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February 26, 2015

Rhode Island Moms, Everytown: Domestic Violence Legislation Introduced Today Will Save Women’s Lives

Bill Introduced Today by Sen. Cynthia Coyne and Rep. Teresa Tanzi Will Close Gaps in RI Law That Allow Domestic Abusers to Access Guns The Rhode Island Chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of…
February 26, 2015

Michigan Moms, Everytown Speak Out Against S.B. 34, Urge Governor Snyder to Veto Dangerous Gun Legislation

Passed by Michigan House Today, Bill Would Remove Important Provisions Allowing Law Enforcement to Deny Concealed Pistol Licenses to Dangerous People Bill Now Goes to Governor Snyder’s Desk The Michigan chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense…
February 26, 2015

Kansas Moms, Everytown Condemn Senate’s Passage of Dangerous Gun Bill, S.B. 45

S.B. 45, Which Passed Kansas Senate Today, Would Allow People Who Have Never Handled Guns Before to Carry Hidden, Loaded Guns in Public The Kansas Chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for…
February 25, 2015

New Jersey Moms Applaud Introduction of Life-Saving Background Checks Bill

SB 2785 Keeps Guns Out of the Hands of Felons, Domestic Abusers and Other Dangerous People The New Jersey chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America today applauded Senate Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg’s introduction of SB…
February 24, 2015

Florida Moms: Bethune-Cookman Shooting Should Be Wake-up Call to Lawmakers to Keep Guns Off Campus

Shooting at Bethune-Cookman University Monday Night the 108th School Shooting Since Sandy Hook Tragedy In response to the shooting at Bethune-Cookman University Monday night that injured three students, the Florida Chapter…
February 24, 2015

West Virginia Moms Urge Lawmakers to Vote “No” on Dismantling Concealed Carry Permitting Program

S.B. 347, Voted out of West Virginia Senate Judiciary Committee Late Last Night, Would Effectively Dismantle the State’s Concealed Carry Permitting System, Changing West Virginia Law to Allow Dangerous People to Carry Guns in Public Following its vote out…
February 19, 2015

Montana Moms Condemn House Passage of Dangerous Gun Bill that Would Eliminate All Firearm Training and Permitting Requirements

HB 298 Heads to Senate Next for Committee Assignment Today, the Montana House Committee passed HB 298, a dangerous piece of legislation that would dismantle the current concealed carry permit system by eliminating all firearm permitting and training requirements.
February 19, 2015

Maryland Moms Applaud State Bill to Protect Women & Families

State Senator Raskin & Delegates Dumais and Rosenberg Introduce SB 530 and HB 857 to Close Loophole That Allows Domestic Abusers to Keep Guns The Maryland chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America today applauded Maryland…
February 17, 2015

Florida Moms Oppose Gun Lobby’s Push to Force Guns onto Florida College Campuses

SB 176, Subject of Florida Senate Criminal Justice Committee Hearing Today, Would Force Colleges and Universities to Allow Concealed Handguns on Campus. In advance of the Florida Senate Criminal Justice Committee’s hearing of S.B. 176…
February 12, 2015

Texas Moms Demand Action, Gun Violence Survivors, Professors, Students and Law Enforcement Urge Texas Lawmakers to Vote No on Guns on Campus, Open Carry Expansion after Senate State Affairs Committee Vote Today

The Texas chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America along with gun violence survivors, professors, students, law enforcement and other advocates gathered at the state capitol today to testify as part of the Texas Senate Committee on…
February 12, 2015

Kansas Moms: Gun Bill That Would Dismantle Concealed Carry Licensing System “A Dangerous Step in the Wrong Direction”

S.B. 45, Subject of Kansas Senate Hearing Today, Would Effectively Dismantle State’s Concealed Carry Licensing System, Changing Kansas Law to Allow Some Convicted Felons, Other Dangerous People to Carry Guns in Public The Kansas Senate will hold a hearing…
February 11, 2015

North Carolina Moms Demand Action Statement in Response to Chapel Hill Shooting Yesterday

Three College Students Killed in Quiet College Town The North Carolina Chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America released the below statement in response to yesterday’s tragic shooting in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. While details are…
February 11, 2015

Washington State Gun Violence Survivors, Mental Health Experts, Moms Testify in Support of HB 1857, Extreme Risk Protective Orders Legislation

