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December 29, 2019

Texas Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action, Everytown Respond to Fatal Shooting at West Freeway Church of Christ

WHITE SETTLEMENT, Texas — The Texas chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, and Students Demand Action, both parts of Everytown for Gun Safety, today released the following statement in response to today’s fatal shooting at the…
December 23, 2019

New York Moms Demand Action, Everytown Respond To Fatal Shooting Of Transgender Woman In Brooklyn

Yahira Nesby is at Least the 22nd Trans Person Killed Nationwide This Year; 17 Have Been Killed with a Gun; Almost All Were Black WomenNEW YORK — The New York chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America,…
December 20, 2019

Everytown For Gun Safety, Moms Demand Action Statement On Virginia AG Advisory Opinion Stating ‘2nd Amendment Sanctuary County’ Resolutions Have ‘No Legal Effect’

NEW YORK – Today, Virginia’s Attorney General Mark Herring issued an advisory opinion on the rise of so-called ‘Second Amendment sanctuary counties’ in Virginia, saying the resolutions passed by localities across Virginia declaring themselves exempt from gun safety laws have…
December 19, 2019

Minnesota Moms Demand Action, Everytown Respond To Minnesota Senate Hearing On Current Gun Laws

The Minnesota Senate Held a Hearing Today on the State’s Current Gun Laws,  Instead of Working to Require Background Checks on All Gun Sales and Pass a Red Flag Bill Needed in the State  ST. PAUL, Minn. – Volunteers with…
December 19, 2019

Everytown For Gun Safety Support Fund And Moms Demand Action Urge Sheriffs’ Association, Association Of Counties, Others To Condemn ‘Second Amendment Sanctuary’ Resolutions

‘Second Amendment Sanctuary’ Resolutions Undermine the Rule of Law, Foster Distrust in Law Enforcement and May Deter People from Reporting Individuals Who May Hurt Themselves or OthersEverytown Support Fund: ‘Counties That Pass These Resolutions are Ignoring the Will of the…
December 19, 2019

Vermont Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action, Everytown Applaud Legislative Leadership For Prioritizing Gun Violence Prevention In 2020

MONTPELIER, Vt. — The Vermont chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America and Students Demand Action, both a part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today applauded Senate leadership for making gun violence prevention a top priority for…
December 18, 2019

Everytown, Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Facebook, Instagram Decision To Prohibit Influencers From Being Paid To Advertise Firearms On Its Platforms

According to Reports, Facebook and Instagram Will No Longer Allow Guns to be Promoted via Branded ContentNEW YORK – Following the news that Facebook and Instagram will prohibit influencers from using branded content to advertise firearms,…
December 18, 2019

The New York Times: Wayne LaPierre’s Use of NRA Funds for Personal Spending Could Lead to Criminal Referral and Investigation

In a magazine piece released today, the New York Times reports that “veterans of the [New York] attorney general’s office and some within the N.R.A.’s inner circle” believe CEO Wayne LaPierre’s use of NRA funds for…
December 18, 2019

Washington Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action, Everytown Applaud Governor Inslee For Including Funding For City Gun Violence Prevention In 2020 Supplemental Budget Proposal

The Proposed Budget Includes More Than $1.8 Million Dedicated to Violence Intervention and Prevention Programs and Would Establish Gun Violence Prevention Grants  OLYMPIA, Wash. —The Washington chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, and Students…
December 17, 2019

Virginia Moms Demand Action, Everytown Applaud Gov. Northam’s 2020 Budget Proposal That Includes Funding For City Gun Violence Prevention

The Proposed Budget Includes $2.6 Million Dedicated to City Gun Violence PreventionViolence Intervention and Prevention Programs Provide Comprehensive Support to Those at Greatest Risk of Being Involved in Gun Violence and Are Proven to WorkRICHMOND, Va. —The Virginia chapter of…
December 16, 2019

Everytown For Gun Safety Support Fund Applauds Government Spending Deal That Includes $25 Million In Funding For Research On Gun Violence

