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October 4, 2022

Following Advocacy from Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Volunteers, Texas School Districts Educate Families About Secure Firearm Storage with the Help of Be SMART

Following tireless advocacy from Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action volunteers, school districts all across Texas are taking action on gun safety and sending home Be SMART information about the importance of secure firearm storage. Most recently, thanks to…
October 4, 2022

Moms Take The Midterms: Moms Demand Action Volunteers Who Are Medical Professionals Running for Office Discuss What’s At Stake in Midterm Elections

Shannon Watts hosts virtual conversation with candidates from Iowa, Missouri, Oregon, Texas and South Carolina Over 200 Moms Demand Action volunteers are running for office up and down the ticket this November NEW YORK – Today, Shannon Watts, founder of…
October 4, 2022

Five Years After the Country’s Deadliest Mass Shooting in Las Vegas, the Supreme Court Rejects Challenges to Ban on Bump Stocks, Everytown and Moms Demand Action Respond

The U.S. Supreme Court today rejected continuing efforts to overturn an executive action banning bump stocks, declining to hear multiple challenges to the Department of Justice rule prohibiting the production, sale and possession of bump stocks. Everytown has…
October 4, 2022

Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Volunteers Held More Than 200 Canvasses and Phone Banks for Gun Sense Champions During Weekend of Action

This weekend, gun violence survivors and volunteers with Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action held over 200 canvassing, phone banking and voter contact events as part of Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund and Everytown Victory Fund’s first Weekend…
October 3, 2022

Everytown, Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Statements as Domestic Violence Awareness Month Begins

NEW YORK — Everytown and its grassroots networks, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, released the following statements to mark the beginning of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Domestic violence and gun violence are inextricably linked, impacting millions of…
September 30, 2022

Everytown Statement on the Five-Year Mark of the Route 91 Harvest Festival Shooting in Las Vegas

Everytown for Gun Safety and its grassroots networks, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, released the following statements in honor of the five-year mark of the Route 91 Harvest Festival shooting in Las Vegas on October 1st, 2017, in…
September 30, 2022

Texas Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Mass Shooting in McGregor

The Texas chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, released the following statement in response to a domestic violence related mass shooting in McGregor that left five people…
September 30, 2022

Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shooting Of Two Migrants in West Texas

The Texas chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, released the following statement in response to the shooting of two migrants near Sierra Blanca, a small, predominantly Latinx…
September 30, 2022

Hawaii Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Honolulu Mayor for Announcing Step to Keep Residents Safe in Wake of Dangerous U.S. Supreme Court Bruen Ruling

Everytown for Gun Safety and its grassroots networks, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, released the following statement applauding Honolulu Mayor Rick Blangiardi for asking Honolulu City Council to hear an ordinance regarding where firearms can be carried in…
September 29, 2022

California Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Response to Shooting on Oakland School Grounds

The California chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action issued the following statement in response to a shooting yesterday afternoon at the facilities shared by Rudsdale Newcomer High School, Sojourner Truth Independent Study, and Bay Area Technology…
September 28, 2022

Pennsylvania Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Statement on Shooting Behind Roxborough High School in Philadelphia

The Pennsylvania chapter 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 behind Roxborough High School in which one child was shot and killed,…
September 23, 2022

Following Advocacy from Arkansas Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action, Little Rock School Board Votes to Pass Secure Storage Resolution

The Arkansas chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement today celebrating the Little Rock School Board’s vote to pass a resolution which commits the…
September 22, 2022

As Schools Continue to be Traumatized By Shooting Threats and Lockdowns, School Boards Across the Country are Passing Secure Storage Resolutions Following Action from Moms Demand Action Volunteers

Over the past week, multiple school districts across the country went into lockdown amid reported active shooter threats that triggered law enforcement responses. Yesterday, law enforcement agencies across Minnesota responded to more than a dozen unfounded reports of school…
September 22, 2022

California Chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, Both Part of Everytown for Gun Safety Applaud California Department of Justice for Launching First-of-its-Kind Office of Gun Violence Prevention 

The California chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement applauding the California Department of Justice for launching the historic Office of Gun Violence Prevention’s (OGVP). The office…
September 21, 2022

Following Tireless Advocacy from Alaska Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action, Anchorage School Board Votes to Pass Historic Secure Storage Resolution

The Alaska chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement celebrating the Anchorage School Board’s vote to pass a resolution which commits the district to…
September 21, 2022

South Dakota Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shooting of Acey D. Morrison, a 30-year-old Two-Spirit Person, in Rapid City

The South Dakota 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 the death of Acey D. Morrison, a 30-year-old Two-Spirit person, who was…
September 20, 2022

New Politico Article Highlights Power of Gun Safety Messaging in Midterm Election

A new POLITICO article today highlighted the power that gun safety messaging can play in the midterm elections. After the passage of the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act earlier this year, the contrast between candidates who are on the side…
September 15, 2022

Wisconsin Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shooting of Regina “Mya” Allen, a 35-year-old Black Transgender Woman, in Milwaukee

The Wisconsin 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 the death of Regina “Mya” Allen, a 35-year-old Black transgender woman, who was…
September 15, 2022

Everytown for Gun Safety, Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud White House United We Stand Summit to Fight Hate-Motivated Violence

WASHINGTON — Everytown for Gun Safety and its grassroots networks, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, released the following statements applauding today’s White House United We Stand Summit, focused on countering hate-motivated violence in the United States. Everytown’s Senior…
September 14, 2022

Texas Governor Greg Abbott Chooses Inaction on Gun Safety as Students, Parents, and Educators Across Texas Continue to be Traumatized By Shooting Threats and Lockdowns

Yesterday, schools across Texas went into lockdown amid reported active shooter threats, triggering law enforcement responses in Houston, Waco, Pflugerville, and Whitney Independent School Districts (ISDs). At Heights High School in Houston, video shows armed law enforcement officers…
September 13, 2022

Everytown Applauds and Echoes Mayor Adams’ Calls for Reporters to Name Manufacturers of Crime Guns

At Mayors Against Illegal Guns Summit, Mayor Adams and 11 Other Mayors Against Illegal Guns Members Released Data on the Manufacturers of Crime Guns in Their Cities NEW YORK – Everytown for Gun Safety, the nation’s…
September 13, 2022

Following Advocacy from Texas Moms Demand Action Volunteers, Frisco Independent School District Passes Secure Storage Resolution

The Texas chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, released the following statement after Frisco Independent School District (ISD) voted last night to pass a resolution to require…
September 13, 2022

On National Firearm Suicide Prevention Day, Part of Suicide Awareness Month, Gun Safety Advocates Continue to Fight the Preventable Public Health Crisis of Gun Suicide

Resources for Journalists on Responsibly Covering Gun Suicide are Available Here  Today marks the Inaugural National Firearm Suicide Prevention Day on Tuesday, September 13th.  Falling in the middle of Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, the day was created to spread…
September 12, 2022

Shooting at Memorial Park in Uvalde, Texas, Where Two Teenagers Were Shot and Wounded Just Two Miles from Robb Elementary School, Underscores Need for Comprehensive Gun Violence Prevention Action from Governor Gregg Abbott

The Uvalde, Texas community has again experienced a tragic shooting incident involving children. This past Thursday, Uvalde police officials confirmed a 17 year old and an 18 year old were shot and wounded in a shooting in Memorial Park.

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.