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February 22, 2022

Alabama House Votes to Pass Dangerous Permitless Carry Legislation; Alabama Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond

The Alabama chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action issued the following statement after the Alabama House voted to pass HB 272, dangerous legislation to eliminate Alabama’s permit requirement for carrying a concealed handgun in public. This legislative…
February 17, 2022

New Mexico’s 2022 Legislative Session Ends Today, Lawmakers Failed to Address Rising Gun Violence in State

Today marks the last day of New Mexico’s 2022 legislative session and a missed opportunity to pass lifesaving gun laws. This session, state lawmakers considered bills like HB 9, legislation to require firearms to be securely stored away from…
February 16, 2022

Texas Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to NRA Endorsement of Gov. Greg Abbott

AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement after the National Rifle Association announced today they are endorsing Governor Greg…
February 16, 2022

Alabama House Public Safety Committee Passes Dangerous Permitless Carry Legislation; Alabama Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond

The Alabama chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action issued the following statement after the Alabama House Public Safety Committee voted to pass HB 272, dangerous legislation to eliminate Alabama’s permit requirement for carrying a concealed handgun…
February 11, 2022

Five Law Enforcement Officers Shot in Phoenix; Arizona Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond

PHOENIX, Ariz. — The Arizona chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement after five police officers were shot and wounded while…
February 11, 2022

Utah Lawmakers Fast Track Bill to Cut Off Local Control – Utah Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond

The Utah chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action issued the following statement after the House Judiciary committee advanced SB 115, an extreme proposal that would tie the hands of local Utah officials by further prohibiting them from…
February 10, 2022

“Demand a Seat” Kicks Off Second Cohort with More Than 100 Moms Demand Action , Students Demand Action Volunteers and Gun Violence Survivors Training to Run for Office and Work on Campaigns

Last Week, More than 100 Gun Safety Advocates and Gun Violence Survivors Graduated as Part of the First Cohort The National Program is Investing $3 Million in Recruiting and Training Hundreds of Grassroots Volunteers and Survivors of Gun Violence to…
February 10, 2022

Miami Herald Editorial Board: Florida’s ‘Shoot First’ or ‘Stand Your Ground’ Law is More Than a Legal Matter, It’s An Attitude

Yesterday, the Miami Herald published an editorial on Florida’s culture of violence, cultivated by lax firearm legislation like the state’s “Stand Your Ground” or “Shoot First” law. The piece highlights a number of incidents where disagreements between state residents…
February 8, 2022

Op-ed: A Voice for Ahmad and a Call for Change

Yesterday, on the final day of the fourth annual National Gun Violence Survivors Week, the Charlotte Observer and the Raleigh News & Observer published an op-ed by Alicia Campbell, a Survivor Fellow…
February 7, 2022

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

As the Oklahoma 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…