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May 12, 2015

Richard Martinez, Father of 2014 UCSB Shooting Victim, Responds to Shooting in Isla Vista Last Night

ISLA VISTA, CA – Richard Martinez, father of 20-year-old UCSB shooting victim Christopher Ross Michaels-Martinez, released the following statement in response to last night’s shooting, which took place near the campus of UC Santa Barbara. While details are still unfolding,…
May 12, 2015

Everytown, North Carolina Moms Demand Action Release New TV Ad in Opposition to Bill that Would Repeal Life-Saving Background Checks Law

TV Ad, Which Will Run Statewide, Comes on the Heels of Everytown, NC Moms Rally At Capitol on Tuesday HB 562 Would Repeal Background Check Requirement For Handgun Sales In North Carolina, Defy Support of 87…
May 11, 2015

Everytown and Oregon Moms Demand Action Mark Victory as Governor Kate Brown Signs Gun Background Check Bill Into Law

Oregon Becomes 18th State to Require Life-Saving Background Checks on All Handgun Sales; Law Takes Effect Immediately; Background Checks Required on Transfers 90 Days from Today SALEM, Ore. – Everytown for Gun Safety and the Oregon chapter…
May 5, 2015

Everytown, North Carolina Moms Demand Action, Mayors and Gun Violence Survivors Rally at General Assembly Against Repeal of Life-Saving Background Checks

Everytown, North Carolina Moms Announce TV Ads Opposing Background Check Repeal to Air Across the State Next Week H. 562 Would Repeal Background Check Requirement For Handgun Sales In North Carolina, Defy Support of 87 Percent of…
May 5, 2015

Everytown and Nebraska Moms Release Poll Showing Majority of Nebraskans Oppose Bills Allowing Guns on Campus, Guns in Bars and Stripping Local Authority

Nebraska Chapter Volunteers Host Advocacy Day in Lincoln Calling for Common-Sense Gun Legislation LINCOLN — As the Nebraska chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, heads to the…
May 4, 2015

NRA Defeated Again: Everytown and Moms Demand Action Victory in Oregon Marks 18th State to Require Life-Saving Criminal Background Checks on All Handgun Sales

Gun Sense Victory in Oregon Just the Latest Defeat for The NRA This Legislative Season; Everytown and Moms Defeating Gun Lobby Priorities Including Guns in Schools and Permitless Carry Bills Across the Country SALEM, Ore. – Everytown…
May 4, 2015

Everytown and Moms Demand Action Release #NotAnAccident Index and Launch “Be SMART” Campaign to Reduce Unintentional Child Shootings

Melissa Joan Hart, Actor, Director and Mom Featured in Be SMART Video Joins Gun Violence Survivors, Gun Owners, Moms at National Press Club in Washington DC Washington, DC — At the start of Mother’s Day week, Everytown…
April 29, 2015

New Hampshire Moms, Gun Violence Survivors Condemn Legislature for Passing Permitless Carry Legislation, Applaud Governor Hassan for Expected Veto

New Polling Shows 73 Percent of Granite Staters Support Existing Concealed Carry Permit System; Gun Violence Survivors, Moms Met with Governor Hassan Today Ahead of House Passage of SB 116 To Discuss Their Opposition…
April 29, 2015

Everytown, Missouri Moms Release New Poll Showing Missourians Don’t Want Felons to Own Guns, Strongly Oppose Concealed Carry Without a Permit

HB 1220: 63 Percent of Missourians Say Felons Should Not Be Allowed to Own Guns; HB 1250: 76 Percent Oppose Changing Law to Allow Concealed Carry Without Permit Jefferson City, MO — Ahead of today’s House Select…
April 28, 2015

Another NRA Defeat: Everytown, Florida Moms Demand Action Celebrate Victory Over Gun Lobby’s Dangerous Guns in Schools Bill

Coalition of Moms, Students, Educators, Law Enforcement, and Other Floridians Defeats Six Dangerous Bills That Would Have Allowed Guns in K-12 Schools, Forced Guns onto College Campuses Everytown, Florida Moms Demand Action Celebrate Victorious Campaign…
April 28, 2015

Rhode Island Mayors Against Illegal Guns Release Letter in Support of Legislation to Keep Guns Away from Domestic Abusers

Mayors of Central Falls, North Providence, Pawtucket, Providence, and Warwick Sign Letter Urging Lawmakers to Pass S. 503 and H. 5655 Poll Shows Overwhelming Majority of Rhode Islanders Back Legislation, Which Will Prohibit…
April 27, 2015

