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September 13, 2022

Everytown Applauds and Echoes Mayor Adams’ Calls for Reporters to Name Manufacturers of Crime Guns

At Mayors Against Illegal Guns Summit, Mayor Adams and 11 Other Mayors Against Illegal Guns Members Released Data on the Manufacturers of Crime Guns in Their Cities NEW YORK – Everytown for Gun Safety, the nation’s…
September 13, 2022

Following Advocacy from Texas Moms Demand Action Volunteers, Frisco Independent School District Passes Secure Storage Resolution

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 Frisco Independent School District (ISD) voted last night to pass a resolution to require…
September 13, 2022

On National Firearm Suicide Prevention Day, Part of Suicide Awareness Month, Gun Safety Advocates Continue to Fight the Preventable Public Health Crisis of Gun Suicide

Resources for Journalists on Responsibly Covering Gun Suicide are Available Here  Today marks the Inaugural National Firearm Suicide Prevention Day on Tuesday, September 13th.  Falling in the middle of Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, the day was created to spread…
September 12, 2022

Shooting at Memorial Park in Uvalde, Texas, Where Two Teenagers Were Shot and Wounded Just Two Miles from Robb Elementary School, Underscores Need for Comprehensive Gun Violence Prevention Action from Governor Gregg Abbott

The Uvalde, Texas community has again experienced a tragic shooting incident involving children. This past Thursday, Uvalde police officials confirmed a 17 year old and an 18 year old were shot and wounded in a shooting in Memorial Park.
September 1, 2022

California Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Celebrate Historic Gains for Gun Safety, Renew Call to Action for State Lawmakers

The California chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, released the following statements today after the California legislature closed last night, marking historic gains for gun violence prevention. Throughout…
September 1, 2022

Ohio Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Fatal Police Shooting of Donovan Lewis

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 Columbus police officers shot and killed Donovan Lewis, a 20-year-old Black man, on Tuesday.
September 1, 2022

VICTORY FOR GUN SAFETY IN THE STATES: In 2022, State Legislatures Have So Far Passed At Least 45 Gun Safety Laws and Rejected 95% of the Gun Lobby’s Extreme Agenda

State Legislatures Approved a Record-Setting $860 Million for Gun Violence PreventionTens of Thousands of Moms and Students Demand Action Volunteers Across the Country Partnered With Democratic, Republican and Independent Lawmakers and Governors to Achieve Massive Victories and Block Bad BillsNEW…
September 1, 2022

California Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Urge Governor Newsom to Call a Special Session to Pass Bill to Address Dangerous Supreme Court Decision on Carrying Guns in Public

The California chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, released the following statement today urging California Governor Gavin Newsom to call state lawmakers back for a special legislative session…
August 31, 2022

On 3 Year Mark of Midland-Odessa Shooting, Everytown Urges Biden Administration to Clarify Definition of Gun Sellers “Engaged In The Business”

After Enacting the Life-Saving Bipartisan Safer Communities Act, The Administration Must Implement It Effectively and Crack Down on Gun Sales Without Background ChecksNEW YORK — Three years ago today, a mass shooter in Midland-Odessa, Texas killed seven people and wounded…
August 31, 2022

California Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Urge State Lawmakers to Pass Bill to Address Dangerous Supreme Court Decision on Carrying Guns in Public

The California chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, released the following statement today urging the California State Assembly to pass SB 918, an important piece of gun safety…
August 30, 2022

Everytown, Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Statement on President Biden’s Remarks in Wilkes-Barre, PA on His Safer America Plan

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. — Everytown for Gun Safety and its grassroots networks, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, released the following statement as President Biden travels today to Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania to deliver remarks on his Safer…
August 30, 2022

Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund Expands Endorsements for Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, and Secretary of State

NEW YORK — Today, Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund (“Everytown”) expanded its endorsements for key statewide offices across ten states, including candidates for Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, and Secretary of State. A full list of…
August 29, 2022

A Weekend of Tragedy: Shootings Across the Country Underscore Urgent Need for Continued Action on Gun Safety

This weekend saw a series of tragic shootings across the country — many of which were deadly. Early Saturday morning in Kentucky, seven people were shot and wounded outside of the Lexington Legends baseball stadium — just one of at least…
August 26, 2022

New Mexico Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Governor Lujan Grisham For Executive Order to Better Implement New Mexico’s Extreme Risk Law and Address Gun Violence

The New Mexico chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, released the following statement after Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham today issued an executive order to help improve implementation of…
August 25, 2022

As the Legislative Session Wraps Up, California Senate Sends Critical Bill to Implement 988 Crisis Hotline to Governor Newsom’s Desk

The California chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement applauding the California State Senate for passing important crisis hotline legislation. AB 988, the Miles Hall Lifeline…
August 25, 2022

24 Hours of Deadly Gun Violence in D.C. and Baltimore Underscores Urgent Need for Continued Action on Gun Safety

The past 24 hours saw a series of tragic shootings across the D.C. and Baltimore areas. On Wednesday alone there were at least five individual shootings in D.C., leaving 12 people wounded, 3 fatally. And in Baltimore, at least ten…
August 24, 2022

Everytown for Gun Safety Endorses 40 Moms Demand Action Volunteers Running for Office

Total of 163 Moms Demand Action & Students Demand Action Volunteers Endorsed This Year NEW YORK — Today, Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund endorsed 40 Moms Demand Action volunteers running for office across the country. The volunteers endorsed today…
August 24, 2022

VICTORY FOR GUN SAFETY: Federal Ghost Guns Rule Takes Effect, Capping Years-Long Effort

Everytown Has Led the Charge Against Ghost Guns Since 2019 Everytown Petitioned ATF to Address Growing Threat and Then Sued Agency Over Inaction, Filed Multiple Lawsuits Against Ghost Guns Sellers, Testified Before A U.S. Senate Panel, Pushed for Rule Finalization,…
August 23, 2022

Everytown Responds After Federal Court Rejects Gun Lobby Challenge to Ghost Guns Rule

NEW YORK –– Everytown for Gun Safety released the following statements after the United States District Court for the District of North Dakota rejected a lawsuit brought in part by Gun Owners of America and backed…
August 18, 2022

Ohio Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to New Legislation Introduced Today in the Ohio Senate

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 lawmakers today introduced SB 357, a bill that falls short of strengthening the state’s background…
August 16, 2022

The Gun Lobby’s Guns Everywhere Agenda Continues to Put Children and Teens at Risk

This weekend was yet another marred by tragedy at the hands of preventable gun violence in places where kids and teenagers should feel safe. On Saturday night, a youth football scrimmage in Lancaster, Texas turned deadly when an argument between…
August 15, 2022

Weekend of Tragedy in Little Rock Underscores Urgent Need for Action on Gun Safety in Arkansas

This past weekend marked a deadly weekend in Little Rock. In just 26 hours, as many as 11 shootings took place across the city. The violence began Saturday afternoon as two shootings rang out within twenty minutes of each…
August 12, 2022

Iowa Moms Demand Action Volunteers Called for Revised Summary of Ballot Measure 1 During Secretary of State Hearing

August 12, 2022

Arkansas Legislature Approves $50 Million for School Safety Grant During Special Session

This week, the Arkansas Legislature returned to Little Rock for a special session. Among other issues, they approved $50 million in funding for a school safety grant. The decision follows the release of the Arkansas School Safety Commission Interim…

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.