Virginia Tech Shooting Survivor, Everytown for Gun Safety and Moms Demand Action Statement on 10 Years Since Virginia Tech Tragedy

Everytown’s New Analysis of Mass Shootings in America Reveals American Women and Children in The Crosshairs: 54 Percent Involved Domestic Violence, 25 Percent of Fatalities Were Children WASHINGTON – Colin Goddard, a survivor from the 2007 mass shooting at Virginia Tech and member of the Everytown Survivor Network, Everytown for Gun Safety and Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America today released the following statements ahead of April 16, which will mark ten years since the mass … [Read more...]

Iowa Moms Demand Action, Everytown Respond to Governor’s Signing of House File 517

Prior to Bill’s Passage, Lawmakers Removed Reckless, Gun Lobby-Backed Language, Including a Provision That Would Have Repealed Iowa’s Law Requiring Background Checks For Handgun Sales Signing of HF 517 Makes Iowa Just the Second New Stand Your Ground State Since 2012 DES MOINES – The Iowa chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement today after Governor Terry Branstad signed House File 517. HF 517 makes Iowa … [Read more...]

Nebraska Moms Demand Action, Everytown Criticize Nebraska Legislature for Advancing Reckless Gun Bill That Would Put Nebraska Communities at Risk

Recent Polling Showed Opposition among Gun Owners and Nebraskans from Both Major Parties to Legislation That Would Prohibit Cities and Villages From Enacting or Enforcing Gun Safety Laws LINCOLN, Neb. – Volunteers with the Nebraska chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today criticized Nebraska legislators for voting yesterday to advance LB 68, a development that brings the dangerous proposal one step closer to becoming law. If enacted, LB … [Read more...]

Everytown, Georgia Moms Demand Action Release New Television Ad Urging Governor Deal to Veto Guns on Campus Bill

TV Ad (Viewable Here) Quotes Deal’s 2016 Veto Statement on Guns on Campus and Urges Him Not to Sign Away His Legacy by Going Against His Own Words ATLANTA – Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund and the Georgia chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today released a new television ad urging Governor Deal to veto HB 280, the dangerous guns on campus legislation currently on his desk. The ad will launch on television Wednesday. It asks … [Read more...]

Missouri Moms Demand Action Volunteers, Everytown Criticize House Committee Passage of Dangerous “Guns Everywhere” Bill

House Bill 630 Would Allow People to Carry Hidden, Loaded Handguns in Missouri Schools, College and University Facilities and Bars, Along with Daycare Centers, Sports Arenas and Police Stations Moms Demand Action Volunteers Testified Against HB 630 Yesterday JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Volunteers with the Missouri Chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today criticized lawmakers in the General Laws Committee of Missouri House of Representatives … [Read more...]

Women and Children in the Crosshairs: New Analysis of Mass Shootings in America Reveals 54 Percent Involved Domestic Violence and 25 Percent of Fatalities Were Children

Nearly 10 Years After Virginia Tech, Everytown Analysis Reveals That Majority of Mass Shootings Occur in the Home; In Nearly Half of Shootings, Shooters Exhibited Warning Signs NEW YORK – Everytown for Gun Safety, the country’s largest gun violence prevention organization, today released an updated report analyzing mass shootings in the United States between 2009 and 2016 that shows a majority involve domestic or family violence, that American children are significantly affected and that … [Read more...]

Missouri Moms Demand Action Volunteers, Everytown Urge Lawmakers to Reject Dangerous Gun Bills

Moms Demand Action Volunteers Testified Against HB 630 and HB 96, Two Bills That Would Further Weaken Missouri’s Gun Laws JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Volunteers with the Missouri Chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, testified before the General Laws Committee of Missouri House of Representatives on Monday and urged committee members to reject two dangerous gun bills being considered: HB 630 would change Missouri law to allow people to carry … [Read more...]