Permitless Carry Causes More Shootings by Police, Homicides – Research Says
Earlier today, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health released a new report showing the average rate of shootings by police increased by 12.9 percent in 10 U.S. states that passed permitless carry laws between 2014-2020.May 12, 2022
Gun Suicide Continues to Dominate the News. Here’s What You Need to Know.
Information on how to responsibly cover gun suicide is available here. Today, the Judd family revealed that Naomi Judd, an actress and musician, died by gun suicide on April 30. The news comes…May 10, 2022
2020 Brought Highest Rate of Gun-Related Deaths in More Than 25 Years
Earlier today, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) released a new report showing that 2020 brought the highest rate of gun-related deaths in more than a quarter-century. According to the data, more than 45,000 people died by gun violence in…May 5, 2022
Victory for Gun Safety: Following Advocacy from Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Volunteers, Portland Mayor Includes Over $10 Million for Violence Intervention Programs in the City Budget Proposal
The Oregon chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement after Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler, a member of Mayors Against Illegal Guns, included $10.2 million over…May 2, 2022
Experts are Ringing the Alarm on Mental Health For Young People. Here’s What You Need to Know at the Start of Mental Health Awareness Month.￼
May marks Mental Health Awareness Month, and it comes as a recent survey from the Center for Disease Control showed more than 4 in 10 teens reporting they feel “persistently sad or hopeless,” and 1 in…April 4, 2022
After Sacramento Mass Shooting, Legislation to Curb Gun Violence Ready to Move Through Legislature.
Over the weekend, a shooting in Sacramento left at least six people dead and at least 12 more wounded. Authorities reported an attack on early Sunday morning on a street in downtown Sacramento. The shooting is…March 31, 2022
Victory for Gun Safety: Following Advocacy from Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Volunteers, Idaho Legislature Adjourns Without Passing Any Dangerous Gun Lobby Priorities
The Idaho chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement after the Idaho legislature ended the legislative session without passing a dangerous gun lobby priority. The bills that…March 31, 2022
This Session, Lawmakers Have Chance to Save Lives with a Bipartisan Bill to Protect Children From Gun Violence. Here’s What You Need to Know.
This week, the Alaska House State Affairs Committee held a hearing on HB 203, bipartisan legislation which would require that gun owners securely store their firearms when not under their direct control. HB 203 would ensure guns are secured away…March 25, 2022
‘Shameful’: Despite Opposition, Governor Cox Signs Bill to Strip Local Control on Gun Safety
The Utah chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action issued the following statement after Utah Governor Spencer Cox signed SB 115, an extreme proposal that would tie the hands of local Utah officials by further prohibiting them from…March 17, 2022
ABC News: ‘Ghost guns’ showing up in school shootings, experts fear trend will get worse
Today, ABC News published a piece highlighting a recent rash of school shootings using ghost guns, do- it-yourself, undetectable guns. In the last few months, there have been incidents of gunfire on school grounds in Arizona, New…