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January 10, 2020

Here’s what you should know about the gun extremist rally in Virginia on January 20th

On January 20th, gun extremists – including out-of-state militia groups – will descend on the Virginia General Assembly, hoping to intimidate lawmakers into rejecting the democratic will of the people who, by wide margins, want (and…
January 9, 2020

On Day One of Legislative Session, Moms Demand Action Volunteers Discuss Gun Safety With Virginia Lawmakers and the Newly-Elected Gun Sense Majority in Both Chambers

Moms Demand Action volunteers from across the Commonwealth of Virginia turned out in droves Wednesday to welcome lawmakers, many of them newly elected gun sense champions, on the first day of the 2020 session. Volunteers from places like Virginia Beach,…
January 9, 2020

What to Know About Gun Safety Ahead of 2020 Legislative Session in Tennessee

On Tuesday, Tennessee lawmakers will return to Nashville for the 2020 legislative session. Over the past several years, the Tennessee legislature has continually weakened the state’s gun laws despite a gun violence crisis that takes more than…
January 9, 2020

Georgia Legislature Should Stand For Gun Safety in 2020. Moms Demand Action Volunteers Are Available for Interviews.

On Tuesday, Georgia lawmakers will return to Atlanta for the 2020 legislative session. This session, volunteers with the Georgia chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America will urge their representatives to reject efforts to strip the state’s…
January 8, 2020

ICYMI: Muslim Advocates Call for NRA Board Member Resignation Following Report of Anti-Muslim Rhetoric

NEW Report Uncovered NRA Board Member Anthony Colandro Using Twitter Account to Voice Blatantly Islamophobic & Homophobic Content for YearsFollowing Report And Call For His Resignation, Colandro Blocked Public Access To Twitter Account In case you missed it, Muslim Advocates,…
January 8, 2020

ICYMI: New Poll Shows Stronger Gun Laws Enjoy Broad Based and Bipartisan Support Amongst Virginians

Poll Comes as the Virginia General Assembly Opens Today with a New Majority Ready to Make Gun Safety a Top PriorityPoll Shows 83% of Virginians Support Background Checks and 82% Support Red Flag LawsAhead of the General Assembly session that…
January 8, 2020

New Hampshire Moms Demand Action, Everytown Applaud New Hampshire House Of Representatives For Passing Extreme Risk Legislation

CONCORD, N.H. – The New Hampshire chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today applauded the New Hampshire House of Representatives for passing HB 687, extreme risk protection order legislation, which…
January 8, 2020

What to Know About Gun Violence in Missouri as the 2020 Legislative Session Begins Today.

As the Missouri legislature returns to Jefferson City for the start of the 2020 legislative session, lawmakers will again have the opportunity to pass common-sense gun safety bills. With Governor Parson announcing his support for gun safety legislation over…
January 8, 2020

It’s Time to Pass Life-Saving Extreme Risk Protection Order Legislation in Nebraska. The 2020 Legislative Session Resumes Today.

As lawmakers return to Lincoln on Wednesday for opening day of Nebraska’s legislative session, they will have an opportunity to pass common-sense gun safety bills starting with LB 58, Extreme Risk Protection Order legislation. The bill was introduced last January…
January 8, 2020

This Session, Michigan Lawmakers Should Pass Bills to Keep Guns Out of the Hands of Domestic Abusers

As lawmakers return to Lansing for the second term of Michigan’s legislative session Wednesday, they will have new opportunities to pass common-sense gun safety bills. A top priority for lawmakers should be: closing the gaps that give domestic abusers easy…
January 8, 2020

Moms Demand Action to Address Gun-Related Domestic Violence at El Paso Hearing

On Thursday, Jan. 9, volunteers with the Texas chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America will attend and testify at the House Mass Violence Prevention and Community Safety Select Committee hearing in El…
January 8, 2020

What to Know on Gun Safety as 2020 Legislative Session Begins in Rhode Island

Rhode Island’s legislative session started yesterday, and state lawmakers have the opportunity to pass common-sense gun safety bills this year. Here’s what to know on two policies could prevent future gun violence in the state if enacted: Ghost Guns and 3D-Printed…
January 7, 2020

