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December 10, 2021

Everytown, D.C. Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Mayor Bowser’s Expansion of City Violence Interruption Resources to Reduce Gun Violence

Everytown for Gun Safety and the Washington, D.C. chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement after Mayor Muriel Bowser announced that D.C.’s Office of…
December 10, 2021

This Weekend Marks Nine Years Since the Shooting at Clackamas Town Center. Since Then, a Grassroots Movement Has Changed the Secure Gun Storage Landscape.

Nearly nine years ago, a 22 year-old gunman shot three people — two fatally — at Clackamas Town Center in Clackamas, Oregon. The shooter used an unsecured rifle. Since the shooting, the state has passed a secure storage law to require…
December 10, 2021

City of Memphis Leads on Prioritizing Gun Safety Ahead of Tennessee 2022 Legislative Session

As yet another deadly year of Tennessee gun violence draws to a close, the City of Memphis today presented a set of 2022 State Government Priorities during the Shelby County legislative delegation meeting, including several key points on improving public…
December 9, 2021

Everytown, Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action to Double Down on 2022 Gun Safety Priorities in Statehouses Amid Tragic Year of Gun Violence Fueled by Gun Lobby’s ‘Guns Everywhere’ Agenda

NEW YORK — Everytown for Gun Safety, Moms Demand Action, and Students Demand Action today announced their gun safety priorities ahead of the upcoming 2022 legislative session, following another tragic year of gun violence and high profile shootings fueled by…
December 8, 2021

Secure storage saves lives. Here’s how Alaska lawmakers can act this upcoming session.

After the tragic shooting at Oxford High School in Michigan last week, Alaska leaders and leaders across the country looked to the gun violence prevention movement to see what can be done to prevent school shootings in the future. Secure…
December 7, 2021

Las Vegas Sun: Ghost guns have no place in America

On Sunday, the Las Vegas Sun published a piece authored by gun violence survivor and Students Demand Action leader, Mia Tretta on the importance of regulating ghost guns and the new law passed last session to regulate ghost…
December 7, 2021

“Charges against the parents of the Michigan school shooter should serve as a example” — Shannon Watts in The Washington Post

Following charges of involuntary manslaughter being made against the parents of the perpetrator of the mass shooting at Oxford High School that left four students dead and seven others wounded, Shannon Watts, founder of Moms Demand Action, writes in…
December 7, 2021

California Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shooting of Black Transgender Woman in Oakland, California

OAKLAND, Calif. – 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 Nikai David, a 33-year-old Black transgender woman, was…
December 6, 2021

Atlanta Public Schools Announces Secure Storage Policy, in Wake of Oxford High School Shooting

Atlanta Public Schools Will Work With Nonprofits, Advocates, and Law Enforcement to Promote Secure Gun StorageMoms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Volunteers Have Urged School Boards Across the Country, Covering More Than 1.5 Million Students, to Pass Resolutions Requiring…
December 6, 2021

Editorial: The Dangers of Guns at Protests Are Too Big to Ignore: Armed demonstrations threaten public safety — and freedom of speech.

A recent editorial in Bloomberg News highlighted the need to address armed demonstrations and the dangers of the gun lobby’s “guns everywhere” agenda. For years the gun lobby has touted the idea that all that is needed to…
December 6, 2021

Secure storage saves lives. Here’s how New Mexico lawmakers can act this upcoming session.

After the tragic shooting at Oxford High School in Michigan last week and the horrific shooting of Bennie Hargrove in August, New Mexico leaders and leaders across the country looked to the gun violence prevention movement to see what can…
December 6, 2021

Three Questions for the Gun Lobby after the Oxford, MI Mass Shooting

Last week, a Michigan prosecutor announced charges of involuntary manslaughter against the parents of the perpetrator of the mass shooting at Oxford High School that left four students dead and seven others wounded. Reports indicate that the semi automatic…
December 3, 2021

Massachusetts Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Massachusetts House, Senate on Passage of Major ARPA Funding Bill, Including Millions of Dollars for Gun Violence Prevention

The Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts House of Representatives and Senate for passing H4269, a bill that would utilize…
December 3, 2021

Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Charges Being Brought Against Oxford High Shooter’s Parents

Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s Grassroots Network, released the following statement after reports that Oakland County Prosecutor Karen McDonald today brought charges of involuntary manslaughter against the parents of the…
December 2, 2021

Everytown Releases Updated Recommendations to Avoid and Respond to School Shootings

Earlier Today, Moms Demand Action, Everytown Hosted Press Call with Michigan Senator Rosemary Bayer Outlining National Solutions to School Gun Violence Following Mass Shooting at Oxford High School Between August 1 and October 31, at Least 89 Instances of…
December 2, 2021

Pennsylvania Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Governor Tom Wolf on Veto of Dangerous Permitless Carry Bill

The Pennsylvania chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of the Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement applauding Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf for vetoing a bill that would have allowed for the…
December 2, 2021

One Clayton County Police Officer and 2 Others Killed in Tuesday Shootings, Georgia Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond

REX, Georgia — The Georgia chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement after one Clayton County police officer and two others were shot and…
December 1, 2021

Victory for Gun Safety: Montana Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud First Judicial District Court for Striking Down Guns on Campus

The Montana chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement after the First Judicial District Court ruled that it is unconstitutional for Montana’s legislature…
December 1, 2021

California Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Los Angeles City Council for Passing Legislation to Prohibit Ghost Guns

The California chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement after the Los Angeles City Council unanimously voted to prohibit ghost guns — untraceable, do-it-yourself firearms made from…
December 1, 2021

Everytown Renews Calls on Biden-Harris Administration to Promote Secure Firearm Storage, Releases New School Shooting Data in Wake of Oxford High School Shooting

Between August 1 and October 31, at Least 89 Instances of Gunfire Occurred on School Grounds, Killing 15 and Wounding 63 — The Most Instances and People Shot in This Period Since Everytown Began Tracking in…
November 30, 2021

Michigan Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shooting at Oxford High School Where Nine People Were Shot, Three Students Fatally

The Michigan chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement after authorities reported that three students were shot and killed and six individuals, including a…
November 30, 2021

California Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Fatal Shooting of Four Children, One Adult in California

The California chapters of Students Demand Action and Moms Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement after four children, all under 12, and their grandmother were shot and killed in Los Angeles…
November 30, 2021

New Book on NRA Reveals Details of Incompetence, Allegations of Misuse of Funds, Extremist Double-Down of Organization

The Book, From Journalist Tim Mak, Details the NRA’s Embrace of Culture Wars, Allegations of the Rampant Waste of Organization Resources A new book, MISFIRE: Inside the Downfall of the NRA by NPR’s Tim Mak, reveals new details of…
November 29, 2021

Holiday Weekend Brought Unintentional Shootings, Incidents of Gun Violence at Malls, Community Gun Violence

Over Thanksgiving weekend, the U.S. experienced yet another holiday marred by gun violence. Shootings across the country underscore the deadly effects of America’s lax gun laws — including open carry, permitless carry, and Stand Your Ground laws — compounded with…

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.