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July 20, 2016

Mike Pence, the NRA’s A-Rated Pick for Vice-President

As Governor Mike Pence, Donald Trump’s nominee for Vice President, takes the stage at the RNC tonight, here’s some context on why the NRA is thrilled with this pick. Pence has a long political career of supporting dangerous policies pushed…
July 20, 2016

Gun Politics at the DNC: Gun Violence Prevention Leaders, Survivors and Hundreds of Advocates in Philadelphia as 2016 Proves to be The Year of Gun Safety

Hundreds of Gun Safety Advocates from Everytown and Moms Demand Action Will Gather in Philadelphia Before They Set Off to Elect Hillary Clinton as the First-Ever Gun Sense President and Win Other Gun Safety Priorities at the Ballot Box in…
July 18, 2016

Wait, Why Can’t Ohio Do Anything About Open Carry in Cleveland?

As the Republican National Convention gets underway in Cleveland, the tension surrounding the open carry of firearms is still on the rise. After weeks of violence – from Dallas to Baton Rouge – the extremist, unsafe NRA-worldview of guns for…
July 17, 2016

Statement from John Feinblatt, President of Everytown for Gun Safety on Baton Rouge Law Enforcement Shooting

Everytown and Major Cities Chiefs Research Found that 52 Percent of Law Enforcement Homicides Are Committed by People Likely Prohibited from Having Guns Everytown Research (And Visuals) on Gun…
July 14, 2016

In wake of Dallas Shooting and Ahead of RNC, Open Carry and NRA “Guns Everywhere” Culture in the Spotlight

As Cleveland prepares for the Republican National Convention, there are serious questions and concerns about how Ohio’s open carry law will affect the work of police officers charged with protecting public safety during the expected protests. Under Ohio law, people…
July 14, 2016

Everytown, Moms Demand Action, Newtown Survivor Statement on Reports That Donald Trump Will Likely Select Mike Pence as Running Mate

Pence’s Views on Gun Violence Prevention are Extreme, Out of Step with Vast Majority of Americans Who Support Common-Sense Public Safety Laws NEW YORK – In response to reports that Donald Trump will likely select Indiana…
July 8, 2016

Statement From John Feinblatt, President of Everytown For Gun Safety on Dallas Law Enforcement Shooting Last Night

NEW YORK — Following one of the the deadliest mass shootings of law enforcement officers in U.S. history last night in Dallas, John Feinblatt, president of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement: STATEMENT FROM EVERYTOWN…
July 6, 2016

North Carolina Moms Demand Action Mobilize to Defeat Permitless Carry Bill

North Carolina’s long history of responsible gun ownership will continue thanks to the defeat of a dangerous gun bill that threatened to eliminate some of the state’s common-sense public safety laws. Just days after the deadliest mass shooting in…
July 6, 2016

Everytown, Gun Violence Survivors Statements on Leader Pelosi and Other House Members’ Rally for Common-Sense Gun Laws that Will #Disarmhate and Save Lives

As Congress Gets Back To Work, Survivors, Moms Joined Rally on Capitol Hill; Everytown, Survivors Unveiled D.C. Taxi Cab and Billboard Truck Advertisements Urging Congress to #BuckTheNRA Over the July 4th Recess, Moms Demand Action Chapters Held Elected Leaders Accountable…
July 5, 2016

Everytown, New Mexico Moms Applaud Las Cruces City Council for Passing City Resolution Urging Elected Leaders in the State to Pass Criminal Background Checks on All Gun Sales

New Mexico has a Loophole in State Law that Allows Felons, Domestic Abusers and Other Dangerous People to Obtain Guns from Unlicensed Sellers, No Background Check, No Questions Asked LAS CRUCES, N.M. – The New Mexico chapter of Moms Demand…
July 1, 2016

Everytown, Wisconsin Moms to Run Full-Page Ad in Wisconsin State Journal Blasting Senator Johnson’s Dangerous Votes Against Expanding Background Checks

Ad Criticizes Johnson for Putting Politics Before Public Safety by Voting Against an Expansion of Background Checks Just Eight Days after Orlando Mass Shooting MADISON, Wis. – Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund and the Wisconsin…
July 1, 2016

ICYMI: Don’t Be Fooled by Empty Gun Proposals Planned for After the Holiday Weekend

As you head out for the holiday weekend, you may have missed the news that the House is planning to take up a vote next week on a bill that purports to address gun violence by…
July 1, 2016

Everytown, California Moms, Gun Violence Survivors Applaud Gov. Brown for Signing Legislation Closing Dangerous Gap in State Gun Laws

