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December 10, 2015

New FBI Data: Since Newtown, States Have Added More Than Two Million Mental Health Records of People with Dangerous Mental Illness to Background Check Database

See An Interactive Map Charting States’ Progress Here NEW YORK – In the wake of a string of high-profile mass shootings, Everytown for Gun Safety today released a new analysis of FBI data that provides a…
December 9, 2015

Everytown Releases New “We Can End Gun Violence” Video Featuring President Obama, Cultural Influencers from the Everytown Creative Council Chaired by Julianne Moore, Gun Violence Survivors, Moms and Everyday Americans

Everytown Also Releases 2015 Gun Politics ‘Year in Review’, Forecasts How the Gun Safety Movement Will Continue to Advance Gun Safety in 2016 Video and Memo Come Just Ahead of Third Anniversary of Sandy Hook Shooting and Nearly One…
December 4, 2015

Day After Deadliest Shooting Since Sandy Hook, Everytown For Gun Safety Condemns Senate for Blocking Efforts to Prevent Gun Violence

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Everytown for Gun Safety, the country’s leading gun violence prevention organization, released the statement below from President John Feinblatt following blocked efforts in the U.S. Senate today to close two critical gaps in our…
December 2, 2015

Everytown Releases Statements on Reported Mass Shooting in San Bernardino, CA

Shooting at Inland Regional Center the 21st Mass Shooting of 2015; Everytown Research (And Visuals) on Gun Violence by the Numbers Available Here SAN BERNARDINO, CA – In response to the shooting today at…
November 27, 2015

Colorado Moms and Gun Violence Survivors Respond to Shooting at a Colorado Springs Branch of Planned Parenthood

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – While details are still developing, the Everytown Survivor Network and the Colorado chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statements in response to…
November 25, 2015

Minnesota Moms and Gun Violence Survivors Respond to Shooting at Black Lives Matter Protest

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — The Minnesota chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America and a Minnesota member of the Everytown Survivor Network, both a part of Everytown for Gun Safety,…
November 23, 2015

Louisiana Moms Respond to Second Line Parade Shooting in Which Seventeen Were Injured

Louisiana’s Gun Murder Rate Is 164% Higher Than The National Rate NEW ORLEANS, LA – The Louisiana chapter of Moms Demand Acton for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today released the…
November 23, 2015

New York Moms, Everytown Survivor Network and Mayor Roach Applaud Congressman King and Congresswoman Lowey’s Effort to Close the Terror Gap

Moms, Survivors, Mayor Roach Joined Congresswoman Lowey’s Press Conference Today in New York City NEW YORK CITY— The New York chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America and members of the Everytown Survivor…
November 19, 2015

Everytown and Texas Moms Respond to Anderson County Mass Shooting that Killed Six

14 Mass Shootings in Texas Since 2009; 1 in 10 Mass Shootings in America Since Have Taken Place in Texas TENNESSEE COLONY, TX – The Texas chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown…
November 19, 2015

Bad Week for Arkansas Children: Arkansas Moms Respond to Three Deadly Unintentional Child Shootings This Week

Little Rock, AR – The Arkansas chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today released the following statement in response to the death of three children in Arkansas in the last…
November 17, 2015

Shaker Heights Mayor Earl Leiken and Ohio Moms Condemn House Passage of Dangerous Guns Everywhere Bill; Urge Senate to Vote ‘No’

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America joined with Shaker Heights Mayor Earl Leiken, a member of the Ohio coalition of Mayors Against Illegal…
November 17, 2015

Maine Moms Demand Action Statement in Response to Bath Supermarket Parking Lot Shooting in which a Woman Was Shot in the Head

BATH, Maine – Maine Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense today released the following statement responding to the news that 22-year-old Chelsea Jones was unintentionally shot in the head in the parking lot of a Shaw’s…
November 17, 2015

Everytown Survivor Network and Florida Moms Demand Action Statement in Response to Jacksonville Shooting

The Florida Chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today released the following statements in response to a domestic violence shooting that occurred Friday afternoon in a…
November 12, 2015

New Research: States with Background Checks Experience Fewer Mass Shootings

States that Have Closed Background Check Loophole Saw 52 Percent Fewer Mass Shootings Between January 2009 and July 2015 than States that Did Not NEW YORK – Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund today released new research showing that, controlling…
November 12, 2015

Everytown For Gun Safety Releases New Research, Gives President Obama Evidence He Needs to Take Executive Action to Reduce Gun Violence

Unprecedented Research Shows that Unlicensed Sellers Who Sell 25 or More Guns in a Year Are Likely Dealing Guns in Violation of Federal Law For the First Time, Report Links Selling 25 Guns Per Year to Background Check Requirement and…
November 11, 2015

New Analysis of FBI Data Reveals That More than Half of Nevada Law Enforcement Officers Shot to Death Since 1980 Were Murdered by People Likely Prohibited from Possessing Guns

Nevada Background Check Initiative, Slated for November 2016 Ballot, Seeks to Protect Law Enforcement by Preventing Convicted Felons and Other Dangerous People from Getting Guns Research Shows Background Checks Save Officers’ Lives NEW YORK – A…
November 10, 2015

New Jersey Moms Demand Action Issues Statements On Governor Christie’s Veto Of Bipartisan Senate Bill 2786/Assembly Bill 4218

TRENTON, N.J. – The New Jersey chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today criticized Governor Christie for his veto of Senate Bill 2786/Assembly Bill 4218. Sponsored by Senator Loretta…
November 7, 2015

Michigan Moms Respond to Unintentional Child Shooting in Troy

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – In response to yesterday’s reports that while sitting in the car outside of a Kroger as his mother loaded groceries into the car, a four-year-old boy found his mother’s loaded handgun in…
November 5, 2015

Everytown Survivor Network and Colorado Moms Demand Action Statement in Response to Colorado Springs Shooting

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. –The Everytown Survivor Network and the Colorado chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America released the following statements in response to the shooting in Colorado Springs in which the shooter…
November 5, 2015

Maine Moms Demand Action Statement in Response to Murder of Three People Shot and Killed in Oakland Last Night

BRUNSWICK, Maine – Maine Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense today released the following statements responding to the news that three people were shot and killed at a home in Oakland Wednesday night, before the gunman…
November 4, 2015

How to Keep Openly Carried Handguns Out of Your Business

Beginning on January 1, 2016, it will be legal for people in Texas to carry openly displayed handguns in public. But as the owner or manager of private property, you still have the right to keep guns out of your…
November 4, 2015

Mayor Bernero, Michigan Health and Hospital Association, Michigan Parent Teacher Association and Michigan Moms Urge Lawmakers to Oppose SB 442, Dangerous “Guns Everywhere” Bill

LANSING, Mich. —The Michigan chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America and Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero, a member of Mayors Against Illegal Guns, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, stood with the Michigan Health and Hospital…
November 3, 2015

NRA Defeat in Northern Virginia: Gun Sense Victory For Jeremy McPike In SD 29

WOODBRIDGE, Va. – In the latest victory for gun safety, Everytown tonight released the following statements in response to voters electing Jeremy McPike to Virginia’s 29th Senate District in the National Rifle Association’s backyard. Everytown made gun safety a key…
October 19, 2015

Everytown, Montana Moms Release Polling Showing Overwhelming Majority of Missoulians, Including Gun Owners, Support Criminal Background Checks on All Gun Sales

New Polling Reveals 80 Percent of City Residents and 82 Percent of Missoula’s Gun-Owning Households Support Requiring Criminal Background Checks on All Gun Sales; City Council to Hold Hearing on Background Check Ordinance Tonight More Than 1,000 Missoulians Sign…

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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.