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February 2, 2023

New Jersey Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Fatal Shooting of Councilwoman Eunice Dwumfour Outside of Her Home

The New Jersey chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroot networks, released the following statement in response to the shooting of Eunice Dwumfour, a 30-year-old member of the Sayreville Borough…
February 2, 2023

Everytown Law, Moms Demand Action Respond To Court Decision Striking Down Foundational Domestic Violence Prohibitions 

NEW YORK – Everytown Law, the nation’s largest team of gun violence prevention litigators, and Moms Demand Action released the following statements in response to the decision of a panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth…
February 2, 2023

Utah Take Steps Forward in Gun Violence Prevention Movement, House Introduces Critical Secure Storage Legislation

The Utah chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, released the following statement applauding Utah State Representative Andrew Stoddard for introducing HB 354, a bill requiring secure…
February 2, 2023

New ATF Report on Gun Trafficking Highlights Need For Gun Industry Accountability

Report Confirms Recent Everytown Analysis: Glock is Top Manufacturer of Traced Crime Guns WASHINGTON — Everytown for Gun Safety and its grassroots networks, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, issued the following statements on a new report from…
February 1, 2023

Governor Kathy Hochul Makes Historic Investment in Public Safety Measures To Fight Gun Violence; Everytown, Moms Demand Action, and Students Demand Action Applaud

The New York chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statements applauding Governor Kathy Hochul for her commitment to invest $337 million in public safety measures…
February 1, 2023

Everytown for Gun Safety, Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Volunteers Honor the Start of Black History Month

Black History Month Serves as a Moment to Honor the Stories of Resilience and Innovation of Leaders Who Have Carried the Black Community Through Generations of Systemic Inequities and Violence 71 Percent of Black Adults in the United States are…
February 1, 2023

Following Advocacy of Moms Demand Action and Student Demand Action Volunteers California Leaders Introduce Legislation to Strengthen Concealed Carry Laws

Moms Demand Action Volunteers, Governor Newsom, Attorney General Bonta and Senator Portantino Held a Press Conference to Introduce Gun Safety Legislation SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The California chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for…
February 1, 2023

Everytown Applauds House Introduction of Bipartisan Legislation to Require Background Checks on All Gun Sales

WASHINGTON — Everytown for Gun Safety and its grassroots networks, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, released the following statements applauding the introduction of bipartisan legislation in the House of Representatives to require background checks on all gun sales.
February 1, 2023

Fifth Annual National Gun Violence Survivors Week Begins

February 1-7 Marks Fifth Annual National Gun Violence Survivors Week; By Early February, More Americans are Killed With Guns Than are Killed in Other High-Income Countries in an Entire YearEverytown Releases New Nationwide Report Illustrating the Magnitude of America’s Gun…
January 31, 2023

Governor Wes Moore, Comptroller Brooke Lierman, Maryland State Lawmakers, More Than 400 Maryland Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Volunteers Rally in Annapolis for Gun Safety, and Celebrate of 10 Years Life-Saving Work 

Gun safety advocates and champions rallied at the Maryland Statehouse for lawmakers to strengthen Maryland’s concealed carry permitting laws, hold bad actors in the gun industry accountable, and repeal qualified immunity  ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Today, Maryland Governor Wes Moore, Comptroller…
January 30, 2023

Florida Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to DeSantis’ and Republican Lawmakers Announcement To Pass Permitless Carry

The Florida 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  Governor Ron DeSantis’ press conference announcing support for impending legislation on permitless carry.
January 27, 2023

Following Advocacy of Moms Demand Action and Student Demand Action Volunteers, Gun Violence Prevention Advances in Washington

This week and last week, Washington lawmakers held hearings on gun safety legislation in the House. Moms Demand Action and Student Demand Action volunteers testified in favor of several bills, as part of ongoing advocacy efforts in support for the…
January 27, 2023

Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Condemn Failure of Virginia House Republicans to Advance Life-Saving Gun Safety Bills

The Virginia House Public Safety Subcommittee Voted Against Bills to Strengthen Secure Storage Laws In Homes, Disarm Domestic Abusers, and Prohibit Assault Weapons, Require Microstamping of Firearms  The Virginia chapter of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part…
January 27, 2023

New Year Already Marked by Hate-Fueled Gun Violence Against the Trans Community, Underscoring Urgent Need for Action on Gun Safety

Just 26 days into the new year, and it’s already proven to be a deadly one for transgender and gender non-conforming people across the country. On Monday evening, Unique Banks, a 21-year-old transgender Latina, was shot and killed in…
January 27, 2023

An Important Move for Gun Safety, Vermont Attorney General Charity Clark Releases New Domestic Violence Report and Announces Statewide Secure Storage Sites In Partnership With The Vermont State Police

Vermont’s Attorney General Charity Clark released findings from the Domestic Violence Fatality Review Commission’s report. According to the Medical Examiner’s Office, in 2021 there were five homicides in Vermont related to domestic violence. The report also notes that…
January 26, 2023

Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, California Asian American & Pacific Islander Legislative Caucus Statement on Recent Gun Violence

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The California chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety grassroots networks, released the following joint statement with the California Asian American & Pacific Islander Legislative Caucus (AAPILC) on…
January 26, 2023

At State of State Address Michigan Governor Makes One Thing Clear: Comprehensive Gun Violence Prevention is a Priority

On Wednesday evening, during her State of the State address, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer made it clear gun violence prevention legislation is a priority during the Michigan 2023 legislative session. The governor called for critical gun safety laws such as…
January 24, 2023

Deadly Shooting in Yakima leaves Three Fatalities, Washington Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Respond

Washington Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, released the following statement after three people were shot and killed in Yakima. According to reporting, the suspect, identified as a resident,…
January 24, 2023

California Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shooting in Oakland

The California 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 a shooting at Oakland gas station Monday night. According to reports, one…
January 24, 2023

Everytown, Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Statement on Half Moon Bay Mass Shooting

HALF MOON BAY, Calif. — The California chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety grassroots networks, released the following statement on the mass shooting in Half Moon Bay, California in which…
January 24, 2023

Shootings in Monterey Park and Half Moon Bay Highlight Need for Gun Industry Accountability

It’s been a devastating couple of days in America — especially in California where two horrific mass shootings have taken place in just 36 hours, killing 18 people and wounding at least 10 others. Both of these tragedies impacted AAPI…
January 23, 2023

Iowa Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shooting at a Des Moines Educational Center

The Iowa chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement in response to a shooting at an educational center in Des Moines, Iowa. The shooting happened at…
January 23, 2023

Louisiana Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shooting in a Nightclub in 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 in response to a shooting early Sunday morning in Baton Rouge. According to reports, twelve…
January 23, 2023

Everytown, Moms Demand Action, and Students Demand Action Applaud Minnesota Governor Walz for Prioritizing Gun Violence Prevention Priorities in Proposed Budget Package

The Minnesota chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statements today applauding Minnesota Governor Tim Walz for including extensive gun violence prevention measures in the proposed “Proposed One…

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.