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June 22, 2016

Everytown, Delaware Moms Praise State Lawmakers for Passing Legislation that Would Close Charleston Loophole

Bill Gives Law Enforcement Time to Complete Background Checks and Prevent Dangerous People from Buying Guns DOVER, Del. – The Delaware chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today applauded…
June 22, 2016

Everytown, Moms Demand Action Statement on 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, and Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America – part of Everytown for Gun Safety – today released the following statement applauding Congressman John Lewis’ and…
June 20, 2016

In the Wake of Deadliest Shooting in Modern U.S. History Everytown, New Hampshire Moms, Gun Violence Survivor Condemn Senator Ayotte for Voting Against Background Checks

For Third Time in Three Years, Senator Ayotte Votes Against Common Sense Gun Safety Measure CONCORD, N.H. — Members of the New Hampshire chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America and the Everytown Survivor Network – both…
June 20, 2016

Everytown, Moms, Gun Violence Survivors Condemn Senate for Blocking Efforts to Keep Guns Out of the Hands of Terrorists, Dangerous People

Gun Violence Prevention Leaders, Policy Experts and Gun Violence Survivors Available for Interviews in Washington, D.C. WASHINGTON — Everytown for Gun Safety, the country’s largest gun violence prevention organization, and Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America – part…
June 16, 2016

Everytown, New Hampshire Moms Applaud Governor Hassan for Vetoing Legislation that Would Have Made it Harder for Law Enforcement to Protect New Hampshire Communities

SB 336 Would Remove Law Enforcement’s Ability to Block Concealed Carry Permits to Dangerous People CONCORD, N.H.– The New Hampshire chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, praised Governor Maggie Hassan…
June 15, 2016

Statement From Sandy Hook School Survivor on Senate Filibuster to Demand Action on Gun Violence Prevention

Just Days after Orlando Mass Shooting that Killed 49 People and Injured More Than 50, U.S. Senators are Taking to the Floor to Demand Action to Pass Meaningful Gun Violence Prevention Legislation In Just 24 Hours, Everytown’s…
June 15, 2016

Statement From John Feinblatt, President of Everytown For Gun Safety on Possible Terror Gap Legislation

NEW YORK — In response to the statement from GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump that he is meeting with the National Rifle Association to discuss closing the Terror Gap, Everytown for Gun Safety released the following…
June 14, 2016

The Orlando shooting, Hate Crimes, Terrorism and Weak Gun Laws in America

Later this week, on Friday, we’ll mark one year since a gunman – filled with hate – walked into a black church in Charleston where he shot and killed nine worshipers. Fast forward nearly one year, with far too…
June 13, 2016

Everytown For Gun Safety Applauds Introduction of Bill to Prohibit People Convicted of Misdemeanor Hate Crimes From Possessing or Purchasing Guns

Orlando Shooting is the Largest Mass Shooting in Modern U.S. History; Everytown Research (And Visuals) on Gun Violence by the Numbers Available Here NEW YORK – Following the largest and deadliest mass…
June 13, 2016

Statement of Michael R. Bloomberg on the Mass Shooting in Orlando

Shooting is the Largest Mass Shooting in Modern U.S. History; Everytown Research (And Visuals) on Gun Violence by the Numbers Available Here NEW YORK – Following the largest and deadliest mass…
June 12, 2016

Everytown, New Mexico Moms Respond to Mass Shooting in Roswell

Shooting is at Least 10th Mass Killing in 2016 – and at Least the 151st Since 2009; Everytown Research (And Visuals) on Gun Violence by the Numbers Available Here…
June 12, 2016

Everytown, Florida Moms Statements on Orlando Gay Nightclub Shooting

Shooting is at Least 9th Mass Killing in 2016 – and at Least the 150th Since 2009; Everytown Research (And Visuals) on Gun Violence by the Numbers Available Here NEW YORK – Everytown for Gun Safety…
June 12, 2016

Everytown, Moms Demand Action Respond to Shooting Death of ‘The Voice’ Singer Christina Grimmie At a Concert in Orlando Last Night

22-Year-Old Christina Grimmie Was Shot and Killed as She Signed Autographs After Her Performance; 51 American Women Are Killed by Gun Violence Every Month ORLANDO, Fla. – On Friday night 22-year-old singer Christina Grimmie was shot as she signed autographs…
June 10, 2016

