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January 29, 2015

Virginia Moms Condemn House Subcommittee’s Failure to Pass Common-Sense Gun Legislation to Help Keep Guns Out of Dangerous Hands

House Militia, Police and Public Safety Subcommittee Votes Against Gun Legislation Needed for Public Safety The Virginia House Militia, Police and Public Safety Subcommittee #1 failed to pass common-sense gun legislation that would keep guns out of dangerous hands…
January 29, 2015

Texas Moms Demand Action Statement on Guns on Campus (SB 11): “The Wrong Answer for Our College Communities”

Lt. Governor Patrick Announced Support for Guns on Campus to Appease Extreme Gun Lobby After Open Carry Debacle Lt. Governor Patrick announced that he is prioritizing Senate Bill 11 (SB 11), a guns on campus…
January 21, 2015

Moms Demand Action Statement in Response to Nine-Month-Old Killed by Five-Year-Old Brother in Child Access Shooting in Elmo, Missouri

In response to yesterday’s reported shooting in Elmo, Missouri, where a nine-month-old baby was shot and killed by his five-year-old brother after he found a loaded gun in his grandfather’s house, Moms Demand Action for Gun…
January 20, 2015

Florida Moms: Guns on Campus Bill (HB 4005) “The Wrong Answer for Our College Communities”

HB 4005, Passed by Florida House Criminal Justice Subcommittee Today, Would Force Colleges and Universities to Allow Concealed Handguns on Campus In response to the Florida House Criminal Justice Subcommittee’s passage of H.B. 4005 –…
January 17, 2015

Texas Moms Demand Action Applauds Port Arthur Police Chief Mark Blanton for Opposition to Expansion of Open Carry

Open Carry Extremists Plan Armed Demonstration In Response To Chief’s Position Today This past December, Port Arthur Police Chief Mark Blanton went on the record to say that he opposes the expansion of open carry…
January 15, 2015

Moms Demand Action Applauds Governor Snyder’s Veto of Dangerous Gun Legislation Pushed by NRA

Snyder’s Veto a Critical Defeat for the NRA, Preserving Safeguard to Keep Guns Away from Domestic Abusers and Stalkers In response to Governor Snyder’s veto of S.B. 789 – legislation pushed…
January 14, 2015

Moms Demand Action Responds to Extreme Behavior by Open Carry Proponents in Texas

Video Posted on Open Carry Leader’s Facebook Showcases Harassment of Texas State Legislature; Texas House Invokes “Panic Button” In Response The Texas Capitol was the site of a Come and Take It Texas armed lobby…
January 13, 2015

Texas Moms Demand Action Statement in Response to “Come and Take It” Event in Austin

Open Carry Extremists Rallying for Permit-less Carry of Hand Guns In response to the demonstration today by Come and Take It Texas—one of the gun extremist groups arguing for the passage of HB 195, which would allow the open…
January 8, 2015

Michigan Moms Condemn Passage of Dangerous Gun Legislation, Urge Governor Snyder to Veto SB 789

SB 789, Passed by Michigan Legislature, Would Weaken Protections for Domestic Violence Victims, Allow Some Stalkers and Domestic Abusers to Carry Concealed, Loaded Weapons In response to the Michigan legislature’s passage of S.B. 789 –legislation…
December 28, 2014

Limiting Guns at Texas Businesses? It’s a Legal — and Legalese — Fight

By Laylan Copelin – Austin American-Statesman Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America isn’t the first group to suspect that a lawmaker wrote a law to be more cumbersome than it has to be. They…
December 17, 2014

Statement from Montana Chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America in Response to Markus Kaarma Guilty Verdict

In response to today’s guilty verdict in the Markus Kaarma case, the Montana Chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America released the statement below from Montana volunteer Julia Starrett. “Today justice prevailed over senseless and unnecessary gun…
December 15, 2014

NRA Defeat: Everytown Statement on Confirmation of Surgeon General Vivek Murthy

Everytown for Gun Safety released the following statement today from President John Feinblatt in response to the U.S. Senate’s confirmation of Dr. Vivek Murthy to the position of United States Surgeon General. “The United States Senate today stood up to…
December 15, 2014

Pennsylvania Chapter of Moms Demand Action Statement in Response to Montgomery County Shooting Spree

In response to reports of a mass shooting today in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania the Pennsylvania Chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America released the statement below. While details of today’s events are still…
December 14, 2014

