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March 17, 2021

Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud New Mexico Senate for Passing Critical Legislation to Prevent Police Violence

The New Mexico chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement after the New Mexico Senate passed HB 4, a bill to eliminate qualified immunity in the state…
March 17, 2021

Everytown Applauds House for Passing VAWA Reauthorization to Close Dating Partner and Stalker Loopholes

This Bill has the Full Support of President Biden, who Wrote the Original Bill in 1994 The House Passes This Bill Just Hours After Yesterday’s Mass Shooting in Atlanta, Which Killed 7…
March 16, 2021

Everytown, Georgia Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Mass Shooting in Atlanta

The Georgia chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statements after at least eight people were shot and killed and at least…
March 16, 2021

South Carolina Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond After Judiciary Committee Advances Permitless Carry Legislation

COLUMBIA, S.C. — The South Carolina chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statements after the South Carolina House Judiciary Committee advanced HB 3096, extreme legislation…
March 16, 2021

West Virginia House Committee Passes Dangerous Arming Teachers Bill, Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond

The West Virginia chapter of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statements after the West Virginia House Education Committee advanced HB 2364, which would allow teachers and/or…
March 16, 2021

Gun violence continues to surge in Portland. Here’s what you need to know.

Gun violence prevention is more important than ever in the new year as the pandemic continues to exacerbate gun violence, and after a year of increased gun sales, continued police violence, increased risk of …
March 16, 2021

Everytown Applauds Rep. Upton for Voting for Legislation to Require Background Checks on all Gun Sales

This Bill has the Backing of President Biden, Overwhelming Support from the American People, and Bipartisan Support in Congress WASHINGTON — Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund and…
March 16, 2021

Everytown Applauds Rep. Salazar for Voting for Legislation to Require Background Checks on all Gun Sales

This Bill has the Backing of President Biden, Overwhelming Support from Americans Across the Political Spectrum, and Bipartisan Support in Congress WASHINGTON — Everytown for Gun Safety Action…
March 16, 2021

Everytown Applauds Rep. Gimenez for Voting for Legislation to Require Background Checks on all Gun Sales

This Bill has the Backing of President Biden, Overwhelming Support from Americans Across the Political Spectrum, and Bipartisan Support in Congress WASHINGTON — Everytown for Gun Safety Action…
March 16, 2021

Iowa House is Voting on Background Check Repeal Tomorrow: Proponents of the Bill are Misleading the Public about the Dangers of this Bill. Here’s the Truth.

The Bill would also Repeal Iowa’s Permit Requirement for Carrying a Concealed Handgun in Public Tomorrow, the Iowa House is scheduled to vote to repeal state laws requiring background checks on unlicensed handgun sales and a…
March 16, 2021

Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Statement on Shooting of Diamond Kyree Sanders, Black Trans Woman in Cincinnati

The Ohio chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both a part of Everytown for Gun Safety grassroots networks, released the following statement on the death of Diamond Kyree Sanders, a 23-year-old Black transgender woman who was shot…
March 16, 2021

Everytown, Tennessee Moms Demand Action Launch New Mobile Billboard and Digital Ads Highlighting Law Enforcement Opposition to Permitless Carry

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Today, Everytown for Gun Safety launched an ad campaign to highlight the hypocrisy of lawmakers who claim to support law enforcement but ignore their opposition to dangerous permitless carry legislation like HB 786. HB 786 would strip…
March 16, 2021

Everytown Applauds Rep. Garbarino for Voting for Legislation to Require Background Checks on all Gun Sales

This Bill has the Backing of President Biden, Overwhelming Support from Americans Across the Political Spectrum, and Bipartisan Support in Congress WASHINGTON — Everytown for Gun…
March 16, 2021

Everytown Applauds Rep. Smith for Voting for Legislation to Require Background Checks on All Gun Sales and Address the Charleston Loophole

This Bill has the Backing of President Biden, Overwhelming Support from Americans Across the Political Spectrum, and Bipartisan Support in Congress WASHINGTON — Everytown for Gun Safety Action…
March 16, 2021

The Post and Courier: “SC faith leaders write in opposition to open carry gun bills as lawmakers prep for debate”

As first reported by the Post and Courier, “more than 90 faith leaders from around South Carolina are planning to send a letter to state lawmakers March 16 in opposition to” dangerous permitless carry and open…
March 16, 2021

Everytown Applauds Rep. Buchanan for Voting for Legislation to Require Background Checks on all Gun Sales

This Bill has the Backing of President Biden, Overwhelming Support from Americans Across the Political Spectrum, and Bipartisan Support in Congress WASHINGTON — Everytown for Gun Safety Action…
March 16, 2021

Tennessee Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond as Senate Finance, Ways and Means Committee Advances Permitless Carry Legislation

Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Volunteers Are Available for InterviewsNASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Tennessee chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statements after the…
March 16, 2021

Everytown Applauds Rep. Fitzpatrick for Voting for Legislation to Require Background Checks on All Gun Sales and Address the Charleston Loophole

WASHINGTON — Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund and its grassroots networks, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, released the following statement applauding Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) for voting for H.R. 8 and H.R. 1446 –– both of which passed…
March 15, 2021

Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Statement on Shootings in Indianapolis

The Indiana chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, the grassroots networks of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement following multiple shootings in Indianapolis. On Saturday, there was a mass shooting that…
March 15, 2021

Teen Vogue: ‘Breonna Taylor Is on Young Gun Activists’ Minds As They Fight for Change’

On Saturday, seven young Black women activists and gun violence survivors with Students Demand Action penned a letter in Teen Vogue to commemorate the one year mark since Breonna Taylor’s murder. The letter details the young Black activists’ work…
March 15, 2021

Everytown Launches Des Moines Register Homepage Takeover, Calling Attention to Dangerous Background Check Repeal Efforts in State Legislature

DES MOINES — Today, Everytown for Gun Safety began their two-day takeover of the Des Moines Register homepage to raise awareness about the dangerous background check repeal legislation under consideration in the…
March 15, 2021

Everytown, Pennsylvania Moms Demand Action Applaud Pennsylvania Attorney General Shapiro for Agreement to Stop Ghost Gun Sales at Gun Shows

Nation’s Largest Gun Safety Group Renews Calls For Executive Action To Halt This Growing Threat Nationwide HARRISBURG, Pa. — Today, Everytown for Gun Safety and the Pennsylvania chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown’s grassroots…
March 12, 2021

There’s Still Time for Governor Cox to Promote Gun Safety This Session.

Although the legislative session has ended, there are still several things that Governor Cox can do to promote gun safety in Utah. Gun violence prevention is more important than ever this year as the pandemic continues to exacerbate gun violence,…
March 12, 2021

The 2021 Legislative Session Ends in 8 Days and Gun Safety is Still on the Table. Here’s What You Need to Know.

With eight days left in the legislative session, the time to move on gun safety is now. Lawmakers still have an opportunity to pass several life-saving gun safety bills that are on their desks. New Mexico has the …

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.