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May 19, 2022

Florida Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shooting of Nedra Sequence Morris, a 50-year-old Black Transgender Woman, in Opa-locka

The Florida 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 Nedra Sequence Morris, a transgender Black woman, who was…
May 17, 2022

 Michigan Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shooting of Raymond “Ray” Muscat, a 24-year-old Transgender Man, in Oakland County

The Michigan 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 Raymond Muscat, a transgender man, who was shot and…
May 6, 2022

Virginia Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shooting of Ariyanna Mitchell, a 17-year old Black Transgender Girl, in Newport News

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 the death of Ariyanna Mitchell, a transgender Black girl, who was shot…
May 4, 2022

Gun Violence at Sporting Events Continues to Traumatize Kids and Families, as the United States Supreme Court Mulls Forcing States to Allow More Guns in More Places

As the weather gets warmer across the country and people continue to resume in-person gatherings and organized sporting events, the specter of gun violence continues to haunt Americans wherever they gather – even at kids’ sporting…
April 14, 2022

Pennsylvania Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shooting of Miia Love Parker, a 25-year-old Black Transgender Woman, in Chester

The Pennsylvania 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 Miia Love Parker, a transgender Black woman, who was…
April 8, 2022

Georgia Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shooting of Kathryn “Katie” Newhouse, a 19-year-old Asian-American Transgender Woman, in Canton

The Georgia 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 Kathryn “Katie” Newhouse, transgender Asian-American woman, who was shot…
April 5, 2022

Another Weekend Marred by Gun Violence. Meanwhile, Some State Legislatures Continue to Weaken Gun Laws.

The weekend marked yet another deadly weekend in the U.S. as gun violence killed and wounded dozens of people across the country. In Sacramento, six people were killed and at least 12 were wounded as shots…
March 31, 2022

Oregon Public Broadcasting: Oregon Suicide Rates Dropped in 2020, Advocates Say Prevention Programs Helped

Oregon Public Broadcasting published an article analyzing the state’s decline in suicide rates, giving credit to violence prevention programs for the encouraging trend. In the piece, Oregon’s Governor Kate Brown said  “guns are the most lethal form of suicide…
March 23, 2022

Moms Demand Action Volunteers, Gun Violence Survivors Stand With Governor Jay Inslee As He Signs Three Gun Safety Bills Into Law

Today, Washington Governor Jay Inslee signed three gun safety bills into law — HB 1705, legislation prohibiting ghost guns; HB 1630, legislation prohibiting firearms in public gatherings including school board meetings, voting centers, and other offices related to the electoral…
March 3, 2022

Arizona’s Senate Judiciary Committee Advances Dangerous Guns in Public Spaces Legislation; Arizona Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond

The Arizona chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action issued the following statement after the Arizona Senate Judiciary Committee advanced HB 2316, dangerous legislation allowing guns in public spaces. If passed, this bill would effectively force public officials…