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September 28, 2016

South Carolina Moms Demand Action Respond to School Shooting at Townville Elementary School

Townville Elementary School Shooting is 37th School Shooting in 2016; 197th School Shooting Since 2013 GREENVILLE, S.C. — The South Carolina chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun…
September 27, 2016

Everytown, Texas Moms Demand Action Respond to Shooting Injuring Four Children in Humble, Texas

Everytown Research (And Visuals) on Gun Violence By the Numbers Available Here HOUSTON – Today the Texas chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, responded to…
September 27, 2016

CORRECTING THE RECORD: The NRA’s Presidential Candidate, Donald Trump, Doesn’t Support Keeping Guns Out of the Hands of Suspected Terrorists

Last night, guns came up during the the first presidential debate of the 2016 general election. And once again, gun sense champion Hillary Clinton reaffirmed her support for common-sense gun safety measures and made clear that our nation’s weak gun…
September 27, 2016

Everytown, Montana Moms Demand Action Applaud Missoula City Council for Passing Ordinance to Require Life-Saving Criminal Background Checks on All Gun Sales

City Council Ordinance Requires Criminal Background Checks on All Gun Sales Within Missoula City Limits MISSOULA, Mont. – Everytown for Gun Safety and the Montana chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun…
September 26, 2016

Everytown, Texas Moms Demand Action Respond to Strip Mall Shooting in Houston This Morning

Everytown Research (And Visuals) on Gun Violence By the Numbers Available Here HOUSTON – Today the Texas chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, responded to reports…
September 26, 2016

Everytown, Washington Moms Demand Action Respond to Cascade Mall Mass Shooting

Incident is at Least 14th Mass Shooting Nationally in 2016 – and at Least the 155th Since 2009; Gun Violence by the Numbers (and Visuals) Available Here SEATTLE – The Washington chapter of Moms Demand Action…
September 21, 2016

Everytown, Oklahoma Moms Statement on the Shooting Death of Terence Crutcher in Tulsa

Terence Crutcher Was Shot and Killed by Tulsa Law Enforcement as He Tried to Fix His Car; Video Released September 19th Has Prompted a Justice Department Investigation TULSA, Okla. – Today the Oklahoma chapter of Moms Demand Action for…
September 15, 2016

ICYMI: This U.S. Senate Candidate Just Blew Up the Gun Lobby’s Agenda in 30 Seconds

The extremist leadership of the NRA and the gun lobby writ large want Americans to believe that we have to make a choice: gun rights or gun safety. This has always been a false dichotomy. Second Amendment rights go…
September 15, 2016

Everytown, New Mexico Moms, Santa Fe Mayor Applaud City Council for Passing Resolution Urging State Legislature to Pass Criminal Background Checks on All Gun Sales

Santa Fe Marks Second City in New Mexico to Pass Resolution; New Mexico Has a Loophole that Enables Criminals, Domestic Abusers and Other Dangerous People to Obtain Guns from Unlicensed Sellers with No Background Check, No Questions Asked SANTA FE,…
September 14, 2016

Everytown, Missouri Moms Condemn Missouri Lawmakers for Caving to the Gun Lobby and Ignoring Missouri Voters on SB 656

Today: Missouri Lawmakers Voted to Override Governor Nixon’s Veto of SB 656 and Allow People to Legally Carry Hidden, Loaded Handguns in Public Without a Permit or Safety Training; 86 Percent of Missouri Voters Oppose Permitless Carry SB 656 Makes…
September 14, 2016

Everytown Statement on House Democratic Leadership Demanding a Vote on Gun Safety

WASHINGTON — Everytown for Gun Safety, the country’s largest gun violence prevention organization, today released the following statement from President John Feinblatt applauding House Democrats’ demand for a vote on gun safety legislation. As part of the effort to see…
September 13, 2016

Back to School, Back to School Shootings

Across the country, students are piling into buses and cars and heading back to class. And sadly but inevitably, as we’ve already seen twice this fall, school shootings will also begin again. Some students will kill themselves with a…
September 12, 2016

