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February 12, 2020

Gun Safety Instructor: ‘Every step we take away from a proper permitting system is a step away from responsible gun ownership.’

Gun safety instructor Leroy Farris published an op-ed in The Tennessean on Monday, calling on lawmakers to protect Tennessee’s permitting system this legislative session. Last session, a coalition of gun safety instructors opposed the legislature’s decision…
February 11, 2020

Iowa Moms Demand Action, Everytown Applaud Introduction of Extreme Risk Legislation in the Iowa House of Representatives During Advocacy Day

DES MOINES, Iowa. – The Iowa chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a part of Everytown for Gun Safety, applauded the introduction of extreme risk legislation that would empower law enforcement officers to ask a court…
February 11, 2020

Trump Cuts Gun Violence Research Funding from Budget, Everytown Responds

WASHINGTON — Everytown for Gun Safety and Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a part of Everytown, released the following statement condemning President Trump’s decision to explicitly cut the Centers for Disease Control and…
February 11, 2020

New Report: Unannounced Active Shooter Drills Have No Place in Our Schools

Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund, American Federation of Teachers, and National Education Association Release Recommendations on Active Shooter Drills and Proactive School Safety SolutionsCompanies like ALICE Training Institute Promote Extreme Drills That Are Not Supported by ResearchNEW YORK —…
February 10, 2020

Second Annual National Gun Violence Survivors Week Comes To An End With More Survivor Stories Uplifted

From Presidential Candidates to Members of Congress and Mayors, Americans Came Together to Share the Stories of Gun Violence Survivors  More Than Two Hundred Events Across the Country To Date; Gun Violence Survivors Shared Stories at MomentsThatSurvive.org;…
February 10, 2020

NBC News: Moms Demand Action Volunteers Are ‘Quietly Passing Gun Safety Policy Through School Boards’

For years, Moms Demand Action volunteers have advocated for gun violence prevention policies at the state and federal level. Now, they’re bringing the fight from the Statehouse to the school board, as reported by NBC News.Volunteers…
February 10, 2020

Reuters: Gun Safety is a Winning Issue for Swing Districts in Texas

Gun safety will play a pivotal role in the upcoming elections in Texas, according to reporting from Reuters. Thanks to advocacy from groups like Everytown and Moms Demand Action, gun safety is now a winning issue…
February 10, 2020

ICYMI: Everytown Applauds Sen. Schumer’s Call for ATF to Address Ghost Guns

Today, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) called on the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) and Department of Justice to address the proliferation of ghost guns. The announcement, made at a bipartisan press…
February 10, 2020

Everytown Unveils New Arizona Polling, Announces $250,000 Digital Campaign to Pressure State Legislature to Act on Gun Safety

Everytown Also Unveiling New Survey Indicating Voters in Arizona Support Stronger Gun Laws by an 8:1 Margin and 75% Consider a Candidate’s Position on Guns “Very Important” to Their Vote in 2020 This Week, Everytown Announced $60 Million…
February 10, 2020

In Key Battleground States, Everytown and Moms Demand Action Put State Lawmakers ‘On Notice’ With $1.25M Digital Campaign

Everytown Spent $2.5 Million to Flip Virginia’s General Assembly to Gun Sense Majority in November 2019 ElectionsEverytown for Gun Safety Action Fund released new in-state polling and announced new multi-faceted digital ad campaigns totaling $1.25 million in five battleground states…
February 10, 2020

Everytown Announces $250,000 Digital Campaign in Iowa to Pressure State Lawmakers to Act on Gun Safety

Everytown Also Unveiling New Survey Indicating Voters in Iowa Support Stronger Gun Laws by a 3:1 Margin and 75% Consider a Candidate’s Position on Guns “Very Important” to Their Vote in 2020 This Week, Everytown Announced $60 Million…
February 9, 2020

This Session, Minnesota Lawmakers Should Pass Background Checks and Red Flag Legislation to Keep Minnesotans Safe

As lawmakers return to St. Paul for the beginning of Minnesota’s legislative session Tuesday, they will have new opportunities to pass common-sense gun safety bills. Top priorities for lawmakers should be: passing background checks and red flag legislation.
February 7, 2020

New Mexico Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action, Everytown Applaud New Mexico Senate For Passing Life-Saving Extreme Risk Legislation

