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April 28, 2021

Victory for Gun Sense: Indiana Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Celebrate Defeat of Dangerous Gun Bills at End of Legislative Session

The Indiana chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, celebrated the close Indiana’s legislative session without passage of dangerous gun bills.  During the session, lawmakers advanced SB 199, legislation…
April 27, 2021

Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Connecticut Governor for Unlocking American Rescue Plan Funding for Gun Violence Intervention Programs

The Connecticut chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement after Governor Lamont announced his plan to allocate $3 million of the state’s American Rescue Plan funding to…
April 27, 2021

ICYMI: Horrific Secret Footage of NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre Clumsily Hunting Elephants

The Graphic Video Raises More Questions About LaPierre’s Leadership While NRA in Midst of Damaging Bankruptcy Trial Today, The New Yorker and The Trace published previously unseen footage of NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre hunting an elephant in Botswana…
April 27, 2021

Despite Law Enforcement Opposition, Louisiana Lawmakers Advance Deadly Permitless Carry Bill; Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond

The Louisiana chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement after lawmakers in the Louisiana Senate advanced SB 118, a dangerous permitless carry bill that would…
April 27, 2021

Bozeman Daily Chronicle Editorial Board: “We all have a stake in Montana’s new campus carry law”

In an editorial, the Bozeman Daily Chronicle urged readers and the Board of Regents to challenge the new law forcing colleges and universities to allow anyone to carry concealed, loaded firearms on campus with very few exceptions.
April 27, 2021

Mayors Call on Governor Newsom to Prioritize CalVIP Funding to Prevent Gun Violence

Letter, Available Here, Is Signed By 18 California Mayors, Representing Nearly 10 Million ResidentsMayors: ‘Guns Injure, Traumatize and Take Far Too Many of Our Residents—Much More Needs to be Done.’SACRAMENTO, Calif. — In an open letter released today,…
April 26, 2021

Washington Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Washington Legislature Including Grant Funding for Violence Intervention and Prevention in Budget

The Washington chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement applauding the Washington legislature for including violence intervention and prevention (VIP) funding in the 2021-2023 budget. “Funding local…
April 26, 2021

Ahead of Committee Meeting, A Reminder of the Widespread Opposition to Open Carry and Permitless Carry

Tomorrow at 9:30 AM, the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee will hear HB 3094, a dangerous open carry bill which would allow for the open carry of handguns in public. Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action volunteers will testify in subcommittee…
April 23, 2021

NRA on Trial — Day 10: NRA Outlines Broad “Restructuring” That Would Still Consolidate Power Under Scandal-Plagued CEO Wayne LaPierre

Testimony Today Contradicted the NRA’s Claims of Widespread Reform, Confirming LaPierre Would Retain Substantial Power With Little Proof of Board Oversight The NRA’s tenth day on trial in bankruptcy court today featured two NRA witnesses: NRA board member Sandra Froman,…
April 23, 2021

Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud House Committee Passing Key Gun Safety Legislation

The Oregon chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statements after the Oregon House Rules Committee passed SB 554 A, legislation that would allow local governments and school…
April 23, 2021

Montana Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action, Respond to Gov. Gianforte Signing Dangerous Bill to Nullify Federal Gun Safety Laws

The Montana chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement after Governor Gregory Gianforte signed HB 258, a bill which would prohibit Montana…
April 23, 2021

At Least Four Children Shot in Past Two Weeks in North Carolina; Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond

Earlier This Week, North Carolina Lawmakers Advanced HB 398, a Bill Which Would Allow Gun Sales Without Background Checks, Ignoring Bills That Would Keep North Carolinians Safe The North Carolina chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part…
April 23, 2021

Kansas Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Gov. Kelly for Vetoing Dangerous Bill to Let Teenagers, People from Other States Carry Hidden, Loaded Guns in Public

The Kansas chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, the grassroots networks of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement after Governor Laura Kelly vetoed HB 2058, a bill that would automatically let people with carry permits…
April 23, 2021

Houston Chronicle Editorial Board: “Dan Patrick, kill Texas’ ‘permitless carry’ bill before it kills us”

In a powerful editorial, the Houston Chronicle urged Texas lawmakers, including Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick, to reject dangerous permitless carry bills that would strip the state of essential permitting and training standards for carrying handguns in…
April 23, 2021

Everytown For Gun Safety Action Fund Endorses Volunteer Leader Paige Dixon For Lewisville ISD School Board Place 1 In North Texas Ahead Of May 1st Election

Since 2017, Hundreds of Moms Demand Action Volunteer Leaders Have Run for Elected Office and Dozens Have Won Seats, Including 43 Who Won in 2020 NEW YORK — Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund today endorsed…
April 23, 2021

Virginia Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Statements on Police Shooting in Spotsylvania County

The Virginia chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statements after a Spotsylvania County sheriff’s deputy shot and wounded Isaiah Brown, a 32-year-old…
April 22, 2021

NRA on Trial — Day 9: Few Answers from NRA on Lavish Spending and Financial Mismanagement

With Lead NRA Fundraiser Admitting He Took Private Jets Even On Trips Without Wayne LaPierre, the NRA Did Little To Explain Its Swanky Expenditures  The NRA’s ninth day on trial in bankruptcy court featured NRA witnesses including finance employee Michael…
April 22, 2021

California Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Statements on Fatal Police Shooting in Escondido

The California chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statements after an Escondido police officer shot and killed a man experiencing homelessness after…
April 22, 2021

New York Just Announced Their Safe Summer Gun Violence Prevention Initiative. Here’s Why it Matters.

This week, Mayor Bill DeBlasio announced the Safe Summer NYC initiative yesterday, a comprehensive plan to end gun violence in New York City. The initiative focuses largely on investing in community-based violence intervention programs and preventing…
April 22, 2021

Everytown Applauds House and Senate for Introducing Legislation to Repeal PLCAA –– Helping Hold More Bad Actor Gun Dealers Accountable

These Bills would Repeal PLCAA –– a Gun Lobby-Backed Law from 2005 that Gives the Gun Industry Broad Legal Protection and has Enabled Reckless, Negligent, and Outright Dangerous Practices by Bad Actors in the Gun Industry …
April 22, 2021

Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Minnesota House of Representatives for Passing Public Safety Omnibus with Reforms to Help Prevent Police Violence.

The Minnesota chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement after the Minnesota House of Representatives voted to advance SF 970, an omnibus public…
April 22, 2021

Everytown Applauds House Passage Of Legislation To Establish D.C. Statehood

WASHINGTON –– Everytown for Gun Safety and its grassroots networks, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, released the following statements applauding the House passage of H.R. 51, legislation to make Washington, D.C. the 51st state.
April 22, 2021

North Carolina Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Introduction of Gun Safety Legislation; Call on Lawmakers to Prioritize Gun Safety Over Background Check Repeal

HB 623 Would Require Background Checks on All Firearm Sales; HB 525 Would Create an Extreme Risk Law in North Carolina The North Carolina chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety,…
April 21, 2021

Re: NRA on Trial — Day 8: NRA Begins its Case – Full of Contradictions

NRA Response To Expansive Testimony On NRA Mismanagement: LaPierre Is Good, We PromiseThe NRA began its case in court today, on the eighth day of its bankruptcy trial in Dallas. Prior testimony elicited by the New York Attorney General and…

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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.