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June 27, 2023

With Summer Break In Full Swing, Unintentional Shootings By Children Surge

Everytown Tracked More than 73 Unintentional Shootings by Children Since May 1; More than Three in 10 Unintentional Child Shooters Since May Were Under Six-Years-Old Every Year, at least 350 Children In America Gain Access To A Firearm And Unintentionally…
June 27, 2023

FIVE YEARS SINCE THE MASS SHOOTING AT THE CAPITAL GAZETTE IN ANNAPOLIS, MARYLAND; EVERYTOWN, STUDENTS DEMAND ACTION, MOMS DEMAND ACTION STATEMENTS 

ANNAPOLIS, M.D. — Everytown for Gun Safety and its grassroots networks, Students Demand Action and Moms Demand Action, released the following statements today to mark five years since the mass shooting at the Capital Gazette in Annapolis, Maryland, during which…
June 26, 2023

Gun Sense Champions Make Progress in the Fight Against Gun Violence as Oregon Legislature Adjourns 

This Session, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Volunteers and Supporters Sent More Than 16,000 Advocacy Emails to Lawmakers and Rallied with Legislative Leaders to Advocate for Stronger Gun Laws  Lawmakers Sent Legislation to Governor Tina Kotek’s Desk to…
June 26, 2023

Massachusetts Legislature Introduces Groundbreaking Gun Violence Prevention Omnibus Bill 

BOSTON, Mass. — The Massachusetts chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, released the following statement applauding House Judiciary Chairman Michael Day for introducing an omnibus gun violence prevention…
June 24, 2023

Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund Endorses Mayor Patterson-Howard for Re-Election

NEW YORK – Today, Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund announced its endorsement of Mayors Against Illegal Guns Co-Chair Mayor Shawyn Patterson-Howard for re-election in Mount Vernon, NY.  “As a former Moms Demand Action volunteer, and as co-chair…
June 23, 2023

Everytown for Gun Safety, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Recognize One-Year Mark of Bipartisan Safer Communities Act

WASHINGTON — Today, Everytown for Gun Safety and its grassroots arms Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, released the following statements in recognition of the one-year mark of President Biden signing the life-saving Bipartisan Safer Communities Act (BSCA) into law.
June 23, 2023

Everytown for Gun Safety, Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action and Everytown Law Recognize the 1-Year Mark of the Bruen Decision

NEW YORK – Today, Everytown for Gun Safety and its grassroots arms Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, and its litigation arm Everytown Law, released the following statements in recognition of the one-year mark of the United States Supreme…
June 22, 2023

Yet Another Unintentional Shooting Results In Tragedy For Community

Last Friday, police in Norwalk, Ohio received a call from a pregnant mother who had been unintentionally shot by her two year old son at home. Reports indicate that the two-year-old had obtained the firearm stored in a nightstand.
June 22, 2023

VICTORY FOR GUN SAFETY: Gun Sense Majority in U.S. Senate Rejects Arm Brace Repeal Effort 

WASHINGTON — Today, in a major defeat for the gun lobby and a major victory for gun safety, the U.S. Senate rejected the efforts of gun extremists to repeal ATF’s life-saving arm brace rule after the legislation narrowly passed in the…
June 20, 2023

Shootings Across the Country Over Juneteenth Weekend Highlight Urgent Need for Action on Gun Violence

NEW YORK – The Juneteenth holiday weekend marked yet another deadly weekend in the U.S. as gun violence killed and wounded hundreds of people across the country. Gun violence continues to be the leading cause of death for children, teenagers,…
June 16, 2023

Ohio Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Domestic Violence Shooting in Monroe Township

The Ohio 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 a shooting Thursday afternoon in Monroe Township, Ohio. According to reports, three…
June 16, 2023

Despite Overwhelming Support, Lawmakers Fail To Pass Bills to Require Secure Storage of Firearms and Prohibit Assault Weapons

