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October 2, 2014

Kroger Customers and Employees Speak out: Nearly 300,000 Signatures on Petition Demanding Kroger Family Stores Prohibit Open Carry of Guns

Moms Deliver Petitions to Kroger Headquarters and Stores Nationwide; Meanwhile Kroger Employee Starts Her Own Petition and US Senators Call for #GroceriesNotGuns This week, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America will deliver…
October 1, 2014

Moms Demand Action Statements on Jury Conviction of Michael Dunn on Jordan Davis’s Murder

After a 10-day trial and approximately 4.5 hours of deliberation, a Florida jury today found Michael Dunn guilty of first degree murder for killing Jordan Davis, an unarmed 17-year-old, with a gun in November 2012. An Everytown analysis of Stand…
September 30, 2014

Everytown and Moms Demand Action Applaud Governor Brown for Signing Gun Violence Restraining Order Bill into Law

California Gun Violence Survivors, Moms, Mayors, Law Enforcement and Gun Violence Prevention Groups Worked Together to Defeat Gun Lobby Opposition and Support This Major Step Forward for Public Safety Everytown for Gun Safety and Moms Demand Action for…
September 30, 2014

Back to School: Two School Shootings Today Only Hours Apart Should Be Call to Action for Political Leaders

Shootings at Albemarle HS in Albemarle, NC and Fern Creek HS in Louisville, KY are the 49th and 50th School Shootings in 2014; See Full List Here Two school shootings at high schools in…
September 30, 2014

Murphy, Blumenthal, Feinstein Urge Kroger Grocery Stores to Ban Openly Carried Firearms in Stores

U.S. Senators Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), and Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) called on Kroger Co. CEO, W. Rodney McMullen, to implement new policies that would prevent individuals from openly carrying firearms into the company’s stores. “As you know, gun…
September 25, 2014

New Seasons Market Stands Up for Oregon Families, Proactively Adopts Policy to Protect Customers from Gun Violence and Intimidation

New Seasons’ Announcement on Heels of Panera’s Proactive Gun Sense Policy Change Momentum Building in Moms Campaign Urging Kroger Family of Stores, the Nation’s Largest Supermarket Chain, to Prohibit the Open Carry of Firearms Moms Demand…
September 24, 2014

Texas Moms Applaud Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission Decision to Not Mix Guns and Alcohol

The Texas chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America released the statement below following the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC) decision to drop proposed rules allowing establishments with an alcohol license to sell alcohol during gun shows.
September 23, 2014

‘Badass’ Moms Take Gun Fight To NRA’s Home Turf

By Ben Hallman, Huffington Post The next contender in the fight to knock the most feared lobbying association in the United States off its powerful perch is a 43-year-old former stay-at-home mother from suburban Indianapolis named…
September 23, 2014

Everytown Releases Endorsements, TV Ads and Announces Gun Sense Voter Campaign Road Show Heading to Washington State

Everytown Endorses a YES Vote on Washington State I-594, The Nation’s Only Statewide Background Initiative on Ballot this November Everytown Endorses State and Federal Candidates who have Shown Leadership in Effort to Keep Communities Safe from…
September 18, 2014

“FLORIDA MASS SHOOTING MUST BE A CALL TO ACTION,” SAYS EVERTYOWN FOR GUN SAFETY AFTER EIGHT PEOPLE ARE KILLED

Tonight’s Murder-Suicide Mass Shooting Killing Six Children and Two Adults in Bell, FL was the 111th since 2009 See Everytown’s Full Analysis of Mass Shootings in America Here In response to reports…
September 8, 2014

Panera Steps up for American Families, Proactively Adopts Policy to Keep Customers and Employees Safe from Gun Violence and Intimidation

Announcement Comes as Moms Campaign Urging Kroger Family of Stores, the Nation’s Largest Supermarket Chain, to Prohibit the Open Carry of Firearms Ramps Up Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America applauds Panera Bread CEO Ronald M.
September 1, 2014

New Ads Highlight Alarming Contrast in Kroger’s Policies Permitting Open Carry of Loaded Firearms, but Prohibiting Skateboards, Food, Shirtless Shoppers

