Montana Moms Demand Action, Everytown Criticize Senate Judiciary Committee Passage of Legislation That Would Allow Guns in Restaurants That Serve Alcohol

House Bill 494 Seeks to Promote Gun Lobby’s Dangerous “Guns Everywhere” Agenda by Allowing Hidden, Loaded Handguns in Restaurants That Serve Alcohol HELENA, Mont. – The Montana chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today criticized lawmakers in the Senate Judiciary Committee for passing House Bill 494, legislation that would that would allow people to carry hidden, loaded handguns in restaurants that serve alcohol. STATEMENT FROM KIELY … [Read more...]

Colorado Moms Demand Action, Everytown, Criticize Senate Vote That Would Allow People to Carry Hidden, Loaded Handguns in Public Without a Permit

Colorado Moms Demand Action Volunteers and Gun Violence Survivors Testified Earlier This Session Against SB 116, a Bill That Would Allow Permitless Carry in Colorado DENVER –The Colorado chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the below statement criticizing Colorado senators yesterday for voting in favor of Senate Bill 116, a bill that would allow people to carry hidden, loaded handguns in public without a permit or any handgun … [Read more...]

Wisconsin Moms Demand Action, Everytown Statement on Mass Shooting in Northern Wisconsin That Killed Four People

Victims Include an Everest Metro Police Officer, Believed to Be the First Officer Killed in the Line of Duty in Wisconsin This Year MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement in response to Wednesday’s shootings that killed an Everest Metro police officer and three other people. Authorities are still investigating yesterday’s shootings, but early reports suggest a domestic dispute … [Read more...]

Tennessee Moms Demand Action and Everytown Denounce Committee Votes on Dangerous Gun Bills That Would Threaten Public Safety in Tennessee

H.B. 508 and S.B. 445 Would Allow Out-of-State Special Interests Groups to Sue Tennessee Cities That Enforce or Adopt Local Solutions to Gun Violence, at Taxpayers’ Expense NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Tennessee chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today released the following statement after both the Senate Judiciary Committee and House Civil Justice Subcommittee voted to advance a dangerous pair of bills (S.B. 445 and H.B. 508) that allow … [Read more...]

Florida Moms Demand Action, Everytown Criticize House Judiciary Committee Passage of Three Dangerous Gun Bills

House Bill 245 Will Effectively Require Stand Your Ground Defendants to be Convicted Twice, Once in Front of a Judge And Again in Front of a Jury House Bill 779 Would Functionally Legalize The Open Carry of Handguns Throughout The State; House Bill 849 Would Allow Guns in Private K-12 Schools and Private Colleges in Florida TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - The Florida chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today released the statement below … [Read more...]

Maryland Moms Demand Action and Everytown Statement on Shooting Death of Transgender Woman in Baltimore

Alphonza Watson Is At Least the Eighth Trans Woman Killed Nationwide This Year and the Seventh Trans Woman to be Shot and Killed Nationwide This Year; All Have Been Trans Women of Color BALTIMORE – Today the Maryland chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released a statement following the shooting death of Alphonza Watson. Early Wednesday morning, Watson was found with a gunshot wound to her stomach and died shortly thereafter at Johns … [Read more...]

Virginia Tech Survivor, Maryland Resident and Everytown Survivor Network Member Colin Goddard Urges Maryland Legislators to Act on Domestic Violence Legislation

Senate Bill 727 and House Bill 1424 Would Require Convicted Domestic Abusers to Turn in Their Guns; Goddard Sets One Week Deadline for Legislators To Get Bill Onto Floor ANNAPOLIS, Md.—Colin Goddard, a survivor of the Virginia Tech shooting and member of the Everytown Survivor Network, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today urged members of the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee and House Judiciary Committee to move Senate Bill 727 and House Bill 1424 out of their respective committees … [Read more...]