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December 15, 2021

Major Milestone: More Than Two Million Students Nationwide Now Attend Schools With Secure Firearm Storage Awareness Policies

Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action, and Be SMART Volunteers Have Urged School Boards Across the Country to Require Schools to Educate Parents About Secure Firearm Storage At Least 5.4 Million Children in 2021 Live in a…
December 10, 2021

This Weekend Marks Nine Years Since the Shooting at Clackamas Town Center. Since Then, a Grassroots Movement Has Changed the Secure Gun Storage Landscape.

Nearly nine years ago, a 22 year-old gunman shot three people — two fatally — at Clackamas Town Center in Clackamas, Oregon. The shooter used an unsecured rifle. Since the shooting, the state has passed a secure storage law to require…
December 8, 2021

Secure storage saves lives. Here’s how Alaska lawmakers can act this upcoming session.

After the tragic shooting at Oxford High School in Michigan last week, Alaska leaders and leaders across the country looked to the gun violence prevention movement to see what can be done to prevent school shootings in the future. Secure…
December 7, 2021

Las Vegas Sun: Ghost guns have no place in America

On Sunday, the Las Vegas Sun published a piece authored by gun violence survivor and Students Demand Action leader, Mia Tretta on the importance of regulating ghost guns and the new law passed last session to regulate ghost…
December 7, 2021

California Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shooting of Black Transgender Woman in Oakland, California

OAKLAND, Calif. – The California chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statements after Nikai David, a 33-year-old Black transgender woman, was…
December 6, 2021

Editorial: The Dangers of Guns at Protests Are Too Big to Ignore: Armed demonstrations threaten public safety — and freedom of speech.

A recent editorial in Bloomberg News highlighted the need to address armed demonstrations and the dangers of the gun lobby’s “guns everywhere” agenda. For years the gun lobby has touted the idea that all that is needed to…
December 6, 2021

Secure storage saves lives. Here’s how New Mexico lawmakers can act this upcoming session.

After the tragic shooting at Oxford High School in Michigan last week and the horrific shooting of Bennie Hargrove in August, New Mexico leaders and leaders across the country looked to the gun violence prevention movement to see what can…
November 23, 2021

Estancia passes rule to require people to be armed at meetings. Community members call it a “waste of a lot of people’s time.”

Estancia recently approved a new rule forcing people to be armed at town meetings. The rule comes after a split vote on the measure. Prior to the rule, guns were allowed in the meetings, but not…
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Lawmakers Callously Passed Dangerous Legislation to Weaken Gun Laws Last Year. Now, Utahns Are Faced with the Consequences.

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November 10, 2021

South Carolina Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shooting of Black Transgender Woman in Greenville, South Carolina

GREENVILLE, S.C. – The South Carolina chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statements after 28-year-old Black transgender woman Marquiisha Lawrence was shot and…