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October 8, 2020

Pennsylvania Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud New Lawsuit Seeking to Make it Easier for Cities to Enact Local Gun Safety Measures

The Pennsylvania chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, today released the following statement applaudingthe filing of a lawsuit by the city of Philadelphia and several…
October 8, 2020

FBI Thwarts Attempt to Overthrow Michigan Government, Kidnap Gov. Whitmer –– Everytown Responds

The News Comes One Week after President Trump Encouraged a Right-Wing Hate Group to “Stand Back and Stand By” and Just Months After he Tweeted “LIBERATE MICHIGAN!”WASHINGTON — Today, Everytown for Gun Safety and its grassroots…
October 7, 2020

Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s Views on the Second Amendment Are Extreme and Dangerous

Ahead of next week’s Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court, below is some key context when it comes to gun laws and the Second Amendment. If Judge Barrett is…
October 7, 2020

Clear Choice on Gun Safety in Vice Presidential Debate

This evening is the Vice Presidential debate, where voters will hear from gun safety champion Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) and Vice President Mike Pence. Moms Demand Action volunteers are available for interviews on the role that gun safety will play…
October 7, 2020

What to Know About How Gun Violence Impacts the Latino Community Ahead of Tonight’s U.S. Senate Debate in Colorado

This evening, voters in Colorado will hear from gun lobby loyalist Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) and gun sense champion Governor John Hickenlooper when they face off in a debate in Spanish for the first time. According to…
October 6, 2020

PHOTOS: More than 100 Moms Demand Action Volunteers Reach Out to Thousands of Colorado Voters Over the Weekend; Volunteers Available for Interviews

This weekend, more than 100 volunteers with the Colorado chapter of Moms Demand Action gathered virtually for a Weekend of Action to get out the vote for Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate John Hickenlooper and Democratic candidate for President Joe…
October 6, 2020

PHOTOS: More than 100 Moms Demand Action Volunteers Reach Out to Thousands of Minnesota Voters over the Weekend; Volunteers Available for Interviews

This weekend, more than 100 volunteers with the Minnesota chapter of Moms Demand Action gathered virtually for a Weekend of Action to flip the state Senate. They reached out to thousands of voters across Minnesota through calls, texts, and lit…
October 6, 2020

Georgia Moms Demand Action Respond to Sen. Kelly Loeffler’s Tweet Minimizing COVID-19

The Georgia chapter of Moms Demand Action, part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement in response to Sen. Kelly Loeffler (R-GA) tweeting an edited video of President Donald Trump which minimizes…
October 6, 2020

New Everytown Report Identifies Frequency of Firearm Suicide for Every Congressional District

New Report Reveals That Some Congressional Districts Have Fewer Than 10 Firearm Suicides Per Year While Others Have Over 100 — All With Similar Population SizesRecent Data Analyzed by the Everytown for Gun Safety Support…
October 5, 2020

New Everytown Report Examines Role Of Gun Lobby In Enabling Armed, Far Right Extremism

The Report Highlights the Gun Lobby’s Decades-Long Role in Stoking Far-Right Extremism, Emboldened Like Never Before, With Guns as Its Weapon of ChoiceThis Report Comes Nearly One Week After President Trump Issued a De Facto…
October 5, 2020

Everytown, Texas Moms Demand Action Respond to Police Shooting of Jonathan Price

The Texas chapter of Moms Demand Action, part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement after police shot and killed Jonathan Price, a Black man, in Wolfe City. Initial comments from Price’s…
October 5, 2020

NEWS: Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Surpass 1M Texts and 725K Calls to Voters, with Over 50K Made This Past Week

Across the country, volunteers with Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, the grassroots arms of Everytown for Gun Safety, are hard at work to get out the vote for gun sense candidates up and down the ballot. With less…
October 5, 2020

Early Voting Begins Today: Moms Demand Action Urges Iowans to Vote for Gun Sense Candidates Up and Down the Ballot

As early voting begins in Iowa, the Iowa chapter of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today released the following statement urging voters to make their voices heard and vote for gun…
October 5, 2020

Everytown Statement on Senator Toomey’s Decision Not to Run For Reelection in 2022

NEW YORK — Today, Everytown for Gun Safety and its grassroots networks, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, released the following statements about Senator Pat Toomey’s (R-PA) decision not to run for reelection in 2022. “Senator…
October 5, 2020

New Reporting on the Death of Ronald Greene Highlights Need for Police Reform in Louisiana

In a recording obtained by the Associated Press, “a Louisiana State trooper implicated in the death of a Black man [Ronald Greene] can be heard talking of beating and choking him before ‘all of a sudden…
October 5, 2020

Everytown Responds to New FBI Data Suggesting Americans Bought 66% More Guns in September than they Did Last Year

Continued Surge in Gun Sales Increases Risk of Gun-Related Domestic Violence, Daily Gun Violence, Unintentional Shootings, and Gun SuicideSurge in Gun Sales is Overwhelming the Background Check System, Making the Charleston Loophole…
October 5, 2020

Early Voting Begins Today: Moms Demand Action Urges Mainers to Vote for Gun Sense Candidates Up and Down the Ballot

As early voting begins in Maine, the Maine chapter of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today released the following statement urging voters to make their voices heard and vote for gun…
October 2, 2020

Three Questions for Sen. Cory Gardner Ahead of Today’s U.S. Senate Debate in Colorado

This evening is the first U.S. Senate debate in Colorado, where voters will hear from gun lobby loyalist Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) and gun sense champion Governor John Hickenlooper. Moms Demand Action volunteers are available for interviews on the role…
October 2, 2020

Moms Demand Action Applauds Mayor Lightfoot’s Plan as a Step Toward Preventing Gun Violence and Saving Lives in Chicago

The Illinois chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both parts of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, today released the following statement on Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s recently released violence reduction plan. “This…
October 2, 2020

Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Statements on Shooting of Trans Woman in Philadelphia

The Pennsylvania chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both a part of Everytown for Gun Safety grassroots networks, released the following statement on the death of Mia Green, a Black trans woman who…
October 1, 2020

Texas Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Governor Abbott’s Executive Order Making it Harder to Vote

The Texas chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statements today in response to Governor Abbott’s order closing “multiple locations where voters…
October 1, 2020

Everytown, Moms Demand Action Call on Sen. Gardner to Condemn White Supremacists After Trump Refused to During Last Night’s Debate

Gardner Has Refused to Stand up to Trump Time and Again, Voting With Him nearly 90% of the time –– and Siding With Trump and the Gun Lobby Over the Safety of…
October 1, 2020

Everytown, Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Statements as Domestic Violence Awareness Month Begins

NEW YORK — Everytown and its grassroots networks, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, released the following statements to mark the beginning of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Domestic violence and gun violence are inextricably linked, impacting millions…
September 30, 2020

Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Governor Newsom for Signing Legislation to Improve Police Accountability and Prevent Gun Violence

The California chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both a part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, released the following statement after California Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law three critical police accountability bills that will…

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.