Recent Polling Showed that Likely Democratic Primary Voters Overwhelmingly Support Gun Safety Bills and Are More Likely To Vote For Candidates Who Support Strengthening Rhode Island’s Gun Violence Prevention Laws PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Today, The Rhode Island chapters of…
June 13, 2023

Everytown Statement on Filing of Three Gun Safety Discharge Petitions

Discharge Petitions Filed by Reps Clyburn, McBath, and Thompson Seek to Close the Charleston Loophole, Ban Assault Weapons, and Expand Background Checks WASHINGTON — Everytown for Gun Safety and its grassroots networks, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, released…
June 13, 2023

U.S. House Set to Vote to Make It Easier to Buy One of Nashville Shooter’s Guns

WASHINGTON — Less than three months after the school shooting in Nashville, Tennessee, where a shooter used an assault weapon equipped with an arm brace, killing three nine-year-olds and three school staff members, the U.S. House is voting today…
June 13, 2023

Colorado Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Respond After At Least Nine People Were Shot and Wounded in Downtown Denver

The Colorado 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 a mass shooting in downtown Denver during a celebration for the Denver Nuggets…
June 12, 2023

Missouri Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Statement on Shooting of Transgender Woman in Kansas City

The Missouri 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 shooting of a Missouri transgender woman, who was shot and wounded…
June 12, 2023

‘We Don’t Have to Live Like This:’ Another Deadly Weekend in the U.S. as Gun Violence Devastates Communities Across the Country

NEW YORK – The weekend marked yet another deadly weekend in the U.S. as gun violence killed and wounded dozens of people across the country. Gun violence continues to be the leading cause of death for children, teenagers, and college-aged…
June 12, 2023

Recent Gun Violence in Kansas City Highlight Need for Action By Elected officials

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — In the last few weeks, high levels of gun violence have impacted communities across Kansas City — some of which were tragically deadly. These incidents include the following: In the early morning of May 21, at a…
June 12, 2023

Pulse Coalition Observes Seven-Year Mark of the Shooting at Pulse Nightclub, Renews Call for Action on Gun Safety and LGBTQ+ Rights

Seven years since the tragedy at Pulse Nightclub, we remember the 49 lives that were taken by a reckless act of gun violence. As we celebrate Pride, their loss continues to echo throughout and beyond the Latinx, Black, and Queer…
June 10, 2023

VICTORY FOR GUN SAFETY: Following Advocacy From New York Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Volunteers, New York Ends Sessions Passing All Three Gun Safety Bills Introduced

Volunteers Are Urging New York Governor Kathy Hochul To Sign All Three Bills Which Will Provide Life-Saving Resources to Survivors of Gun Violence and Their Families, Hold Bad Actors Accountable, and Add New Pathways of Funding for Community Violence Intervention…
June 9, 2023

Louisiana Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Celebrates Holding Off Permitless Carry as Legislature Adjourns Sine Die

Following Tireless Advocacy from Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Volunteers, Legislature Adjourns Without Passing Top Gun Lobby Priority The Louisiana chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, released…
June 8, 2023

Following Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Advocacy, Delaware House Passes Legislation To Keep Guns Out of Schools and Polling Places

The Lead Sponsor of HB202 Is Rep. Cyndie Romer, Former Moms Demand Action Volunteer The Delaware chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement applauding …
June 7, 2023

Virginia Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Respond to Mass Shooting During a High School Graduation Outside Altria Theater where Two People were Shot and Killed and Five Others Shot and Wounded

The Virginia chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statements in response to yesterday’s mass shooting in which two people were shot and killed and five…
June 6, 2023

VICTORY FOR GUN SAFETY: Following Advocacy from Connecticut Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Volunteers, Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont Signs Life-Saving Gun Safety Bill

HARTFORD, Conn. —The Connecticut chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, issued the following statement today after Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont signed HB 6667, a gun safety bill…

Did you know

Black Americans represent the majority of gun homicide victims and are 10 times more likely than white Americans to die by gun homicide.