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March 13, 2015

Everytown, Montana Moms, Elected Officials, a Law Enforcement Representative, Gun Owners, and Educators Speak Out Against Dangerous Gun Bills; Urge Governor Bullock to Veto HB 298

New Polling Reveals that Overwhelming Majority of Montanans – 83 Percent – Support Requiring a Permit to Carry Concealed Handguns in Public; SB 143 Would Force Guns onto College Campuses The Montana chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun…
March 9, 2015

“Backpacks, Not Bullets”: Coalition of Moms, Gun Violence Survivors, Law Enforcement, Educators, and Students Rally Against Guns-In-Schools Bills at State Capitol

Coalition Drops Off 12,000 Postcards to Legislators with the Message: “Backpacks and Bullets Don’t Mix” Everytown for Gun Safety and the Florida chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Safety joined with a coalition of gun violence survivors,…
March 5, 2015

Everytown for Gun Safety and West Virginia Moms Release New Bipartisan Poll That Finds 83 Percent of West Virginians Favor Requiring a Permit to Carry Concealed Guns in Public

Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund and the West Virginia chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America today released a new bipartisan poll, available here, that finds 83 percent of likely voters in…
March 5, 2015

Everytown, Florida Moms Demand Action Release New TV Ad, “Backpacks, Not Bullets,” in Opposition to Guns in Schools Bills

Ad Highlights NRA Leader Wayne LaPierre “No Guns in America’s Schools, Period” Speech at 1999 NRA Convention; Will Run March 5 – 13 Across Florida Coalition of Moms, Students, Law Enforcement Officials, Educators, Gun…
March 2, 2015

Texas Moms and Everytown for Gun Safety Respond to Third Unintentional Child Shooting in Houston in Four Days

Moms Demand Action’s BE SMART Campaign Aims to Prevent Child Access Shootings; #NotAnAccident The Texas chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today responded to the third unintentional child shooting…
March 2, 2015

Everytown for Gun Safety and Moms Demand Action Thank Maryland Senator Barbara Mikulski for Her Leadership on Gun Violence Prevention

In response to today’s retirement announcement from Maryland Senator Barbara Mikulski, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a part of Everytown for Gun Safety, applaud her tireless leadership on gun violence prevention and common-sense gun reform. Statement from…
February 27, 2015

Missouri Moms Demand Action, Everytown Respond to Texas County Mass Shooting That Killed Seven People and Injured Another

Thursday Night Shooting in Texas County, MO is One of at Least 125 Mass Shootings Since 2009 See Everytown for Gun Safety’s Full Analysis of Mass Shootings in America Here The Missouri Chapter of…
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,…

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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.