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January 29, 2024

Everytown, Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to AP Report on Lack of School Safety Spending in Iowa, Following School Mass Shooting

DES MOINES, I.A. – Everytown for Gun Safety and its grassroots network, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, released the following statements in response to the Associated Press report that Iowa has largely not spent any of their…
January 26, 2024

Sixth Annual National Gun Violence Survivors Week Ends With Thousands of Survivor Stories Amplified Across The Country

From Members of Congress to Partner Organizations, Thousands Came Together to Uplift the Voices of Gun Violence Survivors  Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Volunteers Hosted More Than 80 Events Across the Country; Survivors Shared Stories on MomentsThatSurvive.org,…
January 26, 2024

Joined by Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham, Maine State Senator Anne Carney and New Mexico State Representative Andrea Romero, Everytown for Gun Safety Holds Press Conference to Unveil What’s in Store for Gun Safety Legislation in 2024

NEW YORK – Yesterday, Everytown for Gun Safety, and its grassroots networks Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, held a virtual press conference outlining gun safety legislative priorities for 2024 and what’s at stake in the year ahead.  Joined by New…
January 25, 2024

Following Testimony from New Mexico Moms Demand and Students Demand Action, House Committee Advances Life-Saving Gun Safety Legislation 

New Mexico Lawmakers are the First to Advance an Innovative Approach to Ban Assault Weapons  SANTA FE, N.M. — The New Mexico chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action issued the following statement after House lawmakers advanced major…
January 25, 2024

Everytown, Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Biden-Harris Administration on New Actions to Promote Secure Storage of Firearms

Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona Writes Letter to School Administrators that Includes Everytown and Be SMART Materials WASHINGTON — Today, in response to the White House’s announcement of new executive actions to promote the secure storage of firearms,…
January 24, 2024

Florida Lawmakers, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Volunteers, Gun Violence Survivors and Partner Organizations Call for Action on Gun Safety During Advocacy Day

TALLAHASSEE, FL. –  Today, Florida Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action volunteers, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, held their advocacy day for the 2024 legislation session and held a press conference to call for action…
January 24, 2024

Dangerous Bill to Make it Harder to Sue Bad Actors in the Gun Industry Passes Indiana House, Despite Widespread Opposition

INDIANAPOLIS, IN. — The Indiana chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroot network, issued the following statement after the Indiana House passed HB 1235. The bill seeks to expand upon…
January 24, 2024

This Legislative Session, Hawaiʻi has an Opportunity to Lead the Nation’s Fight Against Gun Violence 

Today, lawmakers in Honolulu convene for the last day of bill filing. Last session, lawmakers heard dozens of testimonies from Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action volunteers and passed key gun safety bills including a measure strengthening the state’s…
January 24, 2024

West Seattle Teenager Shot and Killed, Washington Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Respond 

SEATTLE — The Washington chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, issued the following statement following reports of a teenager shot and killed yesterday in a youth recreation center…
January 23, 2024

As Gun Industry Comes to Las Vegas, Students Demand Action, Moms Demand Action and Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund Call for Accountability Against Deadly Practices

LAS VEGAS –  Today, the gun industry arrived in Las Vegas for the start of the SHOT Show, the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF)’s annual trade show. In response, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown…
January 22, 2024

Sixth Annual National Gun Violence Survivors Week Begins

January 22-26 Marks Sixth Annual National Gun Violence Survivors Week Every Day in America, 120 people Are Shot and Killed, More Than 200 Are Shot and Wounded, and Countless Others Experience the Collective Trauma of Gun Violence NEW YORK –…
January 21, 2024

California Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Remember Monterey Park Shooting 

MONTEREY PARK, CA. — The California chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, issued the following statements today to mark one year since the mass shooting at Star Ballroom…
January 19, 2024

BIG WEEK FOR GUN SAFETY IN OLYMPIA: Following Testimony from Washington Moms Demand Action Volunteers, Committees Advance Life-Saving Measures 

