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February 18, 2022

Delaware Attorney General Announces Arrests Related to Illegal Gun Purchases, Highlighting the Need for Permit-to-Purchase Laws

On Wednesday, Delaware District Attorney Kathy Jennings announced the arrest of five people in relation to straw purchasing — the act of illegally purchasing firearms for other individuals. The five people arrested now face over 90 felony charges. During…
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 17, 2022

Everytown Law, Missouri Moms Demand Action Applaud Department of Justice for Taking on Missouri’s Dangerous Nullification Law

NEW YORK – Everytown Law, the largest team of litigators in the U.S. working on advancing gun violence prevention in the courts, and the Missouri chapter of Moms Demand Action, a grassroots arm of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following…
February 17, 2022

Iowa Lawmakers Continue to Advance a Bill to Allow Loaded, Unsecured Firearms in Cars – Moms Demand Action Responds

The Iowa chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, released the following statement after the Iowa House Public Safety Committee advanced HSB 646, a bill to allow individuals to…
February 16, 2022

New York City Mayor Eric Adams Announces Massive $236 Million Investment in Summer Youth Employment Programs to Combat Gun Violence; New York Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud

Youth Development and Employment Programs, Like the One Being Funded in Mayor Adams’ Announcement, Are Proven to Reduce Violence and Make Communities Safer The New York chapter of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown…
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

Indiana Moms Demand Action Applaud Senate Committee for Advancing Bill to Expand Access to Supportive Funds for Victims of Gun Violence

The Indiana chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, released the following statement after the Indiana Senate Corrections and Criminal Law Committee unanimously advanced House Bill 1292, legislation…
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 15, 2022

Louisiana Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shooting of Keeva Scatter, a 34-year old Black Transgender Woman, in Baton Rouge

The Louisiana chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement in response to the death of Keeva Scatter, a transgender Black woman, who was shot…
February 15, 2022

Following Advocacy by Virginia Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Virginia Senate Passes Bipartisan Bill to Prohibit Untraceable Ghost Guns

The Virginia 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 Virginia Senate for passing, by a bipartisan vote, legislation that would meaningfully address the…