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February 13, 2024

SIX YEARS AFTER THE MASS SHOOTING AT MARJORY STONEMAN DOUGLAS HIGH SCHOOL, EVERYTOWN, STUDENTS DEMAND ACTION, MOMS DEMAND ACTION STATEMENTS 

NEW YORK — Everytown for Gun Safety and its grassroots networks, Students Demand Action and Moms Demand Action, released the following statements today ahead of the six year mark of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland,…
February 13, 2024

VICTORY FOR GUN SAFETY: Following Tireless Advocacy from Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, New Mexico Legislature Passes Bill to Implement  Waiting Periods for Firearm Purchases

New Mexico Will Become the 12th State to Implement Waiting Periods for Firearm Purchases  Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Volunteers Have Testified in Hearings and Sent Over 2,800 Messages Urging Lawmakers to Support HB 129 SANTA FE, N.M.
February 12, 2024

ONE YEAR AFTER THE MASS SHOOTING AT MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY, CRITICAL GUN SAFETY LAWS GO INTO EFFECT; EVERYTOWN, STUDENTS DEMAND ACTION, MOMS DEMAND ACTION STATEMENTS

On February 13, Slate of Gun Safety Laws Passed in the Year Since the Shooting Go Into Effect Including Historic Extreme Risk Law, Secure Storage Policies, Background Checks For All Unlicensed Gun Sales Requirements, and a Convicted Domestic Abuser Prohibition…
February 12, 2024

Two Injured In Shooting at Lakewood Church in Houston; Everytown, Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond

Shooting Took Place as Spanish-Language Church Service was Beginning HOUSTON, Texas. — The Texas chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, released the following statements in response to a shooting…
February 9, 2024

Biden-Harris Administration’s “Community Violence Awareness Week” Highlights the Important Role CVI Organizations Play in Combating Gun Violence in Black Communities

Everytown Community Safety Fund and its Grantees Participated in the Biden-Harris Administrations’ “Community Violence Awareness Week” WASHINGTON D.C. — Last week, the Biden-Harris Administration hosted multiple events highlighting the important role Community Violence Intervention (CVI) organizations play in the…
February 6, 2024

Standing With Gun Violence Survivors of Unsolved Cases, Illinois Lawmakers Introduce Legislation on Cold Case Murders and Clearance Rates

CHICAGO — Today, standing with gun violence survivors with unsolved cases with the Everytown Survivor Network and Moms Demand Action, Representative Kam Bruckner introduced House Bill 4753, the Homicide Victims’ Families Rights Act. HB 4753 would allow the surviving family…
February 5, 2024

Toddler Dies After Unintentionally Shooting Himself In Greenville, North Carolina, Highlighting Need for Secure Storage Legislation 

GREENVILLE, N.C. – The North Carolina chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, released the following statement in response to a toddler unintentionally shooting himself in Greenville. With details…
February 5, 2024

Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Statement on Advancement of Gun Safety Legislation Championed by Gun Violence Survivor and State Senator Tom Sullivan

DENVER — Today, Everytown and its grassroots networks of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action released the following statements in response to the advancement of SB24-003 (Sullivan) out of committee. SB24-003 would allow the Colorado Bureau of Investigation…
February 1, 2024

Everytown, Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Statement as Black History Month Begins 

Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Volunteers Will Be Reflecting, Raising Awareness and Amplifying Movement Leaders During Black History Month NEW YORK – As Black History Month starts today, Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund in partnership with Moms…
February 1, 2024

In a Major Step for Gun Safety, New Mexico Lawmakers Send Measure Banning Assault Weapons to House Floor, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Respond 

New Mexico Lawmakers are the First to Advance an Innovative Approach to Ban Assault Weapons  SANTA FE, N.M — The New Mexico chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action issued the following statement after lawmakers in the House…
January 31, 2024

Gun Lobby Backed Lawmakers Pass Dangerous Measure to Force Guns on School Grounds, Idaho Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Respond 

BOISE, ID. — The Idaho chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action issued the following statement after House lawmakers passed a measure expanding the state’s law on allowing guns on school grounds. Currently, Idaho allows any person or…
January 30, 2024

