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March 5, 2021

Despite law enforcement opposition, ‘GOP state lawmakers seek to nullify federal gun limits,’ AP reports

Gun sales and gun violence spiked over the last year, and law enforcement officers across the country have been fighting on the frontlines of both the COVID-19 and gun violence public health crises. But according to reporting by the…
March 4, 2021

Congressional Hearings on January 6th Armed Insurrection Show Role of Firearms and Rise in Hate Motivated Violence

Over the past week, congressional committees have been holding hearings to further investigate the armed insurrection at the United States Capitol on January 6. The hearings included officials from the Capitol Police, the Department of Justice, and the Department of…
March 4, 2021

Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond After Senate Lawmakers Pass Legislation Rolling Back Gun Safety Laws in Utah

The Utah chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement after the Utah Senate passed legislation to roll back gun laws, including a bill to…
March 4, 2021

Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Condemn Kansas House for Passing 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 the state House of Representatives voted to advance HB 2058, a bill which would automatically let…
March 4, 2021

Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Washington Legislature for Passing Swath of Legislation to Prevent Police Violence

The Washington chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement after the Washington House and Senate passed HB 1054, HB 1089, HB 1267, SB 5051 and SB 5259,…
March 4, 2021

Everytown Applauds the Senate for Introducing Legislation to Close the Charleston Loophole

Surge in Gun Sales During the Pandemic is Overwhelming the Background Check System, Making the Charleston Loophole Even Deadlier –– and the Need to Pass This Bill Even More Urgent This Bill…
March 4, 2021

Everytown Applauds House Passage of George Floyd Justice in Policing Act

Firearms are the Cause of Death in 95% of all Police Killings, and Every Year, Police in America Shoot and Kill More Than 1,000 People Black People in America are…
March 3, 2021

Iowa Moms Demand Action Statement on Iowa Senate Committee Passing Bill to Repeal Background Checks on Handgun Sales

The Bill would also Repeal Iowa’s Permit Requirement for Carrying a Concealed Handgun Gun Violence Survivors, Moms Demand Action Volunteers are Available for Interviews The Iowa chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for…
March 3, 2021

Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond as Governor Hutchinson Announces He Will Sign Dangerous ‘Stand Your Ground’ Bill Into Law

Legislation Would Embolden Armed Demonstrators and Extremists to Shoot First and Ask Questions LaterMoms Demand Action Volunteers Are Available for InterviewsLITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The Arkansas chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for…
March 2, 2021

California Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Los Angeles City Council For Increasing Funding for Critical Violence Intervention Programs and Trainings

The California chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement applauding the Los Angeles City Council for allocating $2,150,000 to hire and train additional violence intervention workers in…
March 2, 2021

Everytown Applauds House and Senate For Introducing Legislation to Require Background Checks on All Gun Sales

Background Checks on all Gun Sales has the Backing of President Biden, Overwhelming Support from the American People, and Bipartisan Support in Congress WASHINGTON — Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund and…
March 1, 2021

Everytown Applauds House for Introducing Legislation to Address the Charleston Loophole

Surge in Gun Sales During the Pandemic is Overwhelming the Background Check System, Making the Charleston Loophole Even Deadlier –– and the Need to Pass This Bill Even More Urgent NEW YORK…
March 1, 2021

Everytown Responds to Dr. Miguel Cardona’s Confirmation as Secretary of Education

NEW YORK –– Today, Everytown for Gun Safety and its grassroots networks, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, responded to the confirmation of Dr. Miguel Cardona to serve as Secretary of Education and lead the Department of Education –– a department…
March 1, 2021

Arkansas Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shooting at Watson Chapel Junior High School

The Arkansas 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 reports of a shooting at Watson Chapel Junior High…
March 1, 2021

Iowa Moms Demand Action Statement on Iowa House Considering Bill to Repeal Background Checks on Handgun Sales

The Bill would also Repeal Iowa’s Permit Requirement for Carrying a Concealed Handgun Gun Violence Survivors, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Volunteers are Available for Interviews The Iowa chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both…
February 27, 2021

Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Lawmakers for Sending Legislation to Keep Guns Off Capitol Grounds to the Governor

The Virginia chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement after the Virginia House of Delegates and Senate passed legislation to prohibit guns in the state…
February 27, 2021

Virginia Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Fatal Shooting of Police Officer in Stanley

The Virginia 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 shooting of Dominic “Nick” J. Winum, a 48-year-old police officer,…
February 26, 2021

Virginia Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Signing of Legislation to Address the Charleston Loophole

The Virginia chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement applauding the signing of HB 2128, legislation to address…
February 25, 2021

Washington Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Senate For Passing a Life-Saving Gun Safety Bill to Prohibit Open Carry

The Washington chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, the grassroots networks of Everytown for Gun Safety, today released the following statements after the Senate passed SB 5038, which would prohibit the open carry of firearms on Capitol…
February 25, 2021

For First Time in Decades, Embattled NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre a No-Show at Marquee CPAC Event

LaPierre’s Absence Comes After Scandal-Plagued NRA Declared Bankruptcy and LaPierre “Under Scrutiny For His Leadership” Everytown Running Digital Ads in Orlando During CPAC That Highlight How LaPierre, NRA Spent Millions on Designer Suits, Exotic Trips, Private…
February 25, 2021

Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Oregon Senate Committee for Prioritizing Legislation to Prohibit Firearms in Sensitive Areas

SALEM— The Oregon chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement after the Oregon Senate Judiciary Committee passed SB 554, which would allow local governments and school districts to…
February 25, 2021

Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Condemn Missouri Senate for Passing Bill That Would Discourage Investigations into Police Misconduct

The Missouri chapter of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today released the following statement on Senate passage of SB 26, legislation which would impose arbitrary restrictions on police misconduct investigations, undermining transparency…
February 25, 2021

Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Introduction of Background Checks and Extreme Risk Bills in Minnesota House and Senate

The Minnesota chapter of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today released the following statement on the introduction of a bill to strengthen background checks on gun sales, and a bill to…
February 25, 2021

Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Senate Committee for Passing Legislation to Limit No-Knock Warrants

The Kentucky chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement after the Senate Judiciary Committee passed SB 4, which would limit the use of…

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.