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September 9, 2019

Wall Street Journal: Florida Schools Don’t Want to Arm Teachers

Following the Florida legislature’s reckless and unpopular decision to allow Florida teachers to be armed in schools, a Wall Street Journal analysis found that a majority of Florida schools have rejected the…
September 8, 2019

Everytown For Gun Safety, Moms Demand Action Applaud Albertsons Companies’ Decision to Prohibit Open Carry in Stores

Since Tuesday, Walmart, Kroger, Walgreens, CVS, Wegmans and Albertsons Companies Have All Announced Prohibitions on Open Carry in StoresPolling Released Last Week Showed that Companies “Have More to Gain Than They Put at Risk” by…
September 6, 2019

Everytown For Gun Safety, Moms Demand Action Respond to Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick’s Support For Stronger Background Checks on Gun Sales

Lt. Gov. Patrick Said he is “Willing to Take an Arrow” to Defy the NRA and Strengthen Background ChecksLegislation Requiring Background Checks on All Gun Sales Has Received Strong Bipartisan Support…
September 6, 2019

New Everytown, Global Strategy Group Battleground State Polling Finds Overwhelming Majority of American Voters Back Gun Safety Laws and are Prepared to Vote out Politicians who do Nothing to Curb Gun Violence

New Poll Found 94 Percent of Voters in Battlegrounds Support Background Checks on All Gun Sales; 80 Percent in Battlegrounds Support Enacting Red Flag Law; 75 Percent Ready to Hold “Politicians Accountable by Voting them out of Office”Five…
September 6, 2019

Maryland Moms Demand Action, Everytown Respond to Fatal Shooting of Transgender Teen in Baltimore

Bailey Reeves is at Least the 17th Trans Person Killed Nationwide This Year; at Least 14 Have Been Killed With A Gun BALTIMORE, Md. — The Maryland chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of…
September 6, 2019

These Organizations are Working to Prevent More Children From Being Shot and Killed in St. Louis

In the past week, St. Louis has received national attention over the fatal shootings of at least a dozen children in the city since April. Many of these children were shot near their homes, including one…
September 5, 2019

Texas Moms Demand Action, Everytown Respond to Executive Orders Released by Governor Abbott in Response to Mass Shootings in El Paso and Odessa

Requiring Background Checks on All Gun Sales and Strong Red Flag Laws Have Received Bipartisan Support from Lawmakers Across the Country  AUSTIN, Texas – The Texas chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in…
September 5, 2019

Everytown for Gun Safety, Moms Demand Action Applaud CVS and Wegmans for Decisions to Prohibit Open Carry in Stores

Since Tuesday, Walmart, Kroger, Walgreens, CVS and Wegmans Have All Announced Prohibitions on Open Carry in StoresPolling Released Today Showed that Companies “Have More to Gain Than They Put at Risk” by Advocating for Gun…
September 5, 2019

Everytown for Gun Safety, Moms Demand Action Applaud Walgreens’ Decision to Prohibit Open Carry in its Stores

Walgreens’ Announcement Followed Similar Decisions from Walmart and Kroger to Protect Shoppers and Employees by Prohibiting Open CarryPolling Released Today Showed that Companies “Have More to Gain Than They Put at…
September 5, 2019

Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund Endorses 25 Candidates in Virginia’s 2019 Elections, Donates $438,000 to Endorsed Candidates and Political Committees Working to Elect Gun Sense Majority

Contributions are Part of Unprecedented $2.5 Million Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund Effort to Elect Gun Sense Majority in Virginia General AssemblyEverytown, Moms Demand Action Will Also Unleash Grassroots Army to Elect Endorsed Candidates During Grassroots Weekends of…
September 3, 2019

Everytown For Gun Safety, Moms Demand Action Applaud Kroger’s Decision to Prohibit Open Carry in its Stores

Moms Demand Action Volunteers Started a Campaign to Ask Kroger to Prohibit Open Carry Using #GroceriesNotGuns in 2014 Earlier Today, Walmart Announced its Decision to Prohibit Open Carry and Limit Ammunition Sales in Wake of El…
September 3, 2019

