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August 11, 2022

Michigan Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shooting of Hayden Davis, a 28-year-old Black Transgender Woman in Detroit

The Michigan 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 Hayden Davis, a 28-year-old Black transgender woman, who was…
August 11, 2022

Governor Baker Signs Bill to Address Dangerous Supreme Court Decision on Gun Permitting, Following Advocacy from Massachusetts Moms Demand Action

The Massachusetts chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement applauding Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker for signing legislation that would address the Supreme Court’s decision in…
August 9, 2022

Killings of Four Muslim Men In Albuquerque Leaves Community on Edge

Over the span of the last two weeks, three Muslim men have been shot and killed in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Additionally, detectives are working to determine whether the November killing of Mohammad Ahmadi, a Muslim man in Albuquerque, was also…
August 9, 2022

Following Tireless Advocacy by California Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action, California Legislature Passes Groundbreaking Gun Violence Prevention Bills

Legislation Includes First-of-Its-Kind Bill to Require Schools to Send Home Information about Secure Firearm Storage and Bill to Add Violence Prevention Services as a Covered Medi-Cal Benefit The California chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part…
August 5, 2022

Record-Breaking 3,000+ Moms Demand Action Gun Sense Candidate Distinctions Awarded This Cycle

NEW YORK — Today, Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund and its grassroots networks, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, announced that over 3,000 candidates this election cycle have been awarded the Moms Demand Action Gun Sense Candidate Distinction. Candidates…
August 4, 2022

Three Years Since the Mass Shooting in El Paso and Two Months Since the Tragedy in Uvalde, Governor Abbott Continues to Fail Texas

Yesterday marked three years since a shooter, motivated by far-right ideology and racism against the Latinx community, opened fire at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, killing 23 and wounding 23 more. In the three years since this tragedy, gun…
August 3, 2022

Texas Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shooting of Marisela Castro, a 39-year-old Transgender Latina, in Houston

The Texas 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 Marisela Castro, a 39-year-old transgender Latina, who was shot…
August 3, 2022

Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Arkansas School Safety Commission Interim Report Recommendations

The Arkansas chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, issued the following statement today in response to the release of the Arkansas School Safety Commission Interim Report recommendations.
August 3, 2022

Everytown Statement on the Three-Year Mark of the El Paso Shooting

Three Years Ago Today, A White Supremacist Walked Into a Walmart in El Paso and Killed 23 People The Three Year Mark Falls Just Over Two Months After the Shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Another Predominantly…
August 3, 2022

Be SMART Partners With Local Law Enforcement to Hold Nearly 100 “National Night Out” Events Across the Country to Promote Secure Firearm Storage

Secure Firearm Storage is Critical to Help Prevent Child Gun Deaths and Injuries, Youth Suicide, and Gunfire on School Grounds; Be SMART Encourages Responsible Firearm Storage Practices #NotAnAccident Index Reveals There Have Been at Least 158 Unintentional Shootings by…
August 2, 2022

California Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shooting of Cherry Bush, a 48-year-old Transgender Woman, in Los Angeles

The California 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 Cherry Bush, a 48-year-old transgender woman, who was shot…
August 1, 2022

Atlanta’s Annual Music Midtown Festival Canceled Due to Georgia’s Weak Gun Laws

Earlier today, Live Nation announced the cancellation of the 2022 Music Midtown festival, which was set to take place in Atlanta this September, with multiple sources citing Georgia’s weak gun laws as the cause of this year’s cancellation. Since…
August 1, 2022

VICTORY FOR GUN SAFETY: Massachusetts Legislature Makes Major Gains on Gun Safety to End Session, Lays Groundwork for Important Gun Safety Package; Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond

The Massachusetts chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of the Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement responding to the Massachusetts legislature ending this year’s legislative session. During this session, gun sense…
August 1, 2022

Weekend of Gun Violence in Florida Underscores Urgent Need for Action on Gun Safety

Early on Sunday morning as downtown Orlando businesses were closing for the night, a fight erupted and a shooter opened fire into a crowd. While no one was killed, at least 7 people were hospitalized after being shot and…
July 29, 2022

Everytown, Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Statement on House Passage of Legislation to Regulate Assault Weapons

WASHINGTON — Today, Everytown for Gun Safety and its grassroots networks, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, released the following statements as a bipartisan majority in the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 1808, legislation to regulate…
July 28, 2022

Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund Announces First Major Round of Federal Endorsements

NEW YORK — Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund (“Everytown”) announced the first major round of endorsements of candidates running for the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives for the 2022 election cycle. This follows endorsements Everytown made on Tuesday…
July 27, 2022

Following Governor’s Inaction to Curb Impact of Dangerous Supreme Court Decision, Gun Permit Applications in Maryland Have Spiked. Here’s What You Need to Know:

In June, a Supreme Court ruling struck down a portion of New York’s gun permitting law, forcing the state to allow more people to carry guns in public places and endangering similar portions of gun permitting laws in Maryland and…
July 27, 2022

TODAY: Gun Manufacturer CEOs Testify in House Oversight Hearing, Everytown, Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond

Everytown Has Called for Firearms Industry Accountability, Including Filing New Complaint Urging the FTC to Investigate Daniel Defense’s Marketing Experts Available to Speak on Gun Industry’s Role in Gun Violence Epidemic WASHINGTON — Everytown for Gun Safety and its grassroots…
July 26, 2022

Michigan Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Governor Gretchen Whitmer Signing Executive Order to Address Gun Violence

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 Governor Gretchen Whitmer today issued an executive order to address gun violence in Michigan and…
July 26, 2022

Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund Announces New Gubernatorial and Statewide Endorsements

NEW YORK — Today, Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund (“Everytown”) expanded its endorsements for statewide offices. A full list of endorsed candidates is below and represents races across nine states. “The fact that so many candidates are running…
July 25, 2022

Vermont Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Deadly Early Morning Shooting in Burlington

The Vermont 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 a shooting that took place in the early hours of Monday morning inside…
July 25, 2022

Georgia Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shooting of Keshia Chanel Geter, a 26-year-old Black Transgender Woman, in Augusta

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 Keshia Chanel Geter, a 26-year-old Black transgender woman, who was…
July 22, 2022

VICTORY FOR GUN SAFETY: Following Tireless Advocacy From Moms Demand Action And Students Demand Action, Governor Newsom Signs First-Of-Its-Kind Gun Safety Bill

The California chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statements applauding California Governor Gavin Newsom for signing into law legislation to limit the spread of illegal guns and…
July 21, 2022

Massachusetts Legislature Passes Measure to Address Dangerous Supreme Court Decision on Gun Permitting, Promises Future Action on Gun Safety; Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond

The Massachusetts chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement responding to applauding the Massachusetts House of Representatives passing legislation that would address the Supreme Court’s…

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.