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June 27, 2019

New Hampshire Moms Demand Action, Everytown Applaud New Hampshire Legislature for Passing 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 House of Representatives for concurring on HB 564, legislation which would prohibit gun possession…
June 27, 2019

Gun Violence Prevention Key Topic During First Night of Debates

As Democrats took the stage last night for their first debate of the 2020 presidential cycle, one thing was clear: Gun violence prevention will be a marquee issue for the next sixteen months. “It’s no secret why gun safety…
June 27, 2019

Missouri Moms Demand Action, Everytown Respond to Fatal Shooting of Transgender Woman in Kansas City

Brooklyn Lindsey is at Least the Eleventh Trans Person Killed Nationwide This Year, With at Least Nine Having Been Killed With a Gun; All Eleven Have Been Black Women KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Missouri chapter of Moms Demand Action…
June 27, 2019

Hawaii Becomes 17th State With A Red Flag Law. 5 Had Them At the Start of Last Year.

On Wednesday, Hawaii became the latest state to enact an Extreme Risk Law, joining the 16 other states and the District of Columbia with these life-saving laws on the books. The spread of this policy, also known as Red…
June 26, 2019

Everytown, Moms Demand Action Respond To NRA Shutdown of Future Production of NRATV

NEW YORK — Everytown for Gun Safety and Moms Demand Action released the following statements today in response to reports that the NRA has shut down future production at NRATV and ended its business relationship with the longtime public…
June 26, 2019

Connecticut Moms Demand Action, Everytown Applaud Gov. Lamont and Connecticut Legislature for Increasing Funding for Project Longevity in 2019 Budget

In Budget Signed Today, Connecticut Increased Funding for the Project Longevity by More Than $400,000 Project Longevity is Data-Informed Gun Violence Prevention Program Based in New Haven, Hartford and Bridgeport HARTFORD, Conn. — The Connecticut chapter of Moms Demand…
June 26, 2019

In Wake of Recent Shootings, the Gun Lobby Shouldn’t be Able to Intimidate Pennsylvania Local Leaders With the Threat of Expensive Lawsuits

In Philadelphia, there were at least 19 shootings over the course of last weekend, in which five people were shot and killed and 28 were wounded. According to the Philadelphia police tracker, there have been at least 158…
June 26, 2019

Victory for Gun Sense: Hawaii Moms Demand Action, Everytown Applaud Governor David Ige for Signing Red Flag Legislation

Legislation Will Create a Process for Petitioning the Court for a Gun Violence Protective Order to Temporarily Remove Guns From a Person in Crisis HONOLULU – The Hawaii chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of…
June 26, 2019

Everytown for Gun Safety, Moms Demand Action Release 2020 Candidate Gun Violence Prevention Policy Tracker

Interactive Online Tracker Details the Gun Violence Prevention Policy Proposals of All Major Candidates Since Entering the Presidential Race NEW YORK – In advance of the first Democratic debates this week, Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund and Moms…
June 26, 2019

Deaths of Two Wisconsin 5-Year-Olds Highlight Risks Posed By Unsecured Firearms

One gun was apparently left on a shelf in a Milwaukee home. The other, according to police, was lying on a bed inside a Kenosha home. After accessing each of these guns, 5-year-olds were killed last week in…
June 25, 2019

Everytown for Gun Safety Applauds House Passage Of CJS Appropriations Legislation With Crucial Investments to Help Reduce Gun Violence

Gun Sense Champions Representative José Serrano (D-NY) and Representative Nita Lowey (D-NY) Were Instrumental in Writing the Legislation and Leading it to Successful Passage NEW YORK — Today, Everytown for Gun Safety applauded the U.S. House of Representatives for…
June 25, 2019

Tennessee Moms Demand Action, Everytown Criticize Governor Lee for Signing Bill That Would Gut the Handgun Permitting System’s Training Requirement

Gun Safety Instructors from Across the State Have Publicly Opposed This Bill NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Tennessee chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today criticized Governor Lee for signing…
June 25, 2019

