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June 16, 2021

Illinois Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Passage of Legislation to Strengthen Illinois Background Check System

The Illinois chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statements after lawmakers concurred on amendments and passed HB562. The bill would close gaps in Illinois’ Firearm Owners Identification…
June 16, 2021

Everytown For Gun Safety Action Fund Endorses New Jersey Gun Sense Champions Governor Phil Murphy & Lieutenant Governor Sheila Oliver

TRENTON, N.J. – Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund today endorsed gun sense champions New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy and Lieutenant Governor Sheila Oliver for reelection this November. Both candidates previously received the 2021 Moms Demand Action Gun Sense…
June 16, 2021

Everytown For Gun Safety Action Fund Endorses Virginia Gun Sense Champions For Election This November

RICHMOND, Va. – Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund today endorsed a statewide ticket of gun sense champions for election this November in Virginia who will stand up for common-sense gun safety measures. Everytown endorsed the following candidates: Terry McAuliffe,…
June 16, 2021

Governor Abbott Signs Permitless Carry Legislation; Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond

Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Volunteers Are Available for InterviewsAUSTIN, Texas — The Texas chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statements after Governor…
June 16, 2021

CNN: Gun violence is an epidemic, says Senator Luján

Yesterday, CNN published an op-ed penned by Senator Ben Ray Luján (D-New Mexico) and John Feinblatt, president of Everytown for Gun Safety, calling for Senate action on  background checks. The piece details the increase in gun violence during…
June 16, 2021

New White House’s Strategy On Combatting Domestic Terrorism Confirms Lax Gun Laws are a Driving Factor in Domestic Terrorism Threats

Strategy Acknowledges Proliferation of Guns Amongst These Groups and Lax Gun Laws as Driving Factors in Domestic TerrorismEverytown Support Fund January Report Shows How Gun Lobby Cultivated Environment for Armed Extremism to ThriveNEW YORK — Everytown for Gun Safety…
June 15, 2021

Illinois Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Statement on Second Tragic Shooting in Four Days in the Chicago Area

The Illinois chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action released the following statement after a tragic shooting this morning in the Englewood neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois in which eight people were shot —  including four people who…
June 15, 2021

Everytown, Delaware Moms Demand Action, Applaud Delaware Senate on Passage of Domestic Violence Prevention, Ghost Guns Bill

The Delaware chapter of Moms Demand Action, part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released a statement today applauding the Delaware State Senate for passing bills to disarm domestic abusers and regulate ghost guns, two issues that contribute…
June 15, 2021

Everytown, Connecticut Moms Demand Action, Applaud Governor Lamont for Signing Legislation to Fund Medicaid Services for Gun Violence Survivors

The Connecticut chapter of Moms Demand Action, a grassroots initiative of Everytown for Gun Safety, released a statement applauding Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont for signing into law HB 5677, a bill to direct the Connecticut’s Medicaid program to fund hospital-based…
June 12, 2021

Missouri Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Statement on Governor Parson Signing Dangerous Bill to Nullify Federal Gun Laws

The Missouri chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, the grassroots networks of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement after Missouri Governor Mike Parson today signed HB 85 into law, a dangerous bill that attempts to…
June 12, 2021

Everytown, Texas Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shooting in Downtown Austin

The Texas chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement after at least 13 people were shot and wounded in downtown Austin early this…
June 11, 2021

Everytown For Gun Safety Action Fund Endorses Moms Demand Action Volunteer Leaders in New York Ahead of June 22 Election

Since 2017, Hundreds of Moms Demand Action Volunteer Leaders Have Run for Elected Office and Dozens Have Won Seats, Including 43 Who Won in 2020 NEW YORK — Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund today endorsed three Moms Demand Action…
June 10, 2021

Nine Teenagers Were Shot Over the Course of Several Days of Devastating Gun Violence. Here’s What You Need to Know About the Gun Violence Crisis in Missouri and Kansas.

