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August 3, 2021

States Lead The Way on Gun Safety in 2021: Passing Over 30 Gun Safety Laws, Rejecting Dozens of Extreme Gun Lobby Bills, Approving A Record Over $250 Million For Gun Violence Prevention

Thousands of Moms and Students Demand Action Volunteers Across the Country Partnered With Democratic, Republican and Independent Lawmakers to Achieve Massive Victories and Block Bad Bills NEW YORK — Everytown for Gun Safety, Moms Demand Action, and Students Demand…
August 2, 2021

Governor J.B. Pritzker Signs Bill to Strengthen Illinois Background Check System — Illinois Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Commitment to Gun Safety

The Illinois chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statements applauding Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker’s signing of H.B. 562, a law to close gaps in Illinois’…
July 29, 2021

New Report Confirms More Questionable Gifts To NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre — This Time Exotic Elephant Furniture

Current NRA Policy Forbids Accepting Gifts In Excess of $250, But LaPierre Secretly Accepted Elephant Trophies Valued At Thousands of Dollars for Private Home Today, Everytown for Gun Safety and its grassroots networks, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action,…
July 29, 2021

The Two Year Mark of the Shootings in El Paso and Dayton is Approaching: Here is What You Need to Know.

On Tuesday and Wednesday, the two-year marks of the El Paso and Dayton mass shootings, during which 32 people were killed and 40 more were wounded in one weekend, will be commemorated across the country. Both…
July 28, 2021

West Virginia Moms Demand Action Responds to Unintentional Shooting of 6-Year-Old Boy in Charleston

The West Virginia chapter of Moms Demand Action, part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement after a shooting in Charleston in which a 6-year-old boy unintentionally shot himself in the hand…
July 26, 2021

Everytown, California Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Mass Shooting in Wasco, 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 a home in Wasco, California on Sunday. According…
July 26, 2021

Moms Demand Action Finds New Ways to Encourage Secure Gun Storage Around the Country

As gun sales and gun violence have increased over the last year, so have unintentional shootings by children. Moms Demand Action volunteers around the country have been working to raise awareness and prevent more unintentional shootings by educating their communities…
July 22, 2021

Everytown, Moms Demand Action Statement on Shooting on Busy Street in Washington, D.C.

WASHINGTON – Everytown for Gun Safety and its grassroots networks, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, released the following statement following reports of a shooting on a busy street in Washington, D.C. on Thursday night, wounding at least…
July 22, 2021

Everytown Statement on President Biden Signing the VOCA Fix Into Law

WASHINGTON — Today, Everytown for Gun Safety and its grassroots networks, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, released the following statements after President Joe Biden signed the VOCA Fix to Sustain the Crime Victims Fund Act of 2021 into…
July 22, 2021

Everytown Applauds AG Garland As He Launches Strike Forces to Combat Gun Trafficking in Five Cities

WASHINGTON — Today in Chicago, Attorney General Merrick Garland launched gun trafficking strike forces in five major cities to help stem the rising murder rates in cities across the country. The strike forces were first announced by President Joe Biden,…
July 22, 2021

ICYMI: Biden Lays Out Gun Safety Agenda, Wins at CNN Town Hall in Cincinnati

Washington — Last night, in a CNN Town Hall in Cincinnati, President Joe Biden was asked a question about his plan to reduce gun violence and crack down on illegal guns. He specifically referenced his work to curtail the…
July 22, 2021

What to know about the Police Reform legislation going into effect on Sunday.

This legislative session, Washington lawmakers passed five police reform bills to help ensure transparency within police departments and prevent police violence. The bills will go into effect on Sunday. Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action volunteers fought…
July 21, 2021

Maryland Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shooting of Taya Ashton, a Trans Woman, in Suitland, Md.

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 in response to reports that a 20-year-old Black transgender woman, Taya Ashton, was found shot and…
July 20, 2021

Everytown Applauds Passage Of “VOCA Fix” Legislation, Preventing Funding Cuts To Grant Programs Designed To Help Victims Of Crimes

Bill Ensures Monetary Penalties From Deferred Prosecution And Non-Prosecution Agreements Go Into Crime Victims Fund, Just Like Penalties From Convictions WASHINGTON – Today, Everytown for Gun Safety and its grassroots networks, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, released the…
July 20, 2021

Victory for Gun Safety: Louisiana Senate Rejects Deadly Permitless Carry Bill; Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond

BATON ROUGE – The Louisiana chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement after lawmakers in the Louisiana Senate voted to sustain Governor Edwards’ veto of…
July 20, 2021

Tennessee Moms Demand Action Respond to Unintentional Shooting of 6-Year-Old Boy in Sumner County, Second Unintentional Shooting in Two Weeks

The Tennessee chapter of Moms Demand Action, part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement after an unintentional shooting in Sumner County in which a 6-year-old boy was unintentionally shot and killed.
July 19, 2021

California Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Statements on Police Shooting in Los Angeles

The California chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statements after a Los Angeles police officer fired a non-lethal round at a…
July 19, 2021

Two Shootings in Nation’s Capital Highlight Urgency of Taking Action on Gun Violence

WASHINGTON – Everytown for Gun Safety and its grassroots networks, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, released the following statements after Washington, D.C. experienced several instances of gun violence this weekend during what has been a devastating year for…
July 19, 2021

Everytown For Gun Safety Action Fund Endorses Virginia Volunteer Leader Melanie Cornelisse In HD-78

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 Moms Demand Action…
July 19, 2021

Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund Endorses Alexis Gevanter for Connecticut State Senate in August 17 Special Election

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 Moms Demand Action volunteer…
July 16, 2021

Texas Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shooting in Levelland

Four Officers Were Shot, One Fatally, in the Line of Duty During a Standoff in Levelland In June, Governor Abbott Signed Permitless Carry Legislation, Ignoring Law Enforcement Objections AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students…
July 15, 2021

Everytown For Gun Safety Applauds House Committee Passage Of Appropriations Legislation With Crucial Investments To Help Reduce Gun Violence

WASHINGTON – Today, Everytown for Gun Safety and its grassroots networks, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, released the following statements applauding the U.S. House Appropriations Committee’s passage of the FY-2022 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related…
July 15, 2021

Everytown, Maine Moms Demand Action, Applaud Enactment of Bill to Eliminate Taxes on Secure Storage Equipment

The Maine chapter of Moms Demand Action, part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released a statement today applauding the enactment of a bill that will create a tax exemption on purchases of secure storage devices. The bill,…
July 14, 2021

New GAO Report Shows Vast Health Care Cost of Gun Violence, Highlighting Urgency to Take Action

House Oversight Democrats Unveiled GAO Report Today, Which Shows Immediate Health Care Costs From Gun Violence Exceed $1 Billion Per year  Everytown Research Shows Total Short and Longterm Economic Costs of Gun Violence Total $280 Billion…

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.