SB 5 Would Enact an Extreme Risk Law in New MexicoSenate Passage of SB 5 Comes Just Three Days After New Mexico Moms Demand Action Held Their Annual Advocacy Day Urging Lawmakers to Pass Extreme Risk LegislationExtreme Risk Laws are…
February 7, 2020

Washington Moms Demand Action, Everytown, Community Passageways Applaud Washington Senate Committee for Advancing Legislation to Establish the Washington Office of Firearm Violence Prevention

OLYMPIA, Wa. – The Washington chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a part of Everytown for Gun Safety, and Community Passageways today applauded the Washington Senate Ways and Means Committee for advancing Senate Bill 6288,…
February 7, 2020

Arizona Moms Demand Action, Everytown Applaud the Unanimous Passage of Resolution to Require Phoenix Public Schools to Send Information Home About Secure Firearms Storage

PHOENIX – Today, the Arizona chapter of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, both a part of Everytown for Gun Safety, applauded the Phoenix Union High School District for unanimously voting to approve a…
February 6, 2020

Hundreds of Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Volunteers Call for Gun Safety at Oregon Statehouse

Yesterday, more than 200 volunteers with the Oregon chapter of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both a part of Everytown for Gun Safety, spent the day at the statehouse to call on lawmakers to prioritize gun safety during…
February 6, 2020

New Report Lays Out How New York Can Tap Existing Federal Funding to Support New York Organizations Helping Survivors of Gun Violence

New York Agencies and Cities Must Work to Unlock Victim of Crime Act Funding to Support and Expand Community-Based Violence Intervention InitiativesReport Comes During National Gun Violence Survivors Week From February 1-8NEW YORK — Everytown for…
February 6, 2020

Indiana Moms Demand Action, Everytown Respond to Mass Shooting in Indianapolis

Shooting is the 3rd Mass Shooting in 2020 and 225th Since 2009 in the United States INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today released the following statement on…
February 6, 2020

New Report Lays Out How Alabama Can Tap Existing Federal Funding to Support Alabama Organizations Helping Survivors of Gun Violence

Alabama Agencies and Cities Can Unlock Victim of Crime Act Funding to Support and Expand Community-Based Violence Intervention Initiatives Report Comes During National Gun Violence Survivors Week From February 1-8 MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund…
February 6, 2020

New Report Lays Out How Washington Can Tap Existing Federal Funding to Support Washington Organizations Helping Survivors of Gun Violence

Washington Agencies and Cities Must Work to Unlock Victim of Crime Act Funding to Support and Expand Community-Based Violence Intervention Initiatives Report Comes During National Gun Violence Survivors Week from From February 1-8 OLYMPIA, Wash. — Everytown for Gun Safety…
February 6, 2020

New Report Lays Out How Minnesota Can Tap Existing Federal Funding to Support Minnesota Organizations Helping Survivors of Gun Violence

Minnesota Agencies and Cities Must Work to Unlock Victim of Crime Act Funding to Support and Expand Community-Based Violence Intervention Initiatives Report Comes During National Gun Violence Survivors Week from From February 1-8 ST. PAUL, Minn.— Everytown for Gun Safety…
February 6, 2020

New Report Lays Out How Colorado Can Tap Existing Federal Funding to Support Colorado Organizations Helping Survivors of Gun Violence

Colorado Agencies and Cities Must Work to Unlock Victim of Crime Act Funding to Support and Expand Community-Based Violence Intervention Initiatives Report Comes During National Gun Violence Survivors Week from From February 1-8 DENVER, Colo. —  Everytown for Gun Safety…
February 6, 2020

Rep. Schneider Releases Report Detailing NRA Corruption, Everytown Support Fund Renews Call for IRS Investigation into NRA Conduct

WASHINGTON –– Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund (“Everytown”) released the following statements calling for an IRS investigation into the NRA today after Rep. Brad Schneider (D-IL) released a report detailing the NRA’s “record of abuse,” “self-dealing,”…
February 6, 2020

New Report Lays Out How Missouri Can Tap Existing Federal Funding to Support Missouri Organizations Helping Survivors of Gun Violence

Missouri Agencies and Cities Must Work to Unlock Victim of Crime Act Funding to Support and Expand Community-Based Violence Intervention Initiatives Report Comes During National Gun Violence Survivors Week from From February 1-8 JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. —Everytown for Gun…

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.