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March 31, 2016

Everytown, Arizona Moms, Gun Violence Survivors Rally at Capitol in Opposition to Four Dangerous Gun Bills That Would Strip Local and State Ability to Reduce Gun Violence

Gun Safety Advocates Spend Day at Capitol Urging Elected Leaders to Reject Gun Lobby-Backed Package of Legislation PHOENIX – The Arizona chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America and members of the Everytown Survivor Network, both…
March 31, 2016

Everytown, Georgia Moms Release New Television Ad Urging Governor Deal to Veto Guns on Campus Bill

TV Ad (Which You Can View Here) Urges Deal to Stand with 78 Percent of Georgians Who Oppose Allowing Guns on College Campuses ATLANTA – Everytown for Gun Safety Action…
March 31, 2016

State Legislature Considering Three Bills That Put Oklahomans at Greater Risk of Gun Violence

The Oklahoma legislature is considering three dangerous pieces of legislation that would put Oklahomans at greater risk of gun violence: H.J.R. 1009, which would call into question almost every gun law in the state; S.B. 1185, which would…
March 30, 2016

Everytown For Gun Safety Support Fund and Andrew Bird Partner on U.S. Tour to Help Reduce Gun Violence

Portion of Proceeds from Ticket Sales on Upcoming Tour and Custom Tee for Sale on Tour Go Towards Gun Violence Prevention Efforts Andrew Bird Hometown Show Just Announced with Pre-Sale Beginning April 6th NEW YORK CITY – On…
March 29, 2016

Mississippi Moms, Everytown Denounce Senate’s Disregard for Will of the People with Passage of Dangerous Permitless Carry Bill

JACKSON, Miss. – The Mississippi chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement today denouncing the Senate’s passage of HB 786, which would dismantle Mississippi’s concealed carry…
March 24, 2016

Everytown, Georgia Moms, Gun Violence Survivors and Educators Deliver More Than 20,000 Signatures Opposing Guns on Campus Bill, Urge Governor Deal to Veto

HB 859 Ignores 78 Percent of Georgians Who Oppose Allowing Guns onto College Campuses ATLANTA – Today, volunteers with the Georgia chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a part of Everytown…
March 23, 2016

Rhode Island Moms, Mayors Testify at State House in Favor of Legislation to Keep Guns Away From Domestic Abusers

Previous Everytown Research Found That Rhode Island Courts Ordered Abusers Subject to Final Protective Orders To Turn In Their Guns In Just Five Percent of Cases PROVIDENCE, RI – Flanked by dozens of supporters, three members…
March 18, 2016

Everytown, Idaho Moms Urge Governor Otter to Veto Dangerous Bill That Would Dismantle State’s Nearly Century-Old Concealed Carry Permitting System

If Signed into Law, Senate Bill 1389 Would Undo Idaho’s Popular 99-Year-Old Concealed Carry Permitting System, Enabling Individuals to Carry Loaded, Hidden Firearms in Idaho’s Communities Without Any Training, Criminal History Check or Permitting Previous…
March 18, 2016

Everytown and Kentucky Moms Release New Poll Showing That 88 Percent of Kentuckians Oppose Gun Lobby Push to Dismantle Concealed Carry Permit System

SB 257 and HB 531, Currently in Legislative Committees, Would Allow Dangerous People to Carry Hidden, Loaded Handguns in Public with No Training Whatsoever FRANKFORT, Ky.– Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund and the Kentucky chapter of Moms Demand Action…
March 17, 2016

Lucy McBath, Mother of Slain Teenager Jordan Davis, Joins Mississippi Moms, Gun Violence Survivors, and Faith Leaders to Urge Lawmakers to Reject Dangerous Permitless Carry Bill

HB 786 Would Allow People to Carry Concealed Handguns in Public with No Permit Including Some Violent Criminals, People with Dangerous Mental Illness 83 Percent of Mississippians—Including 89 Percent of Mississippi Gun Owners—Support Requiring a Permit Before You Carry…
March 16, 2016

Everytown, Idaho Moms Denounce Senate’s Passage of Dangerous Bill That Would Dismantle State’s Nearly Century-Old Concealed Carry Permitting System

Senate Bill 1389 Would Undo Idaho’s Popular 99-Year-Old Concealed Carry Permitting System, Enabling Individuals to Carry Loaded, Hidden Firearms in Idaho’s Communities Without Any Training, Criminal History Check or Permitting; Bill Heads to the House Next for a Vote…
March 16, 2016

Everytown, Arizona Moms Denounce House Committee for Passing Two Dangerous Gun Bills; Legislature Debating Four Bills That Strip Local and State Ability to Prevent Gun Violence

