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June 12, 2019

Everytown for Gun Safety, Virginia Moms Demand Action Applaud 52 Gun Sense Candidates for Advancing to General Election

Virginia Primary Election Came Less than Two Weeks after Mass Shooting in Virginia Beach that Killed 12 and Wounded Four This November, Virginians Have a Chance to Flip Control of Both Legislative Chambers to a Gun Sense Majority in NRA’s…
June 10, 2019

Fifth National Gun Violence Awareness Day Paints America Orange

More Than 850 Events Took Place Throughout the Campaign; Wear Orange 2019 Participants Included More Than 2,500 Partners, Influencers, Landmarks & Buildings, and Elected Officials #WearOrange Trended and More Than 200,000 People Posted to Social Media NEW YORK — During…
June 10, 2019

Washington Post: One-Quarter of NRA Board Members Profited from NRA over Past Three Years

A new investigation by the Washington Post has uncovered that it is not just high-profile NRA executives who have profited from the organization: Roughly one-quarter of the NRA’s unpaid board, which numbers 76 members, were paid by the NRA…
June 7, 2019

In Another Sign of Changing Political Calculus, 2020 Presidential Candidates Wear Orange in Honor of National Gun Violence Awareness Day

In yet another indication that gun violence prevention will be a marquee issue in the 2020 presidential campaign, at least 13 presidential candidates have participated as of this posting in Wear Orange to mark National Gun Violence Awareness Day. More…
June 7, 2019

North Carolina Moms Demand Action, Everytown Respond to Fatal Shooting of Transgender Woman in Lumberton

Chanel Scurlock is at Least the Ninth Trans Person Shot and Killed Nationwide This Year; All Nine Were Black Women June 7 is National Gun Violence Awareness Day LUMBERTON, N.C. — The North Carolina chapter of Moms Demand Action for…
June 6, 2019

Victory For Gun Sense: Louisiana Moms Demand Action, Everytown Applaud Defeat of Dangerous Bills This Session

Volunteers With the Louisiana Chapter of Moms Demand Action Supported Lawmakers in Their Efforts to Stop Bills Including Preemption and Stand Your Ground Legislation BATON ROUGE, La. — Volunteers with the Louisiana chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense…
June 6, 2019

Texas Moms Demand Action, Everytown Criticize Governor Abbott For Signing Bill That Put School Children at Risk

AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today criticized Governor Abbott for signing HB 1387 into law. The new law allows an unlimited number of…
June 6, 2019

Athletes From the NFL, WNBA and NBA Joining Forces to Launch the Everytown Athletic Council and Will ‘Wear Orange’ On Friday For National Gun Violence Awareness Day

Athletic Council Launching with Founding Members Xavier Rhodes, DeAndre Washington and Delanie Walker of the NFL, Devereaux Peters of the WNBA and Joakim Noah of the NBA Golden State Warriors Inviting Survivors of Gun Violence to Game 4 of the…
June 5, 2019

Rhode Island Moms Demand Action, Everytown Applaud Rhode Island Senate for Passing Legislation Prohibiting Undetectable, Untraceable Guns

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Rhode Island chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today applauded the Rhode Island Senate for passing S84, legislation to prohibit undetectable, untraceable firearms, commonly known as…
June 5, 2019

Victory for Gun Sense: Nevada Moms Demand Action, Everytown Applaud Nevada Legislature for Passing Gun Violence Prevention Policies this Session

CARSON CITY, Nev. – The Nevada chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, marked the end of the 2019 legislative session by celebrating the passage of gun violence prevention policies this…
June 5, 2019

Victory for Gun Safety: Connecticut Moms Demand Action, Everytown Applaud Governor Lamont for Enacting Gun Safety Legislation

HARTFORD, Conn. — The Connecticut chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, applauded Governor Lamont for signing legislation this week to prevent gun violence. Lawmakers also voted this week to increase…
June 5, 2019

After Virginia Beach Tragedy, 2019 State Legislatures Once Again Offer A Roadmap for Action on Gun Safety as NRA Influence Continues to Wane

In the wake of Friday’s mass shooting in Virginia Beach, many are again asking what more can be done to prevent gun violence. A review of 2019 state legislative sessions shows that in statehouses across the country, lawmakers from Nevada…
June 4, 2019

Oregon Moms Demand Action, Everytown Applaud Governor Brown for Signing Legislation to Keep Guns Out of the Hands of Domestic Abusers

