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January 26, 2023

At State of State Address Michigan Governor Makes One Thing Clear: Comprehensive Gun Violence Prevention is a Priority

On Wednesday evening, during her State of the State address, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer made it clear gun violence prevention legislation is a priority during the Michigan 2023 legislative session. The governor called for critical gun safety laws such as…
January 23, 2023

Iowa Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shooting at a Des Moines Educational Center

The Iowa chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement in response to a shooting at an educational center in Des Moines, Iowa. The shooting happened at…
January 20, 2023

Everytown, Moms Demand Action, and Students Demand Action Applaud Minnesota House Lawmakers For Introducing Common-Sense Legislation to Require Reporting of Lost and Stolen Firearms

The Minnesota chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statements today applauding Minnesota lawmakers for introducing House File 601 (Her), critical gun safety legislation to require gun owners…
January 19, 2023

Minnesota House Lawmakers Introduce Critical Firearm Secure Storage Legislation. What to Know About the Life-Saving Benefits of Secure Storage:

On Tuesday, Minnesota House lawmakers introduced House File 396 (Becker-Finn) a bill strengthening requirements for safe storage of firearms and ammunition. Guns are the leading cause of death among kids and teens in Minnesota, and requiring safe storage is…
January 18, 2023

Recent String of Horrific Shootings Highlight Deadly Intersection of Domestic Violence and Gun Violence, and Need for Action by Elected Officials

In the first few weeks of 2023, communities across the country have been horrified by multiple incidents of domestic and familicide shootings. Some of these incidents include:  In Enoch City, Utah on January 3, a man reportedly fatally shot…
January 17, 2023

Recent Incidents of Gun Violence Across Indiana, Including the Killing of Violence Interrupter, Youth Football Coach Richard Donnell Hamilton, Highlight Need for Gun Safety Measures Across the State and Danger of Indiana’s Unpopular Permitless Carry Legislation

Recent incidents of gun violence have highlighted the need for passing gun violence prevention laws in Indiana. These incidents include the killing of Richard Donnell Hamilton, a 43-year-old father who dedicated his life to steering children out of the path…
January 12, 2023

As Lawmakers Return to Lansing for Session, Common Sense Gun Safety Legislation Must Take Center Stage

Following an election where Michigan voters made it clear gun violence prevention is a top priority, lawmakers return to the State Capitol for the first day of the state legislative session in Michigan with a gun sense majority in the…
January 10, 2023

VICTORY FOR GUN SAFETY: Following the Relentless Advocacy of Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Volunteers, Illinois Governor J.B Pritzker Signs Historic Gun Violence Prevention Package, the Protect Illinois Communities Act

Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Volunteers Sent Over 10,000 Messaging, including by Email and Phone to Lawmakers, Testified at all Legislative Hearings, Traveled Hours to Urge Lawmakers to Pass Critical Legislation SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Illinois chapters of…
January 10, 2023

As Lawmakers Return to Austin for Session, Common-Sense Gun Safety Legislation Needs to Take Center Stage

As the Texas legislature convenes for their 2023 legislative session this week, lawmakers will once again have the opportunity to pass common sense gun safety measures. Texas has some of the weakest gun laws in the country, scoring only…
January 9, 2023

Everytown, Giffords, Brady Applaud Illinois Senate for Passing Gun Safety Package, the Protect Illinois Communities Act

SPRINGFIELD, IL – Everytown for Gun Safety, Giffords, and Brady released statements applauding Illinois Senate lawmakers for passing the Protect Illinois Communities Act, a critical gun violence prevention legislative package. The bill now returns to the Illinois House for concurrence. …