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February 4, 2022

Students Demand Action Volunteer LaTayla Billingslea Featured as Seventeen Magazine’s “Voice of Change” for the Month of January

Each month, Seventeen Magazine honors one young person as a Voice of Change, someone who is making a difference in their community and the world at large. Today, Students Demand Action National Advisory Board Member LaTayla Billingslea was named…
February 2, 2022

Rise in Raleigh Gun Violence Underscores the Need for Violence Intervention Programming

On Monday night, four people were shot outside a motel in Raleigh, leaving one dead and three wounded, according to Raleigh police. And just last month, a shooting downtown left one man…
February 2, 2022

Alabama Senate Judiciary Committee Advances 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 Senate Judiciary Committee passed SB 1, dangerous legislation to eliminate Alabama’s permit requirement for carrying a concealed handgun in public. The Senate…
February 1, 2022

Everytown, Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Newly Released Footage of Road Rage Gun Violence in Florida

Everytown for Gun Safety, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today released the following statements following newly released footage of a road rage shooting in Florida. Dashcam footage…
February 1, 2022

Fourth Annual National Gun Violence Survivors Week Begins

February 1-7 Marks Fourth Annual National Gun Violence Survivors Week; By Early February, More Americans are Killed With Guns Than are Killed in Other High-Income Countries in an Entire Year On Thursday, Congresswoman Lucy McBath (D-GA) to Join Everytown for…
February 1, 2022

Michigan State Senate Candidate Encourages Supporters to “show up armed” at Polling Places

At an event in Livingston County this Saturday, Mike Demner, a Trump-endorsed Republican candidate for Michigan Senate, encouraged a crowd to “show up armed” at polling places. His comment was made in…
January 28, 2022

New Atlanta Journal-Constitution Poll Shows Georgians Oppose Permitless Carry

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 a new Atlanta Journal-Constitution poll revealed an overwhelming opposition to permitless…
January 28, 2022

AL.com Guest Opinion: With better gun laws, fewer people die

On Tuesday, AL.com published an opinion piece by Meredith Cummings, a Senior Instructor of Journalism and Creative Media at The University of Alabama who has a personal connection to gun violence. In…
January 27, 2022

Following Advocacy by Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Volunteers, California Lawmakers Prioritize Legislation to Ensure Secure Firearm Storage

The California chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement applauding the California Assembly for unanimously advancing AB 452, legislation to require schools to notify…
January 26, 2022

Lawmakers Considering Dangerous Permitless Carry Legislation While Georgia’s Children Die in Crossfire

This Monday in Atlanta, a sixth-month old infant was shot and killed in the crossfire of a gun fight — the third child under the age of six to be shot in the city this year, according to CNN. During…