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July 14, 2021

California Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Lawmakers For Advancing Critical Police Reform Legislation

The California chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement applauding the Assembly and Senate Public Safety Committees after passing SB 2, legislation to increase…
July 13, 2021

Recommendations for Journalists Covering Domestic Violence and Gun Violence

Domestic violence is inextricably linked to gun violence. Every month, an average of 57 women are shot and killed by an intimate partner. Throughout the pandemic, calls to domestic violence shelters and hotlines went up,…
July 13, 2021

Despite Rise in Unintentional Shootings, A Gun Manufacturer Customized Handguns to Look Like Legos. Then Shut it Down After Public Pressure from Everytown, Moms Demand Action

Today, the Washington Post published a piece highlighting a new product from Culper Precision, a Utah based gun company, that customizes firearms with Legos, or knock-off aftermarket bricks. With unintentional shootings by children on the…
July 12, 2021

Everytown Applauds President Biden’s Meeting on Reducing Crime, Proving His Continued Commitment to Addressing Rising Gun Violence

President Biden Met Today With City Officials and Law Enforcement Leaders from Across The Country, Providing Updates on the Administration’s Comprehensive Strategy to Reduce Gun Violence President Biden Has Nominated a Highly Qualified ATF Director and Announced Life-Saving…
July 10, 2021

Wisconsin Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Governor Tony Evers’ Veto of Legislation to Nullify Federal Gun Laws

The Wisconsin chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, the grassroots networks of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement applauding Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers’ veto of AB 293, a dangerous bill that attempted to nullify federal…
July 9, 2021

Louisiana Sheriffs, Police Chiefs Slam Permitless Carry: ‘An Absolutely Terrible Bill … Poses an Exponential Threat’

As reported by The Advocate and WBRZ, yesterday, law enforcement leaders from across Louisiana gathered to hold a press conference urging lawmakers to reject efforts to override Governor Edwards’ veto of dangerous…
July 9, 2021

Two Recent Instances of Police Violence in Rhode Island Are Stark Reminders That Accountability Is Crucial to Keeping Communities Safe. Here’s What You Need to Know:

In recent weeks, Rhode Island has experienced multiple instances of police violence, underscoring the impact that police violence can have on community safety and trust in law enforcement. These incidents reinforce the importance of clear, strong policies to hold officers…
July 6, 2021

Everytown, New York Moms Demand Action, Applaud Governor Cuomo on Announcement of Funding for Lifesaving Programs to Prevent Gun Violence, Signing of Innovative Gun Safety Bill

Moms Demand Action Drove Thousands of Emails and Calls in Support of Landmark Legislation Opening New Pathways to Holding Bad Actors Within the Gun Industry Accountable in New York The New York chapter of Moms Demand Action, part of Everytown…
July 6, 2021

Holiday Weekend of Deadly Gun Violence Highlights Urgent Need for Federal Action and Investment in Proven Solutions

As gun violence remains at higher levels nationally than it was before the pandemic, shootings in a number of cities over the long weekend have left more than 180 people dead and many more injured. According…
July 2, 2021

Suggestions for Covering Holiday Weekend Gun Violence in Context

Lax gun laws and lingering consequences of the pandemic continue to contribute to gun violence, which remains at higher levels nationally than prior to COVID-19. Going into the long July 4 weekend, many cities are bracing themselves for a potentially…
July 1, 2021

Minnesota Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Statement on Minnesota Lawmakers Passing Omnibus Public Safety Bill Including Measures to Reform Policing Practices

The Minnesota 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 Minnesota House and Senate concurred on amendments and passed an omnibus public safety budget…
July 1, 2021

Amid the Ongoing Gun Violence Crisis, New Gun Laws — Good and Bad — Will go into Effect Across the Country this Month. Here’s what to know.

During the 2021 legislative sessions, state legislatures across the country passed gun legislation and many of those laws will go into effect this month. 2020 was one of the deadliest years for gun violence on record and as the crisis…
July 1, 2021

Maine Moms Demand Action Applaud Enactment of Crucial Bills to Promote Secure Storage, Gun Violence Research

The Maine chapter of Moms Demand Action, a grassroots initiative of Everytown for Gun Safety, released a statement applauding the enactment of two important gun safety bills that had recently passed through the Maine State Legislature. One bill, LD 759,…
June 30, 2021

What to know about the Qualified Immunity legislation going into effect on Thursday.

This legislative session, New Mexico became the second state to eliminate qualified immunity after gun sense champion Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham signed HB 4 in April. For decades, qualified immunity was one of many institutional barriers…
June 30, 2021

California Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Assembly Public Safety Committee For Passing Police Reform Legislation

The California chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement applauding the Assembly Public Safety Committee after passing SB 299, legislation to ensure that victims…
June 29, 2021

Minnesota Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Statement on Governor Tim Walz’s Executive Action on Police Accountability and Transparency

The Minnesota chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement after Minnesota Governor Tim Walz yesterday announced an executive action to provide additional funding for community…
June 29, 2021

Everytown, Moms Demand Action Congratulate Anna King, Moms Demand Action Volunteer in Oklahoma, on her Installation as National PTA President

Everytown for Gun Safety, and Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, Everytown’s grassroots networks, released the following statement celebrating the installation of Anna King, a volunteer with the Oklahoma chapter of Moms Demand Action and the chapter’s school safety…
June 29, 2021

Arkansas Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Call for Transparency and Accountability After Police Shooting in Cabot

The Arkansas chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statements after an Arkansas sheriff’s deputy shot and killed Hunter Brittain, a 17-year-old,…
June 29, 2021

Gun Manufacturer Reports Over $1 Billion In Sales Amid Record Gun Violence

NEW YORK – Today, Everytown for Gun Safety and its grassroots networks, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, released the following statements after gun manufacturer Smith & Wesson reported net sales of over $1.1 billion in 2020, double…
June 29, 2021

Lawmakers, Litigators: New York Bill Targeting Gun Industry’s Liability Shield Opens Important New Chapter in National Fight Against Gun Violence

Legislation Creates Clear Path for Accountability Despite Extraordinary Protections Offered to Firearms Industry – Protections Granted by Gun Lobby-Backed Federal Law Under Proposed New Law, Irresponsible Gun Manufacturers, Wholesalers and Retailers Can Now Be Held Responsible By Victims of Gun…
June 29, 2021

Everytown, New Jersey Moms Demand Action Applaud Governor Murphy on Signing of State Budget, Including $10 Million in Vital Violence Prevention Funding

The New Jersey chapter of Moms Demand Action, part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released a statement today applauding New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy for signing a state budget passed by the New Jersey Legislature, which includes $10…
June 29, 2021

More Than 1.5 Million Students Nationwide Now Attend Schools With Firearm Storage Awareness Policy

Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Volunteers Have Urged School Boards Across the Country to Pass Resolutions Requiring Schools to Educate Parents About Secure Firearm Storage Up to 80% of School Shooters under the Age of 18 Obtain Their Gun…
June 28, 2021

Pennsylvania Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Unintentional Shooting of 10-Year-Old Boy in Philadelphia

The Pennsylvania chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both a part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement after an unintentional shooting in the Tioga-Nicetown area of Philadelphia in which, a 10-year-old boy,…
June 28, 2021

Massachusetts Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Tragic Shooting Under Investigation As a Hate Crime in Winthrop, Ma.

The Massachusetts chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both grassroots networks of Everytown for Gun Safety, released a statement today in response to a shooting in a neighborhood of Winthrop, Massachusetts, on the afternoon of June 26. Reports…

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.