Hawaii Moms Demand Action, Everytown Applaud Governor Ige for Signing Bill That Will Require Law Enforcement Officials Be Alerted When Criminals Break the Law and Try to Obtain Guns

Hawaii Joins Washington and Tennessee in Passing Laws to Help Law Enforcement Catch People With Dangerous Histories Who Illegally Attempt to Buy Guns House Bill 459 Will Strengthen the Background Check System in Hawaii by Giving Law Enforcement More Tools to Keep Guns Away from People Who Are Not Allowed to Have Them HONOLULU – The Hawaii chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today stood with Governor Ige as he signed House Bill 459, … [Read more...]

Pennsylvania Moms Demand Action, Everytown Denounce State Senate’s Passage Of Bill That Would Allow Guns Into Pennsylvania Schools

SB 383 Would Allow School Districts to Let Staff Carry Guns in Pennsylvania K-12 Schools HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today denounced state senators for passing Senate Bill 383. If eventually signed into law, the bill would allow school districts to let educators and other school staff carry firearms anywhere in school buildings. It passed by a vote of 28-22 and now heads to the House of … [Read more...]

Georgia Moms Demand Action, Everytown Respond to Shooting Death of Transgender Woman in Athens

Ava Le’Ray Barrin Is at Least the 15th Trans Person Killed Nationwide This Year, Nine of Whom Have Been Shot and Killed; Fourteen Have Been Trans Women of Color Barrin Is the Youngest Known Trans Person Killed in 2017 ATHENS, Ga. – The Georgia chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today released the following statement regarding the shooting death of Ava Le’Ray Barrin. According to reports, Barrin was fatally shot during an argument in … [Read more...]

Moms Demand Action, Gun Violence Survivor, Everytown Applaud Dear Abby for Acknowledging That Parents Should Ask About the Presence of Guns and How They Are Stored Before Playdates

In Previous Dear Abby Column, Columnist Advised a Mom that It Would Be ‘Off-Putting’ to Ask a Playmate’s Parents if they Owned Guns and if They Were Responsibly Stored Dear Abby Changed Her View After Gun Violence Survivor, Moms Demand Action Volunteers and other Gun Safety Advocates Shared the Importance of Safe Storage and Keeping Curious Children Safe From Harm NEW YORK – Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement … [Read more...]

New Mexico Moms Demand Action, Everytown Applaud U.S. Conference Of Mayors For Passing Resolution To Oppose National “Concealed Carry Reciprocity” — The NRA’s Top Legislative Priority

U.S. Conference of Mayors Voted to Formally Oppose “Concealed Carry Reciprocity” Legislation During Annual Conference In Miami Last Week’s Pew Survey Found 81 Percent of Americans Oppose Allowing People To Carry Concealed Weapons Without a Permit WASHINGTON — The New Mexico Chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement today to applaud the U.S. Conference of Mayors for passing a resolution to oppose “Concealed … [Read more...]

California Moms Demand Action, Everytown Applaud Senate Public Safety Committee Passage of Legislation Aimed at Protecting California’s K-12 Students

Assembly Bill 424 Would Close a Dangerous Loophole that Allows School Districts to Authorize People to Bring Guns into California’s K-12 Schools SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The California chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today applauded the Senate Public Safety Committee for advancing Assembly Bill 424, legislation aimed at protecting California’s K-12 students by keeping guns out of schools. In 2015, California recognized that civilians … [Read more...]

Indiana Moms Demand Action, Everytown Applaud U.S. Conference of Mayors for Passing Resolution to Oppose National “Concealed Carry Reciprocity” – The NRA’s Top Legislative Priority

U.S. Conference of Mayors Voted To Formally Oppose “Concealed Carry Reciprocity” Legislation During Annual Conference In Miami Last Week’s Pew Survey Found 81 Percent of Americans Oppose Allowing People To Carry Concealed Weapons Without a Permit WASHINGTON – The Indiana Chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement today to applaud the U.S. Conference of Mayors for passing a resolution to oppose “Concealed … [Read more...]

Rhode Island Chapter of Moms Demand Action, Everytown Praise Legislators in House of Representatives for Passing ‘The Protect Rhode Island Families Act’

House Bill 5510 Would Protect Victims of Domestic Abuse; Bill Now Heads to Senate Moms Demand Action Volunteers Have Worked Tirelessly for Three Straight Years to Pass the Legislation PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Rhode Island chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, praised members of the Rhode Island House of Representatives for passing House Bill 5510 last night. The bill was passed after years of grassroots activity by the Rhode Island chapter … [Read more...]

Missouri Moms Demand Action, Everytown Applaud Court Ruling Protecting Public Safety at St. Louis Zoo

ST. LOUIS – The Missouri chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today applauded a St. Louis Circuit Judge’s ruling confirming that firearms may not legally be brought onto the premises of the St. Louis Zoo. The St. Louis Zoo has preschool and children’s education programs on its premise. Almost half a million students participate in the zoo’s educational program every year, according to news reports. Missouri no longer requires a permit … [Read more...]

Everytown Applauds U.S. Conference Of Mayors For Passing Resolution To Oppose National “Concealed Carry Reciprocity” – The NRA’s Top Legislative Priority

U.S. Conference of Mayors Voted To Formally Oppose “Concealed Carry Reciprocity” Legislation During Annual Conference In Miami Last Week’s Pew Survey Found 81 Percent of Americans Oppose Allowing People To Carry Concealed Weapons Without a Permit WASHINGTON – Everytown for Gun Safety released the following statement today from President John Feinblatt to applaud the U.S. Conference of Mayors for passing a resolution to oppose “Concealed Carry Reciprocity” legislation — the gun lobby’s top … [Read more...]