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July 1, 2020

Fatal Shooting of Sioux Falls Man Tragic Reminder That South Dakota’s Gun Violence Continues Amid the Pandemic

On Monday, Tracy Saboe, a 40-year-old man, was shot and killed in his home by a man who thought the home belonged to a man who allegedly had assaulted someone in the shooter’s family. Saboe and the shooter…
July 1, 2020

Texas Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shooting of Merci Mack

Merci Mack is at Least the 13th Trans Person to be Shot and Killed Nationwide This Year, Everytown Research Shows DALLAS — The Texas chapter of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots…
July 1, 2020

Everytown, Moms Demand Action Respond to New FBI Data Suggesting Americans Bought 2.3 Million Guns in June

Continued Surge in Gun Sales Increases Risk of Gun-Related Domestic Violence, Daily Gun Violence, Unintentional Shootings, and Gun SuicideWhen Americans Learn About Surge of Gun Sales, Their Support for Gun Safety Laws SurgesNEW YORK — Today,…
July 1, 2020

Elections Have Consequences: Virginia’s Gun Safety Laws Go Into Effect Following Historic Election and Legislative Session

Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund was the Largest Outside Spender in Virginia’s 2019 Elections, Spending $2.5 Million to Flip Virginia’s General AssemblyEverytown for Gun Safety Action Fund and Victory Fund Will Invest $60 Million in…
June 30, 2020

Georgia Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action, Everytown Respond to Karen Handel’s Remarks on Rep. Lucy McBath and Jordan Davis

ATLANTA — The Georgia chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, today released the following statements in response to newly released footage showing Georgia Republican…
June 30, 2020

Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund Endorses Rep. Rosa DeLauro for U.S. House

Rep. Rosa DeLauro is a Gun Sense Champion Who Will Fight for Common-Sense Gun Safety Measures in CongressNEW YORK – Today, Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund endorsed Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro for Congress in Connecticut’s 3rd congressional district. She has…
June 30, 2020

Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund Endorses Senator Jeanne Shaheen for U.S. Senate

Sen. Jeanne Shaheen is a Gun Sense Champion Who Will Fight for Common-Sense Gun Safety Measures in CongressNEW YORK – Today, Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund endorsed Senator Jeanne Shaheen for U.S. Senate in New Hampshire, after receiving the…
June 30, 2020

Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund Endorses Rep. Murphy, Rep. Demings, Rep. Deutch, and Rep. Shalala for U.S. House

Reps. Murphy, Demings, Deutch, and Shalala are Gun Sense Champions Who Will Fight for Common-Sense Gun Safety Measures in CongressNEW YORK – Today, Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund endorsed Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy for Congress in Florida’s 7th congressional district,…
June 30, 2020

Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund Endorses Senator Chris Coons for U.S. Senate

Sen. Chris Coons is a Gun Sense Champion Who Will Fight for Common-Sense Gun Safety Measures in CongressNEW YORK – Today, Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund endorsed Senator Chris Coons for U.S. Senate in Delaware, after receiving the Moms…
June 30, 2020

Illinois Gun Sales and Violence Persist Heading Into Fourth of July Weekend

As Illinois residents prepare for the Fourth of July weekend, gun violence has continued around the state amid coronavirus, protests of police killings, and the start of summer. On Friday, an employee opened fire at the Bunn-O-Matic warehouse…
June 30, 2020

Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Governor Newsom for Protecting Violence Intervention and Prevention Grant Program Funding in the 2020-2021 Budget

The California chapter of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, today released the following statement applauding Governor Newsom for protecting and maintaining California Violence Intervention and Prevention Grant Program (CalVIP) funding…
June 30, 2020

Everytown For Gun Safety Action Fund Endorses Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick, Rep. Ruben Gallego, Rep. Greg Stanton for U.S. House

Reps. Kirkpatrick, Gallego, and Stanton are Gun Sense Champions Who Will Fight for Common-Sense Gun Safety Measures in CongressNEW YORK – Today, Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund endorsed Congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick for Congress in Arizona’s 2nd congressional district, Congressman…
June 30, 2020

Wisconsin Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud the Madison Board of Education for Voting to Remove Police Officers from Madison Public Schools

The Wisconsin chapter of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both a part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today released the following statements after the Madison Metropolitan School District (MMSD) Board of Education voted to remove uniformed police officers,…
June 30, 2020

Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund Endorses Senator Jeff Merkley For U.S. Senate

