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May 22, 2020

Everytown Launches $50,000 Direct Mail Campaign Ahead of New Mexico Primary, Targeting State Senate Lawmakers Who Opposed Gun Safety

Everytown for Gun Safety Victory Fund Spending $50,000 on Direct Mail Campaign Targeting Sen. Gabriel Ramos (SD-28) and Sen. Clemente Sanchez (SD-30), Highlighting Their Votes Against Background Checks on All Gun Sales and Red Flag LegislationEverytown …
May 21, 2020

Moms Demand Action Responds to Westgate Shooting in Glendale as Businesses Begin Reopening in Arizona

The Arizona chapter of Moms Demand Action, a part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today released the following statement after a shooting on Wednesday evening at the Glendale Westgate Entertainment District that wounded at least three…
May 21, 2020

Fatal Shooting of 4-Year-Old in Detroit a Tragic Reminder That Gun Violence Continues Amid the Pandemic

On Wednesday, a 4-year-old boy, Nathanial Mesiah Roby-Townsend, was shot and killed when someone fired shots into his home in Detroit. According to media reports, Roby-Townsend was taken to a hospital and later died.  As COVID-19 continues…
May 21, 2020

Colorado Moms Demand Action Applauds Dismissal of a Lawsuit Challenging Colorado’s Extreme Risk Law

The Colorado chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement after a Denver District Court judge dismissed a lawsuit challenging how Colorado’s extreme risk law was…
May 20, 2020

Governor Brown Releases New Be SMART Video Amid Research Showing Unintentional Shootings Increase During COVID-19

Yesterday, Governor Kate Brown released a new Be SMART PSA on the importance of securely storing firearms while children and families are spending more time at home amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Governor Brown emphasizes the need to store…
May 20, 2020

Moms Demand Action, Training Grounds Respond to D.C.’s Proposed 2021 Budget

The D.C. chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, and Training Grounds released the following statements after D.C. announced the 2021 proposed budget…
May 19, 2020

Oklahoma Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action, Everytown Criticize Gov. Stitt for Signing Preemption Bill

The Oklahoma chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement after Gov. Stitt signed HB 1081, which would prevent Oklahoma cities and…
May 19, 2020

Kentucky Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action, Everytown Respond to New Public Safety Steps in the Wake of the Officer-Involved Shooting of Breonna Taylor

The Kentucky 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 new public safety measures announced by Louisville Mayor Greg…
May 19, 2020

NEW: Armed Anti-Social Distancing Protests May Have Spread Virus Widely

According to new reporting by the Guardian, cell phone location data shows protesters attending the anti-social distancing demonstrations often traveled hundreds of miles to and from the protests––raising “the prospect that the protests will play a role in…
May 19, 2020

Fatal Shooting of Cincinnati Third-Grade Student a Tragic Reminder That Gun Violence Continues Amid the Pandemic

On Sunday afternoon, Chase Gilbert, an 8-year-old boy, was shot and killed in an apartment in Cincinnati, according to police reports. Gilbert was a third grade student at Riverview Elementary School and a talented football player, according…
May 19, 2020

Everytown For Gun Safety Action Fund Endorses 39 Moms Demand Action Volunteer Leaders, Gun Violence Survivors Running for Elected Office

Last Month, Everytown Announced Its First Round of Moms Demand Action Gun Sense Candidates Distinctions With Hundreds of Volunteers Participating in First-Ever Virtual RallyNEW YORK — Today, Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund endorsed 39 Moms…
May 19, 2020

As Louisiana Gun Violence Continues Amid Coronavirus, Lawmakers Consider Bill That Would Prevent Cities from Enacting Gun Safety Measures

The Louisiana chapter of Moms Demand Action, part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement in response to gun violence across the state over the weekend, including a shooting on Saturday that wounded…
May 18, 2020

Moms Demand Action, Everytown Vow to Hold Senators Accountable at the Ballot Box in November for Blocking Background Check and Red Flag Bills