Everytown for Gun Safety, Moms Demand Action Unveil 10 Executive Actions Next President Can Take to Address Gun Violence

Recommendations on Executive Actions Provide a Roadmap for a Sustained and Strategic Response to Help Address Gun Violence in America President Could Also Declare Gun Violence a Public Health Emergency to Unlock New Funding and Research Resources NEW…
June 24, 2019

BY THE NUMBERS: Everytown, Moms Demand Action Flex Grassroots Muscle During National Day of Action for Federal Background Checks Legislation

Last week on June 20, Everytown and Moms Demand Action joined gun sense champions in Congress and other allies in the gun violence prevention movement to call for the U.S. Senate to take action on legislation to require background checks…
June 24, 2019

Virginia Moms Demand Action, Everytown Applaud Richmond Mayor for Introducing Gun Violence Prevention Ordinance

Proposed Ordinance Would Prohibit the Carrying of any Firearm Within any City-Owned Building, Park or Recreation or Community Facility RICHMOND, Va. — The Virginia chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety,…
June 24, 2019

Everytown for Gun Safety, Moms Demand Action Release Suggested Gun Violence Prevention Questions Ahead of Miami Presidential Debates

NEW YORK – Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund and Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a part of Everytown, today released suggested gun violence prevention questions that NBC moderators should ask during the Miami presidential debates this…
June 21, 2019

NRA A+ Rated Florida Senator’s Handling of Marion Hammer Ethics Investigation Draws Questions

Last month, Florida State Senator Perry Thurston and State Representative Anna Eskamani accused longtime NRA board member, former NRA president and NRA lobbyist in Florida Marion Hammer of failing to disclose lobbying payments as required by Florida law, filing…
June 21, 2019

NRA’s Longtime CFO Allegedly Embezzled Over $1 Million From His Previous Company, Former Colleagues Say

According to a new report from the New Yorker/The Trace, the NRA’s longtime chief financial officer Woody Phillips, who worked at the NRA alongside executive vice president Wayne LaPierre for 26 years, was fired from his previous job for…
June 20, 2019

BOMBSHELL: NRA Suspends its Second-in-Command, Chris Cox, Claiming He Sought CEO Wayne LaPierre’s Ouster

A new report by the New York Times’ Danny Hakim reveals a shocking new development in the ongoing saga of the NRA’s inner turmoil, questionable financial transactions and apparent self-dealing. According to the New York Times, in a new…
June 19, 2019

Victory for Gun Safety: Everytown, Moms Demand Action and American Medical Association Applaud U.S. House of Representatives Passing Legislation That Includes $50 Million in Annual Funding for Research on Gun Violence in Annual Appropriations Bill

Last Year, Congress Passed a Spending Bill with Report Language Clarifying Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Authority to Conduct Research on Causes of Gun Violence; But 115th Congress Did Not Appropriate Funding for Gun Violence Research Chairwoman of…
June 18, 2019

California Moms Demand Action, Everytown Applaud Passage of Resolution to Require Los Angeles Public Schools to Send Information Home About Responsible Firearms Storage

Today, Moms Demand Action Volunteers Delivered a Petition to the LAUSD Signed By Nearly 2,400 Los Angeles Residents in Support of the Resolution Responsible Firearm Storage Can Result in Fewer Unintentional Shootings and Firearm Suicides Among American Youth…
June 18, 2019

Everytown for Gun Safety, Moms Demand Action Applaud Sen. Amy Klobuchar 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 Sen. Amy Klobuchar’s plan for her first 100 days as president…
June 18, 2019

Everytown for Gun Safety, Moms Demand Action Applaud Rep. Eric Swalwell 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 Rep. Eric Swalwell’s multi-issue gun violence prevention plan. “More…
June 14, 2019

Victory for Gun Sense: Following Landmark Legislative Session for Gun Safety, Governor Sisolak Signs Ab291 with Strong School Safety and Mass Shooting Prevention Measures

Governor Sisolak Signed SB89, an Additional School Safety Bill, Earlier This Week. CARSON CITY, Nev. – Everytown for Gun Safety and the Nevada chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown, today applauded Gov.

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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.