New FBI Data: Alaska Among Lowest-Performing States In Submitting Records of Dangerously Mentally Ill People to Gun Background Check System

Nationwide, Record Submissions Jump to 2.7 million since Sandy Hook Tragedy, But Alaska One of Just Four States with Fewer Than 100 Total Records in the System Designed to Prevent Dangerous People From Buying Guns Every Missing Record Could Potentially…
June 10, 2016

New FBI Data: Wyoming Among Lowest-Performing States In Submitting Records Of Dangerously Mentally Ill People to Gun Background Check System

Nationwide, Record Submissions Jump to 2.7 million since Sandy Hook Tragedy, But Wyoming One of Just Four States with Fewer Than 100 Total Records in the System Designed to Prevent Dangerous People From Buying Guns Every Missing Record Could Potentially…
June 10, 2016

New FBI Data: Montana Among Lowest-Performing States in Submitting Records of Dangerously Mentally Ill People to Gun Background Check System

Nationwide, Record Submissions Jump to 2.7 million since Sandy Hook Tragedy, But Montana One of Just Four States with Fewer Than 100 Total Records in the System Designed to Prevent Dangerous People From Buying Guns Every Missing Record Could Potentially…
June 10, 2016

New FBI Data: New Hampshire Among Lowest-Performing States in Submitting Records of Dangerously Mentally Ill People to Gun Background Check System

Nationwide, Record Submissions Jump to 2.7 million since Sandy Hook Tragedy, But New Hampshire One of Just Four States with Fewer Than 100 Total Records in the System Designed to Prevent Dangerous People From Buying Guns Every Missing Record Could…
June 10, 2016

Everytown Releases Latest Analysis of FBI Data: Since Sandy Hook, States Added Nearly Three Million Records of People with Dangerous Mental Illness to Background Check Database

Since Sandy Hook Tragedy, The Number of States With Fewer Than 100 Records Dropped from 19 to Just Four: Alaska, Montana, New Hampshire, and Wyoming See An Interactive Map Charting States’ Progress Here NEW YORK –Everytown…
June 9, 2016

Everytown Statement on Ninth Circuit Decision Upholding San Diego Firearms Policy

San Diego Policy Requires an Applicant to Show “Good Cause” Before Receiving Permit to Carry Concealed Handgun in Public Victory for Public Safety: Common-Sense Gun Laws Not in Violation of Second Amendment NEW YORK – In response to the Ninth…
June 9, 2016

ICYMI: Gun Sense Prevails in Louisiana, Legislature Defeats Five Dangerous Gun Bills

The defeat of five dangerous gun bills this legislative session marks a victory for gun sense in Louisiana. With the help of volunteers from the Louisiana chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a part of Everytown…
June 8, 2016

Everytown and Moms Demand Action Statements Following Hillary Clinton’s Victory Clinching the Democratic Nomination for President

2016 Will Be the Year of Gun Safety: Last Week Country’s Largest Gun Safety Group Endorsed Hillary for President and Supporters Worked to GOTV for The Only Candidate Who Will Stand Up to the Gun Lobby NEW YORK – Following…
June 3, 2016

Second National Gun Violence Awareness Day Blankets America in Orange

Yesterday President Obama, Hillary Clinton, Kim Kardashian West, Steph Curry, Amy Schumer, the Empire State Building and More Than 700 Partners, Influencers, Landmarks, Elected Officials and More Than 200,000 Participants Made #WearOrange a National Trend “Wear…
June 3, 2016

Everytown For Gun Safety Action Fund, Moms Demand Action Announce Endorsement of Hillary Clinton for President

2016 Will Be the Year of Gun Safety: Country’s Largest Gun Safety Group’s Endorsement a Key Part of Electoral Agenda Including Ballot Initiatives for Stronger Gun Laws in Nevada, Maine and Washington ***Moms, Survivors Ready to GOTV for Hillary, Available…
June 1, 2016

Everytown, California Moms Respond to Shooting at UCLA

UCLA Shooting is 26th School Shooting in 2016; 186th School Shooting Since 2013; Everytown Research (And Visuals) on Gun Violence by the Numbers Available Here Richard Martinez, Whose…

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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.