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May 9, 2016

Vetoes Demanded: Everytown, Arizona Moms, Gun Violence Survivors Urge Governor Ducey to Veto Two Dangerous Gun Bills that Would Strip Local and State Ability to Reduce Gun Violence

House Bill 2524 and Senate Bill 1266 Await Veto; Legislature Willfully Handing Over Responsibly to Protect Arizonans to Outsiders, Stripping Local Control of Public Safety PHOENIX – Today the Arizona chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America…
May 6, 2016

Everytown, Maryland Moms Speak Out After Shootings at Montgomery County Shopping Centers, Prince George’s County School Parking Lot

Everytown Research (And Visuals) on Gun Violence by the Numbers Available Here BETHESDA, Md. — The Maryland chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today responded…
May 6, 2016

ICYMI: Georgia Governor Stands Up to the NRA, Vetoes Dangerous Guns on Campus Bill

In 2014, Georgia legislators passed a dangerous so-called “guns everywhere” law that allowed guns in a slew of sensitive locations, including bars, and that expanded Georgia’s dangerous Stand Your Ground law. Fast forward to the 2016 legislative session and…
May 6, 2016

Everytown, Arizona Moms Denounce Senate Passage of Bill that Would Hand Over Arizona’s State Sovereignty to Other States; Urge Governor Ducey to Veto

House Bill 2524 Would Strip the Ability of State Elected Officials to Write Public Safety Laws Without the Consent of Other States PHOENIX – The Arizona chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for…
May 5, 2016

Everytown, Illinois Moms Applaud Senator Julie Morrison for New Gun Safety Amendment This Session

SB 549 Includes Amendment that Would Protect Communities by Expanding Alerts to Local Officials When a Dangerous Person Tries to Buy a Gun or Applies for a FOID Card and Fails a Background Check Everytown Research (…
May 5, 2016

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

House Bill 582, 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…
May 4, 2016

Everytown, Tennessee Moms Respond to Georgia Governor’s Veto of Guns on Campus Bill One Day After After Governor Haslam Allowed Guns on Campus to Become Law in Tennessee

Georgia Governor Deal Responded to Thousands of College Students, Professors, Law Enforcement and Everyday Georgians by Vetoing Guns on Campus Legislation; On Monday, Governor Haslam Allowed Tennessee’s Guns on Campus Bill to Become Law in Spite of Overwhelming Opposition from…
May 4, 2016

Everytown, Missouri Moms Criticize Legislation that Would Allow People to Carry Hidden, Loaded Handguns in Public Without a Permit or Safety Training

House Bill 1468, Which Was Heard in Senate Committee Today, Seeks to Allow Permitless Carry in Missouri JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a part of Everytown for Gun…
May 4, 2016

Everytown, Georgia Moms Thank Governor Deal for Vetoing Bill Forcing Guns Onto College Campuses

For the Third Year in a Row, the Georgia Chapter of Moms Demand Action Stood with College Students, Faculty and Parents to Defeat NRA-Backed Bill to Put Guns on Campus Polling Shows that Georgians Overwhelmingly…
May 2, 2016

Everytown, Tennessee Moms Denounce Governor Haslam’s Decision to Allow Guns on Campus Bill to Become Law

Governor Haslam Had Ten Days to Veto Guns on Campus Bill; He Has Indicated The Legislation Will Become Law Without His Signature Tennessee Will Become One of the Only States in the Country to Force Colleges and Universities to Allow…
April 29, 2016

Everytown, Moms Demand Action Statements on President Obama’s Rollout of Executive Actions to Reduce Gun Violence

WASHINGTON– Following the White House announcement today on the latest rollout of President Obama’s executive action to reduce gun violence including a focus on smart gun technology, Everytown for Gun Safety and Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America…
April 26, 2016

Everytown, Missouri Moms Urge the Senate to Reject Attempt to Gut Missouri’s Concealed Carry Permitting System

Today: House Passed HB 1468, a Bill That Would Dismantle Missouri’s Concealed Carry Permitting System; 76 Percent of Missourians Oppose Permitless Concealed Carry JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America,…
April 26, 2016

More than 300 Volunteers with the Minnesota Chapter of Moms Demand Action and the Everytown Survivor Network Joined Gun Owners, Law Enforcement and Faith Leaders at Lobby Day Rally in Support of Background Checks on All Gun Sales