Assembly Bill 1511 Will Bring California’s Background Check Law In Line with Other States That Have Closed the Background Check Loophole; Current Law Gives Dangerous People Easy Access to a Gun Without a Background Check Last Week, More than 100…
June 30, 2016

Everytown, Moms, Gun Violence Survivors Applaud California Assembly for Passing Legislation Aimed at Closing Dangerous Gap in State Gun Laws, Urge Governor Brown to Sign Bill into Law

Assembly Bill 1511 Will Bring California’s Background Check Law In Line with Other States That Have Closed the Background Check Loophole; Current Law Gives Dangerous People Easy Access to a Gun Without a Background Check Last Week, More than 100…
June 30, 2016

Post Guns Sit-In: Everytown, Moms, Survivors Continue to Hold Washington Politicians Accountable, Ask Them to ‘Buck The NRA’

Moms, Survivors to Host In-District Events Taking Key Senators and Members of Congress to Task for Voting Against Gun Safety In Aftermath of Orlando Shooting, 91 Americans Killed Every Day Local Constituents Will Call on their Representatives to Defy the…
June 29, 2016

ICYMI: Following Historic Senate Filibuster and House Sit-In, Major Victories in the Supreme Court and States

In the wake of the Orlando tragedy and following last week’s historic Senate filibuster and House sit-in calling for Congress to take action on common sense gun reform – and the continued activity happening in districts…
June 29, 2016

Everytown, New Hampshire Moms Run Full-Page Ad In Union Leader Blasting Senator Ayotte’s Dangerous Votes Against Expanding Background Checks

Ad Criticizes Ayotte for Putting Politics Before Public Safety by Voting Against an Expansion of Background Checks Just Eight Days after Orlando Mass Shooting MANCHESTER, N.H. – Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund and the New…
June 27, 2016

Pennsylvania Moms, Survivors of Domestic Violence Praise Lawmakers for Introducing Bill that Would Keep Guns Out of the Hands of Abusers

Legislation Would Close Loophole that Currently Makes it Easy for Certain Convicted Domestic Abusers to Keep Their Guns HARRISBURG, PA– Members of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America and the Everytown Survivor Network, both part of Everytown for…
June 27, 2016

Everytown Statement on U.S. Supreme Court Decision to Keep Guns Out of the Hands of Convicted Domestic Abusers

Ruling in Voisine v. United States Ensures Convicted Domestic Violence Offenders Cannot Possess Guns WASHINGTON – Everytown for Gun Safety today released the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court issued an opinion ensuring that convicted domestic violence offenders…
June 27, 2016

Everytown, Missouri Moms Applaud Governor Jay Nixon’s Veto of Dangerous Gun Bill

Today: Governor Nixon Vetoed SB 656, a Bill that Would Have Allowed People to Legally Carry Hidden, Loaded Handguns in Public Without a Permit or Safety Training; 76 Percent of Missourians Oppose Permitless Carry SB 656…
June 23, 2016

Historic Sit-in Comes to a Close: Everytown, Moms Respond to Congressional Democrats Standing up for Gun Sense

Lucy McBath, Other Gun Violence Prevention Advocates and Survivors Available for Interviews Upon Request WASHINGTON — Everytown for Gun Safety, the country’s largest gun violence prevention organization, and Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America – part…
June 22, 2016

Everytown Statement on House Vote on Unrelated Matter After Historic Sit-in by House Democrats Demanding a Vote on Gun Safety

WASHINGTON — Everytown for Gun Safety, the country’s largest gun violence prevention organization, released the following statement after the U.S. House voted on an unrelated matter despite Congressman John Lewis’ and other House Democrats’ historic sit-in and demand for a…
June 22, 2016

Statement From Everytown For Gun Safety President John Feinblatt on the On-Going Historic Sit-In by House Democrats Demanding a Vote on Gun Safety

Today: House Democrats Lead Historic Sit-in Demanding a Vote on Gun Safety Legislation Gun Violence Survivors, Moms Visit Capitol Hill to Urge Congress to #DisarmHate; Interviews Available Upon Request WASHINGTON – Everytown for Gun Safety, the country’s largest gun…
June 22, 2016

Nearly 100 Moms, Elected Leaders, Gun Violence Survivor Gather for Gun Safety Advocacy Day at California State Capitol to Rally for Legislation Aimed at Closing Dangerous Gap in California’s Gun Laws

Assembly Bill 1511 Awaiting a Vote in the Assembly; Legislation Will Bring California’s Background Check Law In Line with Other States That Have Closed the Background Check Loophole SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Today, nearly 100 volunteers with the California chapter 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.