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January 24, 2020

Newly Uncovered Emails Show How Trump Administration Has Shaped Policies at the Behest of the NRA

According to a new report in The Guardian, emails show that the Trump administration has consistently done the NRA’s bidding when making potentially harmful decisions about public land and wildlife policy ––despite ethics prohibitions on giving…
January 24, 2020

Virginia Moms Demand Action, Everytown Applaud Virginia House Committee for Passing Gun Safety Legislation

RICHMOND, Va. — The Virginia chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today applauded the Virginia House Committee on Public Safety for passing a slate of gun safety bills, including legislation…
January 24, 2020

Everytown For Gun Safety, Moms Demand Action Applaud Attorneys General For Suing to Prevent Schematics for Downloadable, Untraceable Guns to be Posted Online

21 Attorneys General Filed Suit in Washington State to Prevent The Trump Administration From Enabling Schematics for Downloadable, Untraceable Guns to Be Posted Online…
January 23, 2020

Colorado Moms Demand Action, Everytown Applaud Lawmakers for Rejecting Dangerous Legislation That Would Weaken Colorado Gun Laws

HB20-1040 Could Have Forced Public K-12 Schools to Allow Civilians to Carry Loaded Handguns, Both Openly and Concealed, on Their Premises   HB20-1099 Would Have Repealed Colorado’s Prohibition of High Capacity Magazines  DENVER – Volunteers with the Colorado chapter of Moms…
January 23, 2020

Colorado Moms Demand Action, Everytown Applaud Passage of Resolution to Require Denver Public Schools to Send Information Home About Secure Firearms Storage

Responsible Firearm Storage Can Result in Fewer Unintentional Shootings and Firearm Suicides Among American Youth DENVER – Today, the Colorado chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, applauded the Denver Public…
January 23, 2020

Washington Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action, Everytown Applaud Washington Senate Committee for Advancing Common-Sense Gun Safety Bills

SB6294 Would Require Concealed Pistol License Applicants to Undergo Training and Show Proof of Completion Before Being Issued a License  SB6288 Would Establish the Office of Firearm Violence Prevention OLYMPIA, Wash. – Washington Moms Demand Action and Student Demand Action,…
January 23, 2020

Gun Safety is Already Making Noise in New Mexico. Here are the Bills Lawmakers Should Consider this Legislative Session.

New Mexico lawmakers returned this week to Sante Fe for a new legislative session where they’ll have new opportunities to pass common-sense gun safety laws, starting with extreme risk legislation that would empower immediate family members and law enforcement officers…
January 23, 2020

As SHOT Show Heads to Vegas, Here Are Five Reasons Why the Gun Lobby and Gun Industry Are in Big Trouble

Gun Violence Survivors Are in Las Vegas This Weekend Participating in a Previously Planned Everytown Survivor Network Leadership RetreatThis week, the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) is hosting its annual SHOT Show on the Las Vegas strip. The show is…
January 22, 2020

Arizona Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action, Everytown Applaud House Committee’s Decision to Table Dangerous Bill to Arm Teachers

HB2031 Would Allow the Arming of Teachers and Other Employees In K-12 Schools and Community Colleges, Putting Arizona Children and Teens at Risk More Than 40 Moms Demand Action Volunteers Attended Today’s Hearing to Testify in Opposition,…
January 22, 2020

Virginia Moms Demand Action, Everytown Applaud Virginia Senate for Passing Life-Saving Extreme Risk Legislation

RICHMOND, Va. — The Virginia chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today applauded the Virginia Senate for passing SB 240, an extreme risk bill. The bill creates a new kind…
January 22, 2020

Missouri Moms Demand Action, Everytown Respond to Gov. Parson’s Backpedaling on Preventing Domestic Abusers From Having Guns

Governor Says He Can’t Support A Red Flag Bill, But Has Yet To Explain His Apparent Reversal on a Separate Policy To Limit Domestic Abusers’ Access To GunsJEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri chapter of Moms…
January 22, 2020

Ohio Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Statement on Fourth Hearing on Stand Your Ground Legislation in Ohio Senate

COLUMBUS, Ohio. – Yesterday, Ohio Moms Demand Action and Student Demand Action volunteers testified against the destructive Stand Your Ground legislation making its way through the Ohio Senate Judiciary Committee. The bill, SB 237, would upend traditional self-defense law in…
January 22, 2020

