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April 6, 2021

“We have a gun violence problem” says acting Metropolitan Police Department Chief Robert Contee

Last night, WUSA reported that there have been 17 people shot  — 9 fatally — over the past 8 days in Washington, D.C. Gun violence has continued to surge in Washington, D.C. in the past year. This year, …
April 6, 2021

Colorado Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud House and Senate Passing Common-Sense Legislation to Require Reporting of Lost and Stolen Firearms

The Colorado chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statements today after the Colorado House and Senate advanced SB21-078, the “Isabella Joy Thallas Act,” which would require gun…
April 6, 2021

Everytown, Texas Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Mass Shooting in Allen

The Texas chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statements after six people were shot and killed in a home in Allen, Texas. According to Dallas-Fort Worth…
April 5, 2021

Re: NRA on Trial — Day 1: NRA Defense Paints Alternative Reality in Which its History of Egregious Spending and Financial Mismanagement is Actually Evidence of its Good Governance

NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre Could Testify As Early As TomorrowToday kicked off Day One of a six-day trial in the NRA bankruptcy proceedings, which mark the first time NRA executives — including NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre and others…
April 5, 2021

“Road Trip For Background Checks” — Everytown Announces Ten-Day Nationwide Road Trip to DC to Call For Senate Action on Background Checks

Starting on Tuesday, April 6, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Supporters, Gun Violence Survivors, Republicans, Gun Owners, Sportsmen, Veterans, Faith Leaders, and Elected Leaders Across the Country Will Host Roadtrip Events, Passing Along Messages to Lawmakers and Calls…
April 5, 2021

Wayne LaPierre Details Use of Ritzy 100+ Foot Yacht in Newly Unveiled Deposition, as NRA Goes on Trial in Bankruptcy Court Today

Ahead of today’s NRA trial in the bankruptcy court (which began at 11:30 a.m. EDT today, and could well decide the future of the NRA, and LaPierre himself), former NRA vendor Ackerman McQueen attached partial transcripts…
April 5, 2021

THIS MORNING AT 11:30 AM EDT: NRA Bankruptcy Trial Begins — Wayne LaPierre and NRA Execs Will Testify in Open Court for the First Time in Trial That Could Decide NRA and LaPierre’s Future

This morning, beginning at 11:30 a.m. EDT, the NRA will face a six-day trial, marking the first time NRA executives — including NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre and others — will be examined and cross-examined in open court relating to the…
April 2, 2021

Iowa Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Condemn Gov. Reynolds For Signing Bill to Gut Iowa’s Background Check Law

The Bill also Will Repeal Iowa’s Permit Requirement for Carrying a Concealed Handgun in Public Gun Violence Survivors, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Volunteers are Available for Interviews The Iowa chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand…
April 2, 2021

Colorado Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud State Lawmakers for Advancing Common-Sense Gun Safety Legislation

The Colorado chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statements today after Colorado lawmakers advanced two gun violence prevention proposals: The Colorado Senate Judiciary Committee passed HB21-1106, which…
April 2, 2021

Texas Lawmakers Advance Permitless Carry Bill Even After Mass Shootings In Atlanta And Boulder; Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond

Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Volunteers Are Available for Interviews AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statements after…
April 1, 2021

Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Statement on Montana Senate Passing Extreme Legislation to Nullify Federal Gun Laws

The Montana chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement after the Montana Senate passed HB 258, a bill which would prohibit Montana state and local law enforcement…
April 1, 2021

Missouri Continues to Face One of the Worst Gun Violence Epidemics in the Country.

Missouri has long experienced a gun violence crisis. It has the 6th-highest rate of gun violence in the country, with 1,222 people killed and 2,584 others wounded by guns in an average year in Missouri. So far,…
April 1, 2021

Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund Endorses Four Moms Demand Action Volunteer Leaders in Colorado, Illinois, Missouri, and Nebraska Ahead of April 6 Elections

Since 2017, Hundreds of Moms Demand Action Volunteer Leaders Have Run for Elected Office and Dozens Have Won Seats, Including 43 Who Won in 2020 NEW YORK — Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund today endorsed…
April 1, 2021

NEXT WEEK: Wayne LaPierre and NRA Execs Will Testify in Open Court For the First Time — Bankruptcy Trial Starting on Monday Could Decide the Future of the NRA and LaPierre

Starting on Monday, April 6, the NRA will face a six-day trial, marking the first time NRA executives — including NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre and others — will be examined and cross-examined in open court relating to the financial scandals…
April 1, 2021

Everytown, California Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Mass Shooting in Orange, California

The California chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statements after five people were shot, four fatally, at an office…
March 31, 2021

Everytown, Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to New Secret Service Analysis of Averted Plots Against Schools

Secret Service Report Indicated that 96% of Plotters Intended to Use FirearmsMajority of Plotters Who Had Access to Firearms Accessed Them From the Home; in 63% of Cases, That Access was UnimpededNEW YORK — Everytown for Gun Safety, and Moms…
March 31, 2021

Everytown, Georgia Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms for Prioritizing Cure Violence Funding in State of the City Address

Mayor Bottoms Announced That Atlanta is Working to Invest an Additional $5 Million in Expanding the City’s Cure Violence Program; Funds Will Come From American Rescue Plan  ATLANTA — The Georgia chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action,…
March 31, 2021

Missouri Senate Just Passed a First Step in Police Reform as Police Violence Continues.

This week, the Missouri Senate passed SB 53, a bill to prevent police misconduct and violence by requiring transparency surrounding officer-involved deaths. This comes amid continued police violence throughout the state. Reports show there have been at least four people…
March 31, 2021

Everytown Applauds White House Proposal to Dedicate $5 Billion to Community Violence Prevention Programs

Prioritizing Solutions to City Gun Violence is Among Gun Violence Priorities that Everytown has Urged the 117th Congress and the White House to Act On  NEW YORK — Everytown for Gun Safety and…
March 30, 2021

Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud House for Passing Legislation to Limit No-Knock Warrants, Sending Bill to Gov. Beshear

The Kentucky chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement after the Kentucky House passed SB 4, which would significantly limit the use of…
March 30, 2021

Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Condemn Kansas Senate Committee for Passing Bill to Let Teenagers, People from Other States Carry Hidden, Loaded Guns in Public

The Kansas chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, the grassroots networks of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement after the Senate Federal and State Affairs Committee voted to advance HB 2058, a bill which would…
March 30, 2021

Everytown Unveils First TV and Digital Ads as Part of Seven-Figure Ad Campaign Urging Senate to Pass Background Check Legislation

Everytown Kicking off Campaign With $300,000 in TV and Digital Ads, Urging Senate Passage of Background Check Legislation and “More Than Thoughts and Prayers” to Address Gun Violence Crisis NEW YORK — Today, Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund unveiled its…
March 29, 2021

Everytown, Maryland Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Mass Shooting in Baltimore County, Maryland

The Maryland chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statements after multiple connected shootings left four people dead in Baltimore County over the weekend.
March 29, 2021

Washington Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud House For Passing Common-Sense Legislation to Prohibit Open Carry at the Capitol and Protests

The Washington chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, the grassroots networks of Everytown for Gun Safety, today released the following statements after the Washington House passed SB 5038, which would prohibit the open carry of firearms on…

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.