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July 5, 2016

Everytown, New Mexico Moms Applaud Las Cruces City Council for Passing City Resolution Urging Elected Leaders in the State to Pass Criminal Background Checks on All Gun Sales

New Mexico has a Loophole in State Law that Allows Felons, Domestic Abusers and Other Dangerous People to Obtain Guns from Unlicensed Sellers, No Background Check, No Questions Asked LAS CRUCES, N.M. – The New Mexico chapter of Moms Demand…
July 1, 2016

Everytown, Wisconsin Moms to Run Full-Page Ad in Wisconsin State Journal Blasting Senator Johnson’s Dangerous Votes Against Expanding Background Checks

Ad Criticizes Johnson for Putting Politics Before Public Safety by Voting Against an Expansion of Background Checks Just Eight Days after Orlando Mass Shooting MADISON, Wis. – Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund and the Wisconsin…
July 1, 2016

ICYMI: Don’t Be Fooled by Empty Gun Proposals Planned for After the Holiday Weekend

As you head out for the holiday weekend, you may have missed the news that the House is planning to take up a vote next week on a bill that purports to address gun violence by…
July 1, 2016

Everytown, California Moms, Gun Violence Survivors Applaud Gov. Brown for Signing Legislation Closing Dangerous Gap in State Gun Laws

Assembly Bill 1511 Will Bring California’s Background Check Law In Line with Other States That Have Closed the Background Check Loophole; Current Law Gives Dangerous People Easy Access to a Gun Without a Background Check Last Week, More than 100…
June 30, 2016

Everytown, Moms, Gun Violence Survivors Applaud California Assembly for Passing Legislation Aimed at Closing Dangerous Gap in State Gun Laws, Urge Governor Brown to Sign Bill into Law

Assembly Bill 1511 Will Bring California’s Background Check Law In Line with Other States That Have Closed the Background Check Loophole; Current Law Gives Dangerous People Easy Access to a Gun Without a Background Check Last Week, More than 100…
June 30, 2016

Post Guns Sit-In: Everytown, Moms, Survivors Continue to Hold Washington Politicians Accountable, Ask Them to ‘Buck The NRA’

Moms, Survivors to Host In-District Events Taking Key Senators and Members of Congress to Task for Voting Against Gun Safety In Aftermath of Orlando Shooting, 91 Americans Killed Every Day Local Constituents Will Call on their Representatives to Defy the…
June 29, 2016

ICYMI: Following Historic Senate Filibuster and House Sit-In, Major Victories in the Supreme Court and States

In the wake of the Orlando tragedy and following last week’s historic Senate filibuster and House sit-in calling for Congress to take action on common sense gun reform – and the continued activity happening in districts…
June 29, 2016

Everytown, New Hampshire Moms Run Full-Page Ad In Union Leader Blasting Senator Ayotte’s Dangerous Votes Against Expanding Background Checks

Ad Criticizes Ayotte for Putting Politics Before Public Safety by Voting Against an Expansion of Background Checks Just Eight Days after Orlando Mass Shooting MANCHESTER, N.H. – Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund and the New…
June 27, 2016

Pennsylvania Moms, Survivors of Domestic Violence Praise Lawmakers for Introducing Bill that Would Keep Guns Out of the Hands of Abusers

Legislation Would Close Loophole that Currently Makes it Easy for Certain Convicted Domestic Abusers to Keep Their Guns HARRISBURG, PA– Members of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America and the Everytown Survivor Network, both part of Everytown for…
June 27, 2016

Everytown Statement on U.S. Supreme Court Decision to Keep Guns Out of the Hands of Convicted Domestic Abusers

Ruling in Voisine v. United States Ensures Convicted Domestic Violence Offenders Cannot Possess Guns WASHINGTON – Everytown for Gun Safety today released the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court issued an opinion ensuring that convicted domestic violence offenders…
June 27, 2016

Everytown, Missouri Moms Applaud Governor Jay Nixon’s Veto of Dangerous Gun Bill

Today: Governor Nixon Vetoed SB 656, a Bill that Would Have Allowed People to Legally Carry Hidden, Loaded Handguns in Public Without a Permit or Safety Training; 76 Percent of Missourians Oppose Permitless Carry SB 656…
June 23, 2016

Historic Sit-in Comes to a Close: Everytown, Moms Respond to Congressional Democrats Standing up for Gun Sense

