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July 26, 2021

Everytown, California Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Mass Shooting in Wasco, California

The California chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statements after five people were shot, four fatally, at a home in Wasco, California on Sunday. According…
July 26, 2021

Moms Demand Action Finds New Ways to Encourage Secure Gun Storage Around the Country

As gun sales and gun violence have increased over the last year, so have unintentional shootings by children. Moms Demand Action volunteers around the country have been working to raise awareness and prevent more unintentional shootings by educating their communities…
July 22, 2021

Everytown, Moms Demand Action Statement on Shooting on Busy Street in Washington, D.C.

WASHINGTON – Everytown for Gun Safety and its grassroots networks, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, released the following statement following reports of a shooting on a busy street in Washington, D.C. on Thursday night, wounding at least…
July 22, 2021

Everytown Statement on President Biden Signing the VOCA Fix Into Law

WASHINGTON — Today, Everytown for Gun Safety and its grassroots networks, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, released the following statements after President Joe Biden signed the VOCA Fix to Sustain the Crime Victims Fund Act of 2021 into…
July 22, 2021

Everytown Applauds AG Garland As He Launches Strike Forces to Combat Gun Trafficking in Five Cities

WASHINGTON — Today in Chicago, Attorney General Merrick Garland launched gun trafficking strike forces in five major cities to help stem the rising murder rates in cities across the country. The strike forces were first announced by President Joe Biden,…
July 22, 2021

ICYMI: Biden Lays Out Gun Safety Agenda, Wins at CNN Town Hall in Cincinnati

Washington — Last night, in a CNN Town Hall in Cincinnati, President Joe Biden was asked a question about his plan to reduce gun violence and crack down on illegal guns. He specifically referenced his work to curtail the…
July 22, 2021

What to know about the Police Reform legislation going into effect on Sunday.

This legislative session, Washington lawmakers passed five police reform bills to help ensure transparency within police departments and prevent police violence. The bills will go into effect on Sunday. Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action volunteers fought…
July 21, 2021

Maryland Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shooting of Taya Ashton, a Trans Woman, in Suitland, Md.

The Maryland chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement in response to reports that a 20-year-old Black transgender woman, Taya Ashton, was found shot and…
July 20, 2021

Everytown Applauds Passage Of “VOCA Fix” Legislation, Preventing Funding Cuts To Grant Programs Designed To Help Victims Of Crimes

Bill Ensures Monetary Penalties From Deferred Prosecution And Non-Prosecution Agreements Go Into Crime Victims Fund, Just Like Penalties From Convictions WASHINGTON – Today, Everytown for Gun Safety and its grassroots networks, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, released the…
July 20, 2021

Victory for Gun Safety: Louisiana Senate Rejects Deadly Permitless Carry Bill; Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond

BATON ROUGE – The Louisiana chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement after lawmakers in the Louisiana Senate voted to sustain Governor Edwards’ veto of…
July 20, 2021

Tennessee Moms Demand Action Respond to Unintentional Shooting of 6-Year-Old Boy in Sumner County, Second Unintentional Shooting in Two Weeks

The Tennessee chapter of Moms Demand Action, part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement after an unintentional shooting in Sumner County in which a 6-year-old boy was unintentionally shot and killed.
July 19, 2021

California Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Statements on Police Shooting in Los Angeles

The California chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statements after a Los Angeles police officer fired a non-lethal round at a…
July 19, 2021

Two Shootings in Nation’s Capital Highlight Urgency of Taking Action on Gun Violence

WASHINGTON – Everytown for Gun Safety and its grassroots networks, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, released the following statements after Washington, D.C. experienced several instances of gun violence this weekend during what has been a devastating year for…
July 19, 2021

Everytown For Gun Safety Action Fund Endorses Virginia Volunteer Leader Melanie Cornelisse In HD-78

Since 2017, Hundreds of Moms Demand Action Volunteer Leaders Have Run for Elected Office and Dozens Have Won Seats, Including 43 Who Won in 2020 NEW YORK — Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund today endorsed Moms Demand Action…
July 19, 2021

Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund Endorses Alexis Gevanter for Connecticut State Senate in August 17 Special Election

Since 2017, Hundreds of Moms Demand Action Volunteer Leaders Have Run for Elected Office and Dozens Have Won Seats, Including 43 Who Won in 2020 NEW YORK — Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund today endorsed Moms Demand Action volunteer…
July 16, 2021

Texas Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shooting in Levelland

Four Officers Were Shot, One Fatally, in the Line of Duty During a Standoff in Levelland In June, Governor Abbott Signed Permitless Carry Legislation, Ignoring Law Enforcement Objections AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students…
July 15, 2021

Everytown For Gun Safety Applauds House Committee Passage Of Appropriations Legislation With Crucial Investments To Help Reduce Gun Violence

WASHINGTON – Today, Everytown for Gun Safety and its grassroots networks, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, released the following statements applauding the U.S. House Appropriations Committee’s passage of the FY-2022 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related…
July 15, 2021

Everytown, Maine Moms Demand Action, Applaud Enactment of Bill to Eliminate Taxes on Secure Storage Equipment

The Maine chapter of Moms Demand Action, part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released a statement today applauding the enactment of a bill that will create a tax exemption on purchases of secure storage devices. The bill,…
July 14, 2021

New GAO Report Shows Vast Health Care Cost of Gun Violence, Highlighting Urgency to Take Action

House Oversight Democrats Unveiled GAO Report Today, Which Shows Immediate Health Care Costs From Gun Violence Exceed $1 Billion Per year  Everytown Research Shows Total Short and Longterm Economic Costs of Gun Violence Total $280 Billion…
July 14, 2021

California Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Lawmakers For Advancing Critical Police Reform Legislation

The California chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement applauding the Assembly and Senate Public Safety Committees after passing SB 2, legislation to increase…
July 13, 2021

Recommendations for Journalists Covering Domestic Violence and Gun Violence

Domestic violence is inextricably linked to gun violence. Every month, an average of 57 women are shot and killed by an intimate partner. Throughout the pandemic, calls to domestic violence shelters and hotlines went up,…
July 13, 2021

Despite Rise in Unintentional Shootings, A Gun Manufacturer Customized Handguns to Look Like Legos. Then Shut it Down After Public Pressure from Everytown, Moms Demand Action

Today, the Washington Post published a piece highlighting a new product from Culper Precision, a Utah based gun company, that customizes firearms with Legos, or knock-off aftermarket bricks. With unintentional shootings by children on the…
July 12, 2021

Everytown Applauds President Biden’s Meeting on Reducing Crime, Proving His Continued Commitment to Addressing Rising Gun Violence

President Biden Met Today With City Officials and Law Enforcement Leaders from Across The Country, Providing Updates on the Administration’s Comprehensive Strategy to Reduce Gun Violence President Biden Has Nominated a Highly Qualified ATF Director and Announced Life-Saving…
July 10, 2021

Wisconsin Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Governor Tony Evers’ Veto of Legislation to Nullify Federal Gun Laws

The Wisconsin chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, the grassroots networks of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement applauding Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers’ veto of AB 293, a dangerous bill that attempted to nullify federal…

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.