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June 1, 2020

Everytown Launches New Digital Ad Slamming Arizona Republicans for Refusing to Disarm Domestic Abusers

Ad Represents First Spend by Everytown Since Launch of “Gun Sense Majority: Arizona” — a $5 Million Electoral Initiative to Elect Gun Sense Candidates Up and Down the Ballot in Arizona in…
June 1, 2020

Nebraska Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shooting of Protester at Omaha Bar During Protest of the Police Killing of George Floyd

The Nebraska chapter of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both a part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today released the following statement following reports that James Scurlock, a 22-year-old Black man, was shot and killed outside…
May 29, 2020

Florida Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action, National Center for Transgender Equality Respond to Officer-Involved Shooting of Tony McDade

Tony McDade is at Least the Fifth Trans Person Killed Nationwide This Year, Everytown Research ShowsHis Death Comes Amid Several Recent Police-Involved Shootings Across the Country That Have Spurred ProtestsTALLAHASSEE, Fla. —…
May 29, 2020

Resources for Covering Police Use of Force and Police Shootings in Minnesota

The killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis police has intensified conversations around police violence and its disproportionate impact on communities of color. While the killing of Floyd wasn’t a shooting, data from The Guardian shows that…
May 29, 2020

Everytown Responds to Trump Tweet Saying, “When the Looting Starts, the Shooting Starts”

NEW YORK –– Today, Everytown for Gun Safety and its grassroots networks, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, responded to President Donald Trump’s tweet about protests following the death of George Floyd, which read, “These…
May 28, 2020

Ohio Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond After Lawmakers Discuss Dangerous Permitless Carry Bill

Lawmakers Also Held a Hearing Wednesday on a Bill to Allow Teachers to Carry Guns in Schools Without Extensive TrainingOhio Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action volunteers released the following statement after the Criminal Justice Committee held a hearing…
May 28, 2020

Louisiana Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action, Everytown Respond After Louisiana Senate Judiciary C Committee Passes Reckless Preemption Bill

HB 140 Would Force Cities to Allow Guns in Recreational Centers Where Children PlayBATON ROUGE, La. — The Louisiana chapter of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks,…
May 27, 2020

Ohio Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Statement On Dangerous Arming-Teachers Bill

The Ohio chapter of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today released the following statement after the Ohio Senate Government Oversight and Reform Committee held a hearing on SB 317, a bill that…
May 27, 2020

Moms Demand Action Finds New Ways to Talk Secure Gun Storage During the Pandemic

As unintentional shootings by children increase as Americans shelter in place during the COVID-19 crisis, Moms Demand Action volunteers are finding new ways to encourage secure gun storage in their communities. After a tragic unintentional shooting…
May 27, 2020

Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action, Everytown Respond After Illinois Legislature Adjourns Without Senate Action on House-Backed Gun Safety Legislation

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The Illinois chapter of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today released the following statement after the Illinois legislature adjourned without any action in the Senate on the House-passed Block…
May 26, 2020

Tennessee Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to House Judiciary Committee Advancing Permitless Carry Legislation

The Tennessee chapter of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, today released the following statement after the House Judiciary Committee advanced HB 2817, permitless carry legislation: “Gun violence…
May 26, 2020

Disgraceful: Arizona Lawmakers End Session Without Acting on Legislation to Disarm Domestic Abusers

Lawmakers Shelved Legislation to Disarm Domestic Abusers in February and Continued to Refuse to Take Action Even Amid a Rise in Domestic Violence in Arizona During COVID-19For the Second Year in a Row, Arizona…
May 26, 2020

Cities See Spike in Gun Violence Over Memorial Day Weekend as Shootings Continue During the Pandemic

Advocates Concerned Any Funding Interruptions Could Deal Long-Term Setbacks to City Gun Violence Prevention EffortsOver the holiday weekend, several U.S. cities experienced a rash of shootings as gun violence continues during the coronavirus pandemic. They included:…
May 26, 2020

Everytown, Forward Majority, AAPI Victory Fund Release New Qualitative Research on Swing AAPI Voters in Texas

New Qualitative Message Boards Reveal Top Issues for Swing AAPI Voters are the Economy, Affordable Healthcare, and Gun ViolenceParticipants Showed Strong Support for Common-Sense Gun Laws Like Background Checks on All Gun Laws and Red Flag LawsFrom 2012 To 2018,…
May 26, 2020

Everytown Applauds Senate Democrats for Requesting $250 Million in Community Gun Violence Relief Funding in Next COVID Stimulus Package

The Letter to Senate Leadership, written by Senators Booker and Duckworth, Requests Funding for Community-Based Violence Intervention Programs in the Next COVID Relief PackageMedia Reports and Police Data Suggest Shootings Persist in…
May 22, 2020

Louisiana Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action, Everytown Respond After Louisiana House of Representatives Passes Reckless Preemption Bill

HB 140 Would Force Cities to Allow Guns in Recreational Centers Where Children PlayBATON ROUGE, La. — The Louisiana chapter of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, today…
May 22, 2020

Everytown Launches $50,000 Direct Mail Campaign Ahead of New Mexico Primary, Targeting State Senate Lawmakers Who Opposed Gun Safety

Everytown for Gun Safety Victory Fund Spending $50,000 on Direct Mail Campaign Targeting Sen. Gabriel Ramos (SD-28) and Sen. Clemente Sanchez (SD-30), Highlighting Their Votes Against Background Checks on All Gun Sales and Red Flag LegislationEverytown …
May 21, 2020

Moms Demand Action Responds to Westgate Shooting in Glendale as Businesses Begin Reopening in Arizona

The Arizona chapter of Moms Demand Action, a part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today released the following statement after a shooting on Wednesday evening at the Glendale Westgate Entertainment District that wounded at least three…
May 21, 2020

Fatal Shooting of 4-Year-Old in Detroit a Tragic Reminder That Gun Violence Continues Amid the Pandemic

On Wednesday, a 4-year-old boy, Nathanial Mesiah Roby-Townsend, was shot and killed when someone fired shots into his home in Detroit. According to media reports, Roby-Townsend was taken to a hospital and later died.  As COVID-19 continues…
May 21, 2020

Colorado Moms Demand Action Applauds Dismissal of a Lawsuit Challenging Colorado’s Extreme Risk Law

The Colorado chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement after a Denver District Court judge dismissed a lawsuit challenging how Colorado’s extreme risk law was…
May 20, 2020

Governor Brown Releases New Be SMART Video Amid Research Showing Unintentional Shootings Increase During COVID-19

Yesterday, Governor Kate Brown released a new Be SMART PSA on the importance of securely storing firearms while children and families are spending more time at home amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Governor Brown emphasizes the need to store…
May 20, 2020

Moms Demand Action, Training Grounds Respond to D.C.’s Proposed 2021 Budget

The D.C. chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, and Training Grounds released the following statements after D.C. announced the 2021 proposed budget…
May 19, 2020

Oklahoma Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action, Everytown Criticize Gov. Stitt for Signing Preemption Bill

The Oklahoma chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement after Gov. Stitt signed HB 1081, which would prevent Oklahoma cities and…
May 19, 2020

Kentucky Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action, Everytown Respond to New Public Safety Steps in the Wake of the Officer-Involved Shooting of Breonna Taylor

The Kentucky 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 new public safety measures announced by Louisville Mayor Greg…

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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.