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August 20, 2021

A Thirteen-Year-Old was Shot and Killed by Two Other Teenagers in Cleveland Heights Earlier this Month. Here’s What You Need to Know About Youth Access to Firearms in Ohio.

This summer, Ohio communities have experienced several heartbreaking incidents of gun violence where both victims and perpetrators of gun crimes have been children and teens.  Earlier this month, thirteen-year-old London Hill from Milwaukee was shot and killed while visiting…
August 20, 2021

New Mexico Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shooting of Four Law Enforcement Officers in Albuquerque

The New Mexico chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement after four law enforcement officers were wounded in a shooting in northeast Albuquerque. Initial reports suggest…
August 20, 2021

Maryland Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Tragic Shooting on a Germantown Basketball Court

The Maryland chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement today responding to a shooting in Germantown, Maryland, that killed one person and left three others…
August 20, 2021

“Unacceptable and Deeply Disturbing”: Rhode Island Moms Demand Action Respond to Released Body Camera Footage Showing Police Beating, Brandishing Guns and Spitting at Teenagers

The Rhode Island chapter of Moms Demand Action, part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement today in response to footage released by the Providence Police Department of officers using excessive force while apprehending three teenagers…
August 19, 2021

Moms Demand Action Responds to at Least 15 Instances of Children and Teens Across the Country Bringing Firearms into Schools.

As kids across the country are returning to school, there have been over a dozen incidents of children and teens bringing guns into learning environments. Yesterday, a student in DeKalb County, Georgia brought a gun into McNair High School.
August 18, 2021

‘A Shameful Day’: North Carolina Senate Passes Background Check Repeal Bill; Advocates Respond

Gun Violence Survivors, Moms Demand Action Volunteers are Available for Interviews Advocates Held Press Conference Urging Lawmakers to Reject HB 398; Recording Available RALEIGH, N.C. – The North Carolina chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown…
August 18, 2021

Everytown Law, Moms Demand Action Applaud DOJ Court Filing Showing Missouri ‘Nullification’ Law Is Clearly Unconstitutional And Already Hampering Local Law Enforcement, Weapons, Drug Cases

NEW YORK — Everytown Law, the largest team of litigators in the U.S. working full-time on advancing gun violence prevention in the courts, and Moms Demand Action, one of the grassroots arms of Everytown for Gun Safety, today applauded the U.S.
August 18, 2021

Several Children Have Unintentionally Shot and Killed Their Parents with Unsecured Guns This Summer. Here’s What You Need to Know.

Over the past month, there have been several unintentional shootings by children across the country, including multiple heartbreaking incidents where children have shot and killed their parents with an unsecured gun.  Last week, a toddler in Florida unintentionally shot…
August 18, 2021

Massachusetts Moms Demand Action Respond to Police Shooting of Woman in Saugus, Ma.

The Massachusetts chapter of Moms Demand Action, part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement in response to a police shooting involving a 38-year-old woman in Saugus, Massachusetts. The woman, Stephanie Gerardi, was shot and killed…
August 17, 2021

Breaking: Judge Allows Major Lawsuit Against NRA For Fraud And Defamation To Proceed

Former Longtime Vendor Ackerman McQueen’s Claims Against NRA For Breach of Contract, Fraud, Defamation, and Civil Conspiracy Will Continue Trial Scheduled For Fall 2021 NEW YORK – Today, Everytown for Gun Safety and its grassroots networks, Moms Demand Action and…
August 17, 2021

New NY AG Complaint Alleges NRA Spent Shocking $10M On Private Jet Travel, $75M On Lawyers, Building On NRA Failed Bankruptcy Attempt Revelations

Amended Complaint from NY AG Shows How NRA Continues To Pay The Price For Failed Bankruptcy Lawsuit Alleges LaPierre “Exploited The Organization For His Financial Benefit” NEW YORK – Everytown for Gun Safety and its grassroots networks, Moms Demand…
August 17, 2021

New York Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action, Respond to Deadly Weekend of Gun Violence in New York City

The New York chapter of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both grassroots networks of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement today in response to the devastating gun violence seen in New York City over the weekend.
August 16, 2021