Extreme Risk Protective Orders Bill—Which Would Allow Families, Law Enforcement to Ask a Judge to Temporarily Remove Guns from Those Proven to Pose Danger to Themselves and Others—is Key Component of Moms Demand Action’s 2015…
February 10, 2015

Washington State Moms Demand Action Chapter Announces 2015 Gun Sense Legislative Priorities to Help Prevent Gun Violence

At State Capitol Today, More than 70 Moms and Survivors Gathered to Announce Three-Pronged Legislative Priority Agenda Including Extreme Risk Protective Orders Legislation, Child Access Prevention Legislation, and Blocking Efforts to Weaken Initiative 594 Ahead of Extreme Risk…
February 10, 2015

Montana Moms Demand Action Urge Committee Members to Vote Against Package of Dangerous Gun Bills That Would Compromise Public Safety

House Judiciary Committee to Vote on HB 298 and HB 371; Dangerous Bills Would Allow Montanans to Carry Handguns Without Training or Permits, Allow Guns in Bars SB 143 Awaiting Vote in House Judiciary Committee; Would Force Colleges…
February 9, 2015

Georgia Moms Demand Action Statement in Response to Domestic Violence-Related Mass Shooting That Killed Four, Including Two Children

Shooting in Douglas County This Weekend is the 118th Mass Shooting Since 2009; 57 Percent of Mass Shootings Involve Domestic or Family Violence See Everytown for Gun Safety’s Full Analysis of Mass Shootings in America…
February 5, 2015

Moms Demand Action Asks Raising Cane’s: “Do You Side With Gun Extremists Or Do You Side With Families?”

Leader of Extremist Gun Group Who Open Carried in Raising Cane’s Made Death Threats Against Texas Legislators Yesterday On the heels of the launch of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America’s social media campaign asking Raising Cane’s,…
February 4, 2015

Texas Moms Demand Action Statement in Response to Death Threat Video Posted by Open Carry-Tarrant County Leader

Head of Extremist Gun Group Posts Video Threatening Violence to Texas Legislators on Facebook Kory Watkins, leader of Open Carry-Tarrant County, one of the gun extremist organizations pushing for the expansion of open carry in Texas,…
February 3, 2015

Michigan Moms Oppose S.B. 34, Bill That Strips Law Enforcement Authority to Deny Concealed Pistol Licenses to Dangerous People

S.B. 34, Passed by Michigan Senate Today, Would Remove Important Provisions Giving Law Enforcement Ability to Deny Concealed Pistol Licenses to Dangerous People The Michigan Senate today passed S.B. 34, a bill that would strip Michigan law enforcement of…
February 2, 2015

Virginia Moms Applaud Senate Rejection of Dangerous Guns in Schools Bill

State Senate Rejects SB 1132; Bill Would Have Allowed Concealed Handguns on K-12 School Property Today, the Virginia State Senate rejected Senate Bill 1132, a dangerous bill that would have allowed concealed handgun permit holders to carry guns into…
February 1, 2015

New Mexico Moms Demand Action Statement in Response to Three-Year-Old Shooting Parents in Motel Room in Albuquerque, New Mexico

In response to yesterday’s reported shooting in Albuquerque, New Mexico, where a three-year-old toddler shot his father and eight-months-pregnant mother after reaching for an iPad and firing an unsecured handgun, the New Mexico chapter of Moms…
January 29, 2015

Virginia Moms Condemn House Subcommittee’s Failure to Pass Common-Sense Gun Legislation to Help Keep Guns Out of Dangerous Hands

House Militia, Police and Public Safety Subcommittee Votes Against Gun Legislation Needed for Public Safety The Virginia House Militia, Police and Public Safety Subcommittee #1 failed to pass common-sense gun legislation that would keep guns out of dangerous hands…
January 29, 2015

Texas Moms Demand Action Statement on Guns on Campus (SB 11): “The Wrong Answer for Our College Communities”

Lt. Governor Patrick Announced Support for Guns on Campus to Appease Extreme Gun Lobby After Open Carry Debacle Lt. Governor Patrick announced that he is prioritizing Senate Bill 11 (SB 11), a guns on campus…
January 21, 2015

Moms Demand Action Statement in Response to Nine-Month-Old Killed by Five-Year-Old Brother in Child Access Shooting in Elmo, Missouri

In response to yesterday’s reported shooting in Elmo, Missouri, where a nine-month-old baby was shot and killed by his five-year-old brother after he found a loaded gun in his grandfather’s house, Moms Demand Action for Gun…

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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.