For the Second Year in a Row, the Minnesota Senate Refused to Hold Even a Hearing on the House-Passed Red Flag and Background Check Bills ST. PAUL, Minn. — The Minnesota chapter of Moms Demand Action, part of Everytown for…
May 18, 2020

New Poll: Intensity of Support for Gun Safety Measures has Surged Amid the Coronavirus Pandemic

New Polling by Everytown and Global Strategy Group Finds Vast Majority of Americans Believe Requiring Background Checks on All Gun Sales and Disarming Domestic Abusers Are Even More Important Now Than Before the PandemicWhen Americans Learn…
May 15, 2020

Victory For Gun Sense: Missouri Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Defeat of Risky Gun Amendments as Legislative Session Closes

Close of Missouri Legislative Session Marks Defeat of Risky AmendmentsInstead of Addressing Elevated Risks of Domestic Violence During Short Session to Address Coronavirus, Missouri House Attempted to Sneak Through Amendments to Arm More Teachers, Punish Local Law Enforcement for Acting…
May 15, 2020

Fatal Shooting of Topeka West Student a Tragic Reminder That Gun Violence Continues Amid the Pandemic

On Tuesday, a Topeka West high school senior, Joheem Meredith, was shot in the parking lot of White Lakes Plaza Apartments. According to police, Meredith was taken to a hospital and later died from his injuries. Meredith’s death…
May 15, 2020

Denver Police Chief: ‘Crime Has Not Been Quarantined During this COVID-19 Crisis’

The COVID-19 pandemic has altered life in many ways, but one thing that continues is gun violence. Many violence prevention workers are still working to stop gun violence in Denver — despite challenges from social distancing restrictions. …
May 14, 2020

California Moms Demand Action, Everytown Applaud Governor Newsom for Including Violence Intervention and Prevention Grant Program Funding in May Revise Budget

The California chapter of Moms Demand Action, a part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement applauding Governor Newsom for including California Violence Intervention and Prevention Grant Program (CalVIP) funding in the 2020-2021 May revise budget:  “Gun violence…
May 14, 2020

Everytown, Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Open Carry Demonstrations Protesting Social Distancing Measures

NEW YORK — Today, Everytown for Gun Safety, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both a part of Everytown’s grassroots network, responded to open carry demonstrations by extremists opposed to stay-at-home orders issued to protect public health during the COVID-19…
May 14, 2020

Colorado Moms Demand Action Applauds County Court Ruling Upholding the State’s Red Flag Law

The Colorado chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement applauding a Gunnison County Court ruling upholding the constitutionality of Colorado’s red flag law:“This…
May 14, 2020

Ghost Guns Are a Weapon Of Choice For Those Who Can’t Pass a Background Check, New Everytown Research Finds — ATF Has Failed To Regulate Despite Growing Danger

Today, Senators Blumenthal and Murphy Introduced the Untraceable Firearms Act of 2020 to Address the Threat of Ghost GunsOnline Ghost Gun Sellers Report Surging Sales Due to COVID-19 Related Panic-BuyingIn More than…
May 13, 2020

Everytown Making Arizona a Top 2020 Priority with $5 Million ‘Gun Sense Majority: Arizona’ Initiative

Yesterday, Everytown for Gun Safety Victory Fund and Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund announced Gun Sense Majority: Arizona — a plan to spend at least $5 million in the Grand Canyon State to elect gun…
May 13, 2020

Louisiana Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action, Everytown Respond After Louisiana House Committee Passes Reckless Preemption Bill

HB 140 Would Force Cities to Allow Guns in Recreational Centers Where Children PlayBATON ROUGE, La. — The Louisiana chapter of Moms Demand Action, part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, today criticized the Louisiana…
May 13, 2020

Everytown, Moms Demand Action: Armed Intimidation Never Has A Place In Political Debates – Especially During A Public Health Crisis

Ahead of Thursday’s Third Armed Demonstration At Michigan Statehouse, there have been Reports of Open Threats of Violence against Governor Whitmer and Police  NEW YORK – Everytown for Gun Safety and Moms Demand Action for Gun…

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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.