Illinois Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Governor J.B. Pritzker for Signing Bill to Strengthen the Illinois’ Firearm Restraining Order Law

The Illinois chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement applauding Governor J.B. Pritzker for signing HB 1092, a bill to strengthen Illinois’ firearm restraining order law, into…
August 16, 2021

Mother of a Washington Middle School Student: “I’m not afraid of COVID, I’m more afraid of all this violence…”

On Friday afternoon, 13 year-old, Bennie Hargrove, was shot and killed by another classmate at Washington Middle School. According to reports, Hargrove was de-escalating a fight after he asked the shooter to stop bullying one of his…
August 13, 2021

Ohio Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action, Respond to Shooting of Tierramarie Lewis, a Black Trans Woman, in Cleveland

The Ohio chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both grassroots networks of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement today responding to reports that a 36-year-old Black transgender woman, Tierramarie Lewis, was shot and killed…
August 11, 2021

Massachusetts Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action, Respond to Shooting in Dorchester

The Massachusetts chapter 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 a shooting in Boston’s Dorchester neighborhood. Reports indicate that…
August 11, 2021

Everytown Announces Biden-Harris Administration, New York State Senator Zellnor Myrie, and Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley To Receive Lawmaker of the Year Award

All Three Recipients Have Advocated for Common-Sense Gun Safety Laws, Been Long-Time Gun Sense ChampionsAward Will Be Presented at Gun Sense University, an Annual Training Summit Attended By More than 2,000 Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Volunteers and…
August 11, 2021

ICYMI — Associated Press: Gun Lobby-Backed State Legislatures Roll Back Gun Laws Despite Law Enforcement Opposition, Risk to Public and Police Officers

In several states with gun lobby backed state legislatures and Republican majorities, lawmakers have passed laws to weaken gun safety laws — and they’ve done so in spite of aggressive, vocal opposition from local law enforcement who have raised the alarm about…
August 10, 2021

Everytown for Gun Safety Victory Fund Launches “Demand A Seat” — New National Program to Recruit and Train Volunteers and Gun Violence Survivors to Run for Local, State and Federal Office

At A Time of Rising Gun Violence, Demand a Seat Will Invest $3 Million in Recruiting and Training Hundreds of Grassroots Volunteers to Run on Gun Safety New Initiative Will Provide Educational Training with Campaign Experts and Mentorship Opportunities to Volunteers…
August 9, 2021

Following Counterproductive Legislative Sessions, Recent Gun Violence in New Hampshire Highlights Critical Need for Extreme Risk Laws

New Hampshire, a state with some of the weakest gun laws in the country, just concluded a legislative session during which lawmakers used the time to move forward on a number of dangerous gun bills that…
August 9, 2021

New Report Highlights Deadly Tide of Untraceable, Easily Made “Ghost” Guns Flowing into U.S. Cities

Today, the National Police Foundation released a comprehensive report detailing the increasing proliferation of ghost guns, untraceable firearms that have been recovered by law enforcement in growing numbers in recent years. The report, featured in USA Today, includes…
August 6, 2021

Everytown Responds to New Videos of Gun Lobby Ally Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene Calling For Gun Violence Against People Who Encourage COVID Vaccination

Rep. Greene Shows How Gun Extremism Is Deeply Intertwined With Rightwing Extremism Everytown Report Details How Gun Lobby Enshrines Firearms As Primary Tool of Far Right Today, Everytown for Gun Safety and its grassroots networks, Moms Demand Action and…
August 5, 2021

New Jersey Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action, Respond to Shooting of Shai Vanderpump, a Black Trans Woman, in Trenton, Nj.

The New Jersey chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both grassroots networks of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement today responding to reports that a 23-year-old Black transgender woman, Shai Vanderpump, was found shot and…
August 4, 2021

Moms Demand Action Partners With Local Law Enforcement in 16 States for “National Night Out” to Promote Be SMART Program, Secure Firearm Storage to Prevent Unintentional Shootings by Children

Moms Demand Action Teams Up with Local Law Enforcement to Promote Be SMART Program to Prevent Unintentional Shootings by Children in the U.S. #NotAnAccident Index Reveals There Have Been at Least 216…

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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.