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November 3, 2021

Kansas City Star: Decades of the NRA’s Agenda In Missouri Has Exacerbated Gun Violence Crisis

This weekend, the Kansas City Star, in partnership with The Missouri Independent and students at the University of Missouri School of Journalism, issued a new report detailing how years of gun lobby influence and the systematic dismantling of Missouri’s…
November 2, 2021

Heeding Everytown’s Call, White House Announces New Actions to Promote Secure Firearm Storage and Prevent Suicide

Today, Everytown for Gun Safety, Moms Demand Action, and Students Demand Action applauded the White House’s announcement of new actions to prevent suicide by promoting secure storage of firearms. In September, Everytown sent the White House…
November 2, 2021

Governor Whitmer Commits $30 Million in ARP Funding Towards Violence Intervention Programs — Michigan Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Commitment to Gun Safety

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 Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced that $30 million of American Rescue Plan funds will be…
October 29, 2021

Everytown Applauds Senator Markey and Representatives Dean and Wexton’s Bill to Use Financial Tools to Track Mass Shooting, Domestic Terrorism Patterns

Today, Everytown for Gun Safety, Moms Demand Action, and Students Demand Action applauded the introduction of the Preventing Gun Violence Through Financial Intelligence Act by Sen. Ed Markey (D-MA) and Reps. Madeleine Dean (D-PA) and Jennifer Wexton (D-VA).  The bill…
October 28, 2021

Everytown, New York Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Governor Hochul on Signing of Two Bills to Prohibit Ghost Guns

The New York chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement applauding Governor Kathy Hochul for signing several gun violence prevention bills, including S.14A and S.13A,…
October 28, 2021

Ohio Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Statement on State Lawmakers Passing Dangerous Permitless Carry Bill Out of Committee

The Ohio chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, released the following statement after Ohio lawmakers today voted to pass HB 227, dangerous permitless carry legislation that would…
October 27, 2021

House Lawmakers Held A Hearing on Dangerous Legislation to Repeal Michigan’s Concealed Carry Permitting Requirement. Here’s What You Need to Know:

The Michigan House Committee on Military, Veterans and Homeland Security held a hearing on House Bills 5364, 5365, 5366 and 5367, dangerous bills to eliminate Michigan’s concealed handgun license requirement, allowing people to carry hidden, loaded…
October 27, 2021

Idaho Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shooting of Transgender Woman at Towne Square Mall

BOISE, Idaho – The Idaho chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement after Jo Acker, a 26-year old trans woman, was identified as one of the…
October 26, 2021

Maryland Moms Demand Action Applaud Mayor Scott on Announcement of $50 Million to Combat Gun Violence in Baltimore

The Maryland chapter of the Moms Demand Action, part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement applauding Mayor Brandon Scott of Baltimore for announcing the allocation of $50 million in funding from…
October 26, 2021

The Detroit City Council Just Passed an Ordinance to Keep Guns Out of the Hands of Domestic Abusers. It’s Time for State Lawmakers to Take Action.

Today, the Detroit City Council passed an ordinance that would close a dangerous gap in state and local law by prohibiting individuals subject to domestic violence restraining orders and those convicted of misdemeanor domestic violence crimes from purchasing or possessing…
October 26, 2021

Washington Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shooting of Transgender Latina in Seattle

SEATTLE, Wash. – The Washington chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statements after Zoella “Zoey” Rose Martinez, a 20-year-old transgender Latina, was shot…
October 26, 2021

Portland Sees Highest Rate of Homicides in Nearly 35 Years

On Sunday, Portland surpassed a new homicide record in nearly 35 years. A shooting in Old Town Portland left two people shot and killed — marking 71 homicides in the city in 2021. According to the Oregonian, “homicides…
October 25, 2021

Idaho Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shooting at Towne Square Mall

The Idaho chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, today released the following statement after a shooting at Towne Square Mall in Boise. …
October 25, 2021

California Joins More than a Dozen States in Taking Steps to Improve Police Accountability and Prevent Police Violence

This month, California passed three bills to improve police accountability and work to prevent police violence, joining more than a dozen other states this year to take steps to reduce police shootings and create safer communities from police violence. Police…
October 23, 2021

Georgia Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shooting in Fort Valley

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 after one individual was shot and killed and seven individuals were shot and wounded in a…
October 22, 2021

New Associated Press Report on Police Violence Against Children Under 16

On Wednesday, the Associated Press published a disturbing report on approximately 3,000 instances of police use of force against children under the age of 16 over the past 11 years. Key findings from the report…
October 21, 2021

Two Jonesboro Teenagers Were Injured in an Unintentional Shooting. Here’s What You Need to Know about Secure Storage.

On Monday night, two teenage boys were shot and wounded in an unintentional shooting in Jonesboro, Arkansas. According to reports, one of the boys was handling a gun when a bullet was unintentionally discharged, injuring one boy in the…
October 21, 2021

Everytown For Gun Safety Applauds Senate Appropriations Legislation With Crucial Investments to Help Reduce Gun Violence

WASHINGTON – Today, Everytown for Gun Safety and its grassroots networks, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, released the following statements applauding this week’s release of nine Fiscal Year 2022 Appropriations bills by Chairman Pat Leahy (D-VT) and the…
October 20, 2021

A Philadelphia Teenager was Critically Wounded in an Unintentional Shooting. Here’s What You Need to Know about Secure Storage.

Yesterday, a 17-year-old boy was shot and wounded in an unintentional shooting in Philadelphia. Reports indicate that the 17-year-old was unintentionally shot by another teenager who was playing with a firearm. The victim remains in critical condition. Details…
October 20, 2021

Everytown’s Updated City Dashboard Sheds Important Light on City Gun Violence

This week, Everytown for Gun Safety released updated 2020 data and new analyses to its City Dashboard, which features FBI and police department data on murders and gun homicides in nearly 500 cities across the country. …
October 20, 2021

Everytown, Delaware Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Governor Carney on Signing of Domestic Violence Prevention, Ghost Guns Bills

Moms Demand Action Volunteers Drove Hundreds of Calls and Emails to Lawmakers in Support of BillsThe Delaware chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement applauding Governor John…
October 19, 2021

North Carolina Gun Owner: Why I Oppose the NRA’s ‘Guns Everywhere’ Agenda

Earlier this month, the NRA held its annual meeting in Charlotte. As communities across North Carolina continue to face the fear and loss surrounding gun violence, NRA leadership only grows more extreme. This weekend, the Charlotte Observer and…
October 16, 2021

A High School Football Game in Mobile. A Nightclub in Houston. Two Shootings Reflect Ongoing Daily Toll of Violence.

A pair of shootings hundreds miles apart Friday night and early this morning are making national news, serving as a grim reminder of the daily toll of gun violence in the U.S. Every day on average, more…
October 15, 2021

Seattle Times: ​​‘Disheartening’ rise in King County Gun Violence has Already Surpassed 2020’s Record Toll

King County continues to be ravaged by gun violence this year. At the end of September, King County already saw 73 people had been killed and another 283 injured in shootings according to from the Shots Fired Project.

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.