Oregon Moms Demand Action, Everytown Applaud House Passage of Extreme Risk Protection Order Legislation; Urge Legislature to Prioritize Gun Safety Legislation

Senate Bill 719 Would Allow Courts to Temporarily Prohibit a Person from Having a Gun if Law Enforcement or Immediate Family Members Show That He or She Poses a Danger to Self or Others SALEM, Ore. – The Oregon chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today applauded House passage of Senate Bill 719, an Extreme Risk Protection Order bill that would allow courts to temporarily prohibit a person from having a gun if law enforcement or immediate … [Read more...]

Ohio Moms Demand Action, Everytown Criticize Ohio House Passage of Dangerous “Guns Everywhere” Bill

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 Volunteers with the Ohio Chapter of Moms Demand Action Have Driven More Than 1,000 Letters and More Than 250 Calls Voicing Opposition to HB 233 COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today criticized state … [Read more...]

Maine Moms Demand Action, Everytown Respond to Fatal Domestic Violence Shooting in Madison

Everytown Research Shows That More Than Half of the Women Killed with Guns in the U.S. are Killed by Their Partners MADISON, Maine - The Maine chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today responded to the fatal shooting of three people in Madison yesterday morning. According to reports, the shooter shot and killed his wife, Lori Hayden, their son, Dustin Tuttle, and Michael Spaulding – and a fourth, Harvey Austin, was injured. The shootings … [Read more...]

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...]