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November 17, 2021

Ohio House Passed Dangerous Legislation to Arm Teachers — Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond

The Ohio chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, released the following statement after the Ohio House of Representatives today voted to pass OH HB 99,  a bill…
November 17, 2021

Columbia Mayor Benjamin: Open Carry Puts South Carolina Residents In Harm’s Way, So Prohibit It At Permitted Events

Earlier this year, the South Carolina General Assembly passed HB 3094, a bill allowing the open carry of handguns in public. The law’s passage came despite vocal opposition from medical professionals, business and faith leaders, law enforcement, and members of…
November 16, 2021

Pennsylvania Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Condemn House Passage of Permitless Carry Bill

The Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania House of Representatives passing SB 565, a dangerous bill which would…
November 16, 2021

Albuquerque passes 100 homicides; highest homicide total in history

This weekend, Albuquerque police recorded the city’s 100th homicide. The city has recorded several deadly weekends, including three people shot and killed in less than 30 hours last weekend. This is the …
November 15, 2021

Colorado Students Demand Action, Moms Demand Action Respond to Shooting in Aurora

The Colorado chapters of Students Demand Action and Moms Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement after six teenagers between the ages of 14-18 years old were shot and wounded at…
November 12, 2021

DHS Continues to Sound the Alarm on Domestic Terrorism in New Bulletin

This week, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released a new intelligence bulletin, covered by NBC News, that details the scope and prevalence of domestic terrorism and foreign terrorism in the country. The bulletin…
November 12, 2021

Kentucky Moms Demand Action Applaud Louisville Metro Council on Passing Funding Ordinance, Including Over $15 Million for Life-Saving Violence Intervention Programs

The Kentucky chapter of Moms Demand Action, a part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement applauding the Louisville Metro Council for approving a budget ordinance that included $15.8 million in funding for violence intervention programs…
November 11, 2021

After Columbine, the NRA panicked about its own image. Here’s how they could have improved school safety instead.

Earlier this week, a new report from NPR’s Tim Mak revealed the NRA’s internal deliberations immediately following the 1999 Columbine High School shooting and what to do about their annual convention set to be held just days later in…
November 10, 2021

South Carolina Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shooting of Black Transgender Woman in Greenville, South Carolina

GREENVILLE, 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 28-year-old Black transgender woman Marquiisha Lawrence was shot and…
November 10, 2021

Ohio Lawmakers Passed Dangerous Legislation to Arm Teachers Out of Committee — Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond

The Ohio chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, released the following statement after Ohio lawmakers today voted to pass OH HB 99,  a dangerous bill that would…
November 10, 2021

Pennsylvania Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to State Senate Passing Dangerous Punitive Preemption and Permitless Carry Bills

The Pennsylvania 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 lawmakers in the Pennsylvania Senate passing two dangerous bills during a late night…
November 9, 2021

Governor Murphy’s Robust Gun Safety Bill Package is What New Jersey Needs in the Fight Against Gun Violence

The New Jersey legislature is currently considering a package of gun safety bills that would comprehensively address the gun violence epidemic across the state. With the inflow of out-of-state guns continuing to endanger New Jersey communities…
November 9, 2021

Bombshell: Secret Tape Reveals NRA’s Internal Response to Columbine School Shooting

New Report from NPR Reveals Internal Deliberations of NRA Executives After 1999 Columbine High School Shooting Report Shows NRA Only Cared About Self-Preservation, Called Own Members “Hillbillies” Everytown Experts Are Available To Discuss What This Means and the State…
November 9, 2021

Following an 88% Jump in State Child Firearm Deaths Last Year, North Carolina Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Call on Officials to Promote Secure Firearm Storage

The North Carolina chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement calling on officials to promote secure firearm storage after newly-released research indicated that child…
November 8, 2021

60 Minutes: New Missouri Gun Law Nullifying Federal Gun Laws Benefits Criminals, is Impeding Law Enforcement, Crime-Fighting, and Gun Violence Prevention

On Sunday, 60 Minutes aired a segment on Missouri’s new law prohibiting state and local officials  from assisting with the enforcement of federal gun laws. The law subjects local law enforcement agencies to $50,000 fines for…
November 5, 2021

BREAKING: New Report Exposes NRA Board Member’s Ties to Far-Right Extremist “Oath Keepers”

Everytown’s Justin Wagner: “The NRA And Oath Keepers Both Traffic In Similar Extreme Rhetoric About Tyranny And The Necessity Of Guns To Overthrow The Government.” Rolling Stone: Gun Lobby & Anti-Government Militia “Have Increasingly Come Into Ideological Alignment”  This…
November 5, 2021

Washington Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shooting of Transgender Latina in Centralia, Washington

CENTRALIA, Wash. – The Washington chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statements after 39-year-old transgender, Latina Rikkey Outumuro, also known under her drag name as…
November 4, 2021

Everytown Hosts Press Call with White House Senior Advisor Cedric Richmond, Reps. Horsford and Kelly, and Gun Safety Groups Calling For Congress to Pass Build Back Better Act

Today, Everytown for Gun Safety hosted a press call with Senior Advisor to the President and Director of the Office of Public Engagement Cedric Richmond, Reps. Steven Horsford (D-NV) and Robin Kelly (D-IL), Community Justice Action Fund Executive Director Greg…
November 4, 2021

On Tuesday, 13 Moms Demand Action Volunteers Won Elections Across The Country

Newly-Elected Volunteers Join Dozens of Moms Demand Action Volunteers Elected to Office Since Its Founding in 2012 NEW YORK – Thirteen Moms Demand Action volunteers from across the country won election for office up and down the ballot in this…
November 4, 2021

Growing Number of Guns Found in North Carolina Schools Amidst Nationwide Increase in Gun Violence on School Grounds

On Wednesday, two firearms were discovered on the campus of Hopewell High School in Huntersville, North Carolina. Though neither weapon was discharged, the school was put on lockdown, and five students were taken into custody. According to local authorities,…
November 3, 2021

The Trial of Kyle Rittenhouse, a 17-year-old who Shot Three People, Two Fatally in Kenosha While Illegally Armed with an AR-15-style Rifle, Began This Week. Here’s What You Need to Know:

The trial of Kyle Rittenhouse began this week. In August 2020, loosely organized militias began to patrol Kenosha, Wisconsin, openly carrying guns in direct response to the demonstrations for racial equity in the city after the police shooting of Jacob…
November 3, 2021

Governor J.B. Pritzker Commits $250 Million Towards Violence Intervention Programs — Illinois Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Commitment to Gun Safety

Investment Would Also Create A New Office of Firearm Violence Prevention To Address Gun ViolenceThe 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…
November 3, 2021

New Mexico Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Legislative Council for Keeping Guns Out of the Capitol

The New Mexico chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement after a legislative panel voted to prohibit guns in the Roundhouse…
November 3, 2021

Gun Safety Victory: In Everytown’s First Major Investment in Sheriff Elections, Chris Campanelli Defeats Brian Shank to Become Erie County, PA Sheriff

Campanelli Significantly Overperformed the Democratic Candidate for Erie County Executive  ERIE, P.A. – Everytown for Gun Safety Victory Fund (“Everytown”) released the following statement after Chris Campanelli was elected Sheriff of Erie County, PA — defeating gun lobby-endorsed candidate Brian Shank. …

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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.