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January 14, 2022

The 2022 Legislative Session Began This Week in Arizona, and Lawmakers are Already Trying to Force Guns into Schools Instead of Protecting Women and Children from Gun Violence

On Monday, the Arizona legislature returned to Phoenix for the start of the 2022 legislative session. Instead of prioritizing critical domestic violence legislation, lawmakers are already pushing a dangerous bill to force guns into schools. Gun violence prevention is more…
January 13, 2022

California Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Lawmakers For Advancing First-of-Its-Kind Legislation to Ensure Secure Firearm Storage

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 Education Committee after passing AB 452, legislation to require schools to…
January 13, 2022

Oath Keeper Arrest Highlights Rise of Armed Extremism – Ties Between Guns and Militia Activity

Today, Stewart Rhodes, leader of the anti-government extremist group the Oath Keepers, was arrested in connection to the Jan 6, 2021 Capitol Insurrection. Rhodes is charged with playing a central role in the mobilization of the Oath Keepers to the…
January 12, 2022

As the 2022 Legislative Session Begins in Colorado, Lawmakers Must Continue Their Strong History of Prioritizing Gun Violence Prevention Legislation

As the Colorado legislature returns to Denver for the start of the 2022 legislative session, lawmakers will again have the opportunity to protect Coloradans by continuing to prioritize common-sense gun safety bills and protecting communities from gun violence. Gun violence…
January 12, 2022

Wisconsin Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Senate Committee Passing Dangerous Permitless Carry Bill

Research Shows States That Have Repealed Permitting Systems Have Experienced Increases in Gun Violence The Wisconsin chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown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 the…
January 12, 2022

As the 2022 Legislative Session Begins Today in Michigan, Lawmakers Should Prioritize Protecting Victims and Survivors of Domestic Violence and Secure Firearm Storage

As the Michigan legislature returns to Lansing for the start of the 2022 legislative session, lawmakers will once again have the opportunity to pass common sense gun safety bills. As gun violence continues to rise and the rippling effects of…
January 12, 2022

As the 2022 Legislative Session Begins in Maryland, Lawmakers Have the Opportunity to Make Significant Gains in the Fight Against Gun Violence

As the Maryland legislature convenes for their 2022 legislative session today, state lawmakers will once again have the opportunity to pass common sense gun safety measures. 2021 was marked by staggering levels of gun violence fueled by the gun lobby’s…
January 12, 2022

As Virginia Reconvenes for Their 2022 Legislative Session, Protecting Existing Gun Safety Laws Is Crucial to Fighting Gun Violence

As the Virginia legislature enters its 2022 legislative session, some state lawmakers have already begun to indicate their willingness to chip away at crucial gun safety laws the state has passed in recent years. With the gun violence epidemic continuing…
January 11, 2022

Indiana Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to House Passing Dangerous Permitless Carry Bill Despite Widespread Opposition from Law Enforcement and Public Safety Advocates

Lawmakers Passed Permitless Carry Legislation Despite Objection from Law Enforcement and Polls Showing Majority of Hoosiers Oppose Dangerous Bill Research Shows States That Have Repealed Permitting Systems Have Experienced Increases in Gun Violence Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action…
January 11, 2022

As Gun Violence in Delaware Reaches New Levels, State Lawmakers Have the Chance to Tackle Gun Violence During the 2022 Legislative Session

As Delaware’s 2022 legislative session reconvenes this week, lawmakers in the Delaware legislature have the opportunity to pass important legislation to combat the unprecedented increases in gun violence rates across the state. According to the CDC,…
January 11, 2022

As the 2022 Legislative Session Begins Today in Florida, Lawmakers Have Another Historic Chance to Pass Gun Safety Measures

As the Florida legislature returns for the start of the 2022 legislative session today, lawmakers will once again have the opportunity to pass common-sense gun safety bills.  2021 was marked by staggering levels of gun violence fueled by the gun…
January 11, 2022

As the 2022 Legislative Session Begins Today in Alabama, Here’s What to Know About Gun Violence in the State

As the Alabama legislature returns to Montgomery for the start of the 2022 legislative session today, lawmakers will once again have the opportunity to pass common-sense gun safety bills.  2021 was marked by staggering levels of gun violence fueled by…
January 11, 2022

