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May 30, 2019

Victory for Gun Sense: Kansas Moms Demand Action, Everytown Applaud Defeat of Dangerous Legislation That Would Have Lowered the Age to Carry Hidden, Loaded Handguns in Public

TOPEKA, Kan. — The Kansas chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today released the following statement after the Kansas legislature adjourned without passing HB 2326, legislation that would have automatically…
May 29, 2019

Illinois Moms Demand Action, Everytown, G-PAC Illinois Applaud Illinois House Passage of Legislation to Close Deadly Gaps in State Gun Laws

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The Illinois chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, and the Gun Violence Prevention PAC (G-PAC Illinois) today released the following statement after the Illinois House of Representatives…
May 29, 2019

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

On Tuesday, Assemblywoman Jauregui Announced Plans to Introduce Amendments to the Bill that Would Establish an Extreme Risk Law and Require Responsible Storage of Firearms to Prevent Access by Children CARSON CITY, Nev. – Everytown for Gun Safety…
May 28, 2019

Holiday Weekend Shootings A Deadly Reminder of Daily Toll of Gun Violence

Cities across the country experienced spikes of gun violence over Memorial Day weekend. From armed robberies to shootings in bars and at the beach, these incidents were a sobering reminder of the gun violence that happens every day in…
May 28, 2019

Nevada Has Opportunity to Save Lives with Extreme Risk Law Addition to Omnibus Gun Bill

Nevada has already come a long way when it comes to gun safety this legislative session. Earlier this year, legislation that will require background checks on all gun sales in the state was passed by the legislature and signed into…
May 24, 2019

Michigan Moms Demand Action, Everytown Respond After Michigan House Passes Dangerous Bill That Would Slash Penalty For Carrying a Hidden, Loaded Handgun in Public Without a Permit

LANSING, Mich. – The Michigan chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today released the following response after the Michigan House of Representatives passed House Bill 4434, which would dramatically reduce…
May 24, 2019

Connecticut Moms Demand Action, Everytown Applaud Connecticut Senate for Passing Gun Safety Legislation

HARTFORD, Conn. — The Connecticut chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, applauded the Connecticut Senate for passing three gun safety bills. At an advocacy day hosted by Connecticut Moms Demand…
May 24, 2019

Oregon Moms Demand Action, Everytown Applaud Oregon Senate For Passing 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 the Oregon Senate for passing House Bill 2013, legislation that would help keep…
May 23, 2019

New Hampshire Moms Demand Action, Everytown Applaud New Hampshire Senate for Advancing Gun Safety Legislation

CONCORD, N.H. – The New Hampshire chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, applauded the New Hampshire Senate for advancing legislation to prevent gun violence. The legislation now heads back to…
May 23, 2019

NRA Infighting Reaches Fever Pitch with Two New Lawsuits

Yesterday, the NRA filed a second lawsuit against its public relations firm and a top vendor, Ackerman McQueen, alleging that the PR firm has leaked damaging information to reporters “to tarnish and ultimately destroy the public image of the…
May 22, 2019

Everytown for Gun Safety, Moms Demand Action Applaud Former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper for Elevating Issue of Gun Violence Prevention in 2020 Presidential Campaign

NEW YORK – Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund and Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a part of Everytown, released the following statements in response to former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper’s multi-issue gun violence prevention plan.
May 22, 2019

Louisiana Moms Demand Action, Everytown Respond After Louisiana House Passes Reckless Gun Bills

HB 281 Would Tie the Hands of Local Governments That Attempt to Pass Gun Violence Prevention Measures HB 235 Would Dangerously Expand Louisiana’s Stand Your Ground Law BATON ROUGE, La. — The Louisiana chapter of Moms Demand Action…
May 22, 2019

California Moms Demand Action Applaud Introduction of Resolution to Require Schools to Send Information Home About Responsible Firearms Storage

LOS ANGELES – The California chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today applauded Los Angeles Unified School District board member Scott Schmerelson for introducing a resolution to require information be…
May 22, 2019

Red Flag Laws Are Saving Lives in Maryland, Beyond

As Congress considers Red Flag legislation that would empower law enforcement and family members to ask a court to temporarily restrict someone’s access to guns when he is a threat to himself or others, a new report out…
May 21, 2019

New York Moms Demand Action, Everytown Applaud New York State Assembly for Passing Legislation to Prohibit Undetectable Guns

NEW YORK — The New York chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today applauded the New York State Assembly for the passage of S. 1414, legislation that would prohibit undetectable…
May 20, 2019

Pennsylvania Moms Demand Action, Everytown Respond to Fatal Shooting of Transgender Woman in North Philadelphia

Michelle Simone is at Least the Fifth Trans Person Shot and Killed Nationwide This Year; All Five Were Black Women In the Past Week Alone, Three Trans Women Died From Gun Violence PHILADELPHIA — The Pennsylvania chapter of Moms…
May 20, 2019

Texas Senate Committee Advances Bill That Would Block Cities from Passing Gun Safety Measures

On Friday, May 17, the Texas Senate State Affairs Committee voted to advance HB 3231, an extreme preemption bill that would further limit the ability of Texas cities, towns and counties to pass common-sense public safety measures designed to…
May 20, 2019

Tuesday: Louisiana House to Vote on Bill that Undermines Local Governments

Tomorrow, the Louisiana House will consider HB 281, a preemption bill that would eliminate the authority of local governments to prohibit the possession of firearms in certain businesses and public buildings, including establishments that serve alcohol and buildings where…
May 20, 2019

Texas Moms Demand Action, Everytown Respond to Fatal Shooting of Transgender Woman in Dallas

DALLAS, Texas — The Texas chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement in response to the death of a transgender woman in Dallas. According to reports,…
May 20, 2019

Missouri Moms Demand Action, Everytown Applaud Failure of Dangerous Gun Bills This Session

Volunteers with Missouri Chapter of Moms Demand Action Supported Lawmakers in Their Efforts to Stop Bills That Would Have Threatened Public Safety JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Volunteers with the Missouri chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in…
May 20, 2019

Texas Moms Demand Action, Everytown Criticize Texas Senate Committee for Passing Bill That Would Increase the Number of Teachers Carrying Guns in Schools

AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following response after the Texas Senate Education Committee voted to advance HB 1387, which would allow…
May 20, 2019

Everytown for Gun Safety, Moms Demand Action Applaud Beto O’Rourke for Elevating Issue of Gun Violence Prevention in 2020 Presidential Campaign

NEW YORK – Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund and Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a part of Everytown, released the following statement in response to Beto O’Rourke’s weekend opinion piece on his gun safety plan…
May 17, 2019

Ohio Moms Demand Action, Everytown Respond to Fatal Shooting of Transgender Woman in Cleveland

Claire Legato is at Least the Third Trans Person Shot and Killed Nationwide This Year; All Three Were Black Women CLEVELAND, Ohio.— The Ohio chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun…
May 16, 2019

Sen. Wyden Questions Whether NRA Tax-Exempt Status Should Be Revoked As WaPo Columnist E.J. Dionne Calls NRA Leaders “Racketeers” and “Swindlers”

Multiple NRA board members are calling for NRA Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre’s resignation amid new revelations about his lavish spending of NRA member dues, questionable financial transactions benefiting NRA executives and insiders, and…

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.