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February 9, 2024

Biden-Harris Administration’s “Community Violence Awareness Week” Highlights the Important Role CVI Organizations Play in Combating Gun Violence in Black Communities

Everytown Community Safety Fund and its Grantees Participated in the Biden-Harris Administrations’ “Community Violence Awareness Week” WASHINGTON D.C. — Last week, the Biden-Harris Administration hosted multiple events highlighting the important role Community Violence Intervention (CVI) organizations play in the…
February 6, 2024

Standing With Gun Violence Survivors of Unsolved Cases, Illinois Lawmakers Introduce Legislation on Cold Case Murders and Clearance Rates

CHICAGO — Today, standing with gun violence survivors with unsolved cases with the Everytown Survivor Network and Moms Demand Action, Representative Kam Bruckner introduced House Bill 4753, the Homicide Victims’ Families Rights Act. HB 4753 would allow the surviving family…
February 5, 2024

Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Statement on Advancement of Gun Safety Legislation Championed by Gun Violence Survivor and State Senator Tom Sullivan

DENVER — Today, Everytown and its grassroots networks of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action released the following statements in response to the advancement of SB24-003 (Sullivan) out of committee. SB24-003 would allow the Colorado Bureau of Investigation…
January 30, 2024

Indiana Gun Sense Lawmakers, Gun Violence Survivors, and Droves of Indiana Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Volunteers Call for Action on Gun Safety During Annual Advocacy Day

INDIANAPOLIS, IN. —  Today, over 130 Indiana Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action volunteers, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, held their advocacy day for the 2024 legislation session to call for legislative action on gun…
January 29, 2024

Recent Gun Violence in Missouri, Including a Hostage Situation, Emphasizes the Danger of Weak Gun Safety Laws

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – The Missouri chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, issued the following statements in response to incidents of recent devastating gun violence across the state. …
January 29, 2024

Everytown, Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to AP Report on Lack of School Safety Spending in Iowa, Following School Mass Shooting

DES MOINES, I.A. – Everytown for Gun Safety and its grassroots network, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, released the following statements in response to the Associated Press report that Iowa has largely not spent any of their…
January 24, 2024

Dangerous Bill to Make it Harder to Sue Bad Actors in the Gun Industry Passes Indiana House, Despite Widespread Opposition

INDIANAPOLIS, IN. — The Indiana chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroot network, issued the following statement after the Indiana House passed HB 1235. The bill seeks to expand upon…
January 12, 2024

Extremist Lawmakers in Missouri Begin 2024 Legislative Session By Reintroducing Dangerous Gun Laws, Including Legislation to Force Guns Into Places of Worship, Allow More People to Have Guns in Schools, and Legalize Access to Firearms for Children

During the 2023 Legislative Session, Following Advocacy By Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Volunteers, Dangerous Gun Legislation Failed to Pass, Including Identical Bill to Force Guns into Sensitive Places JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. –  In the first few days…
January 8, 2024

Iowa’s 2024 Legislative Session Begins Just Days After Mass Shooting at Perry High School; Lawmakers Need to Prioritize and Take Action on Gun Violence Prevention Measures

Iowa Legislators Return to Des Moines Just Four Days After Mass Shooting at Perry High School, Where a Sixth Grader Was Shot and Killed and Five Others Shot and Wounded  DES MOINES, IA — Today, the Iowa legislature convenes…
January 5, 2024

Everytown for Gun Safety Releases 2024 State Gun Law Rankings, Iowa Ranks 31 in the Nation for the Strength of its Gun Laws

Gun Law Ranking for 2024 Releases Following School Shooting at Perry High School in Perry Iowa DES MOINES, IA – Today, Everytown for Gun Safety launched the updated “Gun Law Rankings” for 2024, an online tool and website that…