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May 18, 2023

 Following Advocacy from Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Volunteers, California Legislature Advances Life-Saving Legislation 

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, released the following statement after lawmakers in both chambers voted to advance common-sense gun safety legislation, including a bill to…
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Following More Than 800 Moms Demand Action Volunteers Rallying at the Capitol, Illinois Lawmakers Pass Critical Legislation to Hold the Firearms Industry Accountable

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May 18, 2023

Lawmakers Fail to Act on Gun Safety as Alaska Legislature Adjourns

JUNEAU, Alaska. — The Alaska chapter of Moms Demand Action, part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, released the following statement after lawmakers adjourned the legislative session after passing HB 61, a bill that could impede sensible measures to…
May 18, 2023

New York State Assembly Passes Legislation That Will Support Gun Violence Survivors and their Families; Everytown, Moms Demand Action, and Students Demand Action Applaud

Volunteers and Supporters Have Done Over 1500 Digital Campaign Actions Over the Past Two Legislative Sessions Urging Lawmakers to Pass Legislation that will Allow Fair Access to Victim Compensation   New York — Today, the New York chapters of Moms Demand…
May 17, 2023

One-Year-Old Boy Unintentionally Shot By Four-Year-Old Brother In Texas

The Texas chapter of Moms Demand Action, part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement in response to an unintentional shooting this week in Houston after a four-year-old found an unsecured pistol and shot…
May 17, 2023

Governor Joe Lombardo Vetoes Gun Safety Bills; Nevada 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 Governor Joe Lombardo vetoed a trio of gun safety bills. The measures sought to…
May 16, 2023

VICTORY FOR GUN SAFETY: Following Advocacy by Arizona Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, Governor Katie Hobbs Vetoes Legislation to Allow Guns on College Campuses 

Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Volunteers Sent over 2300 Emails to Arizona Lawmakers and Governor Katie Hobbs Advocating Against HB 2667 PHOENIX — Today, the Arizona chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of…
May 16, 2023

VICTORY FOR GUN SAFETY: Heather Boyd, Everytown-Supported Candidate, Elected to Pennsylvania HD-163, Protecting Gun Sense House Majority

Everytown for Gun Safety Victory Fund Made $45,000 Contribution to Independent Expenditure Effort to Elect Boyd and Protect Pennsylvania Gun Sense House Majority NEW YORK — Everytown for Gun Safety and its grassroots networks, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand…
May 16, 2023

VICTORY FOR GUN SAFETY: Following Advocacy From Maryland Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Volunteers, Maryland Governor Wes Moore Signs Three Life-Saving Gun Safety Bills

Following Hours of Testifying and Digital Campaign efforts by Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Volunteers the Maryland General Assembly Passes Critical Legislation to Strengthen Secure Firearm Storage, Strengthen Gun Permitting, Keep Guns out of Sensitive Locations Maryland Joins…
May 16, 2023

Horrific Domestic Violence Shooting in Texas Shows the Danger of Allowing Domestic Abusers to Access Guns

Late last week, reports emerged of a 22-year-old Texas man shooting and killing his partner after she received an abortion. Reports indicate the man was angry about his partner’s choice to get an abortion and therefore shot her.
May 16, 2023

VICTORY FOR GUN SAFETY: Following Tireless Advocacy From Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, Minnesota Lawmakers Send Historic Gun Safety Package to Governor Walz

Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Volunteers Rallied at the Capitol, Testified at All Legislative Hearings, Traveled Across the State to Urge Lawmakers to Pass Critical Legislation Gun Sense Trifecta in Minnesota, Bolstered by Four Moms Demand Action Volunteers…
May 15, 2023

VICTORY FOR GUN SAFETY: Following Advocacy from Moms Demand Action, Student Demand Action Volunteers, Nevada Senate Passes Legislation to Prohibit Firearms from Polling Places and Raise the Age to Purchase a Semi-Automatic Rifle and Urge Governor to Sign 

This Session Nevada Moms Demand Action Volunteers Have Taken Nearly 800 Digital Actions to Contact Their Lawmakers for the Passage of Gun Safety Measures CARSON CITY, Nev. – Nevada Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown…
May 15, 2023

Three People Shot and Killed, Multiple Injured, Including Police Officers in Farmington, New Mexico; Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Respond 

FARMINGTON, N.M. – The New Mexico 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 a mass shooting  in Farmington this afternoon. According to…
May 15, 2023

Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Organized More Than 200 Events Nationwide Calling for Congress to Reinstate the Bipartisan Assault Weapons Ban

Fed Up With Devastation From Gun Violence, Gun Safety Advocates Sent Message to Lawmakers This Mother’s Day Weekend With Hundreds of Events Across 48 States and Washington, D.C. NEW YORK — On Saturday, as part of a Mother’s Day of…
May 15, 2023

Missouri Legislature Fails to Pass Dangerous Gun Bills, Adjourning Without Passing Any Gun Lobby Priority Legislation

During the 2023 Legislative Session, Following Advocacy By More Demand Action And Students Demand Action Volunteers, Missouri Lawmakers Blocked Dangerous Gun Legislation, Including Bill to Force Guns into Sensitive Places, Including Places of Worship And Public Transit  Session Ends Just…
May 15, 2023

North Carolina Students Demand Action Successfully Push for Secure Firearm Storage Resolution for Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools Board 

The Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools Board of Education unanimously passed a resolution on Tuesday, May 9th, that will require the school district to communicate with parents on the life-saving importance of secure firearm storage. Students Demand Action volunteers at RJ…
May 13, 2023

VICTORY FOR GUN SAFETY: Following Advocacy From Vermont Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Volunteers, the Vermont Legislature Adjourns the 2023 Legislative Session After Passing Three Life-Saving Gun Safety Bills

Volunteers Are Urging Governor Phil Scott to Sign S.4 and H.230 – Two Comprehensive Gun Safety Bills To Address Gun Suicide, Gun Homicide and Improve Public Safety   The Vermont chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action,…
May 12, 2023

ONE YEAR AFTER THE MASS SHOOTING AT BUFFALO TOPS FRIENDLY MARKET, EVERYTOWN, STUDENTS DEMAND ACTION, MOMS DEMAND ACTION STATEMENTS

NEW YORK — Everytown for Gun Safety and its grassroots networks, Students Demand Action and Moms Demand Action, released the following statements today ahead of Sunday’s one year mark of the mass shooting at a Tops Friendly Market in Buffalo,…
May 12, 2023

The AR-15 is the Weapon of Choice for Mass Shooters. It’s Time to Reinstate the Bipartisan Congressional Assault Weapons Ban.

Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Volunteers Holding Mothers Day Events This Weekend Calling for Reinstating Assault Weapons Ban New Everytown Polling Shows 65% of Americans Support Assault Weapons Ban A week ago Saturday, eight people were shot…
May 12, 2023

Texas Students Demand Action Organized More Than Thirty Walkouts At Schools Across the State to Demand Action on Gun Safety

On Saturday, Students Demand Action and Moms Demand Volunteers To Host Nearly 200 Events Nationwide – Including in Texas – Calling For Congress to Reinstate the Bipartisan Assault Weapons Ban School Walkouts Follows Deadly Shooting at Mall In Allen Texas,…
May 11, 2023

Gov. McKee, Lt. Gov. Matos, Lawmakers, Moms Demand Action’s Angela Ferrell-Zabala, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Volunteers Call for Action on Gun Safety, Celebrate 10 Years of Life-Saving Work 

Gun Safety Advocates Rallied in Support of Legislation to Prohibit Assault Weapons, Require Secure Storage of Firearms, and Promote Education About Suicide Prevention PROVIDENCE, R.I.— Today, Rhode Island Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action volunteers, part of Everytown for…
May 11, 2023

VICTORY FOR GUN SAFETY: Iowa Legislature Rejects Dangerous Gun Bills, Adjourning Without Passing Any Gun Lobby Priority Legislation

DES MOINES, Iowa. –  The Iowa chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, released the following statement after the Iowa legislature officially ended its legislative session, adjourning sine die without…
May 10, 2023

Colorado Moms Demand Action Applauds General Assembly for Passing Historic Gun Safety Bills before Adjourning the 2023 Legislative Session After

Following Countless Hours Spent Testifying, Rallying, Walking Out of Classes, And Digital Campaign Efforts by Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Volunteers, Colorado Ends Session Passing Five Critical Gun Safety Bills DENVER – As the Colorado legislature closed out…
May 10, 2023

Gun-Lobby Backed Arizona Lawmakers Pass Dangerous Legislation to Allow Guns on College Campuses, Moms Demand Action, Student Demand Action Respond and Urge Governor to Veto

PHOENIX — Today, the Arizona chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, released the following statement urging Governor Katie Hobbs to veto House Bill 2667 after lawmakers in 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.