Moms Demand Action Ads to Run in USA Today and Newspapers in Cincinnati, Columbus, Detroit, Houston and Nashville; More than 115,000 Americans Have Signed the Petition Urging America’s Largest Supermarket Retailer to Prohibit Open Carry;…
August 29, 2014

Everytown and Moms Demand Action Applaud California State Assembly Passage of Gun Violence Restraining Order Bill; Urge Governor Brown to Pass Into Law

State Legislature Takes Major Step Forward in Safety for Californians; Bill Now Awaits Signature by Governor Brown Everytown for Gun Safety and Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America applaud the California Assembly for passing AB 1014…
August 29, 2014

A Common-sense Conversation About Guns and Kids

by Shannon Watts, via MSNBC “As adults, we have a moral imperative to protect children from unintentional shootings.” SHANNON WATTS, MOMS DEMAND ACTION FOR GUN SENSE IN AMERICA Our thoughts and prayers are…
August 27, 2014

Everytown and Moms Demand Action Applaud California Senate Passage of Gun Violence Restraining Order Bill

Isla Vista Families, Moms, Law Enforcement, Legislators Held Press Conference This Morning Urging Swift Passage and Signage of AB 1014 by Governor Brown Everytown for Gun Safety and Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America applaud the…
August 27, 2014

Isla Vista Families, CA Moms Call on Legislature and Governor Brown to Support Gun Violence Restraining Order Bill

Eleven Isla Vista Family Members Release Letter in Support of AB 1014; Urge Swift Passage and Delivery to Governors’ Desk for Signing Family members of victims from the Isla Vista shooting, primary sponsors of AB 1014, law enforcement,…
August 25, 2014

Update: More Than 100k Americans Call on Kroger Stores to Prohibit Open Carry; Moms Demand Action Supporters to Shop at Stores with Gun Sense over Labor Day Weekend and Beyond

Moms’ Petition for Change at Kroger Exceeds 100,000 Signatures in One Week; #GroceriesNotGuns Just one week after launching a petition, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America today announced that more than…
August 20, 2014

Moms Across America Call on Kroger to Protect Our Children

By Shannon Watts, via Huffington Post Moms Demand Action announced Monday that we were launching a petition to the Kroger Family of Stores to prohibit the open carry of guns in its…
August 18, 2014

Moms Demand Action Calls on Kroger Family of Stores to Prohibit Open Carry of Firearms on Property

Moms’ Petition Follows Dozens of Shootings on Kroger Properties and Open Carry Demonstrations in Stores; Campaign Comes on Heels of Previous Corporate Public Safety Victories with Target, Chipotle, Sonic, Chili’s, Jack in the Box, Starbucks, Facebook, Instagram #GroceriesNotGuns Moms…
August 14, 2014

Moms Demand Action Urges Passage of Innovative Gun Violence Prevention Bill

After Isla Vista Rampage, California Bill Would Be Important Step Forward to Keep Guns Out of Dangerous Hands The California chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America urges the California Senate Appropriations Committee to pass legislation introduced…
August 13, 2014

VICTORY FOR MASSACHUSETTS FAMILIES: GOVERNOR PATRICK SIGNS BIPARTISAN GUN SAFETY LEGISLATION

Moms look forward to positive impact on the safety of Massachusetts communities The Massachusetts chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America commends Governor Patrick as well as the House of Representative and Senate for passing bipartisan comprehensive…
August 12, 2014

New Poll Shows Gun Violence in Schools is Among ‘Top 5’ Concerns for American Families

Gun Violence Makes the List for the First Time in Survey History; 74 School Shootings Since Newtown Tragedy: www.everytown.org/schoolshootings According to the newest University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll…
August 4, 2014

Statement from Everytown for Gun Safety on the Passing of Jim Brady

Everytown for Gun Safety released the following statements in response to the passing of former White House Press Secretary and pioneer for gun safety James S. Brady today: Michael R. Bloomberg “Our thoughts and prayers are with the friends…
July 17, 2014

Two Years After Tragedy in Aurora Movie Theater, New Analysis Breaks Down Mass Shootings in America

Last Week’s Mass Shooting in Texas that Killed Four Children and Two Adults was the 110th since 2009; See Full Analysis Here Top Findings: 57 Percent of Mass Shootings Involve Domestic or Family Violence; 41 Percent…

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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.