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May 20, 2022

Across the Country, Graduation Season is Once Again Marred by Gun Violence, Underscoring Need for Immediate Action on Gun Safety

As graduation season begins in earnest and families across the country celebrate the hard work and achievements of their students, incidents of gun violence surrounding graduation ceremonies are on the rise, turning celebrations into tragedy. Just last night, gunfire broke…
May 20, 2022

Victory for Gun Safety: Following Advocacy from Moms Demand Action Volunteers, Alaska Legislature Adjourns After Rejecting Gun Lobby Priority

The Alaska chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement after the Alaska legislature ended the legislative session after failing to advance the gun lobby’s biggest priority in…
May 19, 2022

In the Midst of the Buffalo Shooting, Shootings Targeting AAPI Communities Took Place in Dallas, TX and Laguna Woods, Calif.

As the country continues to mourn the lives taken during the shooting in Buffalo, shootings in Dallas, TX and Laguna Woods, California highlight the pervasive issue of hate motivated violence in the country. On Sunday, the day after the shooting…
May 19, 2022

Florida Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shooting of Nedra Sequence Morris, a 50-year-old Black Transgender Woman, in Opa-locka

The Florida chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement in response to the death of Nedra Sequence Morris, a transgender Black woman, who was…
May 19, 2022

Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shooting at Middle Tennessee State University

The Tennessee chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, released the following statement after a shooting last night at Middle Tennessee State University left one person dead and…
May 18, 2022

Everytown, Moms Demand Action Applaud House Passage of Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act

WASHINGTON — Everytown for Gun Safety and its grassroots networks, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, released the following statements after the U.S. House of Representatives passed Representative Brad Schneider’s (IL-10) Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act (H.R. 350) tonight, with…
May 18, 2022

Following Mass Shooting in Buffalo Supermarket, Governor Hochul Announces Support for Critical Gun Safety Policies to Tackle Armed Extremism, Hate-Motivated Violence

The New York chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement applauding Governor Kathy Hochul for announcing her support for a slew of gun safety policies…
May 18, 2022

Last Night, Gun Safety Won Up and Down the Ballot Across the Country

Today, Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund and its grassroots networks, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, released the following statements after gun sense candidates and gun safety champions won primary elections up and down the ballot in Idaho,…
May 18, 2022

As the 2022 Legislative Session Begins Today in North Carolina, Here’s What to Know About Gun Violence in the State

As the North Carolina legislature returns to Raleigh for the start of the 2022 legislative session today, lawmakers will once again have the opportunity to pass life-saving gun safety bills. 2021 was marked by staggering levels of gun violence fueled…
May 18, 2022

Governor J.B. Pritzker Signs Bill to Address Ghost Guns Into Law – Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Commitment to Gun Safety

The Illinois chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, released the following statement after Illinois Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker signed House Bill 4383, legislation to address the threat of…
May 17, 2022

 Michigan Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shooting of Raymond “Ray” Muscat, a 24-year-old Transgender Man, in Oakland County

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 in response to the death of Raymond Muscat, a transgender man, who was shot and…
May 16, 2022

Texas Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shooting at Flea Market in North Harris County

The Texas 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 shooting at a flea market in Harris County where thousands of…
May 15, 2022

California Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shooting at Church in Laguna Woods

The California chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement after reports that multiple people were shot at a church in Laguna Woods, with…
May 14, 2022

New York Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Mass Shooting in Buffalo Supermarket

The New York chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement in response to a mass shooting at a supermarket in Buffalo. According to…
May 13, 2022

VICTORY FOR GUN SAFETY: Missouri Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Celebrates Defeat of Multiple Dangerous Gun Bills as Legislature Adjourns

Missouri Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Volunteers Joined Law Enforcement, Public Safety Advocates in Testifying Against Multiple Dangerous Bills Designed to Weaken Gun Laws Throughout This Year’s Legislative Session The Missouri chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students…
May 13, 2022

Everytown Renews Calls for Credit Card Companies to Stop Processing Ghost Gun Sales

On Wednesday, Everytown and New York City Mayor Eric Adams Called on ATF to Shut Down Polymer80, the Nation’s Largest Source of Ghost Guns Used in Crimes This Week, Prosecutors Against Gun Violence Sent a Letter…
May 13, 2022

Breaking: ATF Issues First Reported Cease and Desist Order to an Online Ghost Gun Kits Seller

On Wednesday, Everytown and New York City Mayor and Mayors Against Illegal Guns Co-Chair Eric Adams Called on ATF to Shut Down Polymer80, the Nation’s Largest Source of Ghost Guns Used in Crimes; Everytown and New…
May 13, 2022

Everytown, Moms Demand Action Applaud the Biden-Harris Administration’s Commitment to Dedicating American Rescue Plan Funds for Public Safety

Roundtable Today Includes Administration’s Efforts to Support Proven Community Violence Intervention Programs WASHINGTON — Today, Everytown for Gun Safety and its grassroots networks, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, released the following statements ahead of a White House…
May 13, 2022

New Hampshire House of Representatives Advances Dangerous Nullification Bill to the Governor; New Hampshire Moms Demand Action Responds

The New Hampshire chapter of Moms Demand Action, part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement in response to the New Hampshire House of Representatives concurring with the Senate on a bill that would prohibit state…
May 13, 2022

Permitless Carry Causes More Shootings by Police, Homicides – Research Says

Earlier today, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health released a new report showing the average rate of shootings by police increased by 12.9 percent in 10 U.S. states that passed permitless carry laws between 2014-2020.
May 12, 2022

South Carolina Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Celebrate Major Win for Gun Safety as Legislature Adjourns Without Passing Dangerous Permitless Carry Legislation

Following Tireless Advocacy from Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Volunteers, South Carolina Legislature Adjourns Without Passing Top Gun Lobby Priority The South Carolina chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s…
May 12, 2022

Colorado Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Celebrate End of Another Winning Legislative Session, Gun Safety Advancements Across Colorado

Volunteers Joined Public Safety Advocates in Testifying in Support of Gun Safety Priorities and Against Bills to Weaken Gun Laws During Session Earlier this Year The Colorado chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown…
May 12, 2022

Texas Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shooting at Dallas Salon

DALLAS, 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 statement after a shooter opened fire at a hair salon in Dallas’ Koreatown, leaving…
May 12, 2022

Gun Suicide Continues to Dominate the News. Here’s What You Need to Know.

Information on how to responsibly cover gun suicide is available here. Today, the Judd family revealed that Naomi Judd, an actress and musician, died by gun suicide on April 30. The news comes…

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Black Americans represent the majority of gun homicide victims and are 10 times more likely than white Americans to die by gun homicide.