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May 12, 2022

Gun Suicide Continues to Dominate the News. Here’s What You Need to Know.

Information on how to responsibly cover gun suicide is available here. Today, the Judd family revealed that Naomi Judd, an actress and musician, died by gun suicide on April 30. The news comes…
May 10, 2022

2020 Brought Highest Rate of Gun-Related Deaths in More Than 25 Years

Earlier today, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) released a new report showing that 2020 brought the highest rate of gun-related deaths in more than a quarter-century. According to the data, more than 45,000 people died by gun violence in…
May 9, 2022

Georgia Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Sunday Shooting in DeKalb County

The Georgia chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, released the following statement in response to a shooting in DeKalb County on Sunday night that left three people…
May 6, 2022

Virginia Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shooting of Ariyanna Mitchell, a 17-year old Black Transgender Girl, in Newport News

The Virginia chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement in response to the death of Ariyanna Mitchell, a transgender Black girl, who was shot…
May 5, 2022

Victory for Gun Safety: Following Advocacy from Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Volunteers, Portland Mayor Includes Over $10 Million for Violence Intervention Programs in the City Budget Proposal

The Oregon chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement after Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler, a member of Mayors Against Illegal Guns, included $10.2 million over…
May 4, 2022

Last Night, Gun Safety Won Up and Down the Ballot

Today, Everytown for Gun Safety and its grassroots networks, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, released the following statement after gun sense candidates and gun safety champions won primary elections up and down the ballot in Ohio and Indiana. …
May 4, 2022

VICTORY FOR GUN SAFETY: Connecticut Lawmakers Approve New State Budget, Including Millions in Funding for Gun Violence Prevention

The Connecticut chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement after Connecticut lawmakers increased funding for gun violence prevention programs in the proposed budget for the…
May 4, 2022

Gun Violence at Sporting Events Continues to Traumatize Kids and Families, as the United States Supreme Court Mulls Forcing States to Allow More Guns in More Places

As the weather gets warmer across the country and people continue to resume in-person gatherings and organized sporting events, the specter of gun violence continues to haunt Americans wherever they gather – even at kids’ sporting…
May 2, 2022

Minnesota House Passes Bill to Support Community Violence Intervention After Advocacy from Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Volunteers

The Minnesota chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, released the following statement after the Minnesota House of Representatives passed House File 4608, legislation that provides a detailed and…
May 2, 2022

Shooting at Local Youth Football Games in Virginia Highlights the Pressing Need to Create a Center for Firearm Violence Intervention and Prevention

On Sunday morning, there were reports of two men being shot and injured during youth football games outside Benton Middle School, in Manassas, Virginia. As gun violence continues to devastate Virginia communities and threaten the safety…
May 2, 2022

Experts are Ringing the Alarm on Mental Health For Young People. Here’s What You Need to Know at the Start of Mental Health Awareness Month.

May marks Mental Health Awareness Month, and it comes as a recent survey from the Center for Disease Control showed more than 4 in 10 teens reporting they feel “persistently sad or hopeless,” and 1 in…
May 2, 2022

Everytown, Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Mark Beginning of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

NEW YORK — Everytown for Gun Safety, and its grassroots networks, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, released the following statement today to mark the beginning of Asian American and Pacific Islander (API) Heritage Month. Since the start of…
April 29, 2022

Tennessee Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Celebrate Victory for Gun Safety as Legislature Adjourns Sine Die

Following Tireless Advocacy from Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Volunteers, Legislature Adjourns Without Passing Any Gun Lobby Priorities The Tennessee chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots…
April 28, 2022

Mississippi Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Mass Shooting in Biloxi

The Mississippi chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, issued the following statement in response to a mass shooting in Mississippi on Wednesday that left four people dead.
April 27, 2022

Following Influx in Gun Violence, South Carolina Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Urge Lawmakers to Prioritize Funding for Violence Intervention Programs

The South Carolina chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, released the following statement urging lawmakers to take action on gun safety in response to a recent influx in…
April 26, 2022

Cincinnati Public School District Passes Secure Storage Resolution Following Advocacy by Moms Demand Action Volunteers

Thanks to the Advocacy of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Volunteers Across the Country, More Than 2 Million Students Now Live in School Districts that Distribute Secure Storage Educational Information to Parents The Ohio chapters of Moms Demand…
April 26, 2022

Another Weekend of Tragedy in Georgia: Permitless Carry Threatens to Worsen the State’s Gun Violence Crisis

Recent days saw yet another tragic string of gun violence in Georgia that left at least two people dead. On Friday night, a woman was shot and killed at an East Point recording studio, according to police. And on…
April 25, 2022

More Preventable Tragedy in Louisiana: Here’s What You Need to Know About Unintentional Shootings by Children in the State

On Saturday, a toddler died after unintentionally shooting himself in the stomach at a hotel in Lafayette. Just days before that, a Baton Rouge woman was hospitalized when her five-year-old son got ahold of her firearm and shot…
April 21, 2022

Four Years After a Shooting at an Antioch Waffle House, Here’s What You Need to Know About Gun Violence in Tennessee

Tomorrow marks four years since a shooter opened fire at a Waffle House outside Nashville, killing four, wounding four others, and leaving an entire community devastated. Earlier this year, the shooter was found guilty on four counts of murder.
April 21, 2022

Louisiana Lawmakers Advance Dangerous Gun Bills Despite Opposition from Local Leaders, Law Enforcement, and Community Members

The Louisiana chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, released the following statement after the Louisiana House of Representatives voted yesterday to advance multiple reckless gun bills, including HB…
April 20, 2022

Nebraska Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Celebrate Defeat of Permitless Carry as Legislature Adjourns Sine Die

Nebraska Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Volunteers Joined Law Enforcement, Public Safety Advocates in Providing Staunch Opposition To Permitless Carry During Session Earlier this Year The Nebraska chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part…
April 19, 2022

Following Testimony by California Students Demand Action Volunteer and Gun Violence Survivor, Mia Tretta, California Assembly Public Safety Committee Advances Legislation to Regulate Ghost Guns

The California chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action released the following statement after the California Assembly Public Safety Committee voted to advance AB 1621, legislation to address the scourge of ghost guns in the state of California…
April 18, 2022

A Weekend of Tragedy in South Carolina; Here’s What You Need to Know About Gun Violence in the State

This past weekend saw yet another holiday season stained by tragedy as two shootings rang out across South Carolina within a two-day span. On Saturday, a shooting at the Columbiana Centre mall left at least 14 people injured, 9…
April 18, 2022

Pennsylvania Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shooting in Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH, Penn. – The Pennsylvania chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement after at least 10 people were shot, two fatally,…

Did you know

Black Americans represent the majority of gun homicide victims and are 10 times more likely than white Americans to die by gun homicide.