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October 23, 2021

Georgia Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shooting in Fort Valley

The Georgia chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement after one individual was shot and killed and seven individuals were shot and wounded in a…
October 22, 2021

New Associated Press Report on Police Violence Against Children Under 16

On Wednesday, the Associated Press published a disturbing report on approximately 3,000 instances of police use of force against children under the age of 16 over the past 11 years. Key findings from the report…
October 21, 2021

Two Jonesboro Teenagers Were Injured in an Unintentional Shooting. Here’s What You Need to Know about Secure Storage.

On Monday night, two teenage boys were shot and wounded in an unintentional shooting in Jonesboro, Arkansas. According to reports, one of the boys was handling a gun when a bullet was unintentionally discharged, injuring one boy in the…
October 21, 2021

Everytown For Gun Safety Applauds Senate 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 this week’s release of nine Fiscal Year 2022 Appropriations bills by Chairman Pat Leahy (D-VT) and the…
October 20, 2021

A Philadelphia Teenager was Critically Wounded in an Unintentional Shooting. Here’s What You Need to Know about Secure Storage.

Yesterday, a 17-year-old boy was shot and wounded in an unintentional shooting in Philadelphia. Reports indicate that the 17-year-old was unintentionally shot by another teenager who was playing with a firearm. The victim remains in critical condition. Details…
October 20, 2021

Everytown’s Updated City Dashboard Sheds Important Light on City Gun Violence

This week, Everytown for Gun Safety released updated 2020 data and new analyses to its City Dashboard, which features FBI and police department data on murders and gun homicides in nearly 500 cities across the country. …
October 20, 2021

Everytown, Delaware Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Governor Carney on Signing of Domestic Violence Prevention, Ghost Guns Bills

Moms Demand Action Volunteers Drove Hundreds of Calls and Emails to Lawmakers in Support of BillsThe Delaware chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement applauding Governor John…
October 19, 2021

North Carolina Gun Owner: Why I Oppose the NRA’s ‘Guns Everywhere’ Agenda

Earlier this month, the NRA held its annual meeting in Charlotte. As communities across North Carolina continue to face the fear and loss surrounding gun violence, NRA leadership only grows more extreme. This weekend, the Charlotte Observer and…
October 16, 2021

A High School Football Game in Mobile. A Nightclub in Houston. Two Shootings Reflect Ongoing Daily Toll of Violence.

A pair of shootings hundreds miles apart Friday night and early this morning are making national news, serving as a grim reminder of the daily toll of gun violence in the U.S. Every day on average, more…
October 15, 2021

Seattle Times: ​​‘Disheartening’ rise in King County Gun Violence has Already Surpassed 2020’s Record Toll

King County continues to be ravaged by gun violence this year. At the end of September, King County already saw 73 people had been killed and another 283 injured in shootings according to from the Shots Fired Project.
October 14, 2021

Governor Evers Commits $45 Million Towards Violence Intervention Programs — Wisconsin Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Commitment to Gun Safety

The Wisconsin chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, released the following statement after Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers announced that $45 million of American Rescue Plan funds will be…
October 12, 2021

Everytown, Rhode Island Moms Demand Action Applaud Mayor Elorza for Announcing Request of $1.6 Million in Violence Intervention Funding to Combat City Gun Violence in Providence

The Rhode Island chapter of Moms Demand Action, a part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement applauding the mayor of Providence, Jorge Elorza, on announcing his city’s request for proposals to…
October 12, 2021

NEW TV Ad: Terry for Virginia and Everytown Release New Ad Featuring Newport News Sheriff Gabe Morgan

Glenn Youngkin Has Pledged to Oppose Any Gun Safety Laws, Would Oppose Laws That Keep Guns Out of Hands of Criminals, Putting Law Enforcement At Risk MCLEAN, VA – Terry for Virginia and Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund today…
October 11, 2021

ICYMI: Everytown Releases New School Safety Data, Recommendations for Biden-Harris Administration on Press Call with AFT, NEA

Last week, on a press call with leaders from the National Education Association and the American Federation of Teachers, Everytown for Gun Safety released recommendations on school safety shared with the Biden-Harris Administration. The recommendations come…
October 10, 2021

Minnesota Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shooting at a Bar in St. Paul

The Minnesota chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, released the following statement after a shooting in a bar in St. Paul early Sunday morning, where one individual…
October 8, 2021

Armed Man Arrested at Vermont Statehouse After Threatening House Speaker, Vermont Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond

The Vermont chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement after a man who had threatened the Speaker of the Vermont House of Representatives…
October 8, 2021

Everytown, Moms Demand Action, Lawmakers Kick Off “Demand a Seat” Program to Recruit and Train Volunteers and Gun Violence Survivors to Run for Office and Work on Campaigns

The New National Program Will Invest $3 Million in Recruiting and Training Hundreds of Grassroots Volunteers to Run Campaigns on Gun Safety at the Federal, State, and Local Level New Initiative Will Provide Educational Training with Campaign Experts and Mentorship…
October 7, 2021

Everytown Releases New School Safety Recommendations for Biden-Harris Administration on Press Call with NEA and AFT

Between August 1 and September 15, at Least 30 Instances of Gunfire Occurred on School Grounds, Killing Five and Wounding 23 — The Most Instances and People Shot in the “Back to School” Period Since Everytown…
October 7, 2021

A Grand Jury May be Impaneled to Consider Charging Police Officers in the Shooting of an 8-Year-Old Girl in Philadelphia. Here’s What You Need to Know:

Gun violence by police continues to devastate Black people, who in Pennsylvania are over 5 times as likely as white people to be killed by police. This tragic reality was once again laid to bare in…
October 7, 2021

Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund Launches $500,000 Effort to Protect and Expand Gun Sense Majority in VA House of Delegates; Unveils New Polling Show Gun Safety Top Issue for Voters

New Virginia Poll Shows Gun Violence Prevention Is A Top Concern For Virginia Voters, And Opposition to Republican Positions on Gun Safety Is One Of Most Powerful Motivators Spend Will Include Direct Mail, Ads on YouTube Pre-roll, Facebook, Instagram,…
October 6, 2021

Michigan Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Introduction of Bipartisan Bills to Keep Guns Out of the Hands of Domestic Abusers

Bipartisan Bills Would Close Dangerous Gaps in State Law by Prohibiting Convicted Domestic Abusers from Possessing Firearms October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month; Research Shows That Access to a Firearm Makes it Five Times More Likely an Abusive Partner Will…
October 6, 2021

Everytown, Texas Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shooting at Timberview High School in Arlington

The Texas chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, today released the following statements after reports of a shooting at Timberview High School in Arlington. Police have reportedly …
October 5, 2021

Everytown, Arizona Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shooting on Amtrak Train in Tucson

Everytown for Gun Safety, and the Arizona chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown’s grassroots networks, released the following statements after a Drug Enforcement Administration special agent was shot and killed when…
October 5, 2021

NEW TV & Radio Ad: Del. Hala Ayala and Everytown Announce New $200,000+ Campaign on Gun Violence Protection in Virginia’s Lt. Governor’s Race

As Delegate, Ayala Helped Pass Landmark Gun Safety Legislation, Including Expanding Background Checks to All Gun Sales  Ayala, a Gun Violence Survivor Endorsed by Everytown, Is Running Against An A-Rated, Gun Lobby-Endorsed Extremist WOODBRIDGE, Va. – Hala Ayala for Lieutenant…

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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.