Senate Bills 1266 and 1257 Passed Through the House Judiciary Committee this Morning; Just Yesterday, House Bills 2300 and 2524 Made Gains in the Senate PHOENIX – The Arizona chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America,…
March 16, 2016

Everytown, Rhode Island Moms and Former State Superior Court Justice Applaud Legislators for Introducing Bill to Keep Guns Away From Domestic Abusers Inbox x

Legislation by Senator Harold Metts and Representative Teresa Tanzi Would Close Gaps in Rhode Island Law That Allow Domestic Abusers Access to Guns Previous Everytown Research Found That Rhode Island Courts Ordered Abusers Subject to…
March 14, 2016

Everytown, Idaho Moms Denounce Senate Committee’s Passage of Dangerous Bill that Would Dismantle State’s Concealed Carry Permitting System

Senate Bill 1389 Would Undo Idaho’s Nearly Century-Old Concealed Carry Permitting System, Enabling Individuals to Carry Loaded, Hidden Firearms in Idaho’s Communities Without Any Training, Criminal History Check or Permitting; Heads to Full Senate for a Vote Next Week…
March 11, 2016

POTUS at SXSW: Everytown, Texas Moms Respond to Open Carry Demonstration Near President Obama’s Appearance

Extremist Open Carry Group Plans to Demonstrate Near Obama Event; Comment on Group’s Facebook Page Tells Attendants, “If you get a clear shot, fire for effect!” Austin Volunteers Canvas in Response as Part of Moms…
March 11, 2016

Everytown, Georgia Moms Disappointed in Senate Passage of Guns on Campus Bill, Urge Governor Deal to Veto

Last Week Everytown and the Georgia Chapter of Moms Demand Action Launched TV Ad Opposing Dangerous Bill That Forces Colleges to Allow Guns on Campus HB 859 Ignores 78…
March 11, 2016

Everytown, Oklahoma Moms Denounce House Passage of Dangerous Permitless Carry Gun Bill

HB 3098, Passed by Oklahoma House Yesterday, Would Eliminate Permitting Requirement for Openly Carrying Guns, Allowing Violent Criminals to Carry Guns Openly with No Permit and No Training OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma chapter of Moms Demand Action…
March 11, 2016

Everytown, Utah Moms Applaud Legislature for Defeating Dangerous Permitless Carry Gun Bill

Senate Bill 97 Would Have Dismantled Permitting System by Allowing Individuals to Carry Hidden, Loaded Handguns in Public Without a Permit or Any Training Utah Legislature Adjourned Just Before Midnight SALT LAKE CITY – The Utah chapter…
March 10, 2016

Minnesota Moms, Gun Violence Survivors Applaud Introduction of New Comprehensive Gun Safety Bill

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The Minnesota chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America and the Everytown Survivor Network, both a part of Everytown for Gun Safety, joined with gun owners, faith leaders, law enforcement officers, county attorneys,…
March 10, 2016

Everytown, Pennsylvania Moms, Wilkinsburg Mayor Respond to Ambush-Style Mass Shooting That Killed Five and Injured Three

Wilkinsburg Incident is the Sixth Mass Shooting Since the Beginning of 2016; At Least 147th Mass Shooting in America Since 2009 Everytown Research (And Visuals) on Gun Violence by the Numbers Available Here WILKINSBURG, Pa.
March 9, 2016

Everytown, Tennessee Moms Applaud Senate Judiciary Committee for Not Passing Permitless Carry Legislation

Dangerous Legislation Removing Permit Requirements for Carrying Handguns in Public Places Does Not Move Out of Senate Judiciary Committee NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee chapter of Moms Demand Action, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today released the following…
March 9, 2016

Everytown, Maryland Moms Join State Legislators in Backing Trio of Gun Safety Bills

Bills Seek to Close Dangerous Loophole in Existing Background Check Law, Improve Enforcement of Current Gun Laws and Keep Guns Away from Domestic Abusers Moms Demand Action Members to Testify in Support of Bills Later Today in Senate Committee;…
March 9, 2016

Wear Orange 2016 Campaign Launches Ahead of Second National Gun Violence Awareness Day on June 2

“Wear Orange” Inspired by Chicago Teens Who Refused to Be Silent in the Face of Daily Gun Violence; Nearly 70 Partners Already Signed On to #WearOrange “Voices of Orange” Youth Talent Competition Includes Celebrity Judges…
March 8, 2016

Everytown, Alaska Moms Oppose Senate Committee Passage of Bill to Force Colleges and Universities to Allow Guns on Campus At Estimated Cost of $1.3 Million

If Passed and Signed Into Law, Senate Bill 174 Would Make Alaska One of a Handful of States to Force Colleges to Allow Guns on Campus JUNEAU, Ala. – The Alaska chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in…

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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.