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July 16, 2015

Everytown, Moms Demand Action Laud Rep. Clyburn’s Legislation to Close Loophole that Allowed Charleston Shooter to Obtain Gun with an Incomplete Background Check

Nearly 100,000 People Have Signed Petition Calling on Retailer Cabela’s to Adopt Same #NoCheckNoSale Policy as Walmart, Big 5 Sporting Goods and Other Responsible Retailers that Refuse to Sell Guns Without Completed Background Check NEW…
July 15, 2015

South Carolina Moms, Everytown Respond to Orangeburg County Shooting that Killed Four, Including Two Children

GREENVILLE, S.C. — The South Carolina chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today released the following statement in response to a reported mass shooting that occurred…
July 13, 2015

No Check, No Sale: Everytown, Moms Demand Action Call on Congress and Retailers to Close Loophole that Allowed Charleston Shooter to Obtain Gun with an Incomplete Background Check

Nation’s Largest Gun Retailer Walmart Requires Completed Background Check for Sale; Moms Launch Petition Calling on Retailer Cabela’s to Adopt Same Policy; #NoCheckNoSale Everytown to Launch Advertising Campaign Calling on Congress to Close NRA-Backed Loophole Allowing…
July 8, 2015

Everytown and Nebraska Moms Demand Action Statement on Omaha Police Officer Kerrie Orozco Killed with Illegal Gun from Georgia

Gun Used To Kill Officer Sold By Same Georgia Pawn Shop That Sold Gun Used to Kill Two NYPD Officers in December 2014 OMAHA, Neb. — Following recent reports that Omaha police officer Kerrie Orozco…
July 8, 2015

South Carolina Moms, Everytown Respond to York County Shooting that Killed Three People

FORT MILL, S.C. — The South Carolina chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today released the following statement in response to a domestic violence-related shooting that occurred on Sunday evening…
July 7, 2015

Moms Demand Action, Everytown Applaud Whataburger for Prohibiting Open Carry in its Restaurants Across The Country

Moms Demand Action, Everytown Applaud Whataburger for Prohibiting Open Carry in its Restaurants Across The Country NEW YORK— Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today released the following statement in response to…
July 6, 2015

New Hampshire Moms, Everytown Applaud Governor Hassan’s Veto of Dangerous Gun Legislation

Governor Hassan’s Veto of SB 116 Preserves Common-Sense Measures to Help Keep Granite Staters Safe 73 Percent of Granite Staters Support Requiring a Permit to Carry Concealed Handguns in Public CONCORD, N.H. – The…
July 1, 2015

Everytown, Moms Demand Action Unveil “Pledge: Not One More” Photo Tribute Series Ahead of July 4th, Featuring Survivors of Gun Violence from Around the Country

Acclaimed Photographer Henry Leutwyler Captures Inspiring Images of Survivors With Their Hands over Their Hearts, Pledging to End the Daily Toll of Gun Violence That Kills 88 Americans and Injures Hundreds More NEW YORK CITY…
June 30, 2015

Everytown, Maine Moms Demand Action Condemn Passage of LD 652, Legislation that Allows People to Carry Concealed Loaded Weapons in Public Without Any Permit or Training

Legislature Passes Dangerous Permitless Carry Bill Despite Opposition from Maine Police Chiefs and Vast Majority of Mainers, Gun Owners AUGUSTA, Maine – Everytown for Gun Safety and the Maine chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun…
June 26, 2015

Shannon Watts, Founder Of Moms Demand Action, To Address 2015 National PTA Convention & Expo On Moms’ Be Smart Campaign

At Least 122 Unintentional Child Shootings Have Occurred This Year Alone; Moms Taking Action with #NotAnAccident Index, BeSMARTforKids.org CHARLOTTE, N.C. – On Saturday, June 27th, Shannon Watts, founder of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a part of…
June 25, 2015

Everytown, New Jersey Moms and Mayors Applaud Lawmakers for Passing Life-Saving Domestic Violence Legislation with Bi-Partisan Approval; Urge Governor to Sign Quickly

Today: New Jersey Legislature Passes Legislation Requiring Abusers to Turn In Their Guns (S2786 and A4218) Moms, Mayors, Advocates Call on Governor Christie to Sign Life-Saving Bill Into Law TRENTON, N.J. – The New Jersey chapter of Moms Demand…
June 25, 2015

National Gun Violence Prevention Sabbath: Everytown, Moms Demand Action, Faith Leaders, Gun Violence Survivors, Mayors and Others are #Risingforcharleston this Weekend in Wake of Mass Shooting

