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August 18, 2022

Ohio Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to New Legislation Introduced Today in the Ohio Senate

The Ohio chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, released the following statement after lawmakers today introduced SB 357, a bill that falls short of strengthening the state’s background…
August 16, 2022

The Gun Lobby’s Guns Everywhere Agenda Continues to Put Children and Teens at Risk

This weekend was yet another marred by tragedy at the hands of preventable gun violence in places where kids and teenagers should feel safe. On Saturday night, a youth football scrimmage in Lancaster, Texas turned deadly when an argument between…
August 15, 2022

Weekend of Tragedy in Little Rock Underscores Urgent Need for Action on Gun Safety in Arkansas

This past weekend marked a deadly weekend in Little Rock. In just 26 hours, as many as 11 shootings took place across the city. The violence began Saturday afternoon as two shootings rang out within twenty minutes of each…
August 12, 2022

Iowa Moms Demand Action Volunteers Called for Revised Summary of Ballot Measure 1 During Secretary of State Hearing

August 12, 2022

Arkansas Legislature Approves $50 Million for School Safety Grant During Special Session

This week, the Arkansas Legislature returned to Little Rock for a special session. Among other issues, they approved $50 million in funding for a school safety grant. The decision follows the release of the Arkansas School Safety Commission Interim…
August 11, 2022

Atlanta Children Caught in Crossfire: Recent Tragedies Underscore Deadly Cost of Georgia’s Weak Gun Laws

Last week marked a deadly week for children in Georgia. On Sunday, an Atlanta softball game turned deadly when an argument escalated to gunfire that killed two people and left four others wounded, including a six-year old boy. Around…
August 11, 2022

Michigan Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shooting of Hayden Davis, a 28-year-old Black Transgender Woman in Detroit

The Michigan 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 Hayden Davis, a 28-year-old Black transgender woman, who was…
August 11, 2022

Governor Baker Signs Bill to Address Dangerous Supreme Court Decision on Gun Permitting, Following Advocacy from Massachusetts Moms Demand Action

The Massachusetts chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement applauding Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker for signing legislation that would address the Supreme Court’s decision in…
August 9, 2022

Killings of Four Muslim Men In Albuquerque Leaves Community on Edge

Over the span of the last two weeks, three Muslim men have been shot and killed in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Additionally, detectives are working to determine whether the November killing of Mohammad Ahmadi, a Muslim man in Albuquerque, was also…
August 9, 2022

Following Tireless Advocacy by California Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action, California Legislature Passes Groundbreaking Gun Violence Prevention Bills

Legislation Includes First-of-Its-Kind Bill to Require Schools to Send Home Information about Secure Firearm Storage and Bill to Add Violence Prevention Services as a Covered Medi-Cal Benefit The California chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part…
August 5, 2022

Record-Breaking 3,000+ Moms Demand Action Gun Sense Candidate Distinctions Awarded This Cycle

NEW YORK — Today, Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund and its grassroots networks, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, announced that over 3,000 candidates this election cycle have been awarded the Moms Demand Action Gun Sense Candidate Distinction. Candidates…
August 4, 2022

Three Years Since the Mass Shooting in El Paso and Two Months Since the Tragedy in Uvalde, Governor Abbott Continues to Fail Texas

Yesterday marked three years since a shooter, motivated by far-right ideology and racism against the Latinx community, opened fire at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, killing 23 and wounding 23 more. In the three years since this tragedy, gun…
August 3, 2022

Texas Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shooting of Marisela Castro, a 39-year-old Transgender Latina, in Houston

The Texas 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 Marisela Castro, a 39-year-old transgender Latina, who was shot…
August 3, 2022

Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Arkansas School Safety Commission Interim Report Recommendations

The Arkansas chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, issued the following statement today in response to the release of the Arkansas School Safety Commission Interim Report recommendations.
August 3, 2022

Everytown Statement on the Three-Year Mark of the El Paso Shooting

Three Years Ago Today, A White Supremacist Walked Into a Walmart in El Paso and Killed 23 People The Three Year Mark Falls Just Over Two Months After the Shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Another Predominantly…
August 3, 2022

Be SMART Partners With Local Law Enforcement to Hold Nearly 100 “National Night Out” Events Across the Country to Promote Secure Firearm Storage

Secure Firearm Storage is Critical to Help Prevent Child Gun Deaths and Injuries, Youth Suicide, and Gunfire on School Grounds; Be SMART Encourages Responsible Firearm Storage Practices #NotAnAccident Index Reveals There Have Been at Least 158 Unintentional Shootings by…
August 2, 2022

California Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shooting of Cherry Bush, a 48-year-old Transgender Woman, in Los Angeles

The California 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 Cherry Bush, a 48-year-old transgender woman, who was shot…
August 1, 2022

Atlanta’s Annual Music Midtown Festival Canceled Due to Georgia’s Weak Gun Laws

Earlier today, Live Nation announced the cancellation of the 2022 Music Midtown festival, which was set to take place in Atlanta this September, with multiple sources citing Georgia’s weak gun laws as the cause of this year’s cancellation. Since…
August 1, 2022

VICTORY FOR GUN SAFETY: Massachusetts Legislature Makes Major Gains on Gun Safety to End Session, Lays Groundwork for Important Gun Safety Package; Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond

The Massachusetts chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of the Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement responding to the Massachusetts legislature ending this year’s legislative session. During this session, gun sense…
August 1, 2022

Weekend of Gun Violence in Florida Underscores Urgent Need for Action on Gun Safety

Early on Sunday morning as downtown Orlando businesses were closing for the night, a fight erupted and a shooter opened fire into a crowd. While no one was killed, at least 7 people were hospitalized after being shot and…
July 29, 2022

Everytown, Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Statement on House Passage of Legislation to Regulate Assault Weapons

WASHINGTON — Today, Everytown for Gun Safety and its grassroots networks, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, released the following statements as a bipartisan majority in the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 1808, legislation to regulate…
July 28, 2022

Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund Announces First Major Round of Federal Endorsements

NEW YORK — Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund (“Everytown”) announced the first major round of endorsements of candidates running for the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives for the 2022 election cycle. This follows endorsements Everytown made on Tuesday…
July 27, 2022

Following Governor’s Inaction to Curb Impact of Dangerous Supreme Court Decision, Gun Permit Applications in Maryland Have Spiked. Here’s What You Need to Know:

In June, a Supreme Court ruling struck down a portion of New York’s gun permitting law, forcing the state to allow more people to carry guns in public places and endangering similar portions of gun permitting laws in Maryland and…
July 27, 2022

TODAY: Gun Manufacturer CEOs Testify in House Oversight Hearing, Everytown, Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond

Everytown Has Called for Firearms Industry Accountability, Including Filing New Complaint Urging the FTC to Investigate Daniel Defense’s Marketing Experts Available to Speak on Gun Industry’s Role in Gun Violence Epidemic WASHINGTON — Everytown for Gun Safety and its grassroots…

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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.