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June 7, 2023

Virginia Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Respond to Mass Shooting During a High School Graduation Outside Altria Theater where Two People were Shot and Killed and Five Others Shot and Wounded

The Virginia chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statements in response to yesterday’s mass shooting in which two people were shot and killed and five…
June 6, 2023

VICTORY FOR GUN SAFETY: Following Advocacy from Connecticut Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Volunteers, Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont Signs Life-Saving Gun Safety Bill

HARTFORD, Conn. —The Connecticut chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, issued the following statement today after Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont signed HB 6667, a gun safety bill…
June 6, 2023

Black Mother of Four Shot and Killed by Neighbor Who Had Called Family Racist Slurs; Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond

MARION COUNTY, Fla. — The Florida chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, released the following statement in response to the shooting of Ajike “AJ” Owens, a Black mother…
June 5, 2023

America Goes Orange for Ninth Annual National Gun Violence Awareness Day and Wear Orange Campaign as Part of Nationwide Effort Demanding an End to the Gun Violence Crisis

More Than 450 Events Took Place Across All 50 States and Washington D.C. Throughout Wear Orange Weekend; President Joe Biden and First Lady Dr. Jill Biden Illuminated the White House in Orange on National Gun Violence Awareness Day Wear Orange…
June 5, 2023

Another Deadly Weekend of Gun Violence in Texas with a String of Shootings Across the State as Communities Commemorated National Gun Violence Awareness Day

The Texas chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, released the following statement in response to several shootings across the state over the weekend in Texas. In San Antonio,…
June 3, 2023

Following Advocacy from Connecticut Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Volunteers, Connecticut Legislature Passes the “Governor’s Bill,” a Comprehensive Gun Safety Package

HARTFORD, Conn. —The Connecticut chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, issued the following statement today after lawmakers in the Senate passed HB 6667, a gun safety package…
June 2, 2023

VICTORY FOR GUN SAFETY:  Surrounded by Hawaiʻi Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Volunteers, Governor Josh Green Signs Measure to Strengthen Concealed Carry Laws 

Throughout the Legislative Session, Moms Demand Action and Student Demand Action Volunteers Have been on the Forefront of Advocating for the Passage of this Bill, Testifying and Taking over 500 Actions to Contact Lawmakers  HONOLULU —  Hawaiʻi Moms Demand Action…
June 2, 2023

White House To Be Lit Orange Tonight for National Gun Violence Awareness Day

Vice President Kamala Harris Marked #WearOrange in Springfield, Virginia Today with Moms Demand Action Executive Director, Angela Ferrell-Zabala Events Being Held Across The Country This Weekend, Contact [email protected] For Details WASHINGTON — Everytown for Gun Safety…
June 2, 2023

LEADING BY EXAMPLE: Standing With Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Volunteers and Gun Violence Survivors, Colorado Governor Jared Polis Signs Wear Orange Proclamation and Ghost Gun Legislation

Action On Ghost Guns Comes One Month After Governor Polis Signed Four Critical Gun Violence Prevention Bills Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Volunteers Rallied At The Capitol, Testified At All Legislative Hearings, Traveled Across The State To…
June 1, 2023

VICTORY FOR GUN SAFETY: Vermont Governor Phil Scott Allows Suicide Prevention Bill To Become Law; Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Respond

H.230 Will Require Secure Storage of Firearms, Expand Eligible Petitioners for Extreme Risk Protection Orders and Create a 72-Hour Waiting Period for Firearm Transfers MONTPELIER, Vt. —The Vermont chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part…
June 1, 2023

Ninth Annual National Gun Violence Awareness Day and Wear Orange Campaign to Begin Friday as Part of Nationwide Effort Demanding an End to America’s Gun Violence Crisis

Vice President Kamala Harris to Mark #WearOrange in Springfield, Virginia on Friday  Gun Safety Advocates, Survivors, Elected Leaders and More to Gather At More Than 400 Events Across 50 States and Washington, D.C. to Honor Victims and Survivors of Gun…
May 30, 2023

New York Senate Passes Legislation That Will Fund Community Violence Intervention Programs; Everytown, Moms Demand Action, and Students Demand Action Applaud

New York — Today, the New York chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement applauding the New York Senate for passing S580, legislation to…
May 30, 2023

VICTORY FOR GUN SAFETY: Vermont Governor Phil Scott Signs Life-Saving Gun Safety Bill; Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud

S.4 Will Help Keep Firearms Out of the Hands of Dangerous People, Including Stalkers and Domestic Abusers, Establish a Grant Fund for Community Violence Intervention Programs, Prohibit Straw Purchasing and Defacing Firearm Serial Numbers, and Facilitate Compliance with New…
May 30, 2023

Nine People, Including Four Minors, Shot on Hollywood Beach Boardwalk Over Memorial Day Weekend; Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — The Florida chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, released the following statements in response to the mass shooting on Monday night of Memorial Day Weekend…
May 30, 2023

Nevada Senate Fails to Take Action on Governor Lombardo’s Veto of Bill to Disarm Hate; Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond 

CARSON CITY, Nev. – Nevada Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, issued the following statement after the Senate announced it will not provide further consideration to Senate Bill 171.
May 30, 2023

As Texas 2023 Legislation Session Wraps Up, Following 21 Mass Shootings in the State Since the New Year, Everytown, Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond

AUSTIN, Texas. – The Texas chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, released the following statement in response to the end of the Texas legislative session. So far this…
May 26, 2023

Washington, DC Moms Demand Action Respond to the Passing of Linda Harllee Harper, the Director of Office of Neighborhood Safety and Engagement and the Office of Gun Violence Prevention

The Washington, DC chapter of Moms Demand Action, part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement in response to the death of Linda Harllee Harper, the Director for the Office of Neighborhood Safety and Engagement…
May 25, 2023

Oregon Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Call on Republican Senators to Return to Work and Act on Gun Safety

SALEM, Ore. — Oregon Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, issued the following statement calling on Republican lawmakers in the Senate to return to work after walking off the job…
May 25, 2023

11-Year-Old Aderrien Murry Shot in the Chest By Police Responding to His 911 Call; Mississippi Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Respond 

INDIANOLA, Miss. — The Mississippi chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, released the following statement in response to reports of an 11-year-old boy who was shot and wounded…
May 25, 2023

Following Advocacy from Connecticut Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Volunteers, Connecticut House Passes the “Governor’s Bill,” a Comprehensive Gun Safety Package

HARTFORD, Conn. —The Connecticut chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, issued the following statement today after lawmakers in the House passed HB 6667 , also known as…
May 25, 2023

Following Advocacy from Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Volunteers, California Lawmakers Advance Vital Gun Safety Legislation  

Since Introduction of the Gun Safety Legislation, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Volunteers Have Visited Lawmakers, Testified, Phonebanked, and Taken Digital Actions in Favor of the Bills.  SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action,…
May 24, 2023

Rhode Island Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Respond After Two People Were Shot and Killed and One Teenage Girl Was Shot and Wounded In Johnston, Rhode Island

The Rhode Island chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement in response to a shooting in which two adults were shot and killed and a…
May 24, 2023

Pennsylvania Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Respond To Shooting of a Student Who was Shot and Killed By Another Student in Pittsburgh

The Pennsylvania chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement in response to a student who shot and killed another student outside of a school in…
May 23, 2023

All Eyes on the Senate After Louisiana House Advances Permitless Carry

BATON ROUGE, L.A. – The Louisiana chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement in response to the Louisiana House voting to pass HB 131, a…

Did you know

Black Americans represent the majority of gun homicide victims and are 10 times more likely than white Americans to die by gun homicide.