Another Loss for Gun Lobby, Victory for Public Safety as Governor Bullock Vetoes Final Dangerous Gun Bill

Everytown for Gun Safety and Montana Moms Applaud Governor Bullock’s Veto of House Bill 533; Veto Comes After Numerous Dangerous Gun Bills Were Rejected with Bi-Partisan Opposition in the House 83 Percent of Montanans…
April 24, 2015

Everytown, Tennessee Moms Disappointed in Governor Haslam’s Contradictions as He Signs Guns in Parks Bill While Also Expressing Public Safety Concerns; Other Dangerous Gun Bills Defeated

House Bill 995 Will Compromise the Safety of Children by Forcing All Tennessee Public Parks to Allow Guns Everytown for Gun Safety and the Tennessee chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America today expressed deep disappointment…
April 23, 2015

Everytown, Oregon Moms Applaud Background Check Bill Passed out of House Rules Committee Today

Bill Now Moves to House Floor for a Vote; 81% of Oregonians Support Background Checks on All Gun Sales The Oregon chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today applauded…
April 23, 2015

Everytown, Maine Moms Demand Action Release New Television, Radio and Digital Ads Opposing LD 652, Permitless Carry Legislation

84 Percent of Mainers Oppose Scrapping Permits for Concealed Handguns; TV, Radio and Digital Ads Can Be Seen Here Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund and the Maine chapter of…
April 23, 2015

Moms Demand Action Releases New Ad to Highlight How Kroger’s Lack of Action to Prohibit Open Carry Endangers Employees

New Ad Highlights the Safety Risk Kroger Employees Face Due to the Grocer Allowing the Open Carry of Loaded Firearms ‘World’s Longest Receipt’ Racks Up More Than $300,000 Spent at…
April 22, 2015

Everytown, Coalition of Oregon Moms, Law Enforcement, Gun Violence Survivors, Gun Owners, Faith Leaders, Students, Public Health Advocates Speak out in Support of Background Checks at House Rules Committee Hearing

81% of Oregonians Support Background Checks on All Gun Sales The Oregon chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, came together with law enforcement leaders, gun violence survivors, gun owners,…
April 17, 2015

Texas Moms Condemn House For Ignoring Texas Business and Voting for Open Carry without Signage Fix

Today: House Vote on HB 910, Open Carry of Handguns Today the Texas chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America condemns the House vote to pass HB 910, a bill that allows for the open carry…
April 16, 2015

Everytown for Gun Safety, Tennessee Moms Condemn Passage of Guns in Parks Bill; Urge Governor Haslam to Veto

House Bill 995 Would Force Public Parks to Allow Guns The Tennessee chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today condemned the passage of House Bill 995, legislation that would…
April 16, 2015

Everytown, Rhode Island Moms Demand Action Release Poll That Shows 80 Percent of Rhode Islanders Support Bill to Keep Guns Away from Domestic Abusers

Poll Shows Overwhelming Majority of Rhode Islanders Back S. 0503 and H. 5655, Which Will Prohibit Domestic Abusers from Possessing Guns Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund and Rhode Island Moms Demand Action today…
April 14, 2015

Montana Moms, Everytown Condemn Passage of Dangerous Gun Bill; Urge Governor Bullock to Veto HB 533

HB 533 Would Eliminate the Crime of Concealed Carry Without a Permit or Safety Training; Governor Bullock Vetoed Bill With Same Impact – HB 298 – Earlier in Legislative Session 83 Percent of Montanans…
April 14, 2015

Everytown, Oregon Moms Demand Action Applaud Oregon Senate Passage of SB 941, Release New TV Ads Calling for House to Pass Legislation Requiring Background Checks on All Gun Sales

81 Percent of Oregonians Support Background Checks on All Gun Sales; Ads Can Be Seen Here Everytown for Gun Safety and the Oregon chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America today applauds…
April 14, 2015

Gun Lobby Defeated Again: Colorado Moms and Gun Violence Survivors Applaud House Committee for Stopping Six Dangerous Gun Bills

Bills to Repeal Background Checks and Allow Guns in Public Schools Killed in Committee with Bipartisan Opposition The Colorado Chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, and Colorado gun violence…
April 14, 2015

Mississippi Moms, Everytown Condemn Governor Bryant for Signing S.B. 2394, Allowing People to Carry Hidden, Loaded Handguns in Public Without a Permit

The Mississippi chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today condemned Governor Phil Bryant for signing S.B. 2394, legislation that will allow people to carry loaded handguns in bags, briefcases, or…

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.