Indiana Gun Sense Lawmakers, Gun Violence Survivors, and Droves of Indiana Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Volunteers Call for Action on Gun Safety During Annual Advocacy Day

INDIANAPOLIS, IN. —  Today, over 130 Indiana Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action volunteers, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, held their advocacy day for the 2024 legislation session to call for legislative action on gun…
January 30, 2024

Following Tireless Advocacy from New Mexico Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, Gun Safety Legislation Heads to House Floor

SANTA FE, N.M. — The New Mexico chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action issued the following statement after the House Judiciary voted to advance HB 129 and HB 27. The measures that now head to the floor…
January 29, 2024

Recent Gun Violence in Missouri, Including a Hostage Situation, Emphasizes the Danger of Weak Gun Safety Laws

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – The Missouri chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, issued the following statements in response to incidents of recent devastating gun violence across the state. …
January 29, 2024

Everytown, Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to AP Report on Lack of School Safety Spending in Iowa, Following School Mass Shooting

DES MOINES, I.A. – Everytown for Gun Safety and its grassroots network, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, released the following statements in response to the Associated Press report that Iowa has largely not spent any of their…
January 26, 2024

Sixth Annual National Gun Violence Survivors Week Ends With Thousands of Survivor Stories Amplified Across The Country

From Members of Congress to Partner Organizations, Thousands Came Together to Uplift the Voices of Gun Violence Survivors  Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Volunteers Hosted More Than 80 Events Across the Country; Survivors Shared Stories on MomentsThatSurvive.org,…
January 26, 2024

Joined by Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham, Maine State Senator Anne Carney and New Mexico State Representative Andrea Romero, Everytown for Gun Safety Holds Press Conference to Unveil What’s in Store for Gun Safety Legislation in 2024

NEW YORK – Yesterday, Everytown for Gun Safety, and its grassroots networks Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, held a virtual press conference outlining gun safety legislative priorities for 2024 and what’s at stake in the year ahead.  Joined by New…
January 25, 2024

Following Testimony from New Mexico Moms Demand and Students Demand Action, House Committee Advances Life-Saving Gun Safety Legislation 

New Mexico Lawmakers are the First to Advance an Innovative Approach to Ban Assault Weapons  SANTA FE, N.M. — The New Mexico chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action issued the following statement after House lawmakers advanced major…
January 25, 2024

Everytown, Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Biden-Harris Administration on New Actions to Promote Secure Storage of Firearms

Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona Writes Letter to School Administrators that Includes Everytown and Be SMART Materials WASHINGTON — Today, in response to the White House’s announcement of new executive actions to promote the secure storage of firearms,…
January 24, 2024

Florida Lawmakers, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Volunteers, Gun Violence Survivors and Partner Organizations Call for Action on Gun Safety During Advocacy Day

TALLAHASSEE, FL. –  Today, Florida Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action volunteers, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, held their advocacy day for the 2024 legislation session and held a press conference to call for action…
January 24, 2024

Dangerous Bill to Make it Harder to Sue Bad Actors in the Gun Industry Passes Indiana House, Despite Widespread Opposition

INDIANAPOLIS, IN. — The Indiana chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroot network, issued the following statement after the Indiana House passed HB 1235. The bill seeks to expand upon…
January 24, 2024

This Legislative Session, Hawaiʻi has an Opportunity to Lead the Nation’s Fight Against Gun Violence 

Today, lawmakers in Honolulu convene for the last day of bill filing. Last session, lawmakers heard dozens of testimonies from Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action volunteers and passed key gun safety bills including a measure strengthening the state’s…
January 24, 2024

West Seattle Teenager Shot and Killed, Washington Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Respond 

SEATTLE — The Washington chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, issued the following statement following reports of a teenager shot and killed yesterday in a youth recreation center…
January 23, 2024

As Gun Industry Comes to Las Vegas, Students Demand Action, Moms Demand Action and Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund Call for Accountability Against Deadly Practices

LAS VEGAS –  Today, the gun industry arrived in Las Vegas for the start of the SHOT Show, the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF)’s annual trade show. In response, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both 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.