Rhode Island Moms Demand Action, Everytown Applaud Speaker Mattiello, Senate President Ruggerio For Prioritizing Ghost Gun Legislation In 2020

Legislation Would Close Loophole Allowing Criminals, Others to Access Untraceable, Unserialized Ghost Guns, Avoiding Background Checks and Undermining Law EnforcementPROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Rhode Island chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun…
January 7, 2020

What to Know on Gun Safety as 2020 Legislative Session Begins in Maryland

Lawmakers will have another opportunity to pass common-sense gun safety legislation in the new year as Maryland’s session begins on Wednesday. The top priority: legislation that would require background checks on all sales of rifles and shotguns in the state.
January 7, 2020

REPORT: NRA Board Member Used Twitter Account to Voice Blatantly Islamophobic & Homophobic Content for Years

Days before before the NRA’s winter board meeting in Tysons Corner, Virginia, new reporting has exposed that one of the NRA board’s newest members, Anthony Colandro, has been spouting deeply offensive and…
January 7, 2020

Everytown Law Represents Kansas City, Missouri In Suit Against Gun Manufacturer, Dealers And Alleged Traffickers For Contributing To Local Gun Violence

City is the First in the U.S. to File a Lawsuit Against the Gun Industry in More than 10 YearsKANSAS CITY, Mo. – During a press conference today with Everytown Law, the litigation arm of Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund, Kansas City Mayor Quinton…
January 7, 2020

What to Know on Gun Safety as 2020 Legislative Session Begins in Pennsylvania

Lawmakers have the opportunity to pass life-saving Extreme Risk legislation in the new year as the second term of Pennsylvania’s legislative session begins on Tuesday. They should also reject punitive preemption legislation that would undermine local…
January 3, 2020

The Daily Beast: Couple Uses Downloadable Gun to Murder Ex’s Mom

The Murder Comes As Trump Admin Prepares to Allow 3D-Printed Gun Blueprints to be Posted Online Experts are available to provide more information on downloadable guns and the litigation.According to the Daily Beast, a newly-engaged couple has…
January 3, 2020

Iowa Starting Line: Iowan: Joni Ernst Is Caving to the NRA On Boyfriend Loophole

Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) has caved to NRA pressure by introducing a version of the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act (VAWA) that does not include life-saving measures to…
January 2, 2020

Hawaii’s Red Flag Law Just Went Into Effect. Here’s What to Know.

On Wednesday, Hawaii joined a list of 17 states, along with Washington D.C., that have enacted a red flag law, after the bill was signed by Gov. David Ige in June. Hawaii’s Gun Violence Protective Order…
January 2, 2020

Oklahoma Moms Demand Action, Everytown Respond To Fatal Shooting Of Transgender Man In McAlester

Dustin Parker is the First Trans Person to be Killed in 2020In 2019, at Least 25 Trans People Were Killed Nationwide; 19 Were Killed With a GunMCALESTER, Okla. — The Oklahoma chapter of Moms Demand Action for…
January 2, 2020

New York Moms Demand Action, Everytown Applaud Governor Cuomo’s Commitment to Regulate Ghost Guns in 2020

In December, Everytown for Gun Safety Urged the ATF to Interpret Similarly Worded Federal Law to Regulate the Building Blocks for Ghost Guns NEW YORK – Volunteers with the New York chapter of Moms Demand Action for…
December 31, 2019

Re: Gun Violence Kills 3,000 Texans Each Year

Once again, the gun violence crisis in Texas is in the spotlight after two people were shot and killed at a church in White Settlement on Sunday. Gun violence kills more than 3,000 Texans each year, and…
December 30, 2019

Ohio State Students Demand Action Leader: “’Stand Your Ground’ Not What Ohio Needs”

Last week, Mitchell Pinsky, group leader of Students Demand Action at The Ohio State University, penned an op-ed in the Cincinnati Enquirer highlighting the dangers of the Stand Your Ground legislation currently being considered in the Ohio State Senate.

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.