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April 14, 2022

Michigan Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Condemn the Fatal Police Shooting of Patrick Lyoya in Grand Rapids

The Michigan chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, released the following statement after Grand Rapids police officers fatally shot Patrick Lyoya, a 26-year-old Black man, outside a house…
April 12, 2022

Louisiana Lawmakers Renew Push to Pass Dangerous Permitless Carry Legislation Despite Opposition From Law Enforcement, Faith Leaders, and Local Leaders

Today, the Louisiana House Administration of Criminal Justice Committee voted to advance HB37, dangerous permitless carry legislation to remove the state’s permitting requirement for carrying a concealed handgun in public. The vote came despite staunch opposition from key public safety…
April 12, 2022

“Shameful”: Governor Kemp To Sign Dangerous Permitless Carry Bill Over Objections from Law Enforcement, Public Safety Experts, and Georgia Voters

The Georgia chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action released the following statement ahead of the signing of SB319, permitless carry legislation to eliminate the state’s permit requirement for carrying a handgun in public. Governor Brian Kemp will…
April 12, 2022

New York Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shooting at Brooklyn Subway Station

The New York chapters of Moms Demand Action and Student Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement responding to reports of a shooting at a subway station in…
April 11, 2022

Nebraska Lawmakers Reject Permitless Carry Following Significant Opposition from Law Enforcement, Moms Demand Action Volunteers, Public Safety Advocates

The Nebraska chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement after Nebraska lawmakers today voted to reject LB773, a dangerous permitless carry bill that would eliminate…
April 11, 2022

 Illinois Senate Passes Bill to Address Ghost Guns to Governor Pritzker’s Desk – Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Commitment to Gun Safety

The 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 lawmakers passed House Bill 4383, legislation to address the threat of ghost guns —…
April 11, 2022

Everytown Applauds Biden-Harris Administration’s Finalization of Ghost Guns Rule, Nomination of New ATF Director

Everytown Has Led the Charge Against Ghost Guns Since 2019, Petitioning ATF to Address Growing Threat and Then Suing Agency Over Inaction, Filing Multiple Lawsuits Against Ghost Guns Sellers, Testifying Before A U.S. Senate Panel and Pushing for State Legislation;…
April 9, 2022

New York Lawmakers Approve State Budget with Over $200 Million Investment in Gun Violence Prevention; New York Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud

The New York chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement applauding the New York legislature for approving a new state budget, including more than $200…
April 8, 2022

Minneapolis’ New No Knock Warrant Policy Goes Into Effect Today. Here’s What You Need to Know:

Today, a new policy that prohibits the application for and execution of all no-knock search warrants by the Minneapolis Police Department will take effect. While local actions to restrict no-knock warrants can help address the clear…
April 8, 2022

VICTORY FOR GUN SAFETY: Bill Prohibiting Ghost Guns Will Become Law Following Tireless Advocacy by Maryland Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Volunteers

The Maryland 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 Governor Larry Hogan’s announcement that he will allow SB…
April 8, 2022

Georgia Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shooting of Kathryn “Katie” Newhouse, a 19-year-old Asian-American Transgender Woman, in Canton

The Georgia 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 death of Kathryn “Katie” Newhouse, transgender Asian-American woman, who was shot…
April 7, 2022

Led By Former Moms Demand Action Volunteer, Rep. Hirschauer, Illinois Senate Sends Secure Firearm Storage Bill to Governor Pritzker’s Desk

Illinois Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Commitment to Gun Safety The 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 the Illinois Senate…
April 6, 2022

Pennsylvania Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Unintentional Shooting of a 4-Year-Old Girl Outside Philadelphia

The Pennsylvania chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of the Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement in response to reports of a 2-year-old boy unintentionally shooting and…
April 5, 2022

As Missouri Communities Continue to Experience Devastating Incidents of Gun Violence, Lawmakers Prioritize Advancing Bills to Gut Gun Safety Measures

Since the start of Missouri’s legislative session, lawmakers have prioritized legislation that would strip away the state’s few remaining gun safety protections even as the state continues to experience a gun violence crisis.  In just the past month alone, Missourians…
April 5, 2022

Another Weekend Marred by Gun Violence. Meanwhile, Some State Legislatures Continue to Weaken Gun Laws.

The weekend marked yet another deadly weekend in the U.S. as gun violence killed and wounded dozens of people across the country. In Sacramento, six people were killed and at least 12 were wounded as shots…
April 4, 2022

After Sacramento Mass Shooting, Legislation to Curb Gun Violence Ready to Move Through Legislature.

Over the weekend, a shooting in Sacramento left at least six people dead and at least 12 more wounded. Authorities reported an attack on early Sunday morning on a street in downtown Sacramento. The shooting is…
April 1, 2022

12 Year-Old Middle School Student Shot and Killed in Greenville; South Carolina Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond

The South Carolina chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action issued the following statement in response to a shooting on Thursday at Greenville’s Tanglewood Middle School in which 12-year-old Jamari Cortez Bonaparte Jackson was shot and killed.
April 1, 2022

Alabama Senate Passes Dangerous Nullification Bill, Threatening to Tie the Hands of Law Enforcement and Local Authorities

Yesterday, the Alabama Senate voted to pass SB2, dangerous legislation to prevent state funding and state and local officials from assisting with the enforcement of presidential executive orders aimed at preventing gun violence. This law could have a chilling effect…
March 31, 2022

Victory for Gun Safety: Following Advocacy from Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Volunteers, Idaho Legislature Adjourns Without Passing Any Dangerous Gun Lobby Priorities

The Idaho chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement after the Idaho legislature ended the legislative session without passing a dangerous gun lobby priority. The bills that…
March 31, 2022

This Session, Lawmakers Have Chance to Save Lives with a Bipartisan Bill to Protect Children From Gun Violence. Here’s What You Need to Know.

This week, the Alaska House State Affairs Committee held a hearing on HB 203, bipartisan legislation which would require that gun owners securely store their firearms when not under their direct control. HB 203 would ensure guns are secured away…
March 31, 2022

Oregon Public Broadcasting: Oregon Suicide Rates Dropped in 2020, Advocates Say Prevention Programs Helped

Oregon Public Broadcasting published an article analyzing the state’s decline in suicide rates, giving credit to violence prevention programs for the encouraging trend. In the piece, Oregon’s Governor Kate Brown said  “guns are the most lethal form of suicide…
March 30, 2022

Governor Polis Signs Bill to Prohibit Open Carry of Firearms At Polling Places following Advocacy by Colorado Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action

Bill Signing Comes After Significant Advocacy from Colorado Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Volunteers During Legislative Process The Colorado chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, released the…
March 30, 2022

Georgia Lawmakers Pass Dangerous Permitless Carry Legislation; Georgia Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond

The Georgia 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 Georgia House of Representative voted to pass SB319, dangerous permitless carry legislation to eliminate…
March 30, 2022

Rhode Island Gun Violence Prevention Partners Applaud Lawmakers on Crucial Gun Safety Legislation Ahead of Legislative Hearing

The Introduction of These Bills, Including Legislation to Prohibit High Capacity Magazines, Comes After Terrible Instances of Gun Violence That Have Punctuated the Need For Action The Rhode Island chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both…

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.