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March 26, 2021

Gun Violence in Chicago is Rampant in 2021. Community-Based Gun Violence Intervention Programs Can Provide Solutions.

After the pandemic exacerbated gun violence and led to 2020 being one of the deadliest years in the last two decades, shootings have remained high for the first months of 2021. Shootings in February of 2021…
March 26, 2021

Developing: ATF Officials Meeting Today With Gun Manufacturers in ‘Signal the Biden Administration May Tackle’ Ghost Guns Problem, WSJ Reports

As President Joe Biden considers executive action on gun violence, including to curb the growing threat from untraceable ghost guns, the Wall Street Journal is reporting this morning…
March 25, 2021

Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Oregon Senate For Passing Vital Legislation to Prohibit Firearms in Sensitive Areas

SALEM, Ore. — The Oregon chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement after the Oregon Senate passed SB 554, which would allow local governments and school districts to…
March 25, 2021

LAWMAKERS, GUN SAFETY ADVOCATES CALL ON GOV. REYNOLDS TO VETO BACKGROUND CHECK REPEAL

Governor has Called Iowa’s Background Checks and Permitting Requirement “Reasonable and Responsible” Vast Majority of Iowans, Including Gun Owners, Support Background Checks on All Gun Sales The Iowa Police Chiefs Association Formally…
March 25, 2021

Arizona Republic: ‘As Boulder mourns, the Arizona Legislature works to protect … guns’

Yesterday, Arizona Republic columnist Laurie Roberts penned a piece calling out the Arizona legislature for continuing to fast-track dangerous nullification bills such as HB 2111 and SB 1328 in the wake of two tragic mass shootings.
March 25, 2021

Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Wyoming Lawmakers Advancing Risky, Dangerous Guns Legislation

The Wyoming chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today released the following statement after the Wyoming lawmakers passed SF 81, legislation to nullify federal gun safety laws and SF 67, legislation to…
March 25, 2021

What the Biden-Harris Administration Can Do Today to Address Gun Violence

While the Senate is now the main battleground in the fight for legislative action on gun safety, there are many executive actions that the Biden-Harris administration can take today to save lives from gun violence. President Joe Biden appeared to…
March 25, 2021

Everytown to Launch Seven-Figure TV and Digital Ad Campaign to Urge Senate to Pass Background Check Legislation

Ad Campaign Will Include Cable Television Ads, State-Specific TV and Digital Ads Urging Senators to Act on Background Checks Everytown Co-Founder Mike Bloomberg to Participate in the Campaign by Triple Matching All Donations to Everytown  Campaign Will Include Grassroots Events…
March 24, 2021

One Day After Mass Shooting in Boulder, Colorado House Committee Passes Common-Sense Legislation to Require Reporting of Lost and Stolen Firearms

Yesterday, just one day after Colorado was devastated by a mass shooting in Boulder at a grocery store in which ten people were shot and killed, including one police officer, the Colorado House Judiciary Committee advanced…
March 23, 2021

Four Gun Safety Policies Georgia Lawmakers Should Pass in the Wake of the Mass Shootings in Atlanta and Boulder

In the wake of the mass shooting in Atlanta in which nine people were shot, including eight fatally – seven of whom were women, and six of whom were Asian women – and the mass shooting…
March 23, 2021

Everytown Responds to President Biden’s Remarks on Tragic Mass Shooting in Boulder, Calls for Immediate Action

WASHINGTON –– Everytown for Gun Safety and its grassroots networks, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, released the following statements after President Joe Biden’s remarks on yesterday’s mass shooting in Boulder in which at least 10…
March 23, 2021

After Horrific Mass Shooting in Boulder, Everytown Releases Statement, Witness Remarks Ahead of Senate Hearing on Gun Violence

This Hearing Comes Just One Day After the Tragic Mass Shooting in Boulder and Less than a Week After the Mass Shooting in Atlanta Today at 10am ET, Robin Brule –– a Moms Demand Action Volunteer and…
March 22, 2021

Everytown, Colorado Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Mass Shooting in Boulder

The Colorado chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statements after a mass shooting in Boulder at a grocery store in which ten people…
March 22, 2021

Everytown Applauds 18 Attorneys General as They Call for Federal Executive Action on Ghost Guns

Nation’s Largest Gun Safety Group Renews Calls For Executive Action To Halt This Growing Threat Nationwide NEW YORK — Today, Everytown for Gun Safety applauded 18 Attorneys General, led by Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro, after they sent a…
March 19, 2021

Everytown Statement on President Biden and Vice President Harris’s Remarks after Mass Shooting in Atlanta

Everytown for Gun Safety released the following statement today in response to President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris’s remarks in Atlanta, Georgia after the mass shooting on Tuesday in which nine people were shot,…
March 19, 2021

Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Statement on Montana Senate Judiciary Committee Passing Extreme Legislation to Nullify Federal Gun Law

The Montana chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement after the Montana Senate Judiciary Committee passed HB 258, a bill which would prohibit Montana state and local…
March 19, 2021

Washington Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud House Committee For Passing Legislation to Prohibit Open Carry

The Washington chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, the grassroots networks of Everytown for Gun Safety, today released the following statements after the Washington House Civil Rights and Judiciary Committee passed SB 5038, which would prohibit the…
March 18, 2021

Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Washington House and Senate Committees for Advancing Vital Police Violence Legislation

The Washington chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement after the Committees in both the Washington House and Senate passed HB 1054, HB 1267, and SB 5051,…
March 18, 2021

Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Senate Committee Passing Dangerous Legislation to Force Guns in Public Spaces

The Arizona chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement after the Arizona Senate Judiciary Committee passed HB 2551, legislation that would force guns in concerts, recreation centers,…
March 18, 2021

Everytown, New Jersey Moms Demand Action Applaud New Jersey Attorney General Grewal For Settlement Stopping Advertisements and Sales of Ghost Guns Into the State

Nation’s Largest Gun Safety Group Renews Calls For Executive Action To Halt This Growing Threat Nationwide NEWARK, N.J. — Today, Everytown for Gun Safety and the New Jersey chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown’s…
March 18, 2021

Everytown Responds to Xavier Becerra’s Confirmation as HHS Secretary

NEW YORK –– Today, Everytown for Gun Safety and its grassroots networks, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, applauded Xavier Becerra’s confirmation as Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) –– a department that will be instrumental in combating the dual…
March 18, 2021

Iowa Moms Demand Action Statement on Iowa House Passing Bill to Repeal Background Checks on Handgun Sales

The Bill would also Repeal Iowa’s Permit Requirement for Carrying a Concealed Handgun in Public The Iowa chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement after the state…
March 18, 2021

Resources and Context For The Mass Shooting In Atlanta

On Tuesday night, nine people were shot, including eight fatally, in three separate metro Atlanta spa shootings. Seven of those fatally shot were women. The motive of the shooting remains to be determined, but according to…
March 17, 2021

Colorado Moms Demand Action Applauds Colorado House State, Civic, Military, & Veterans Affairs Committee For Voting Against Dangerous Gun Bills

The Colorado chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statements today after the Colorado House State, Civic, Military, & Veterans Affairs Committee voted to reject HB 1038, which…

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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.