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April 21, 2021

Everytown, Tennessee Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Newly-Released Footage of Police Shooting at Austin-East Magnet High School

The Tennessee chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today released the following statement after the Knox County District Attorney released new footage of the fatal police shooting of Anthony J.
April 21, 2021

North Carolina Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Statements on Fatal Police Shooting of Andrew Brown, Jr. in Elizabeth City

The North Carolina 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 North Carolina deputy shot and killed Andrew Brown, Jr.,…
April 21, 2021

Connecticut Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Connecticut Legislators Providing Funding for Gun Violence Intervention Programs in the 2021 Budget

The Connecticut chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement after Connecticut lawmakers substantially increased funding for community-based violence intervention programs in the proposed budget for the coming…
April 21, 2021

Everytown Applauds Confirmation of Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco and Associate Attorney General Vanita Gupta

WASHINGTON — Everytown for Gun Safety and its grassroots networks, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, responded to the confirmations of Lisa Monaco to be Deputy Attorney General, and Vanita Gupta to be Associate Attorney General in the Department…
April 21, 2021

Nevada Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Assembly Lawmakers for Advancing Life-Saving Ghost Guns Legislation

The Nevada chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement after the Nevada Assembly passed AB 286, a bill to regulate ghost guns, untraceable, do-it-yourself…
April 21, 2021

As legislative session heats up, here’s what you need to know about gun safety in California.

Gun violence prevention is more important than ever in the new year as the pandemic continues to exacerbate gun violence, and after a year of increased gun sales, continued police violence, and an …
April 21, 2021

Ohio Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Police Shooting of Ma’Khia Bryant, a 16-year-old Black Girl in Columbus

The Ohio chapter of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement on the police shooting of Ma’Khia Bryant, a 16-year-old Black girl, in Columbus, Ohio. According to…
April 20, 2021

NRA on Trial — Day 7: 🚨NRA President Admits She “Shredded and Actually Burned” Documents Ahead of Subpoena

In Deposition Read Into Evidence Today, NRA President Carolyn Meadows Said She Shredded and Burned Documents After NRA General Counsel John Frazer Told Her “They Could Be Subpoenaed or Used” Meadows’ Admission in Deposition Raises Questions About Potential Destruction of…
April 20, 2021

Everytown, Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Responds to Verdict in Trial of Derek Chauvin, Minneapolis Police Officer Who Killed George Floyd

MINNEAPOLIS — Everytown for Gun Safety, and Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, Everytown’s grassroots networks, released the following statements on the jury’s verdict finding Derek Chauvin guilty on charges of second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter…
April 20, 2021

Two Teenagers Were Shot and Killed in Kansas Last Week, Now The Governor is Considering a Bill to Let Teenagers Carry Hidden, Loaded Guns in Public.

Last week, two minors were fatally shot in separate incidents in Kansas. On Thursday night, Emmanuel I. Torres, a 16-year-old boy, was shot and killed in Topeka. This is at least the second incident of a…
April 20, 2021

North Carolina House Judiciary Committee Passes Background Check Repeal Bill; Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond

Gun Violence Survivors, Moms Demand Action Volunteers are Available for InterviewsThe North Carolina chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement after the North Carolina House Judiciary 4…
April 20, 2021

Idaho Senate Lawmakers Pass Dangerous Legislation to Nullify Gun Safety Laws

The Idaho chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement after the Idaho Senate passed SB1205, legislation which would attempt to nullify federal gun safety…
April 19, 2021

Even After Weekend of Gun Violence Across Louisiana and Despite Law Enforcement Opposition, Lawmakers Advance Deadly Permitless Carry Bill; Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond

BATON ROUGE – 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 Senate Judiciary Committee advanced SB 118, a dangerous permitless…
April 19, 2021

Everytown Calls For Action Following Another Weekend Of Gun Violence After The Mass Shooting In Indianapolis

Gun Violence Survivors, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Volunteers are Available for Interviews NEW YORK —  Everytown for Gun Safety, and Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, Everytown’s grassroots networks, released the following statements after a…
April 19, 2021

Gun violence continues to surge in Massachusetts. Here’s what you need to know.

Gun violence prevention is more important than ever in the new year as the pandemic continues to exacerbate gun violence, and after a year of increased gun sales, continued police violence, increased…
April 19, 2021

Everytown, Nebraska Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shooting in Omaha Mall

The Nebraska chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statements after a shooting in Omaha at the Westroads mall on Saturday in which one…
April 19, 2021

How Red Flag Laws Can Prevent Shootings Like Thursday’s in Indianapolis

Following Thursday’s mass shooting at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis, news outlets have reported that the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department seized a shotgun from the suspect in March of 2020, acting on evidence that he presented a risk to his…
April 19, 2021

Colorado Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Governor Polis for Signing Common-Sense Gun Safety Bills into Law

The Colorado chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement today after Colorado Governor Jared Polis signed two life-saving gun violence prevention proposals into law: HB21-1106, which will…
April 19, 2021

Boulder Mayor Sam Weaver Joins Mayors Against Illegal Guns

Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Weaver for joining Mayor Against Illegal Guns Following Mass Shooting in Boulder BOULDER, Colo. — In an effort to combat senseless gun violence in Boulder, Colorado and across the U.S., Mayor Sam Weaver…
April 16, 2021

NRA on Trial — Day 5: Former CFO Decries “Wayne Said Culture” and Board Member Testifies NRA Operated as “Wayne’s Kingdom,” Where “Checks and Balances Were Essentially Non-Existent”

Week two of the NRA’s first bankruptcy trial in Dallas continued today with extraordinary testimony.  NRA board member and sitting Kansas state court judge Phillip Journey took center stage, lambasting NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre and NRA leadership. Former NRA Chief…
April 16, 2021

Kansas Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Urge Gov. Kelly to Veto Bill to Let Teenagers, People from Other States Carry Hidden, Loaded Guns in Public Following Senate Passage

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 Kansas Senate sent HB 2058, a bill which would automatically let people with carry permits…
April 16, 2021

Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Statement on Shootings of at Least Two Trans Women in Charlotte, N.C.

The North Carolina chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement responding to reports that at least two trans women – Jaida…
April 16, 2021

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

The Indiana chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statements after a mass shooting in Indianapolis at a warehouse in which at least several…
April 15, 2021

Arkansas Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Call on Gov. Hutchinson to Veto Extreme Nullification Bills

Today, Lawmakers in the Arkansas House Passed SB59 and SB298LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — 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 calling on Governor…

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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.