As the 2022 Legislative Session Begins Today in Tennessee, Here’s What to Know About Gun Violence in the State

As the Tennessee legislature returns to Nashville for the start of the 2022 legislative session today, lawmakers will once again have the opportunity to pass common-sense gun safety bills. 2021 was marked by staggering levels of gun violence fueled by…
January 11, 2022

As the 2022 Legislative Session Begins Today in South Carolina, Here’s What to Know About Gun Violence in the State

As the South Carolina legislature returns for the start of the 2022 legislative session today, lawmakers will once again have the opportunity to pass common-sense gun safety bills. 2021 was marked by staggering levels of gun violence fueled by the…
January 11, 2022

Florida Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Duval County School Board For Passing Secure Firearm Storage Policy

Duval County Public Schools Will Work With Local Law Enforcement Agencies, Health Agencies and Nonprofits to Promote Secure Firearm Storage Practices Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Volunteers Have Urged School Boards Across the Country, Covering More Than 2…
January 10, 2022

As the 2022 Legislative Session Begins Today in Washington, Lawmakers Have Another Historic Chance to Pass Gun Safety Measures

As the Washington legislature returns to Olympia for the start of the 2022 legislative session, lawmakers will again have the opportunity to pass common-sense gun safety bills. Gun violence prevention is more important than ever in the new year as…
January 10, 2022

As the 2022 Legislative Session Begins in Iowa, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Volunteers Gear Up to Continue Fighting for Gun Safety Measures

As the Iowa legislature returns to Des Moines for the start of the 2022 legislative session, lawmakers should take this opportunity to protect Iowans by rejecting dangerous legislation to strip gun safety measures. Gun violence prevention is more critical than…
January 6, 2022

New Reports Show Law Enforcement Was Aware of Denver Shooter Warning Signs. What to Know About Colorado’s Extreme Risk Law:

Recent Denver Shooting Highlights Importance of Utilizing Colorado’s Extreme Risk Law  New reports have emerged indicating that local law enforcement received warnings about the shooter a year in advance of last week’s shootings across Denver where five died and…
January 6, 2022

Ahead of January 6: Everytown, Moms Demand Action, Southern Poverty Law Center and Anti-Defamation League Hosted Press Call to Talk About State of Armed Extremism One Year Since Capitol Insurrection

Everytown for Gun Safety has Been Ringing the Bell on the the Threat of Armed Extremism for Years Since 2020, Researchers Have Put out Research on the Connections between the Gun Lobby and Extremism, the Jan 6 Insurrection,…
January 6, 2022

One Year Since the Capitol Insurrection, Everytown, Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Continue to Ring the Bell on Armed Extremism

Everytown for Gun Safety has Been Shining a Light on the the Threat of Armed Extremism for Years Since 2020, Everytown Researchers Have Detailed Connections between the Gun Lobby and Extremism, the Jan 6 Insurrection, and Armed…
January 5, 2022

Indiana Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to House Public Policy Committee Passing Dangerous Permitless Carry Bill

Research Shows States That Have Repealed Permitting Systems Have Experienced Increases in Gun Violence The Indiana chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, released the following statement after the…
January 5, 2022

As the 2022 Legislative Session Begins Today in Missouri, Lawmakers Should Prioritize Rejecting Dangerous Gun Bills, Protecting Victims and Survivors of Domestic Violence

As the Missouri legislature returns to Jefferson City for the start of the 2022 legislative session, lawmakers will again have the opportunity to protect Missourians by prioritizing legislation that would protect domestic violence survivors, and reject dangerous legislation that strips…
January 5, 2022

As the 2022 Legislative Session Begins, Nebraska Lawmakers Should Reject Dangerous Permitless Carry Legislation

States That Have Repealed Permitting Systems Have Experienced Increases in Gun Violence As the Nebraska legislature returns to Omaha for the start of the 2022 legislative session, lawmakers will again have the opportunity to protect communities by rejecting dangerous legislation…
January 5, 2022

Everytown, New York Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Governor Hochul on Announcement of New Public Safety Strategies to Combat Gun Violence

The New York chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of the Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement applauding New York Governor Kathy Hochul for announcing a comprehensive…

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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.