BREAKING: Odessa Shooter Exploited Deadly Background Check Loophole to Purchase Firearm Used in West Texas Mass Shooting

Multiple Media Outlets Reporting that the Odessa Shooter Purchased the Firearm Used in West Texas Mass Shooting from an Unlicensed Seller and Avoided a Background Check that He Could Not PassThis Weekend Alone, Seven Americans are Dead after a…
September 3, 2019

Everytown for Gun Safety, Moms Demand Action Applaud Walmart Decision to Prohibit Open Carry and Limit Ammunition Sales in Wake of El Paso Mass Shooting

Moms Demand Action Volunteers Took to Social Media to Ask Walmart to #RollbackOpenCarry, a Step That Starbucks, Chipotle, Target and Many Others Had Previously TakenIn 45 States, It’s Legal to Carry Loaded Firearms in Public With No Permit or…
September 3, 2019

Alabama Moms Demand Action, Everytown Respond to Mass Shooting at a Home in Elkmont that Killed 5 People

Reports Indicate 5 People Shot and Killed, Including 3 Children Shooting is at Least the 19th Mass Shooting in 2019 and 213th Since 2009 ELKMONT, Ala. — The Alabama chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun…
September 1, 2019

Texas Chapter of Moms Demand Action, Everytown Statement on Gun Laws Going into Effect Today in Wake of Mass Shooting in West Texas

AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement after several laws went into effect loosening Texas existing gun laws. The laws went into…
August 31, 2019

Alabama Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action, Everytown Respond to Shooting at High School Football Game in Mobile, Alabama

Initial Reports Indicate At Least 10 Teenagers Injured; Suspect Reportedly in Custody MOBILE, Ala. — The Alabama chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America and Students Demand Action, both a part of Everytown…
August 31, 2019

Everytown, Texas Moms Demand Action Respond to Mass Shooting in West Texas

Initial Reports Indicate at Least Five People Were Shot and Killed, at Least 21 People Wounded ODESSA, Texas — Everytown for Gun Safety and the Texas chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America,…
August 30, 2019

New Jersey’s Red Flag Law Goes Into Effect This Weekend. Here’s What to Know.

On Sunday, the state of New Jersey will become the 15th state with a Red Flag law in effect, after the bill was signed by Governor Murphy last June. New Jersey’s Extreme Risk Protection Order law…
August 28, 2019

Moms Demand Action Volunteers Available for Interviews Ahead of Texas Safety Commission Meeting

Tomorrow, the Texas Safety Commission will convene in El Paso for its second meeting to discuss gun violence prevention. Volunteers with Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America have urged the commission to consider recommending…
August 27, 2019

More than 1,200 Survivors of Gun Violence Sign Letter Urging Members of Senate to Call on Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to Hold Votes on Gun Safety Legislation

1,217 Survivors of Gun Violence from All 50 States, Plus Washington, D.C., Sign Letter Urging Senate to Pass Legislation to Require Background Checks on All Gun Sales and a Strong Red Flag Law NEW YORK – Today, members of…
August 27, 2019

Re: New York Times Analysis: NRA’s Influence Rapidly Declines in Congress

Following a series of shootings across the country this month, a number of Congressional lawmakers have bucked the NRA and voiced support for common-sense gun safety measures, like expanding background checks and passing Red Flag laws. A comprehensive…
August 27, 2019

New TV Ads: Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund Unveils First Round of TV Ads Urging Senators Gardner, McConnell, Rubio and Scott to Act on Gun Safety

TV Ads Call on Republican Senators to “Stand Up to the Gun Lobby, and Pass Bipartisan Background Check and Red Flag Laws” NEW YORK — Today, Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund unveiled its first round of TV ads…
August 26, 2019

What to Know About New York’s Recently Enacted Red Flag Law

On Saturday, the state of New York became the 17th state to enact a Red Flag law, after the bill was signed by Governor Cuomo in February. New York’s Extreme Risk Protection Order law is designed…
August 23, 2019

California Moms Demand Action, Everytown Applaud Governor Newsom for Signing AB 392

AB 392 Will Establish a Modern ‘Use of Force’ Law that Discourages Lethal Force by Peace Officers While Encouraging Deescalation SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The California chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a part of Everytown…

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.