SALEM, Ore. – The Oregon chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today applauded Gov. Kate Brown for signing House Bill 2013, legislation that will help keep guns out of…
June 4, 2019

Everytown, Moms Demand Action Applaud Representative Lucy Mcbath For Introducing Life-Saving Red Flag Legislation

Fifteen States and the District of Columbia Have Passed a Red Flag Law; Ten States Did So After the Parkland Mass Shooting, and Five of Them Have Been Signed by Republican Governors Red Flag Laws Can Save Lives by…
June 4, 2019

NRA Won’t Cooperate with Congressional Investigation, May Be Blocking its PR Firm from Cooperating, Too

The NRA is refusing to cooperate with Senate Finance Committee Democrats’ investigation into “allegations of self-dealing and whether the organization should maintain its 501(c)(4) nonprofit status,” and may be blocking its public relations firm, Ackerman McQueen, from cooperating…
June 4, 2019

Victory For Gun Sense: Nebraska Moms Demand Action, Everytown Applaud Defeat Of Dangerous Gun Bills

LINCOLN, Neb. — The Nebraska chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today released the following statement applauding the Nebraska legislature for adjourning without passing the following dangerous gun bills:…
June 3, 2019

Levi Strauss & Co., Dick’s Sporting Goods, The Empire State Building, Julianne Moore, Laura Dern, Keegan-Michael Key, ATX Television Festival, Athletes, National Gun Violence Organizations and Everytown Creative Council Join The “Wear Orange” Campaign

Everytown Announces Coalition of Cultural Influencers, Nonprofit Partners, Landmarks, Brands and Elected Officials Confirmed to Wear Orange on the Fifth National Gun Violence Awareness Day on June 7 Following the Tragic Shooting in Virginia Beach, Americans Will Gather at Nearly…
June 3, 2019

Nevada Moms Demand Action, Everytown Applaud Nevada Assembly for Passing AB291 with Strong School Safety and Mass Shooting Prevention Measures

The Bill Passes a Day After a Mass Shooting in Virginia Beach Killed 12 People and Wounded Four More Earlier this Week, Assemblywoman Sandra Jauregui Introduced Amendments to the Bill that Would Establish an Extreme Risk Law and Require…
June 3, 2019

Alabama Moms Demand Action, Everytown Applaud Defeat of Dangerous Gun Bills This Session

Volunteers With the Alabama Chapter of Moms Demand Action Supported Lawmakers in Their Efforts to Stop Bills Including Permitless Carry Legislation The Legislature Adjourned on the Same Day as a Mass Shooting in Virginia Beach, Virginia Took the Lives…
June 1, 2019

Virginia Moms Demand Action, Everytown Respond to Mass Shooting at a Municipal Center in Virginia Beach

Reports Indicate That at Least 12 People Were Shot and Killed and Four Wounded; Everytown Analysis of Mass Shootings from 2009 to 2017 is Available Here VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – The Virginia chapter of Moms Demand…
May 31, 2019

Infamous NRA Lobbyist Received More Than $250,000 in Payments While Fighting to Block Gun Safety Legislation After Parkland

Earlier this month, it was reported that Marion Hammer, a longtime NRA board member, former NRA president and NRA lobbyist in Florida received “$270,000 for consulting services and legislative lobbying” the same year of the mass shooting at Marjory…
May 31, 2019

Everytown For Gun Safety Statement on Former NRA President and Board Member Pete Brownell’s Resignation from NRA Board of Directors

NEW YORK – Everytown for Gun Safety today responded to a report that former NRA president and current NRA board member, Pete Brownell is resigning from the NRA board of directors. “To see a former NRA president step down…
May 31, 2019

Everytown for Gun Safety, Moms Demand Action Unveil 2020 Presidential Gun Sense Candidate Distinction Program

During 2018 Inaugural Program Launch, Moms Demand Action Gun Sense Candidate Distinction Program Recognized More Than 3,000 Candidates in 48 States NEW YORK – Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund and Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America,…
May 30, 2019

Michigan Moms Demand Action, Everytown Statement on Detroit Shooting That Left Three People Dead, Including a Transgender Woman

Michigan Moms Demand Action, Everytown Statement on Detroit Shooting That Left Three People Dead, Including a Transgender Woman LANSING, Mich. – The Michigan chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety,…

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.