Government Spending Compromise Includes $25 Million in Funding for Gun Violence Research Earlier This Year, the House Passed Legislation to Provide $50 Million in Funding for Gun Violence Research, Which Senate Leadership Would Not Support WASHINGTON –– Everytown for…
December 13, 2019

Gun Politics in 2019 and What’s Ahead in 2020

Earlier this week, Jersey City was shattered by gun violence — fueled by hate and armed with a gun. Tomorrow will mark seven years since the mass shooting at Sandy Hook School, where 20 students and six educators were shot…
December 12, 2019

Everytown For Gun Safety Urges ATF To Correct Regulatory Failure Allowing Untraceable ‘Ghost Guns’ Into Communities Across The Country

Ghost Guns Are Unserialized, Untraceable Guns Often Made from Building Blocks That Can Be Purchased with No Background CheckATF’s Current Failure to Regulate These Building Blocks Has Led to a Rise in Illegal Ghost Gun Production and Trafficking The 16 Year-Old…
December 12, 2019

Senator Rubio Caves to NRA on VAWA, Opposes DOJ on Boyfriend Loophole. What will Senator Scott do?

Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) has caved to NRA pressure, deciding to support a version of the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act (VAWA) that does not include life-saving measures…
December 11, 2019

Re: Ohio Senate Holding Third ‘Stand Your Ground’ Hearing Despite Its Deadly Results in Other States

Today, the Ohio Senate is holding its third hearing on “Stand Your Ground” legislation – a bill that would upend traditional self-defense law in Ohio and allow a person to shoot to kill in public, even when there is a clear…
December 10, 2019

New Jersey Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action, Everytown Respond To A Mass Shooting In Jersey City

This Shooting is at Least the 29th Mass Shooting in 2019 and 223rd Since 2009JERSEY CITY, N.J — Today, the New Jersey chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America and the Jersey City chapter of Students Demand…
December 10, 2019

Recent Gun Violence in Arkansas Highlights Need for Gun Safety

On Saturday night, Fayetteville Police Officer Stephen Carr was shot and killed while sitting in his patrol vehicle, prompting national news coverage of gun violence in Arkansas. The shooting was one of several in Northwest Arkansas…
December 10, 2019

The New York Times: New York’s Attorney General Deepens its Investigation into the NRA, Issues New Subpoena

According to a new report by the New York Times, New York State Attorney General Letitia James has issued a new document subpoena to the National Rifle Association, furthering her eight-month investigation into the organization. The…
December 9, 2019

Associated Press Investigation Highlights Risk of Arming Teachers

An Associated Press investigation of unintentional shootings by law enforcement found that at least 22 such incidents occurred at schools or college campuses since 2012, underscoring the risk of legislation putting guns in the hands of…
December 6, 2019

Daily Beast: Trump’s DOJ Supports Closing the Boyfriend Loophole that Senate Republicans Deemed Too Political to Pass

Republican Senators have argued that addressing the boyfriend loophole in the pending reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) would be too political to pass the Senate, but a new Daily Beast report shows President Trump’s own Department of…
December 6, 2019

Florida Moms Demand Action, Everytown Respond to Shooting at Naval Air Station in Pensacola

Initial Reports Indicate At Least 3 People Dead and Multiple People Injured On Tuesday, 2 People Were Shot and Killed and One Shot and Wounded at the Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam in HawaiiMembers…
December 6, 2019

Rhode Island Moms Demand Action, Everytown Respond To Rhode Island Family Court Improvement Of Final Order Of Protection Form

Last Month, Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund Released a Report Finding Substantial Gaps in the Family Court’s Implementation of the Protect Rhode Island Families ActThe Report Recommended the Rhode Island Family Court…
December 5, 2019

Resources for Covering Yesterday’s Shooting at the Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam

Everytown Veterans Advisory Council Founding Member Available for InterviewsOn Wednesday, an active-duty United States sailor shot and killed two Department of Defense civilians and wounded one more at the Joint Base Pearl…
December 5, 2019

Red Flag Laws Have Already Been Upheld as Constitutional. And They Save Lives.

As you’re following news of the lawsuit filed to challenge Nevada’s red flag law passed earlier this year, I wanted to remind you that courts have already upheld red flag laws as constitutional. They also have…

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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.