OLYMPIA, WA. — The Washington chapter of Moms Demand Action, part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, issued the following statement after committees in both chambers advanced life-saving gun safety measures. Throughout this week, lawmakers have held hearings on…
January 18, 2024

Despite Opposition from Gun Safety Advocates, House Judiciary Committee Advances Dangerous Bill Limiting Local Authority to Hold Bad Actors Gun Industry Accountable

INDIANAPOLIS, IN. — The Indiana chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroot network, issued the following statement after members of the House Judiciary Committee advanced HB 1235. The measure seeks…
January 17, 2024

Nebraska Moms Demand Action and Student Demand Action Condemn Introduction of  Extremist Legislation to Militarize Classrooms by Arming Teachers and Other School Personnel

LINCOLN, Neb. — Today, the Nebraska chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, released the following statement condemning Nebraska lawmakers for introducing a dangerous bill LB 1339  to militarize…
January 16, 2024

Four Adults and One Child Shot and Killed in Texas Domestic Violence Dispute; Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond

RICHMOND, TX. — The Texas chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, released the following statements in response to a deadly mass shooting in Fort Bend County early Saturday…
January 16, 2024

As Lawmakers Return to Santa Fe, Gun Violence Prevention Must Take Center Stage 

Today, lawmakers return to Santa Fe to convene for the legislative session. Last session, lawmakers advanced various gun safety bills. Just last Friday, New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham announced her full support for several life-saving gun safety bills aimed…
January 16, 2024

As the 2024 Legislative Session Begins, Illinois Lawmakers Should Prioritize Supporting Gun Violence Survivors by Addressing Cold Case Clearance Rates

During 2023, Following Tireless Advocacy by Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Volunteers, Illinois Lawmakers Passed the Historic Protect Illinois Communities Act and Legislation to Make it Easier to Sue Bad Actors in the Gun Industry  SPRINGFIELD,…
January 16, 2024

Everytown, Moms Demand Action Respond to Trump’s Iowa Victory

WASHINGTON — After Donald Trump declared victory in the Iowa caucuses, Everytown for Gun Safety and Moms Demand Action released the following statements: “Donald Trump may have won the caucus, but his message from a few weeks ago that we have…
January 12, 2024

ICYMI: Everytown Applauds Biden-Harris Administration As Vice President Harris Announces $285 Million to Hire and Train Mental Health Professionals in Schools

CHARLOTTE, NC – Yesterday in North Carolina, Vice President Kamala Harris announced an additional $285 million in funding to help schools across the country hire and train mental health counselors. This funding is a result of the historic…
January 12, 2024

Extremist Lawmakers in Missouri Begin 2024 Legislative Session By Reintroducing Dangerous Gun Laws, Including Legislation to Force Guns Into Places of Worship, Allow More People to Have Guns in Schools, and Legalize Access to Firearms for Children

During the 2023 Legislative Session, Following Advocacy By Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Volunteers, Dangerous Gun Legislation Failed to Pass, Including Identical Bill to Force Guns into Sensitive Places JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. –  In the first few days…
January 12, 2024

Joined by Everytown’s Monisha Henley, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Volunteers, Governor Lujan Grisham Announces Strong Gun Safety Package to Curb Gun Violence in New Mexico

SANTA FE, N.M. — The New Mexico chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, issued the following statements after joining New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham and New Mexico…
January 10, 2024

Everytown for Gun Safety Applauds House GVP Task Force for Filing Discharge Petition on the Keep Americans Safe Act

WASHINGTON – Today, Everytown for Gun Safety released the following statements applauding Representative DeGette and the House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force for filing a discharge petition on the Keep Americans Safe Act — legislation that would prohibit the importation,…
January 10, 2024

TODAY: Nearly 200 South Carolina Lawmakers, Moms Demand Action Volunteers, and Gun Violence Survivors Gathered at the South Carolina State House for Advocacy Day to Demand the Passage of Common Sense Gun Reform During the 2024 Legislative Session

Live footage of the press conference is available HERE. COLUMBIA, SC. –  Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, today held their advocacy day for the 2024 legislation session.  At…

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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.