Sen. Merkley is a Gun Sense Champion Who Will Fight for Common-Sense Gun Safety Measures in CongressNEW YORK – Today, Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund endorsed Senator Jeff Merkley for U.S. Senate in Oregon. Sen. Merkley has received the…
June 30, 2020

Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund Endorses Rep. Pramila Jayapal for U.S. House

Rep. Jayapal is a Gun Sense Champion Who Will Fight for Common-Sense Gun Safety Measures in CongressNEW YORK – Today, Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund endorsed Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal for Congress in Washington’s 7th congressional district. Rep. Jayapal has…
June 30, 2020

Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund Endorses Rep. Barbara Lee, Rep. Jackie Speier, Rep. Eric Swalwell, Rep. Salud Carbajal, Rep. Judy Chu, Rep. Adam Schiff, Rep. Ted Lieu, Rep. Norma Torres, Rep. Karen Bass, Rep. Mark Takano for U.S. House

Reps. Lee, Speier, Swalwell, Carbajal, Chu, Schiff, Lieu, Torres, Bass, Takano are Gun Sense Champions Who Will Fight for Common-Sense Gun Safety Measures in CongressNEW YORK – Today, Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund endorsed Congresswoman Barbara Lee for Congress…
June 30, 2020

Everytown For Gun Safety Action Fund Endorses Rep. Dean Phillips For U.S. House

Rep. Phillips is a Gun Sense Champion Who Will Fight for Common-Sense Gun Safety Measures in CongressNEW YORK – Today, Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund endorsed Congressman Dean Phillips for Congress in Minnesota’s 3rd congressional district. Congressman Phillips has received…
June 30, 2020

Everytown For Gun Safety Action Fund Endorses Rep. Debbie Dingell For U.S. House

Rep. Dingell is a Gun Sense Champion Who Will Fight for Common-Sense Gun Safety Measures in Congress NEW YORK – Today, Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund endorsed Congresswoman Debbie Dingell for Congress in Michigan’s 12th congressional district. Congresswoman Dingell has…
June 30, 2020

Everytown For Gun Safety Action Fund Endorses Rep. Robin Kelly, Rep. Mike Quigley, and Rep. Brad Schneider For U.S. House

Reps. Kelly, Quigley, Schneider are Gun Sense Champions Who Will Fight for Common-Sense Gun Safety Measures in CongressNEW YORK – Today, Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund endorsed Congresswoman Robin Kelly for Congress in Illinois’ 2nd congressional district, Congressman Mike Quigley…
June 30, 2020

Everytown For Gun Safety Action Fund Endorses Rep. Joe Neguse For U.S. House

Rep. Neguse is a Gun Sense Champion Who Will Fight for Common-Sense Gun Safety Measures in CongressNEW YORK – Today, Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund endorsed Congressman Joe Neguse for Congress in Colorado’s 2nd congressional district. Congressman Neguse has received…
June 30, 2020

Recommendations on How to Cover Suicide and Gun Violence

As millions of Americans are sheltering in place, some isolated from friends and family, and many are struggling financially, experts have raised the alarm about the heightened risk of suicide and an uptick in suicide calls. The…
June 30, 2020

New Everytown Analysis: Data from Past Economic Crises Indicates 20 Additional Gun Suicides per Day Possible in 2020 Without Preventive Action

Data from Great Depression and Great Recession Suggest COVID-19 Could Bring a 20 to 30 Percent Increase in Firearm Suicides in 2020Steps to Address Risks Include Strengthening Gun Laws, Promoting Secure Firearm Storage and Increasing Access…
June 30, 2020

Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund Endorses Rep. Veronica Escobar and Rep. Sylvia Garcia for U.S. House

Reps. Escobar and Garcia are Gun Sense Champions Who Will Fight for Common-Sense Gun Safety Measures in CongressNEW YORK – Today, Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund endorsed Congresswoman Veronica Escobar for Congress in Texas’s 16th congressional district and Congresswoman…
June 30, 2020

Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund Endorses Rep. Steve Cohen for U.S. House

Rep. Cohen is a Gun Sense Champion Who Will Fight for Common-Sense Gun Safety Measures in CongressNEW YORK – Today, Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund endorsed Congressman Steve Cohen for Congress in Tennessee’s 9th congressional district. Cohen has received…

Did you know

Black Americans represent the majority of gun homicide victims and are 10 times more likely than white Americans to die by gun homicide.