic abuse or those under a domestic violence protective order to possess guns. The poll comes as Rhode Island’s legislature considers two … [Read more...]

Montana Moms, Everytown Condemn Passage of Dangerous Gun Bill; Urge Governor Bullock to Veto HB 533

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HB 533 Would Eliminate the Crime of Concealed Carry Without a Permit or Safety Training; Governor Bullock Vetoed Bill With Same Impact – HB 298 – Earlier in Legislative Session 83 Percent of Montanans Support Requiring a Permit to Carry Concealed Handguns in Public The Montana chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today released the following statement condemning the passage of House Bill 533, a dangerous piece of legislation that would … [Read more...]

Everytown, Oregon Moms Demand Action Applaud Oregon Senate Passage of SB 941, Release New TV Ads Calling for House to Pass Legislation Requiring Background Checks on All Gun Sales

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81 Percent of Oregonians Support Background Checks on All Gun Sales; Ads Can Be Seen Here Everytown for Gun Safety and the Oregon chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America today applauds the Oregon State Senate’s passage of Senate Bill 941, legislation to require criminal background checks on all gun sales – including sales between strangers who meet online – with a 17-13 vote. Upon the Senate’s passage of this legislation – the first time the Oregon Senate has voted to fully … [Read more...]

Gun Lobby Defeated Again: Colorado Moms and Gun Violence Survivors Applaud House Committee for Stopping Six Dangerous Gun Bills

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Bills to Repeal Background Checks and Allow Guns in Public Schools Killed in Committee with Bipartisan Opposition The Colorado Chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, and Colorado gun violence survivors today praised the House Committee on State, Veteran’s and Military Affairs for voting down six dangerous gun bills on Monday. In a significant rebuke of the extremist gun lobby, efforts to remove common-sense background checks, allow guns in … [Read more...]

Mississippi Moms, Everytown Condemn Governor Bryant for Signing S.B. 2394, Allowing People to Carry Hidden, Loaded Handguns in Public Without a Permit

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The Mississippi chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today condemned Governor Phil Bryant for signing S.B. 2394, legislation that will allow people to carry loaded handguns in bags, briefcases, or other fully enclosed cases without a permit. The new law will even allow certain people who have recently been convicted of violent crimes to legally carry concealed weapons on public streets throughout the state. The law, which was pushed through … [Read more...]