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November 22, 2021

New Resource Can Help Ohio Gun Owners Compare Secure Firearm Storage Options; Ohio Ranks Highest in Unintentional Shootings By Children in 2021

Unintentional Shootings Often Rise During Holiday Season, Adding to Urgent Need for Secure Storage Data on Ohio Unintentional Shootings Here; Gun Violence Prevention Advocates Available for Interviews OHIO – Amid a national increase in the frequency…
November 22, 2021

New Resource Can Help Texas Gun Owners Compare Secure Firearm Storage Options; Texas Ranks Second Highest in Unintentional Shootings By Children in 2021

Unintentional Shootings Often Rise During Holiday Season, Adding to Urgent Need for Secure Storage Data on Texas Unintentional Shootings Here; Gun Violence Prevention Advocates Available for Interviews TEXAS – Amid a national increase in the frequency…
November 22, 2021

Amid Increase In Unintentional Shootings By Children, New Everytown And Moms Demand Action Resource Details Secure Firearm Storage Options For Gun Owners

Unintentional Shootings Often Rise During Holiday Season, Adding to Urgent Need for Secure Storage State-by-State Data on Unintentional Shootings Here; Gun Violence Prevention Advocates Available for Interviews NEW YORK – In light of Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund…
November 19, 2021

Pennsylvania Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shooting of Black Transgender Woman in Aliquippa, Pa.

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 in response to the death of Angel Naira, a 36-year-old Black transgender woman who was…
November 19, 2021

Wisconsin Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond To Verdict In Trial Of Kyle Rittenhouse Who Shot Three People, Two Fatally, While Armed With An AR-15-Style Rifle

KENOSHA — The Wisconsin chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statements on the jury’s verdict finding Kyle Rittenhouse not guilty on charges of the first…
November 19, 2021

Saturday is Trans Day of Remembrance. 2021 is already the deadliest year for gun violence against transgender and gender-nonconforming people.

Transgender Day of Remembrance is this Saturday. So far this year, at least 48 transgender or gender non-conforming people have been killed in the United States and Puerto Rico, making 2021 the deadliest year in history— and…
November 19, 2021

In Historic Win for Gun Safety, Build Back Better Act Passes the House, Including $5 Billion Investment In Community Violence Intervention

Today, the House of Representatives passed President Joe Biden’s Build Back Better Act, moving this historic legislation a critical step closer to becoming law. Among other things, the Build Back Better Act will make historic investments in community violence intervention…
November 18, 2021

A State of Emergency in the City of Rochester Over Gun Violence. Here’s What You Need to Know:

Cities across the country have experienced the scourge of gun violence over the past year, with rates of gun violence skyrocketing in some of the most deeply impacted communities. In Rochester, New York, a Local State of Emergency has been…
November 17, 2021

Ohio Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Condemn House Lawmakers for Passing Dangerous Permitless Carry Bill

The Ohio 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 Ohio House of Representatives voted to pass HB 227, dangerous permitless carry legislation…
November 17, 2021

Virginia Cities Continue to Pass Important Local Ordinances to Combat Gun Violence. Here’s What You Need to Know:

With record breaking gun violence rates continuing to devastate cities across the country, it is crucial that local governments act effectively to keep their communities safe. In Virginia, localities have responded by passing important common-sense gun safety measures. Last week,…
November 17, 2021

Ohio House Passed Dangerous Legislation to Arm Teachers — Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond

The Ohio 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 Ohio House of Representatives today voted to pass OH HB 99,  a bill…
November 17, 2021

Columbia Mayor Benjamin: Open Carry Puts South Carolina Residents In Harm’s Way, So Prohibit It At Permitted Events

Earlier this year, the South Carolina General Assembly passed HB 3094, a bill allowing the open carry of handguns in public. The law’s passage came despite vocal opposition from medical professionals, business and faith leaders, law enforcement, and members of…
November 16, 2021

Pennsylvania Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Condemn House Passage of Permitless Carry Bill

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 in response to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives passing SB 565, a dangerous bill which would…
November 16, 2021

Albuquerque passes 100 homicides; highest homicide total in history

This weekend, Albuquerque police recorded the city’s 100th homicide. The city has recorded several deadly weekends, including three people shot and killed in less than 30 hours last weekend. This is the …
November 15, 2021

Colorado Students Demand Action, Moms Demand Action Respond to Shooting in Aurora

The Colorado chapters of Students Demand Action and Moms Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement after six teenagers between the ages of 14-18 years old were shot and wounded at…
November 12, 2021

DHS Continues to Sound the Alarm on Domestic Terrorism in New Bulletin

This week, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released a new intelligence bulletin, covered by NBC News, that details the scope and prevalence of domestic terrorism and foreign terrorism in the country. The bulletin…
November 12, 2021

Kentucky Moms Demand Action Applaud Louisville Metro Council on Passing Funding Ordinance, Including Over $15 Million for Life-Saving Violence Intervention Programs

The Kentucky chapter of Moms Demand Action, a part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement applauding the Louisville Metro Council for approving a budget ordinance that included $15.8 million in funding for violence intervention programs…
November 11, 2021

After Columbine, the NRA panicked about its own image. Here’s how they could have improved school safety instead.

Earlier this week, a new report from NPR’s Tim Mak revealed the NRA’s internal deliberations immediately following the 1999 Columbine High School shooting and what to do about their annual convention set to be held just days later in…
November 10, 2021

South Carolina Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shooting of Black Transgender Woman in Greenville, South Carolina

GREENVILLE, S.C. – The South Carolina chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statements after 28-year-old Black transgender woman Marquiisha Lawrence was shot and…
November 10, 2021

Ohio Lawmakers Passed Dangerous Legislation to Arm Teachers Out of Committee — Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond

The Ohio chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, released the following statement after Ohio lawmakers today voted to pass OH HB 99,  a dangerous bill that would…
November 10, 2021

Pennsylvania Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to State Senate Passing Dangerous Punitive Preemption and Permitless Carry Bills

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 in response to lawmakers in the Pennsylvania Senate passing two dangerous bills during a late night…
November 9, 2021

Governor Murphy’s Robust Gun Safety Bill Package is What New Jersey Needs in the Fight Against Gun Violence

The New Jersey legislature is currently considering a package of gun safety bills that would comprehensively address the gun violence epidemic across the state. With the inflow of out-of-state guns continuing to endanger New Jersey communities…
November 9, 2021

Bombshell: Secret Tape Reveals NRA’s Internal Response to Columbine School Shooting

New Report from NPR Reveals Internal Deliberations of NRA Executives After 1999 Columbine High School Shooting Report Shows NRA Only Cared About Self-Preservation, Called Own Members “Hillbillies” Everytown Experts Are Available To Discuss What This Means and the State…
November 9, 2021

Following an 88% Jump in State Child Firearm Deaths Last Year, North Carolina Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Call on Officials to Promote Secure Firearm Storage

The North Carolina chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement calling on officials to promote secure firearm storage after newly-released research indicated that child…

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.