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April 3, 2020

Maryland Moms Demand Action: Governor Hogan Should Sign HB 4 and Consider Extending Background Checks Window to Reduce Gun Violence Risks Amid Increased Gun Sales During Coronavirus Crisis

In Maryland, There Were Over 95 Percent More Background Checks Completed in March 2020 Than in March 2019Everytown Releases List of Actions Governors Can Take Amid Concerns Over Unintentional Shootings, Domestic Violence…
April 3, 2020

Vermont Moms Demand Action: Governor Scott Should Consider Extending Background Checks Window to Reduce Gun Violence Risks Amid Increased Gun Sales During Coronavirus Crisis

In Vermont, There Were Over 73 Percent More Background Checks Completed in March 2020 Than in March 2019Everytown Releases List of Actions Governors Can Take Amid Concerns Over Unintentional Shootings, Domestic Violence…
April 3, 2020

Connecticut Moms Demand Action: Governor Lamont Should Consider Action to Reduce Gun Violence Risks Amid Increased Gun Sales During Coronavirus Crisis

In Connecticut, There Were Over 25 Percent More Background Checks Completed in March 2020 Than in March 2019Everytown Releases List of Actions Governors Can Take Amid Concerns Over Unintentional Shootings, Domestic Violence…
April 3, 2020

Shooting in Bethany Highlights Deadly Connection Between Gun Violence, Intimate Partner Violence

On Wednesday morning, a man shot three people, killing two of them, in a domestic violence-related shooting in Bethany. Reports indicate the shooter is also dead. The shooting came as domestic violence organizations…
April 3, 2020

With NRA in Crisis, Trump Moves Onto “Other Gun Groups”

As the NRA Struggles, President Trump’s Team “Aggressively Reach[es] Out to Other Gun Groups”According to a new report by the New York Times, the White House and Trump campaign are “hedg[ing] their bets” on the NRA…
April 3, 2020

Victory for Gun Safety: Washington Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Governor Jay Inslee for Prioritizing and Signing Violence Intervention and Prevention Legislation Into Law

The Signing is the Latest Example of Washington Leading the Nation on Gun Violence PreventionIn 2018, Washington Enacted Legislation that Raised the Age to Purchase Semi-Automatic Rifles and Enhanced Background Checks for Semi-Automatic Rifle PurchasersOLYMPIA, Wash.
April 3, 2020

Everytown, Moms Demand Action Denounce Senator McConnell and his Senate Allies for One Year of Inaction on the Violence Against Women Act

As the Risk of Domestic Abuse Rises Across America, the Bipartisan Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act Still Sits Untouched on Senate Majority Leader McConnell’s Desk NEW YORK — Everytown for Gun Safety and Moms Demand Action, the grassroots arm of…
April 2, 2020

Amid Increased Gun Sales During Covid-19 Pandemic, Democratic Senators Send Letter To FBI + ATF Urging 5 Key Steps To Protect Public Safety

Historic Increase in Gun Sales and Reduced NICS Capacity During the COVID-19 Pandemic Causes Potentially Deadly Background Check Delays and Increased Risks of Unintentional Gun Violence,…
April 2, 2020

Everytown, Moms Demand Action: Governors Can Extend Background Checks Windows to Reduce Gun Violence Risks Amid Increased Gun Sales During Coronavirus Crisis

Everytown Releases List of Actions Governors Can Take Amid Concerns Over Unintentional Shootings, Domestic Violence Shootings, Gun Suicides Agencies Currently Seeing Increases in Background Checks That Remain Incomplete After 3 Days; Newly Released NICS Data Shows More…
April 2, 2020

Hospitals Face a Dual Public Health Crisis: Continued Gun Violence and COVID-19

As America’s medical system grapples with limited resources in response to COVID-19, doctors are being forced to make hard decisions about who can receive treatment for medical emergencies. As Dr. Elinore Kaufman, a surgical critical care fellow working in one…
April 2, 2020

Moms Demand Action Applauds Gov. Cuomo and New York Legislature for Passing Gun Safety Measures in 2020 Budget

The New York chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today released the following statement after the New York General Assembly passed the 2020 budget, which includes provisions that will disarm…
April 1, 2020

Everytown, Moms Demand Action Respond to New FBI Data Showing Increase in Background Checks

