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June 18, 2015

Everytown, South Carolina Moms Respond to Mass Shooting in Charleston that Killed Nine

Lucy McBath, Mother of Jordan Davis and Everytown Faith Outreach Leader, Calls for Action to Prevent Gun Violence Previous Everytown Research on Mass Shootings: everytown.org/mass-shootings COLUMBIA, S.C. – Everytown for Gun Safety and the South…
June 16, 2015

Everytown, North Carolina Moms, Gun Violence Survivors Applaud House for Taking Steps to Preserve Background Checks for Handgun Buyers

House Voted to Remove Dangerous Language Attempting to Repeal Background Checks from HB 562 RALEIGH, NC – Tonight, in a victory for gun violence prevention, the North Carolina House of Representatives voted to stop an attempt to repeal background checks…
June 16, 2015

New Report: Rhode Island Domestic Abusers Rarely Required to Turn in Firearms Even When Federal Law Prohibits Possession

From 2012 to 2014, Domestic Abusers Subject to Final Protective Orders Were Ordered to Turn In Firearms Only Five Percent of the Time First-of-its-Kind Report Raises Serious Questions About Safety of Women in Ocean State; Rhode Island Legislature Considers Legislation…
June 11, 2015

Everytown, New Jersey Moms, Mayors, Domestic Violence Prevention Advocates Call on Lawmakers to Support Life-Saving Domestic Violence Gun Legislation in Trenton

Today: Senate Law and Public Safety Committee Hearing on S2786, Requires Domestic Abusers to Turn In Their Guns Hopewell Mayor Anzano Delivers Letter on Behalf of New Jersey Coalition of Mayors Against Illegal Guns including…
June 8, 2015

Alabama Moms, Everytown Applaud Governor for Signing Life-Saving Bill into Law that Protects Domestic Violence Victims

Measures Within Bill Will Help Keep Guns Out of the Hands of Domestic Abusers BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Alabama chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today released the following statement…
June 4, 2015

South Carolina Moms Applaud Governor Haley for Signing Life-Saving Domestic Violence Bill into Law

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America today applauded Governor Haley for signing Senate Bill 3 into law. The law will protect victims of domestic violence by prohibiting abusers convicted of…
June 1, 2015

New York Moms Respond to Unintentional Child Shooting That Injured 4-Year-Old Girl in Yonkers

#NotAnAccident Index Reveals New York Has Suffered At Least 4 Unintentional Child Shootings Already in 2015—including shootings in Yonkers and Brooklyn National Index Shows At Least 31 Deaths, 101 Unintentional Shootings Involving Children This…
May 31, 2015

Texas Moms Demand Action Statement in Response to Passage of Guns on Campus Legislation

Today: House Votes for Guns on Campus Compromise; Senate Approved yesterday AUSTIN, Texas –Following passage of a modified version of SB 11 by both chambers of the Texas legislature, the Texas chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun…
May 21, 2015

Everytown, Texas Moms Demand Action Run Full Page Ad in Texas Newspaper Featuring Letter From Campus Shooting Survivors Calling on Legislature to Oppose Guns on Campus

50 Campus Shooting Survivors Warn: “Do Not Use Our Tragedies to Rationalize Bad Policy”; A Majority of Texans Oppose Forcing guns on campus; Print and TV Ads Available Here AUSTIN, Texas – As…
May 21, 2015

Georgia Moms Demand Action Statement in Response to Unintentional Child Shooting That Injured Nine-Year-Old in Dekalb County

#NotAnAccident Index Reveals Georgia Suffered At Least 6 Unintentional Child Shootings Already in 2015—including shootings in Augusta, Baconton, Chatsworth, DeKalb County, Jefferson and Macon National Index Shows At Least…
May 18, 2015

Texas Moms Demand Action Statement in Response to Waco Shooting

Senate State Affairs Committee Hearing Today on HB 910, Allowing the Open Carry of Handguns AUSTIN, Texas – In response to a shooting in Waco, Texas last night among members of several rival motorcycle…
May 18, 2015

Everytown, Maine Moms Demand Action Run Full Page Ads in Maine Newspapers Featuring Letter from Maine Chiefs Of Police Association Calling on Legislature to Oppose LD 652

Committee on Criminal Justice and Public Safety Recommends Legislators ‘Ought Not to Pass’ Dangerous Bill Scrapping Permits for Concealed Handguns; 84 Percent of Mainers Agree; Print, TV and Radio Ads Available Here AUGUSTA, Maine – As the Senate…
May 14, 2015

Everytown and Moms Demand Action #NotAnAccident Index Finds at Least Five Unintentional Child Shootings in Florida in 2015

#NotAnAccident Index Reveals Florida Suffered At Least 5 Unintentional Child Shootings Already in 2015—including shootings in East Lake, Davie, Jacksonville and…
May 14, 2015

Everytown and Moms Demand Action #NotAnAccident Index Finds at Least Four Unintentional Child Shootings in North Carolina in 2015

#NotAnAccident Index Reveals North Carolina Suffered At Least 4 Unintentional Child Shootings Already in 2015—including shootings in Charlotte, Davidson County, Mooresville,…
May 14, 2015

Everytown and Moms Demand Action #NotAnAccident Index Finds at Least Five Unintentional Child Shootings in California in 2015

#NotAnAccident Index Reveals California Suffered At Least 5 Unintentional Child Shootings Already in 2015—including shootings in Fresno, Gilroy, Linda,…
May 14, 2015

Everytown and Moms Demand Action #NotAnAccident Index Finds at Least Five Unintentional Child Shootings in Missouri in 2015

#NotAnAccident Index Reveals Missouri Suffered At Least 5 Unintentional Child Shootings Already in 2015—including shootings in Elmo, Florissant, Kansas City,…
May 14, 2015

Everytown and Moms Demand Action #Notanaccident Index Finds at Least Five Unintentional Child Shootings in Georgia in 2015

#NotAnAccident Index Reveals Georgia Suffered At Least 5 Unintentional Child Shootings Already in 2015—including shootings in Augusta, Baconton, Chatsworth,…
May 14, 2015

Everytown and Moms Demand Action #NotAnAccident Index Finds at Least Seven Unintentional Child Shootings in Texas in 2015

#NotAnAccident Index Reveals Texas Suffered At Least 7 Unintentional Child Shootings Already in 2015—including shootings in Garland, Houston, San Antonio…
May 14, 2015

Everytown and Moms Demand Action #NotAnAccident Index Finds at Least Four Unintentional Child Shootings in Ohio in 2015

#NotAnAccident Index Reveals Ohio Suffered At Least 4 Unintentional Child Shootings Already in 2015—including shootings in Cleveland, Columbus, Dalton,…
May 14, 2015

Arizona Moms Respond to Tempe High School Shooting Suicide

Student’s Suicide is the 121st School Shooting Since Sandy Hook Tragedy Phoenix, AZ — In response to yesterday’s shooting at Corona del Sol High School in Tempe in which an 18-year-old student shot…
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…

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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.