Kelly Ayotte: Dodging her constituents and the gun violence issue

Last week, Senator Kelly Ayotte kicked out a Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America volunteer from an event advertised as public. But here’s a news flash: Ayotte’s constituents will Kick…
September 8, 2016

Texas Moms Respond to School Shooting at Alpine High School

Alpine High School Shooting is 33rd School Shooting in 2016; 193rd School Shooting Since 2013 SAN ANTONIO, Texas — The Texas chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun…
September 8, 2016

Everytown Investigation Shows Maine is Home to Significant Market for Unlicensed Gun Sales – Both Through Classified and Online Ads – Making it Easy for Criminals to Avoid Background Checks, Arm Themselves Illegally

New Report Shows That an Average of 2,300 Ads for Unlicensed Gun Sales are Arranged Through Classified Advertising Each Year; Anecdotal Evidence Suggests Criminals Use Guns Sold Through Classifieds for Trafficking to States With Stronger Gun…
August 24, 2016

Just Released: New Polling Reveals Overwhelming Majority of Missourians Support Concealed Carry Permitting System

63 Percent of Missourians Would Also Be Less Likely to Vote for a State Senator Who Voted to Eliminate the State’s Permit Requirement, Poll Finds Governor Nixon Has Vetoed SB 656, A Bill Which Would Allow People to Legally Carry…
August 10, 2016

NRA Reveals its Own Hypocrisy with Reckless New Ad

On the very same day Donald Trump suggested that the “Second Amendment people” take care of Hillary, forcing the Secret Service to respond to his threat, the NRA…
August 3, 2016

Texas Leads Nation When it Comes to Unintentional Child Shootings – 7 in July Alone, Nearly Doubling Count from Previous 6 Months Combined

As we enter the dog days of summer, a quick look-back at July reveals that it was a deadly month for children in Texas when it comes to unintentional child shootings. In fact, Texas currently leads the nation in unintentional…
August 2, 2016

Everytown, New Jersey Moms Praise State Senators for Passing Bipartisan Bill to Protect Women from Domestic Abusers

TRENTON, N.J.—The New Jersey chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today praised state senators for passing legislation designed to keep women safe from domestic violence. Senate Bill 2483, sponsored…
August 1, 2016

Everytown, Texas Moms Respond to Implementation of Guns on Campus Law on 50th Anniversary of UT Tower Mass Shooting

Law Forces Texas’ Public Colleges and Universities to Allow Concealed Handguns On Campus AUSTIN, Texas – The Texas chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today released a statement in response…
July 28, 2016

A Tragic Summer and the Need to Uphold Missouri’s Concealed Carry Permitting System

Orlando. Dallas. Baton Rouge. And last week, it was Kansas City, KS in mourning, after a gunman shot and killed Police Captain Robert “Dave” Melton, an Iraq War veteran and longtime police officer gunned down as…
July 27, 2016

Everytown, Washington Moms Applaud Qualification of Initiative 1491, Washington State’s Extreme Risk Protection Order Measure, for the 2016 Ballot

Following Successful 2014 Background Check Ballot Initiative, Gun Sense Champions Will Once Again Bring the Vote Directly to Washingtonians Measure Would Empower Family Members and Law Enforcement to Help Prevent Tragedies and Save Lives; Mirrors Similar Legislation in California, Connecticut…
July 24, 2016

Tim Kaine Keeps Guns Front and Center as We Head into the DNC

As you may know, Tim Kaine took the National Rifle Association to task yesterday in his first speech as Hillary Clinton’s vice-presidential nominee. The approach of the Clinton-Kaine ticket on gun violence prevention is nothing less than a sea change…
July 22, 2016

Everytown, Moms Demand Action, Newtown Survivor Statements on Hillary Clinton’s Selection of Tim Kaine as Vice Presidential Nominee

Tim Kaine Has Always Bucked the NRA and Put the Safety of Americans First; 2016 Proves to be the Year of Gun Safety as Clinton and Kaine Form Gun Sense Ticket for White House Hundreds of Gun Safety Advocates from…

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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.