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October 1, 2020

Everytown, Moms Demand Action Call on Sen. Gardner to Condemn White Supremacists After Trump Refused to During Last Night’s Debate

Gardner Has Refused to Stand up to Trump Time and Again, Voting With Him nearly 90% of the time –– and Siding With Trump and the Gun Lobby Over the Safety of…
October 1, 2020

Everytown, Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Statements as Domestic Violence Awareness Month Begins

NEW YORK — Everytown and its grassroots networks, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, released the following statements to mark the beginning of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Domestic violence and gun violence are inextricably linked, impacting millions…
September 30, 2020

Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Governor Newsom for Signing Legislation to Improve Police Accountability and Prevent Gun Violence

The California chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both a part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, released the following statement after California Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law three critical police accountability bills that will…
September 30, 2020

Everytown, Moms Demand Action Call on Senator Cornyn to Condemn White Supremacists After President Donald Trump Refused to During Last Night’s Debate

AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, today called on Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) to condemn President Donald Trump for his tacit endorsement of…
September 30, 2020

As Suicide Prevention Awareness Month Closes, Gun Safety Advocates Continue to Fight Preventable Public Health Crisis of Gun Suicide

Today marks the end of Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. Everytown and Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action volunteers are committed to honoring gun suicide survivors and advocating for proven solutions to prevent gun suicide including extreme risk laws, waiting…
September 30, 2020

Here’s What You Need to Know About the Proud Boys

During last night’s presidential debate, President Donald Trump refused to condemn white supremacy. Instead, when asked directly “to condemn white supremacists and militia groups and to say that they need to stand down,” President Trump told the Proud Boys –– a…
September 29, 2020

TONIGHT: Trump Must Take Responsibility for the “American Carnage” He’s Wrought Throughout His Presidency

Tonight, Vice President Joe Biden and President Donald Trump will face off in the first presidential debate of the 2020 election at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland.There’s no question that Trump will use the opportunity to…
September 29, 2020

What to Know About Gun Violence in Ohio Cities Before First Presidential Debate

Tonight, Vice President Joe Biden and President Donald Trump will share the debate stage for the first time in Cleveland. Fox News host Chris Wallace, who will be moderating the debate, announced that the topic of “Race…
September 29, 2020

Everytown Victory Fund Launches $1 Million TV and Digital Ad Campaign Against Sen. Gardner

New Ad Slams Gardner for Siding With Trump and NRA Amid the Covid-19 Crisis, and Opposing Background Checks on all Gun SalesNEW YORK – Today, Everytown for Gun Safety Victory Fund (“Everytown Victory Fund”) launched a new ad against Senator…
September 29, 2020

Everytown Launches “Democracy Demands Action” – A Major New Initiative, to Help Ensure the Integrity of 2020 Election and Engage Voters Nationwide

Everytown, Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action to Engage Network of Nearly Six Million Supporters to Provide Needed Poll Workers, Poll Monitors and Help Those Waiting In Long LinesEverytown, Through Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Volunteer Chapters, has…
September 28, 2020

NEWS: Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Make 55K Calls and Send 570K Texts to Voters with Five Weeks Until Election Day

Hundreds of Students Demand Action Volunteers Play Major Role In Helping Over 23,000 Young Voters Register During National Voter Registration DayWith just over five weeks remaining until Election Day, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, the grassroots arms of…
September 28, 2020

Ahead of Tomorrow’s Debate, Here’s what Fox News is Getting Wrong about Gun Violence –– and 5 Questions they Should be Asking Instead

Tomorrow night marks the first presidential debate between Vice President Joe Biden and President Donald Trump, and one of Fox News’ announced topics for the night –– “race and violence in the cities” –– stands out as particularly problematic. “Race and…
September 26, 2020

New Everytown Report: Trump’s Nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court Puts Gun Safety Laws at Serious Risk

New Memo Details Alarming 2019 Dissent in Which Judge Barrett Opposed Laws Barring Gun Possession by People With Felony ConvictionsEverytown Experts are Available for Interviews at [email protected] NEW YORK — Everytown for Gun…
September 25, 2020

Everytown, Moms Demand Action Respond To Mark Robinson’s History of Homophobic, Racist, and Misogynistic Comments

Mark Robinson, the Republican candidate for North Carolina lieutenant governor, doubled down on a slew of racist, homophobic, and misogynistic social media posts during an interview with WRAL on Thursday, according to WRAL reporter Travis Fain.
September 25, 2020

Ghost Guns Are Now Prohibited in Hawaii. Here’s What to Know About These Untraceable Do-It-Yourself Firearms

Last week, Hawaii became the latest state to take action on ghost guns by enacting House Bill 2744 into law. Passed by the Hawaii legislature in July, House Bill 2744 will prohibit ghost guns and ban the manufacture or purchase…
September 25, 2020

Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Statement on Shooting of Trans Woman in Independence

The Missouri chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both a part of Everytown for Gun Safety grassroots networks, released the following statement on the death of Aerrion Burnett, a Black trans woman who…
September 25, 2020

Gun Safety Litigators Detail What’s At Stake at the Supreme Court on Second Amendment Issues

NEW YORK  — Today, litigators from three national gun safety organizations held a press call to discuss what’s at stake at the Supreme Court on Second Amendment issues. The press call featured Eric Tirschwell, Managing Director of Everytown Law; Hannah Shearer, Litigation Director…
September 25, 2020

It’s Been 4 Months Since Arizona Republicans Gaveled Out Without Action on Gun Safety. Here are 5 Reasons Arizonans are Ready to Vote Them Out.

This week marks four months since the Arizona legislature adjourned the 2020 legislative session without action on bipartisan legislation to keep guns out of the hands of domestic abusers, and failing to address the rise of…
September 25, 2020

President Trump Tweets about the NRA 17 Times, Fawning over the Gun Lobby and Echoing Their Fearmongering the Day Before he Announces a Supreme Court Nominee

This morning, one day before President Donald Trump is slated to announce a Supreme Court nominee, he tweeted about the NRA and its affiliates 17 times, reminding us that he is more concerned with their approval than keeping Americans safe.
September 24, 2020

With Portland Protests Likely to Continue, Three Things to Keep Top of Mind

This weekend, extreme-right groups are planning to rally again in downtown Portland, a development that signals tensions in the city are likely to continue into the Fall.Throughout the summer, demonstrators in Portland protested in support of…
September 24, 2020

Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to New Body Camera Footage Released of Police Shooting of 13-Year-Old Boy in Utah

The Utah chapter of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both a part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, released the following statement after body camera footage was released of the police shooting of a 13-year-old boy in…
September 23, 2020

Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to New Developments that Reveal Dijon Kizzee was Shot by Police a Total of 15 Times, According to Autopsy

The California chapter of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both a part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, today released the following statement after new developments into the police shooting of 29-year-old Dijon Kizzee in South Los…
September 23, 2020

Hundreds of Students Demand Action Volunteers Helped Over 19,000 Young Voters Register During National Voter Registration Day

Yesterday, during National Voter Registration Day, over 300 Students Demand Action volunteers and survivors of gun violence across the country held a national day of action where they texted and called young voters to highlight the importance of voting in…
September 23, 2020

Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Seattle City Council Budget Vote that Ensures an Increase in Funding for Local Violence Intervention Programs

The Washington chapter of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, applauded the Seattle City Council after it voted to override a mayoral veto on the 2020 rebalanced budget, which includes…

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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.