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March 11, 2016

Everytown, Georgia Moms Disappointed in Senate Passage of Guns on Campus Bill, Urge Governor Deal to Veto

Last Week Everytown and the Georgia Chapter of Moms Demand Action Launched TV Ad Opposing Dangerous Bill That Forces Colleges to Allow Guns on Campus HB 859 Ignores 78…
March 11, 2016

Everytown, Oklahoma Moms Denounce House Passage of Dangerous Permitless Carry Gun Bill

HB 3098, Passed by Oklahoma House Yesterday, Would Eliminate Permitting Requirement for Openly Carrying Guns, Allowing Violent Criminals to Carry Guns Openly with No Permit and No Training OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma chapter of Moms Demand Action…
March 11, 2016

Everytown, Utah Moms Applaud Legislature for Defeating Dangerous Permitless Carry Gun Bill

Senate Bill 97 Would Have Dismantled Permitting System by Allowing Individuals to Carry Hidden, Loaded Handguns in Public Without a Permit or Any Training Utah Legislature Adjourned Just Before Midnight SALT LAKE CITY – The Utah chapter…
March 10, 2016

Minnesota Moms, Gun Violence Survivors Applaud Introduction of New Comprehensive Gun Safety Bill

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The Minnesota chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America and the Everytown Survivor Network, both a part of Everytown for Gun Safety, joined with gun owners, faith leaders, law enforcement officers, county attorneys,…
March 10, 2016

Everytown, Pennsylvania Moms, Wilkinsburg Mayor Respond to Ambush-Style Mass Shooting That Killed Five and Injured Three

Wilkinsburg Incident is the Sixth Mass Shooting Since the Beginning of 2016; At Least 147th Mass Shooting in America Since 2009 Everytown Research (And Visuals) on Gun Violence by the Numbers Available Here WILKINSBURG, Pa.
March 9, 2016

Everytown, Tennessee Moms Applaud Senate Judiciary Committee for Not Passing Permitless Carry Legislation

Dangerous Legislation Removing Permit Requirements for Carrying Handguns in Public Places Does Not Move Out of Senate Judiciary Committee NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee chapter of Moms Demand Action, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today released the following…
March 9, 2016

Everytown, Maryland Moms Join State Legislators in Backing Trio of Gun Safety Bills

Bills Seek to Close Dangerous Loophole in Existing Background Check Law, Improve Enforcement of Current Gun Laws and Keep Guns Away from Domestic Abusers Moms Demand Action Members to Testify in Support of Bills Later Today in Senate Committee;…
March 9, 2016

Wear Orange 2016 Campaign Launches Ahead of Second National Gun Violence Awareness Day on June 2

“Wear Orange” Inspired by Chicago Teens Who Refused to Be Silent in the Face of Daily Gun Violence; Nearly 70 Partners Already Signed On to #WearOrange “Voices of Orange” Youth Talent Competition Includes Celebrity Judges…
March 8, 2016

Everytown, Alaska Moms Oppose Senate Committee Passage of Bill to Force Colleges and Universities to Allow Guns on Campus At Estimated Cost of $1.3 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 in…
March 7, 2016

Everytown, Georgia Moms: “Guns, Alcohol, and College Students a Toxic Mix,” in Response to Senate Judiciary Committee Passing Guns on Campus Bill Today

Yesterday, Everytown and the Georgia Chapter of Moms Demand Action Launched TV Ad Opposing Dangerous Bill That Forces Colleges to Allow Guns on Campus HB 859 Would Ignore 78 Percent of…
March 7, 2016

Everytown, Georgia Moms Demand Action Release New Television Ad in Opposition to Dangerous Guns on Campus Bill

TV Ad (Which You Can View Here) Latest Effort in Georgia Moms Campaign to Defeat Dangerous Gun Lobby Bill that Would Force Colleges to Allow Guns on Campus 78 Percent of…
March 5, 2016

Everytown, West Virginia Moms Denounce Legislature’s Move To Dismantle Concealed Carry Permit System By Overriding Governor’s Veto

Polling Shows that 84 Percent of Likely Voters in West Virginia Favor Requiring Permits to Carry Concealed Handguns in Public CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia chapter of Moms Demand Action for…
February 26, 2016

Everytown, Kansas Moms and Gun Violence Survivors Respond to Workplace Shooting in Hesston