More Than 1,000 Faith Leaders and Members of Religious Communities Have Signed Up to Participate in #RisingforCharleston WASHINGTON, D.C. – In the wake of the tragic mass shooting at Charleston’s Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church that…
June 23, 2015

Everytown For Gun Safety, Moms Demand Action, Statement On Renewed Call For Federal Legislation To Keep Guns Out Of Dangerous Hands

Everytown and Moms Echo Call for a Stalled Congress to Follow the Lead of States Around the Country, Fellow Lawmakers, to Require Criminal Background Checks on All Gun Sales Washington, D.C. – In the wake of the tragic mass shooting…
June 22, 2015

Moms Demand Action, Everytown Respond to Uber Policy Change on Guns in Cars

NEW YORK — Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety released the below statement from founder Shannon Watts in response to Uber’s decision to prohibit guns in vehicles: “We applaud Uber and other…
June 18, 2015

Everytown, South Carolina Moms Respond to Mass Shooting in Charleston that Killed Nine

Lucy McBath, Mother of Jordan Davis and Everytown Faith Outreach Leader, Calls for Action to Prevent Gun Violence Previous Everytown Research on Mass Shootings: everytown.org/mass-shootings COLUMBIA, S.C. – Everytown for Gun Safety and the South…
June 16, 2015

Everytown, North Carolina Moms, Gun Violence Survivors Applaud House for Taking Steps to Preserve Background Checks for Handgun Buyers

House Voted to Remove Dangerous Language Attempting to Repeal Background Checks from HB 562 RALEIGH, NC – Tonight, in a victory for gun violence prevention, the North Carolina House of Representatives voted to stop an attempt to repeal background checks…
June 16, 2015

New Report: Rhode Island Domestic Abusers Rarely Required to Turn in Firearms Even When Federal Law Prohibits Possession

From 2012 to 2014, Domestic Abusers Subject to Final Protective Orders Were Ordered to Turn In Firearms Only Five Percent of the Time First-of-its-Kind Report Raises Serious Questions About Safety of Women in Ocean State; Rhode Island Legislature Considers Legislation…
June 11, 2015

Everytown, New Jersey Moms, Mayors, Domestic Violence Prevention Advocates Call on Lawmakers to Support Life-Saving Domestic Violence Gun Legislation in Trenton

Today: Senate Law and Public Safety Committee Hearing on S2786, Requires Domestic Abusers to Turn In Their Guns Hopewell Mayor Anzano Delivers Letter on Behalf of New Jersey Coalition of Mayors Against Illegal Guns including…
June 8, 2015

Alabama Moms, Everytown Applaud Governor for Signing Life-Saving Bill into Law that Protects Domestic Violence Victims

Measures Within Bill Will Help Keep Guns Out of the Hands of Domestic Abusers BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Alabama chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today released the following statement…
June 4, 2015

South Carolina Moms Applaud Governor Haley for Signing Life-Saving Domestic Violence Bill into Law

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America today applauded Governor Haley for signing Senate Bill 3 into law. The law will protect victims of domestic violence by prohibiting abusers convicted of…
June 1, 2015

New York Moms Respond to Unintentional Child Shooting That Injured 4-Year-Old Girl in Yonkers

#NotAnAccident Index Reveals New York Has Suffered At Least 4 Unintentional Child Shootings Already in 2015—including shootings in Yonkers and Brooklyn National Index Shows At Least 31 Deaths, 101 Unintentional Shootings Involving Children This…
May 31, 2015

Texas Moms Demand Action Statement in Response to Passage of Guns on Campus Legislation

Today: House Votes for Guns on Campus Compromise; Senate Approved yesterday AUSTIN, Texas –Following passage of a modified version of SB 11 by both chambers of the Texas legislature, the Texas chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun…
May 21, 2015

Everytown, Texas Moms Demand Action Run Full Page Ad in Texas Newspaper Featuring Letter From Campus Shooting Survivors Calling on Legislature to Oppose Guns on Campus

50 Campus Shooting Survivors Warn: “Do Not Use Our Tragedies to Rationalize Bad Policy”; A Majority of Texans Oppose Forcing guns on campus; Print and TV Ads Available Here AUSTIN, Texas – As…
May 21, 2015

Georgia Moms Demand Action Statement in Response to Unintentional Child Shooting That Injured Nine-Year-Old in Dekalb County

#NotAnAccident Index Reveals Georgia Suffered At Least 6 Unintentional Child Shootings Already in 2015—including shootings in Augusta, Baconton, Chatsworth, DeKalb County, Jefferson and Macon National Index Shows At Least…

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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.