In Advance of National Gun Violence Survivors Week, PEOPLE Magazine Unveils “Shattered: Gun Violence Survivors Speak Out”

In advance of the second annual National Gun Violence Survivors Week, from February 1-8, PEOPLE Magazine today unveiled Shattered: Gun Violence Survivors Speak Out, featuring Everytown Creative Council Chair Julianne Moore and six gun violence survivors:…
January 21, 2020

Maryland Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action, Everytown Applaud Baltimore County Council for Passing Secure All Firearms Effectively Act

The New Measures can Help Save Lives by Preventing Gun Thefts and Gun Trafficking  Research has Found That Stolen Guns Pose a Tremendous Risk to Public Safety BALTIMORE COUNTY, Md.— The Maryland chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun…
January 21, 2020

Minnesota Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action, Everytown Urge Minnesota Senate Leaders to Take Up Background Checks and Red Flag Legislation

Today, Moms and Students Testified in Front of the Senate Judiciary Committee to Urge Lawmakers to Take up Life-Saving Gun Safety Legislation While in Session In December, the Minnesota Senate Held a Hearing on the State’s Current Gun Laws…
January 21, 2020

Rhode Island Moms Demand Action, Everytown Applaud Lawmakers For Advancing Ghost Gun Legislation

Lawmakers Have an Opportunity to Close Loophole Allowing Criminals, Others to Access Untraceable, Unserialized Ghost Guns, Avoiding Background Checks and Undermining Law EnforcementPROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Rhode Island chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of…
January 21, 2020

It’s Past Time that Alaska Passes a Red Flag Law. The 2020 Legislative Session Begins Today.

Today, Alaska lawmakers return to the state capitol for a new legislative session where they’ll have opportunities to pass common-sense gun safety laws, starting with HB 62, a red flag law, also known as an extreme…
January 21, 2020

What They’re Saying: January 20 Gun Extremist Rally in Richmond, Virginia

Yesterday, gun extremists – including out-of-state militia groups – descended on Richmond, hoping to intimidate lawmakers into ignoring the will of their constituents who elected a gun sense majority in November. Meanwhile, more than 100 volunteers with…
January 21, 2020

Washington Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action, Everytown Urge Senate and House Committees to Advance Legislation to Require Safety Training for all Concealed Pistol License Applicants

HB1315, SB6294 Would Require Concealed Pistol License Applicants to Undergo Training and Show Proof of Completion Before Issued a License  Washington is One of Only 10 States in the Country That Does Not Require Training Before Issuing a License…
January 20, 2020

Everytown, Moms Demand Action Statements On Jan. 20 Gun Extremist Rally In Richmond

Rally Included Extremists Such as Joey Gibson, Alex Jones and Proud Boys RICHMOND, Va. — Everytown for Gun Safety and Moms Demand Action released the following statements in response…
January 17, 2020

Washington Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action, Everytown Applaud Introduction of Legislation to Establish the Washington Office of Firearm Violence Prevention in the State

OLYMPIA, Wa. – The Washington chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America and Students Demand Action, both a part of Everytown for Gun Safety, applauded the introduction of Senate Bill 6288, legislation to…
January 17, 2020

Arizona Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action, Everytown Applaud Filing Of Bipartisan Legislation To Keep Guns Out Of The Hands Of Domestic Abusers

SB1165; HB2543 Would Close Gaps that Give Domestic Abusers Easier Access to Guns  Between 2012 and 2016, the Rate of Intimate Partner Gun Homicide in Arizona was 66 Percent Higher Than The National Average.  PHOENIX, Ariz.  –…
January 17, 2020

Everytown, Moms Demand Action, Faith Leadership Statements Ahead Of Jan. 20 Gun Extremist Rally In Richmond

In November, Virginia Voters Flipped Both Chambers of the Virginia General Assembly to a Gun Sense Majority; Yesterday, the Virginia Senate Passed Bipartisan Legislation to Close Dangerous Gaps in Virginia’s Background Check LawsFar-Right Leaders, Including…
January 17, 2020

What They’re Saying: Maryland Long Gun Loophole Hearing

On Wednesday, Maryland lawmakers heard testimony on HB 4, legislation that would require background checks on all sales of rifles and shotguns in the state. See coverage highlights below: Maryland Reporter: Widow of Capital Gazette editor gives emotional…

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