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April 28, 2022

Mississippi Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Mass Shooting in Biloxi

The Mississippi chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, issued the following statement in response to a mass shooting in Mississippi on Wednesday that left four people dead.
April 27, 2022

Following Influx in Gun Violence, South Carolina Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Urge Lawmakers to Prioritize Funding for Violence Intervention Programs

The South Carolina chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, released the following statement urging lawmakers to take action on gun safety in response to a recent influx in…
April 26, 2022

Another Weekend of Tragedy in Georgia: Permitless Carry Threatens to Worsen the State’s Gun Violence Crisis

Recent days saw yet another tragic string of gun violence in Georgia that left at least two people dead. On Friday night, a woman was shot and killed at an East Point recording studio, according to police. And on…
April 25, 2022

More Preventable Tragedy in Louisiana: Here’s What You Need to Know About Unintentional Shootings by Children in the State

On Saturday, a toddler died after unintentionally shooting himself in the stomach at a hotel in Lafayette. Just days before that, a Baton Rouge woman was hospitalized when her five-year-old son got ahold of her firearm and shot…
April 21, 2022

Four Years After a Shooting at an Antioch Waffle House, Here’s What You Need to Know About Gun Violence in Tennessee

Tomorrow marks four years since a shooter opened fire at a Waffle House outside Nashville, killing four, wounding four others, and leaving an entire community devastated. Earlier this year, the shooter was found guilty on four counts of murder.
April 21, 2022

Louisiana Lawmakers Advance Dangerous Gun Bills Despite Opposition from Local Leaders, Law Enforcement, and Community Members

The Louisiana chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, released the following statement after the Louisiana House of Representatives voted yesterday to advance multiple reckless gun bills, including HB…
April 19, 2022

Following Testimony by California Students Demand Action Volunteer and Gun Violence Survivor, Mia Tretta, California Assembly Public Safety Committee Advances Legislation to Regulate Ghost Guns

The California chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action released the following statement after the California Assembly Public Safety Committee voted to advance AB 1621, legislation to address the scourge of ghost guns in the state of California…
April 18, 2022

A Weekend of Tragedy in South Carolina; Here’s What You Need to Know About Gun Violence in the State

This past weekend saw yet another holiday season stained by tragedy as two shootings rang out across South Carolina within a two-day span. On Saturday, a shooting at the Columbiana Centre mall left at least 14 people injured, 9…
April 12, 2022

Louisiana Lawmakers Renew Push to Pass Dangerous Permitless Carry Legislation Despite Opposition From Law Enforcement, Faith Leaders, and Local Leaders

Today, the Louisiana House Administration of Criminal Justice Committee voted to advance HB37, dangerous permitless carry legislation to remove the state’s permitting requirement for carrying a concealed handgun in public. The vote came despite staunch opposition from key public safety…
April 12, 2022

“Shameful”: Governor Kemp To Sign Dangerous Permitless Carry Bill Over Objections from Law Enforcement, Public Safety Experts, and Georgia Voters

The Georgia chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action released the following statement ahead of the signing of SB319, permitless carry legislation to eliminate the state’s permit requirement for carrying a handgun in public. Governor Brian Kemp will…