Kansas Moms and Survivors Organizing Care Card Events Throughout the State; First Event Tonight in Wichita; Moms and Survivors Available for Media Everytown Research (And Visuals) on Gun Violence by the Numbers Available…
February 25, 2016

Everytown, Mississippi Moms Demand Action Release New Television Ad Opposing HB 786, Which Would Allow Permitless Carry

New poll results show 83% of Mississippians Support Requiring Permits To Carry a Concealed Handgun in Public TV Ad Can Be Seen Here JACKSON, Miss. – Everytown for Gun Safety and…
February 23, 2016

Everytown, Arizona Moms Respond to Phoenix Domestic Violence-Related Mass Shooting That Killed Four

Phoenix Incident is Third Mass Shooting in America Since the Beginning of 2016, At Least the 144th Since 2009 Previous Everytown Research Found More than Half of Mass Shootings are Related to Domestic Violence PHOENIX – The Arizona…
February 22, 2016

Everytown, Moms Demand Action Statement on Final Passage of Legislative Package Proposed by Governor McAuliffe and Gun Lobby

Bills Headed to Governor’s Desk over Objections from Gun Violence Survivors, Gun Safety Advocates Legislation Would Recognize all Concealed Carry Permits in the US; Domestic Violence Bill Lacks Explicit Language Requiring Domestic Abusers to Surrender their Guns NEW YORK…
February 22, 2016

Everytown, West Virginia Moms Criticize Senate’s Passage of Gun Lobby Legislation to Break Down Concealed Carry Permit System

Senate Voted 24-9 in Favor of House Bill 4145 Despite Polling Showing that 84 Percent of Likely Voters in West Virginia Favor Requiring Permits to Carry Concealed Handguns in Public CHARLESTON, W.Va. – With the Senate voting…
February 22, 2016

Everytown, Oregon Moms, Gun Violence Survivors Applaud House Vote in Support of House Bill 4147, Urge Senate to Vote Yes and Bring Bill to Governor Brown’s Desk

HB 4147 Would Strengthen Oregon’s Background Check System by Closing the “Charleston Loophole” and Alerting Law Enforcement When Dangerous People Try to Buy a Gun and Fail a Background Check Last Week, Nearly 100 Oregon Moms and Gun Violence…
February 22, 2016

Everytown, Georgia Moms: “A Shame for Student Safety” That Bill Forcing Guns on Campus Passes House Today

HB 859, Passed by Georgia House Today, Would Defy 78 Percent of Georgians Who Oppose Legislation to Force Guns on College Campuses On Wednesday, Moms Demand Action Volunteers Will Hold Lobby Day at the Capitol…
February 22, 2016

Update: Everytown, Michigan Moms and Gun Violence Survivors Respond to Mass Shooting in Kalamazoo

This is the Second Mass Shooting of 2016; Everytown Research (And Visuals) on Gun Violence by the Numbers Available Here Michigan Moms and Survivors Organizing Care Card Events Throughout the State KALAMAZOO, Mich.—…
February 21, 2016

Michigan Moms Respond to Mass Shooting in Kalamazoo

This is the Second Mass Shooting of 2016; Everytown Research (And Visuals) on Gun Violence by the Numbers Available Here KALAMAZOO, Mich.— The Michigan chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part…
February 19, 2016

Unlicensed, High Volume Gun Sellers “Engaged in The Business” Shut Down in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Colorado

Unlicensed, High Volume Gun Sellers “Engaged in The Business” Shut Down in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Colorado Everytown Previously Released Research and Recommendations for How the President Can Take Executive Action to…
February 18, 2016

Background Check Initiative Earns Spot on November Ballot

Maine Voters Will Have Opportunity to Close Background Check Loophole in November Election AUGUSTA, Maine – Maine Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense today celebrated Secretary of State Matt Dunlap’s certification of a ballot initiative to close a…
February 18, 2016

Everytown, Washington Moms Applaud Launch of Statewide Ballot Initiative for Extreme-Risk Protection Orders

Following Successful 2014 Background Check Ballot Initiative, Washingtonians to Once Again Bring the Vote to the People Measure Would Empower Family Members and Law Enforcement to Help Prevent Tragedies and Save Lives; Mirrors Similar Legislation in California, Connecticut and…

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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.