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November 8, 2022

Senator Michael Bennet, Everytown-Supported Gun Sense Candidate, Wins Re-election in Colorado

Everytown for Gun Safety Victory Fund Supported Senator Bennet as Part of a $2.7 Million Investment in Colorado, Successfully Defeating Gun Lobby-Backed Joe O’Dea  Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Volunteers Made Over Six Million Voter Contacts to Support…
November 8, 2022

Governor Jared Polis, Everytown-Supported Gun Sense Candidate, Wins Re-election in Colorado

Everytown for Gun Safety Colorado IEC Supported Governor Jared Polis as Part of a $2.7 Million Investment in Colorado, Successfully Defeating Gun Lobby-Backed Heidi Ganahl Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Volunteers Made Over Six Million Voter Contacts to…
November 8, 2022

Representative Lucy McBath, Everytown-Supported Gun Sense Candidate and Former Everytown Employee and Moms Demand Action Volunteer, Wins Re-election in Georgia

Everytown For Gun Safety Victory Fund Conducted a Multi-Million Dollar Voter Mobilization Effort in Support Of Representative McBath This Election Cycle Over Past Three Cycles, Everytown For Gun Safety Action Fund and Victory Fund Have Spent $9 Million to Elect…
November 8, 2022

Wes Moore, Everytown-Supported Gun Sense Candidate, Wins in Maryland 

Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Volunteers Made Over Six Million Voter Contacts to Support Gun Sense Candidates Across the Country ANNAPOLIS, Md. —Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund and its grassroots networks, Moms Demand Action and Students…
November 8, 2022

Maura Healey, Everytown-Supported Gun Sense Candidate, Wins in Massachusetts 

Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Volunteers Made Over Six Million Voter Contacts to Support Gun Sense Candidates Across the Country BOSTON, M.A. — Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund and its grassroots networks, Moms Demand Action and…
November 6, 2022

Pennsylvania Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Overnight Shooting in Philadelphia

The Pennsylvania chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroot networks, released the following statement in response to a Saturday night shooting in Philadelphia’s Kensington neighborhood. According to reports, multiple…
November 3, 2022

Record-Breaking 5,000+ Moms Demand Action Gun Sense Candidate Distinctions Awarded This Cycle

NEW YORK — Today, Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund and its grassroots networks, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, announced that over 5,000 candidates across all 50 states were awarded the Moms Demand Action Gun Sense Candidate distinction this…
October 31, 2022

Following Advocacy from Washington Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Volunteers, Spokane Public School District Passes Historic Secure Firearm Storage Resolution

The Washington chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement celebrating the Spokane Public Schools Board’s vote to pass a resolution commiting the district to…
October 28, 2022

Multiple Injured In Pittsburgh, Brighton Heights Shooting; Pennsylvania Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond 

The Pennsylvania chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, released the following statements after a shooting in Pittsburgh on Friday afternoon that left six people wounded, with one person…
October 27, 2022

Four Years Since The Mass Shooting At The Tree of Life Synagogue In Pittsburgh; Lawmakers Must Do More To Prevent Gun Violence

Today marks the four years since an antisemitic shooter entered Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life synagogue armed with an AR-15 and three handguns and shot and killed 11 worshippers and injured six more. The gunman, an active member of a social…
October 27, 2022

New York Times Deep Dive into Permitless Carry, Guns Everywhere Policies in Texas Shows Violent Outlook for States That Follow Suit

The New York Times just published a comprehensive report on the impacts of Texas’ new dangerous permitless carry law where law enforcement have said it is leading to more spontaneous shootings and making it more difficult to hold shooters…
October 24, 2022

New York Governor, Kathy Hochul and Attorney General, Letitia James Prioritize Implementation of Red Flag Laws; Everytown, Moms Demand Action, and Students Demand Action Applaud

The New York chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statements applauding Governor Kathy Hochul and Attorney General Letitia James for prioritizing the implementation of Red…
October 24, 2022

Shooting at Dallas Hospital Underscores the Deadly Intersection of Gun Violence and Domestic Violence

On Saturday, a man shot and killed two hospital employees at Methodist Dallas Medical Center in Texas. Per Dallas police, the shooter was on parole for aggravated robbery and was wearing an active ankle monitor while attending to the…
October 24, 2022

Missouri Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shooting at Central Visual and Performing Arts High School in St. Louis

The Missouri chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement in response to reports that multiple people were wounded and two people, including a teenager, were…
October 21, 2022

Multiple School Swatting Incidents In Connecticut Lead To Lockdowns, Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond

Connecticut Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, released the following statements in response to false reports of an active shooter at Windsor Locks Middle School, Stamford High School, Harding High…
October 20, 2022

Nevada Chapters of Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Governor Sisolak and Attorney General Ford for Securing Funds for Gun Violence Prevention through Extreme Risk Protection Order Implementation

The Nevada chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action issued the following statement following approval by the Nevada Interim Finance Committee for funding to better implement Nevada’s Extreme Risk Protection Order Act. Nevada’s extreme risk law allows family…
October 20, 2022

New Jersey Assembly Judiciary and Appropriations Committees Move Swiftly To Pass Gun Safety Legislation To Address Dangerous Supreme Court Ruling

The New Jersey chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement applauding the Assembly’s Judiciary and Appropriations Committees for acting quickly and intentionally to pass legislation…
October 19, 2022

Oregon Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shooting on Jefferson High School Grounds in Portland

The Oregon chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action issued the following statement in response to a shooting yesterday afternoon outside Jefferson High School in Portland, where two students were shot and wounded. According to police…
October 17, 2022

Weekend Gun Violence in College Communities Underscores Urgent Need for Action on Gun Safety

As Homecoming season kicks off, incidents of gun violence are impacting college communities across the country, turning celebrations into tragedy. This weekend alone, there were at least four shootings on or around university campuses, including two Historically Black Colleges and…
October 14, 2022

U.S. Senators Dick Durbin, Tammy Duckworth, and Chris Murphy, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, Community Violence Intervention Leaders Joined Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Volunteers and Gun Violence Survivors for Roundtable Discussion on the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act

Roundtable Focused on Solutions to Curb Gun Violence in Chicago and the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act CHICAGO  — Today, gun violence survivors and gun safety advocates with Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, alongside representatives of the Institute for…
October 14, 2022

North Carolina Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Mass Shooting in Raleigh

The North Carolina chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, released the following statement after a mass shooting in Raleigh on Thursday night left five people dead, including…
October 13, 2022

New Jersey Governor and Lawmakers Introduce Measures To Strengthen Licensing Laws and Sensitive Locations To Address Dangerous Supreme Court Ruling; Everytown, Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud

The New Jersey chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement applauding the New Jersey legislature and New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy for taking a crucial…
October 11, 2022

Mayor Eric Adams Signs Times Square Sensitive Location and Illegal Gun Data Tracking Bills; Everytown, Moms Demand Action, and Students Demand Action Applaud

The New York chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statements applauding Mayor Eric Adams, a co-chair of Mayors Against Illegal Guns, for signing two pieces…
October 10, 2022

Weekend of Deadly Gun Violence in Cities Across the Country Underscores Urgent Need for Continued Action on Gun Safety

Over the weekend, acts of gun violence impacted communities across the country — some of which were tragically deadly. Many of these shootings occurred in major cities, highlighting the importance of addressing city gun violence.  On Friday night, at least two…

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.