Lucy McBath, Other Gun Violence Prevention Advocates and Survivors Available for Interviews Upon Request WASHINGTON — Everytown for Gun Safety, the country’s largest gun violence prevention organization, and Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America – part…
June 22, 2016

Everytown Statement on House Vote on Unrelated Matter After Historic Sit-in by House Democrats Demanding a Vote on Gun Safety

WASHINGTON — Everytown for Gun Safety, the country’s largest gun violence prevention organization, released the following statement after the U.S. House voted on an unrelated matter despite Congressman John Lewis’ and other House Democrats’ historic sit-in and demand for a…
June 22, 2016

Statement From Everytown For Gun Safety President John Feinblatt on the On-Going Historic Sit-In by House Democrats Demanding a Vote on Gun Safety

Today: House Democrats Lead Historic Sit-in Demanding a Vote on Gun Safety Legislation Gun Violence Survivors, Moms Visit Capitol Hill to Urge Congress to #DisarmHate; Interviews Available Upon Request WASHINGTON – Everytown for Gun Safety, the country’s largest gun…
June 22, 2016

Nearly 100 Moms, Elected Leaders, Gun Violence Survivor Gather for Gun Safety Advocacy Day at California State Capitol to Rally for Legislation Aimed at Closing Dangerous Gap in California’s Gun Laws

Assembly Bill 1511 Awaiting a Vote in the Assembly; Legislation Will Bring California’s Background Check Law In Line with Other States That Have Closed the Background Check Loophole SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Today, nearly 100 volunteers with the California chapter of…
June 22, 2016

Everytown, Delaware Moms Praise State Lawmakers for Passing Legislation that Would Close Charleston Loophole

Bill Gives 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 applauded…
June 22, 2016

Everytown, Moms Demand Action Statement on Historic Sit-In by House Democrats Demanding a Vote on Gun Safety

WASHINGTON — Everytown for Gun Safety, the country’s largest gun violence prevention organization, and Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America – part of Everytown for Gun Safety – today released the following statement applauding Congressman John Lewis’ and…
June 20, 2016

In the Wake of Deadliest Shooting in Modern U.S. History Everytown, New Hampshire Moms, Gun Violence Survivor Condemn Senator Ayotte for Voting Against Background Checks

For Third Time in Three Years, Senator Ayotte Votes Against Common Sense Gun Safety Measure CONCORD, N.H. — Members of the New Hampshire chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America and the Everytown Survivor Network – both…
June 20, 2016

Everytown, Moms, Gun Violence Survivors Condemn Senate for Blocking Efforts to Keep Guns Out of the Hands of Terrorists, Dangerous People

Gun Violence Prevention Leaders, Policy Experts and Gun Violence Survivors Available for Interviews in Washington, D.C. WASHINGTON — Everytown for Gun Safety, the country’s largest gun violence prevention organization, and Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America – part…
June 16, 2016

Everytown, New Hampshire Moms Applaud Governor Hassan for Vetoing Legislation that Would Have Made it Harder for Law Enforcement to Protect New Hampshire Communities

SB 336 Would Remove Law Enforcement’s Ability to Block Concealed Carry Permits to Dangerous People CONCORD, N.H.– The New Hampshire chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, praised Governor Maggie Hassan…
June 15, 2016

Statement From Sandy Hook School Survivor on Senate Filibuster to Demand Action on Gun Violence Prevention

Just Days after Orlando Mass Shooting that Killed 49 People and Injured More Than 50, U.S. Senators are Taking to the Floor to Demand Action to Pass Meaningful Gun Violence Prevention Legislation In Just 24 Hours, Everytown’s…
June 15, 2016

Statement From John Feinblatt, President of Everytown For Gun Safety on Possible Terror Gap Legislation

NEW YORK — In response to the statement from GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump that he is meeting with the National Rifle Association to discuss closing the Terror Gap, Everytown for Gun Safety released the following…
June 14, 2016

The Orlando shooting, Hate Crimes, Terrorism and Weak Gun Laws in America

Later this week, on Friday, we’ll mark one year since a gunman – filled with hate – walked into a black church in Charleston where he shot and killed nine worshipers. Fast forward nearly one year, with far too…
June 13, 2016

Everytown For Gun Safety Applauds Introduction of Bill to Prohibit People Convicted of Misdemeanor Hate Crimes From Possessing or Purchasing Guns

Orlando Shooting is the Largest Mass Shooting in Modern U.S. History; Everytown Research (And Visuals) on Gun Violence by the Numbers Available Here NEW YORK – Following the largest and deadliest mass…

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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.