Ohio Moms Disappointed Governor Kasich Signs Dangerous Gun Legislation into Law

HB 234, Signed Into Law by Gov. Kasich, Weakens Firearm Training Requirements, Allows Anyone with Permit from Another State to Carry a Concealed, Loaded Gun in Ohio In response to Governor Kasich signing H.B. 234 into law – legislation…
December 10, 2014

Ohio Moms Condemn Passage of Dangerous Gun Legislation, Urge Governor Kasich to Veto HB 234

HB 234, Passed Today by Ohio’s Legislature, Would Weaken Firearm Training Requirements, Allow Anyone with Permit from Another State to Carry a Concealed, Loaded Gun in Ohio In response to the Ohio legislature’s passage of H.B. 234 –…
December 10, 2014

Two Years Since Newtown: Everytown and Moms Demand Action Release Report on Nearly 100 School Shootings and Advertisement on Lockdown Culture in American Schools

Report Reveals California Suffered 4 School Shootings Since Newtown – One of the Highest Rates in the Study In K-12 Shootings with Known Firearm Source, Nearly Two-Thirds of Minors Obtained Gun From Home; More than a…
December 10, 2014

Two Years Since Newtown: Everytown and Moms Demand Action Release Report on Nearly 100 School Shootings and Advertisement on Lockdown Culture in American Schools

Report Reveals Tennessee Suffered 8 School Shootings Since Newtown – Tied for #2 in Nation In K-12 Shootings with Known Firearm Source, Nearly Two-Thirds of Minors Obtained Gun From Home; More than a Third of Incidents…
December 10, 2014

Two Years Since Newtown: Everytown and Moms Demand Action Release Report on Nearly 100 School Shootings and Advertisement on Lockdown Culture in American Schools

Report Reveals North Carolina Suffered 7 School Shootings Since Newtown –Ranks #3 in Nation In K-12 Shootings with Known Firearm Source, Nearly Two-Thirds of Minors Obtained Gun From Home; More than a Third of Incidents Involved…
December 10, 2014

Two Years Since Newtown: Everytown and Moms Demand Action Release Report on Nearly 100 School Shootings and Advertisement on Lockdown Culture in American Schools

Report Reveals Georgia Suffered 12 School Shootings Since Newtown – #1 in Nation In K-12 Shootings with Known Firearm Source, Nearly Two-Thirds of Minors Obtained Gun From Home; More than a Third of Incidents Involved Escalation…
December 10, 2014

Two Years Since Newtown: Everytown and Moms Demand Action Release Report on Nearly 100 School Shootings and Advertisement on Lockdown Culture in American Schools

Report Reveals Florida Suffered 8 School Shootings Since Newtown – Tied for #2 in Nation In K-12 Shootings with Known Firearm Source, Nearly Two-Thirds of Minors Obtained Gun From Home; More than a Third of Incidents…
December 9, 2014

Two Years since Newtown: Everytown and Moms Demand Action Release Report on Nearly 100 School Shootings and Advertisement on Lockdown Culture in American Schools

In K-12 Shootings with Known Firearm Source, Nearly Two-Thirds of Minors Obtained Gun From Home; More than a Third of Incidents Involved Escalation of an Argument Senators Blumenthal and Murphy, Congressmen Thompson and Himes, Congresswoman Esty…
December 2, 2014

Parents Deliver Petition Signatures to Fred Meyer Headquarters, Calling on President Lynn Gust to Prohibit Open Carry

Oregon State Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America Want Fred Meyer, and Its Parent Company Kroger, to Change Its Dangerous Gun Policy Kroger Campaign Follows Moms’ Previous Corporate Public Safety Victories with Target, Starbucks,…
December 1, 2014

West Virginia Moms Demand Action Statement In Response To Shooting Rampage In Monongalia County

Gunman Murdered Four, Including Ex-Girlfriend, In Three Attacks Across North-Central West Virginia In response to reports that four people were murdered in Monongalia County, the West Virginia chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun…
November 28, 2014

Texas Moms Demand Action Statement in Response to Shooting Rampage in Austin

Gunman Opened Fire on Multiple City Buildings and Police Headquarters In response to the reports this morning in Austin, Texas, that a gunman opened fire at four different buildings, including Austin Police Department headquarters,…

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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.