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April 1, 2022

12 Year-Old Middle School Student Shot and Killed in Greenville; South Carolina Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond

The South Carolina chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action issued the following statement in response to a shooting on Thursday at Greenville’s Tanglewood Middle School in which 12-year-old Jamari Cortez Bonaparte Jackson was shot and killed.
April 1, 2022

Alabama Senate Passes Dangerous Nullification Bill, Threatening to Tie the Hands of Law Enforcement and Local Authorities

Yesterday, the Alabama Senate voted to pass SB2, dangerous legislation to prevent state funding and state and local officials from assisting with the enforcement of presidential executive orders aimed at preventing gun violence. This law could have a chilling effect…
March 30, 2022

Georgia Lawmakers Pass Dangerous Permitless Carry Legislation; Georgia Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond

The Georgia 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 Georgia House of Representative voted to pass SB319, dangerous permitless carry legislation to eliminate…
March 28, 2022

Mobile County Sheriff Sam Cochran: Gun Seizures and Arrests Following Last’s Week’s Vigil Shooting Would Not Have Been Possible Under Permitless Carry

After shots rang out at a vigil for gun violence victims in Mobile last week, four arrests were made and several guns were confiscated, two of which had been stolen. Three of the four people arrested were charged…
March 22, 2022

Former Oklahoma City Mayor and Chairman of the Board for Oklahoma State Fair Ron Norick: “Events like Oklahoma State Fair deserve control over open carry policies”

On Saturday, The Oklahoman published an opinion piece by Ron Norick, former mayor of Oklahoma City and Chairman of the Board for the Oklahoma State Fair, highlighting the dangers of HB4138, legislation that would allow firearm carry in some…
March 21, 2022

Another Weekend Marked by Gun Violence in the South Underscores the Need for Common Sense Gun Safety Laws

This weekend was marked by a slate of tragic shootings across the Southern region. On Friday, bystanders were caught in the crossfire of a gunfight at the 16th annual Hood-Nic car show in southeast Arkansas. A shooting broke out…
March 20, 2022

Shooting at Arkansas Car Show Leaves At Least 1 Dead, 24 Wounded; Arkansas Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond

DUMAS, Ark. — The Arkansas chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, released the following statement after a shooting at a southeast Arkansas car show on Saturday…
March 17, 2022

Georgia Moms Demand Action Joins Georgia State Leaders, Former Law Enforcement to Sound the Alarm on Dangerous Permitless Carry Legislation

Georgia Scores Only 11.5 out of 100 for Gun Law Strength While Maintaining High Rate of Gun Deaths Permitless Carry Legislation Threatens to Dismantle Georgia’s Last Remaining Foundational Gun Safety Law ATLANTA, Ga. — Today, the Georgia chapter of Moms Demand…
March 14, 2022

As the 2022 Legislative Session Begins Today in Louisiana, Here’s What to Know About Gun Violence in the State

As the Louisiana legislature returns for the start of the 2022 legislative session today, lawmakers will once again have the opportunity to pass common-sense gun safety bills. 2021 was marked by staggering levels of gun violence fueled by the gun…
February 24, 2022

Everytown, Moms Demand Action Announce Nationwide Task Force To Combat Shoot First Laws, Also Known As Stand Your Ground

New Nationwide Task Force with State Legislators from Across the Country Will Work to Combat Shoot First Laws and Double Down on National Effort to Restore Self-Defense Laws in States  Wednesday, February 23 Marked Two Years Since the Murder of…