SF 2493 Would Require Criminal Background Checks on All Gun Sales, Keep Guns Out of the Hands of Dangerous People, and Save Lives; Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing on SF 2493 Today 82 Percent…
April 22, 2016

Everytown, Ohio Moms Respond to Mass Shooting in Pike County that Killed Seven Family Members, Including Several Children

Shooting is at Least Seventh Mass Killing in 2016 – and at Least the 147th Since 2009 Everytown Research (And Visuals) on Gun Violence by the Numbers Available Here COLUMBUS, Ohio –…
April 21, 2016

Everytown, New Hampshire Moms Denounce State Legislators for Passing Dangerous Gun Bill

Bill Would Allow Individuals Without Permits to Carry Loaded, Hidden Guns in Public 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 state senators…
April 20, 2016

Everytown, Missouri Moms Respond to Shooting at Washington University in St. Louis

Washington University Campus Shooting is 16th School Shooting in 2016; 176th School Shooting Since 2013 Everytown Research (And Visuals) on Gun Violence by the Numbers Available Here ST.
April 20, 2016

Delaware Moms Praise State Lawmakers for Advancing Legislation that Would Close Charleston Loophole

Bill Would Give Law Enforcement Time to Complete Background Checks and Prevent Dangerous People from Buying Guns DOVER, Del. – The Delaware chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today…
April 20, 2016

Everytown, Tennessee Moms Denounce Passage of Guns on Campus Bill, Urge Governor Haslam to Veto

If Governor Haslam Fails to Veto Senate Bill 2376, Tennessee Will Become One of a Handful of States to Force Colleges and Universities to Allow Guns on Campus NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee chapter of Moms Demand Action for…
April 18, 2016

Everytown, Missouri Moms: Stand Your Ground Would “Make Every Day More Dangerous”

Today: House Emerging Issues Committee to Hear HB 1744, a Bill that Would Make Missouri the First State to Pass a New Stand Your Ground Law Since Trayvon Martin’s Murder Stand Your Ground Laws Associated With an Increase in…
April 18, 2016

Another Defeat for the Gun Lobby: Everytown, Kentucky Moms Applaud Failure of Legislation to Dismantle Concealed Carry Permit System, Force Guns Into Schools and Universities

Recent Polling Found that Strong Majorities of Kentuckians Oppose Permitless and Campus Carry FRANKFORT, Ky.– Everytown for Gun Safety and the Kentucky chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a part of Everytown…
April 15, 2016

Gov. Bryant Signs Permitless Carry Bill: Everytown, Mississippi Moms Denounce New Law That Will Allow Almost Anyone to Carry Loaded, Hidden Guns in Public with No Permit

Reckless new law ignores the 83 Percent of Mississippians and 89 Percent of Mississippi Gun Owners Who Believe that a Permit Should Be Required to Carry a Concealed Handgun in Public Mississippi…
April 14, 2016

Rhode Island Moms, Elected Officials Advocate for Legislation That Will Keep Guns Out of the Hands of Domestic Abusers

Previous Everytown Research Found That Rhode Island Courts Ordered Abusers Subject to Final Protective Orders To Turn In Their Guns In Just Five Percent of Cases PROVIDENCE, RI – Elected officials joined more than 100 supporters of the Rhode…
April 14, 2016

Everytown, Alaska Moms Denounce House Judiciary Committee Passage of Bill to Force Colleges and Universities to Allow Guns on Campus at Estimated Cost of $5.3 Million

If Passed and Signed Into Law, Senate Bill 174 Would Make Alaska One of a Handful of States to Force Colleges to Allow Guns on Campus JUNEAU, Ala. – The Alaska chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense…
April 14, 2016

Viacom’s MTV, BET, VH1, Paramount and EPIX; Vogue, Cosmopolitan, Essence, Marie Claire, Women’s Health and Bad Robot Join Wear Orange Campaign

Viacom’s Scratch Produces First in Series of National Gun Violence Awareness Day PSAs Viewable Here Key Buildings and Landmarks Nationwide To Turn Orange on June 2; “Wear Orange” Inspired by Chicago…

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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.