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March 7, 2016

Everytown, Georgia Moms: “Guns, Alcohol, and College Students a Toxic Mix,” in Response to Senate Judiciary Committee Passing Guns on Campus Bill Today

Yesterday, 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 Would Ignore 78 Percent of…
March 7, 2016

Everytown, Georgia Moms Demand Action Release New Television Ad in Opposition to Dangerous Guns on Campus Bill

TV Ad (Which You Can View Here) Latest Effort in Georgia Moms Campaign to Defeat Dangerous Gun Lobby Bill that Would Force Colleges to Allow Guns on Campus 78 Percent of…
March 5, 2016

Everytown, West Virginia Moms Denounce Legislature’s Move To Dismantle Concealed Carry Permit System By Overriding Governor’s Veto

Polling Shows that 84 Percent of Likely Voters in West Virginia Favor Requiring Permits to Carry Concealed Handguns in Public CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia chapter of Moms Demand Action for…
February 26, 2016

Everytown, Kansas Moms and Gun Violence Survivors Respond to Workplace Shooting in Hesston

Kansas Moms and Survivors Organizing Care Card Events Throughout the State; First Event Tonight in Wichita; Moms and Survivors Available for Media Everytown Research (And Visuals) on Gun Violence by the Numbers Available…
February 25, 2016

Everytown, Mississippi Moms Demand Action Release New Television Ad Opposing HB 786, Which Would Allow Permitless Carry

New poll results show 83% of Mississippians Support Requiring Permits To Carry a Concealed Handgun in Public TV Ad Can Be Seen Here JACKSON, Miss. – Everytown for Gun Safety and…
February 23, 2016

Everytown, Arizona Moms Respond to Phoenix Domestic Violence-Related Mass Shooting That Killed Four

Phoenix Incident is Third Mass Shooting in America Since the Beginning of 2016, At Least the 144th Since 2009 Previous Everytown Research Found More than Half of Mass Shootings are Related to Domestic Violence PHOENIX – The Arizona…
February 22, 2016

Everytown, Moms Demand Action Statement on Final Passage of Legislative Package Proposed by Governor McAuliffe and Gun Lobby

Bills Headed to Governor’s Desk over Objections from Gun Violence Survivors, Gun Safety Advocates Legislation Would Recognize all Concealed Carry Permits in the US; Domestic Violence Bill Lacks Explicit Language Requiring Domestic Abusers to Surrender their Guns NEW YORK…
February 22, 2016

Everytown, West Virginia Moms Criticize Senate’s Passage of Gun Lobby Legislation to Break Down Concealed Carry Permit System

Senate Voted 24-9 in Favor of House Bill 4145 Despite Polling Showing that 84 Percent of Likely Voters in West Virginia Favor Requiring Permits to Carry Concealed Handguns in Public CHARLESTON, W.Va. – With the Senate voting…
February 22, 2016

Everytown, Oregon Moms, Gun Violence Survivors Applaud House Vote in Support of House Bill 4147, Urge Senate to Vote Yes and Bring Bill to Governor Brown’s Desk

HB 4147 Would Strengthen Oregon’s Background Check System by Closing the “Charleston Loophole” and Alerting Law Enforcement When Dangerous People Try to Buy a Gun and Fail a Background Check Last Week, Nearly 100 Oregon Moms and Gun Violence…
February 22, 2016

Everytown, Georgia Moms: “A Shame for Student Safety” That Bill Forcing Guns on Campus Passes House Today

HB 859, Passed by Georgia House Today, Would Defy 78 Percent of Georgians Who Oppose Legislation to Force Guns on College Campuses On Wednesday, Moms Demand Action Volunteers Will Hold Lobby Day at the Capitol…
February 22, 2016

Update: Everytown, Michigan Moms and Gun Violence Survivors Respond to Mass Shooting in Kalamazoo

This is the Second Mass Shooting of 2016; Everytown Research (And Visuals) on Gun Violence by the Numbers Available Here Michigan Moms and Survivors Organizing Care Card Events Throughout the State KALAMAZOO, Mich.—…
February 21, 2016

