Ohio Moms Demand Action, Everytown Criticize Committee Vote Advancing Dangerous “Guns Everywhere” Legislation; Urge House to Vote ‘No’ Tomorrow

House Bill 233 Would Allow People to Carry Hidden, Loaded Handguns in Ohio Schools, College Campuses, Bars While Drinking Alcohol and Even on Private Property Where “No Guns Allowed” Signs Are Posted Moms Demand Action Volunteers Testified Against HB 233 Earlier Today COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today criticized the House Committee on Federalism and Interstate Relation’s vote advancing HB 233, which … [Read more...]

ICYMI: Everytown, Moms Demand Action launch ad response to NRA; gun lobby-backed Senators introduce new dangerous silencers bill just before escaping home for July 4 recess

It was a busy Independence Day weekend, and there are a few gun safety-related news items that are worth your attention. First: On Friday, just before escaping town, Sens. Mike Lee and Mike Crapo introduced a new silencers bill that’s even more dangerous than the previous silencers legislation that had been introduced. Read more about the bill HERE. Second: On July 3, Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund and Moms Demand Action launched a paid digital ad responding to the NRA’s … [Read more...]

New York Moms Demand Action, Everytown Respond to Fatal Shooting of NYPD Officer in The Bronx

NYPD Officer Miosotis Familia is the 89th Police Officer Shot in the Line of Duty in 2017 and the 21st Police Officer Shot and Killed This Year Her Death Follows Last Week’s Shooting Attack at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital by a Doctor, Killing One Person and Injuring Six Others Previous Everytown for Gun Safety Research Found that 52 percent of Law Enforcement Officers Shot and Killed in Line of Duty were Killed by People Prohibited from Having Guns NEW YORK – The New York chapter of Moms … [Read more...]

Everytown, Moms Demand Action Launch New Ad Ahead of July 4 in Response to NRA’s Fear Mongering, Race-Baiting Ad

Watch the New Ad From Everytown and Moms Demand Action HERE – This Is What Freedom Really Looks Like WASHINGTON – Everytown for Gun Safety and Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense In America launched a new ad today in response to the NRA’s disturbing ad, which sought to sow fear and division just as Americans prepared to celebrate our Independence on July 4. WATCH OUR NEW AD: “FREEDOM.” The NRA ad has drawn condemnation from groups and individuals across the political spectrum, including … [Read more...]

Virginia Moms Demand Action, Everytown Respond to Shooting Death of Transgender Woman in Lynchburg

Ebony Morgan Is at Least the 16th Trans Person Killed Nationwide This Year, Ten of Whom Have Been Shot and Killed; Fifteen Have Been Trans Women of Color LYNCHBURG, Va. – The Virginia 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 Ebony Morgan. According to reports, Morgan was found with multiple gunshot wounds early Sunday morning. She was pronounced dead at the hospital. … [Read more...]

Arkansas Moms Demand Action, Everytown Respond to Shooting at Little Rock Nightclub

Initial Reports Indicate 17 People Shot During a Dispute at a Concert; All Are Expected to Survive Everytown Research (And Visuals) on Gun Violence by the Numbers Available Here LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – The Arkansas chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement today in response to a shooting at the Power Ultra Lounge nightclub about a mile away from the Capitol. Initial reports suggest that a dispute broke out at … [Read more...]

Moms Demand Action, Everytown Respond to Suggestion From White House Spox That Lack of “Morality” is Root Of Chicago Gun Violence

CHICAGO – Everytown for Gun Safety and Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today responded to the suggestion from Principal Deputy White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders that Chicago crime “is probably driven by morality more than anything else” in response to a question about access to guns. This statement follows the extremist leadership of the NRA saying it is “proud” of a disturbing, race-baiting ad the gun lobby re-released this … [Read more...]

Everytown, Moms Demand Action Respond to Shooting at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital

Initial Reports Indicate One Person was Killed and Several Others Injured by Doctor; Suspect is Dead Everytown Research (And Visuals) on Gun Violence by the Numbers Available Here NEW YORK – The New York chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a part of Everytown for Gun Safety released the following statement today in response to a shooting at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center. While details are still developing, initial reports indicate that a doctor shot at least six … [Read more...]

Texas Moms Demand Action, Everytown Respond to Shooting That Killed One Police Officer and Injured Another

San Antonio Officer Shootings Mark the 106th and 107th Law Enforcement Officials Shot in the Line of Duty in 2017 and the 20th Police Officer Killed by Gun Violence So Far This Year SAN ANTONIO – Today the Texas chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, responded to news that two police officers were shot in San Antonio, Texas on Thursday afternoon while conducting a crime prevention patrol. One officer died earlier this morning, and the other … [Read more...]

Real News: The NRA Just Said They’re “Proud” of Shameful, Race-Baiting Ad

NRA Spokeswoman Dana Loesch Says She’s “Proud” of the Video; Ad Sparking Opposition from Leading Gun Violence Prevention Organizations and Key Influencers WASHINGTON – Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement today from founder Shannon Watts as NRA leaders double down—saying they're "proud" of the disturbing, race-baiting ad re-released this week. The ad generated strong opposition from leading gun violence prevention … [Read more...]