This week, at least seven teenagers were shot and wounded and two teenagers were shot and killed in St. Louis, Missouri and Kansas City, Kansas over the course of a devastating few days of gun violence. A teenager…
June 10, 2021

Everytown, Maine Moms Demand Action, Applaud the Maine House of Representatives on Passage of Child Access Prevention Bill

The Maine chapter of Moms Demand Action, part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement applauding the Maine State House of Representatives for passing a bill to keep children safe from loaded guns in their own…
June 9, 2021

Illinois Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Statement on Shooting of Haven A. Bailey, a Trans Man, in Villa Park, Ill.

The Illinois chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement responding to reports that Haven A. Bailey, a transgender man, was shot and killed by…
June 9, 2021

VICTORY FOR GUN SENSE: Colorado Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Statement on End of Landmark Legislative Session for Gun Violence Prevention

Colorado Lawmakers Monday Night Sent the Governor the Final Bill in a Suite of Critical Gun Violence Prevention Bills  Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Volunteers Mobilized in Favor of the Bills, Testifying in Committee, and Calling,…
June 9, 2021

Everytown, New York Moms Demand Action, Applaud Assembly Passage of Gun Industry Accountability, Ghost Guns Bills

The New York chapter of Moms Demand Action, a grassroots initiative of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement applauding the New York State Assembly for passing three gun safety bills, including a bill that will help hold the…
June 7, 2021

Nevada Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Governor Sisolak for Signing Life-Saving Ghost Guns Legislation into Law

The Nevada chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement applauding Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak for signing AB 286, a bill to regulate ghost guns,…
June 7, 2021

Everytown Applauds DOJ’s Publishing of Model Extreme Risk Legislation and Proposed Arm Brace Rule, Fulfilling Biden Pledges

Extreme Risk Laws, Also Known As Red Flag Laws, Have Overwhelming Support from the American People Publishing Of Model Legislation And Stabilizing Arm Brace Rule Fulfill April Pledges From President Biden on Gun Safety  WASHINGTON – Today,…
June 7, 2021

Everytown, Connecticut Moms Demand Action, Applaud Connecticut Senate on Passage of Bill to Strengthen the State’s Extreme Risk Law

The Connecticut chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both grassroots initiatives of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement applauding the Connecticut Senate vote to pass HB 6355, which would strengthen Connecticut’s existing extreme risk law…
June 7, 2021

Seventh Annual National Gun Violence Awareness Day and Wear Orange Weekend Covers America in Orange

More Than 330 Events Took Place Throughout Wear Orange Weekend; Wear Orange 2021 Participants Included More Than 1,000 Partners, Influencers, Landmarks, and Elected Officials #WearOrange Trended Nationally for the Sixth Year in a Row with More Than 70,000…
June 4, 2021

7th Annual Wear Orange Campaign Kicks Off with Support from The White House, Levi Strauss & Co., DICK’S Sporting Goods, ViacomCBS, Lion Forge Animation, Women’s National Basketball Players Association, Penguin Random House, Empire State Building, Pro Sports Teams, Cultural Influencers and National Gun Violence Organizations

Americans Will Join Events in Every State and DC During Wear Orange Weekend, Calling for an End to the Gun Violence Epidemic that Likely Killed More Than 40,000 in 2020 and Wounded More Than 80,000 NEW YORK —The Wear Orange…
June 3, 2021

Everytown Awards New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy And Lieutenant Governor Sheila Oliver “Moms Demand Action Gun Sense Candidate” Distinction

NJ Has Taken Action On Gun Safety Under Governor Murphy, Including Expanding Background Checks, Implementing a Red Flag Law, and Taking Executive Action to Create Public Safety Standards for Gun Dealers Today, Everytown for Gun Safety and…
June 3, 2021

Everytown Awards Nearly 90 “Moms Demand Action Gun Sense Candidate” Distinctions To Virginia Candidates

Nearly 90 Candidates For Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, and House of Delegates Received Distinction Ahead Of June 8 Primary  More Virginia Gun Sense Candidates Running Than In 2019 Primary; Women Represent Nearly 60% Of Candidates In First Round of…

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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.