Michigan Moms Respond to Mass Shooting in Kalamazoo

This is the Second Mass Shooting of 2016; Everytown Research (And Visuals) on Gun Violence by the Numbers Available Here KALAMAZOO, Mich.— The Michigan chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part…
February 19, 2016

Unlicensed, High Volume Gun Sellers “Engaged in The Business” Shut Down in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Colorado

Unlicensed, High Volume Gun Sellers “Engaged in The Business” Shut Down in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Colorado Everytown Previously Released Research and Recommendations for How the President Can Take Executive Action to…
February 18, 2016

Background Check Initiative Earns Spot on November Ballot

Maine Voters Will Have Opportunity to Close Background Check Loophole in November Election AUGUSTA, Maine – Maine Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense today celebrated Secretary of State Matt Dunlap’s certification of a ballot initiative to close a…
February 18, 2016

Everytown, Washington Moms Applaud Launch of Statewide Ballot Initiative for Extreme-Risk Protection Orders

Following Successful 2014 Background Check Ballot Initiative, Washingtonians to Once Again Bring the Vote to the People Measure Would Empower Family Members and Law Enforcement to Help Prevent Tragedies and Save Lives; Mirrors Similar Legislation in California, Connecticut and…
February 17, 2016

Everytown, New Mexico Moms Applaud Legislature for Passing Bipartisan Background Check Records-Reporting Bill Unanimously, Urge Governor to Sign Bill Into Law

HB 336 Will Require State to Ensure Qualifying Criminal and Mental Health Records are Submitted to NICS HB 336 Heads to Governor Martinez’s Desk SANTA FE, N.M. – The New Mexico chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in…
February 17, 2016

Everytown, West Virginia Moms Criticize Senate Committee’s Passage of Gun Lobby Legislation to Break Down Concealed Carry Permit System

Senate Judiciary Committee Passage of House Bill 4145 Flies in the Face of New Polling Showing that 84 Percent of Likely Voters in West Virginia Favor Requiring Permits to Carry Concealed Handguns in Public…
February 17, 2016

Everytown, Georgia Moms: Bill to Force Guns Onto College Campuses That Passed House Committee Today a “Dangerous Capitulation to the Gun Lobby”

ATLANTA, GA – The Georgia chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, tonight released the following statement in response to the passage of HB 859—after it was snuck through the House…
February 16, 2016

Moms Demand Action Thanks Trader Joe’s for Announcing Responsible Gun Sense Policy Following Petition

Trader Joe’s Reaffirmed Its Commitment to Gun Sense “In Light of Recent Customer Feedback”; More than 30,000 Concerned Shoppers Signed a Petition Created by Moms Demand Action Asking Trader Joe’s to Stop Allowing Guns in Stores NEW YORK –…
February 16, 2016

Tragic Shooting in Plymouth Demonstrates Need for Stronger Gun Violence Prevention Measures in Minnesota

Late Friday night in Plymouth, Minnesota, 28-year-old Trisha Nelson was shot and killed by her fiancé while sitting in her car on the way home from a bar. Later, after an exchange of gunfire with police, the shooter was found…
February 16, 2016

Today at the Capitol: Wisconsin Moms Urge Lawmakers to Oppose Dangerous Guns in Schools Bill

Assembly Bill 846/Senate Bill 589 Would Allow Guns in K-12 Schools MADISON, Wis. – Today, volunteers with the Wisconsin chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a part of Everytown for Gun Safety, will meet with…
February 12, 2016

Arizona Moms Respond to School Shooting at Independence High School That Left Two Students Dead

Independence High School Shooting is Seventh School Shooting in 2016; 167th School Shooting Since 2013 PHOENIX, Ariz. – The Arizona chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today released the…
February 12, 2016

ICYMI: Trifecta of Major Women’s Mags Feature Gun Violence in March Issues

In case you haven’t caught up with reading the latest issues of some of the country’s biggest women’s publications, you may have missed the latest features on women and guns in Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire, and Glamour. This trifecta of…
February 12, 2016

Oregon Moms, Gun Violence Survivors Applaud House Judiciary Committee for Voting in Support of New Gun Safety Bill

PORTLAND, Ore. – The Oregon chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America and members of the Everytown Survivor Network, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today applauded the House Judiciary Committee for voting in support 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.