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February 2, 2017

Everytown, Arkansas Moms Demand Action Condemn House Passage of Bill That Would Force Colleges to Allow Guns on Campus

HB 1249 Would Force Guns onto College Campuses by Requiring Colleges to Allow Staff Members to Carry Hidden, Loaded Handguns on Campus Since 2013, Arkansas Colleges and Universities Have Had the Option to Allow Certain Full-Time Staff Members to Carry…
February 1, 2017

Everytown, Wyoming Moms Demand Action Criticize House Vote in Favor of Three Dangerous Gun Bills Aimed at Forcing Guns Onto College Campuses and Putting Guns in Schools and Government Meetings

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – The Wyoming chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today criticized lawmakers in the House for voting in favor of three different pieces of legislation that would force…
February 1, 2017

Everytown, Kansas Moms Demand Action Respond to House Committee Hearing on Legislation That Would Prevent Colleges From Being Forced to Allow Hidden, Loaded Handguns in Campus Buildings

House Bill 2074 Seeks to Resolve Rising Concerns About Guns on Campus Earlier Today, Volunteers with the Kansas chapter of Moms Demand Action Testified in Support of the Legislation TOPEKA, Kan. – Volunteers with the Kansas chapter of Moms Demand…
January 31, 2017

Everytown For Gun Safety And Moms Demand Action Statements on President Trump’s Nomination of Neil Gorsuch to The Supreme Court

Opinions Indicate an Openness to Making It Easier for Felons to Possess Firearms – Views That Could Make it Harder for Law Enforcement to Prosecute Gun Crimes and Undermine Public Safety WASHINGTON – Everytown for Gun Safety, the country’s largest…
January 31, 2017

Everytown, New Mexico Moms Demand Action Applaud Senate Public Affairs Committee Passage of Legislation To Require Criminal Background Checks For All Gun Sales and Help Save Lives

Senate Bill 48 Seeks to Close the Loophole in Current New Mexico Law That Allows Criminals, Domestic Abusers and Other Dangerous People to Obtain Guns from Unlicensed Sellers, With No Background Check, No Questions Asked SANTA FE, N.M. – The…
January 31, 2017

Everytown, Kansas Moms Demand Action Respond to Senate Committee Vote on Legislation That Would Prevent Colleges From Being Forced to Allow Hidden, Loaded Handguns in Campus Buildings

Senate Bill 53 Seeks to Resolve Rising Concerns About Guns on Campus Volunteers with the Kansas chapter of Moms Demand Action Testified Last Week in Support of the Legislation TOPEKA, Kan. – Volunteers with the Kansas chapter of Moms Demand…
January 31, 2017

Everytown, Maryland Moms Demand Action Join State Legislators to Support Gun Safety Bills at Capitol

Bills Seek to Close Dangerous Loophole in Existing Background Check Law and Keep Guns Away from Domestic Abusers More Than 100 Moms Demand Action Volunteers Turn Out For Press Conference and Rally at the Capitol ANNAPOLIS, Md. – More than…
January 31, 2017

New Analysis Reveals That More Than Half of People Who Shot and Killed New Mexico Law Enforcement Officers Since 1987 Were Likely Prohibited From Possessing Guns

New Mexico Background Check Bills, Senate Bill 48 and House Bill 50, Slated for Consideration During 2017 Legislative Session, Seek to Protect Law Enforcement by Preventing Convicted Felons and Other Dangerous People from Getting Guns; Research Shows…
January 27, 2017

Everytown, Montana Moms Demand Action Criticize House Judiciary Committee Vote on Legislation That Would Allow Untrained, Unlicensed People to Carry Hidden, Loaded Guns in Public

House Bill 262 Seeks to Dismantle Montana’s Current Concealed Carry Licensing System; Governor Bullock Vetoed Similar Legislation Last Session Helena, MT – The Montana chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety,…
January 26, 2017

Everytown, Kansas Moms Demand Action Respond to Senate Committee Hearing on Legislation That Would Prevent Colleges From Being Forced to Allow Hidden, Loaded Handguns In Campus Buildings

Senate Bill 53 Seeks to Resolve Rising Concerns About Guns on Campus Earlier Today, Volunteers with the Kansas chapter of Moms Demand Action Testified in Support of the Legislation TOPEKA, Kan. – Volunteers with the Kansas chapter…
January 24, 2017

Everytown, Montana Moms Demand Action Respond to House Judiciary Committee Hearing on Legislation That Would Allow Untrained, Unlicensed People to Carry Hidden, Loaded Guns in Public

House Bill 262 Seeks to Dismantle Montana’s Current Concealed Carry Licensing System; Governor Bullock Vetoed Similar Legislation Last Session Earlier Today, Volunteers with the Montana chapter of Moms Demand Action Testified in Opposition to the Legislation Helena, MT – The…
January 23, 2017