Newly Released NICS Data Shows More Background Checks Done After Trump’s State of Emergency Declaration Than After Shooting at Sandy Hook SchoolA Surge in Gun Sales and Shelter-in-Place Orders Increase Risk of Gun-Related Domestic Violence, Unintentional…
March 31, 2020

NRATV 2.0: NRA Partnering with Glenn Beck’s TV Network that Features Coronavirus Deniers and Racist Content

Partnership with BlazeTV Comes Less than One Year After the NRA Shut Down NRATV and Called it “Distasteful and Racist”NRA Associates Have Mirrored BlazeTV’s Rhetoric Throughout Coronavirus, Furthering the Racist “Chinese Virus”…
March 31, 2020

Everytown, Moms Demand Action Respond to the Trump Administration’s Guidance Recommending that Governors and Mayors Declare Gun Dealers and Manufacturers ‘Essential’ During Coronavirus

Caving to Gun Lobby Pressure, The Trump Administration Issued Guidance on Saturday Night Recommending that Gun Manufacturers, Dealers, Importers, Distributors and Shooting Ranges be Deemed Essential During the Coronavirus Pandemic––Putting Gun Shops on Same Level as…
March 29, 2020

Everytown, Moms Demand Action Respond to the Trump Administration’s Guidance Recommending that Governors and Mayors Declare Gun Dealers and Manufacturers ‘Essential’ During Coronavirus

Caving to Gun Lobby Pressure, The Trump Administration Issued Guidance on Saturday Night Recommending that Gun Manufacturers, Dealers, Importers, Distributors and Shooting Ranges be Deemed Essential During the Coronavirus Pandemic––Putting Gun Shops on Same Level as…
March 27, 2020

Everytown, Moms Demand Action Respond to The NRA’s Lawsuit In California

Today, the NRA Sued Multiple California Officials in Federal Court Over the Closure of Gun Stores Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic While NRA Board Members Have Used the Pandemic to Further Racist…
March 27, 2020

ATF Must Stop the Surge of Unregulated and Untraceable Online Ghost Gun Sales Due to Pandemic and Reckless Fear-Mongering by NRA

Online Sellers Report Surging Sales of Untraceable, DIY Ghost Gun Parts Due to Pandemic Untraceable “Ghost Guns” Can Be Purchased Online With No Background Check, Thanks to ATF’s Failure to Regulate ATF Must Act…
March 26, 2020

Domestic Violence Calls Increase Nationwide as Americans Shelter in Place

While the coronavirus pandemic keeps Americans at home, law enforcement and domestic violence prevention organizations are sounding the alarm that isolation could increase the risk of abuse for victims of domestic violence. Moms Demand Action volunteers…
March 25, 2020

Arizona Legislature Temporarily Adjourns Amid COVID-19 Pandemic, Leaving Life-Saving Measures to Disarm Domestic Abusers Awaiting Consideration

On Monday night, the Arizona legislature temporarily adjourned its legislative session due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite calls for life-saving measures to protect Arizonans in social isolation alongside abusive partners or family members, the legislature adjourned before considering measures to…
March 24, 2020

Gun Violence in Chicago is up 36 Percent in 2020. Community-Based Gun Violence Intervention Programs Can Provide Solutions

According to a report by the Chicago Sun‐Times, the number of people who have been shot — killed or wounded — in Chicago has risen by 36 percent so far this year. Last week, a…
March 24, 2020

Moms Demand Action, National Center For Transgender Equality Respond to Fatal Shooting of Transgender Woman in Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The North Carolina chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, and the National Center for Transgender Equality today released the following statement in response to the death of…
March 23, 2020

Moms Demand Action Applauds Gov. Raimondo for Executive Order Extending Background Checks Window in Rhode Island

The Rhode Island chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today released the following statement after Governor Raimondo signed an executive order that allows additional time for…
March 23, 2020

Amidst Global Pandemic, the NRA Fear Mongers to Sell Guns

While NRA Board Members Use the Pandemic to Further Racist Narratives, Spread Conspiracy Theories, and Dismiss the Seriousness of Coronavirus, the NRA is Fear Mongering to Sell GunsAs Americans shelter in place…
March 20, 2020

Idaho Moms Demand Action Applauds Failure of Risky Gun Lobby-Backed Legislation

The Idaho chapter of Moms Demand Action, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today released the following statement after state lawmakers gaveled out without passing one of the session’s most extreme gun bills, Senate Bill 1384,…

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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.