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February 7, 2022

As the 2022 Legislative Session Begins Today in Oklahoma, Here’s What to Know About Gun Violence in the State

As the Oklahoma legislature returns for the start of the 2022 legislative session today, lawmakers will once again have the opportunity to pass common-sense gun safety bills.  2021 was marked by staggering levels of gun violence fueled by the gun…
February 4, 2022

Rhode Island Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Barrington School Committee on Passage of Secure Firearm Storage Resolution

Thanks to the Advocacy of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Volunteers, More Than 2 Million Students Now Live in School Districts that Distribute Secure Storage Educational Information to Parents The Rhode Island chapters of Moms Demand Action…
February 4, 2022

Ohio Moms Demand Action Applauds Four Ohio Mayors For Joining Mayors Against Illegal Guns, Honoring National Gun Violence Survivors Week

Cincinnati Mayor Aftab Pureval, Dayton Mayor Jeff Mimms, Cleveland Mayor Justin Bibb, and Elyria Mayor Frank Whitfield Have Joined Mayors Against Illegal Guns, a National Coalition of Mayors Committed to Ending Gun Violence Mayors Join Coalition to Honor National Gun…
February 4, 2022

New Mexico Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shooting of Nikki Turrietta, a 31-year old Transgender Woman in Albuquerque

The New Mexico 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 Nikki Turrietta, a transgender woman, who was shot…
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 4, 2022

Governor Wolf Vetoes Dangerous Punitive Preemption Bill; Pennsylvania Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond

The Pennsylvania chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of the Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statements applauding Governor Tom Wolf for his veto of HB 979 / SB 448, a bill…
February 4, 2022

Minnesota Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Police Shooting of Amir Locke in Minneapolis

The Minnesota chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement after Minneapolis police shot and killed Amir Locke, a 22 year old Black man, during…
February 3, 2022

Iowa Lawmakers Advanced Two Bills That Would Gut Gun Safety Measures, Infringe on the Rights of Private Property Owners – Iowa Moms Demand Action Respond

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 Subcommittee today voted to advance HSB 646, a bill to…
February 3, 2022

Virginia House of Delegates Passes Local Control Repeal Bill Despite Senate Rejection; Virginia Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond

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 in response to lawmakers in the Virginia House of Delegates passing HB 827, a bill that…
February 3, 2022

Governor Murphy Names Matt Platkin as New State Attorney General; New Jersey Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud

The New Jersey chapter of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement applauding Governor Phil Murphy’s announcement of the nomination of former chief…