Everytown, California Moms Demand Action Applaud Governor Jerry Brown’s Appointment and California Legislature’s Confirmation of Xavier Becerra as State Attorney General

California Has a Long History of Putting Public Safety First and Passing Common Sense Gun Legislation SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The California chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today applauded Governor…
January 23, 2017

Everytown, Illinois Moms Demand Action Urge Legislators to Reject Reckless Bill That Would Repeal Illinois’ Gun Background Check Requirement

Scheduled for a Hearing Today, H492 Would Repeal Illinois’ Background Check Law and Make It Easy For Felons, Domestic Abusers and Other Dangerous People to Buy Guns SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Everytown for Gun Safety and the Illinois Chapter of Moms…
January 19, 2017

Everytown, New Hampshire Moms Demand Action Criticize Senate Vote That Would Allow People to Carry Hidden, Loaded Handguns in Public Without a Permit

Senate Bill 12, Which Senate Approved Today, Seeks to Allow Permitless Carry in New Hampshire CONCORD, N.H. – The New Hampshire chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today denounced…
January 19, 2017

Kansas Legislators Introduce Bills to Keep Guns Off Campus

Thanks to legislation introduced this week in Topeka, Kansas lawmakers now have an opportunity to prevent forced campus carry from taking effect this summer — a development that would come as an enormous relief to the…
January 17, 2017

Everytown, Arizona Moms Demand Action, Gun Violence Survivors Denounce Introduction of Dangerous Gun Bill That Would Strip Local and State Ability to Reduce Gun Violence

House Bill 2118 Has Been Rejected in the Statehouse Twice Before; Legislation is an Attempt to Willfully Hand Over the Responsibility to Protect Arizonans to Outsiders, Stripping Local Control of Public Safety PHOENIX – Today, the Arizona chapter of Moms…
January 10, 2017

Everytown, New Hampshire Moms Demand Action Criticize Senate Judiciary Committee for Advancing Legislation That Would Allow People to Carry Hidden, Loaded Handguns in Public Without a Permit

Senate Bill 12, Which Passed Out of Committee Today, Seeks to Implement Permitless Carry in Granite State CONCORD, N.H. – The New Hampshire chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a part of Everytown for Gun Safety,…
January 9, 2017

Everytown, Florida Moms Demand Action Respond to the Fatal Shooting of a Police Officer in Orlando

Orlando Officer Master Sgt. Debra Clayton Is the First Law Enforcement Officer to be Shot and Killed Nationwide in 2017; Everytown Tracked More Than 200 Law Enforcement Shootings in 2016, Data Available Here Her Death Follows…
January 9, 2017

New Jersey Chapter of Moms Demand Action Celebrate Governor Christie Signing Bill That Will Keep Guns Out of the Hands Of Domestic Abusers and Which He Previously Vetoed

Moms Praise State Legislators Weinberg and Mosquera for Keeping Up Efforts at Making SB 2483 Law; Governor Christie Vetoed Similar Legislation In Both 2015 and 2016 TRENTON, N.J. — The New Jersey Chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense…
January 6, 2017

Everytown, Florida Moms Demand Action Respond to Fort Lauderdale Airport Shooting That Killed At Least Five With More Injured

Shooting Occurs As Florida Legislature Prepare to Consider SB 140 and HB 6001, Two Dangerous Bills That Would Allow Concealed Handguns in Airports This Incident is the First Mass Shooting of 2017 and at Least the 158th Since January 2009;…
December 21, 2016

Everytown, New Mexico Moms Demand Action Applaud Representative Stephanie Garcia Richard, Senator Richard Martinez and Senate Majority Leader-Elect Peter Wirth For Filing Bill to Require Criminal Background Checks For All Gun Sales

Loophole in Current New Mexico Law Allows Criminals, Domestic Abusers and Other Dangerous People to Obtain Guns from Unlicensed Sellers, With No Background Check, No Questions Asked SANTA FE, N.M. – The New Mexico chapter of Moms Demand Action for…
December 19, 2016

Ohio Moms Demand Action Criticize Governor John Kasich’s Signing of Dangerous Gun Bill

Senate Bill 199 Allows People to Carry Hidden, Loaded Handguns in Daycare Centers and on Some College Campuses, and Limits the Ability of Businesses to Keep People from Carrying Guns on Private Property COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio chapter of…
December 19, 2016

Everytown, Illinois Moms Demand Action Respond to Weekend Gun Violence in Chicago Including the Mass Shooting in Fernwood

At least the 16th Mass Shooting in the United States in 2016; More than 700 homicides in Chicago so far in 2016 CHIGAGO— In response to reports of weekend gun violence in Chicago including a mass…
December 16, 2016

Another NRA Defeat: Gun-Lobby Backed Bills Fail in Michigan Legislature

Michigan Moms Demand Action and Everytown for Gun Safety Applaud Legislature for Standing Up for Public Safety LANSING, Mich. — Everytown for Gun Safety and the Michigan chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America today released the…

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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.