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October 14, 2021

Governor Evers Commits $45 Million Towards Violence Intervention Programs — Wisconsin Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Commitment to Gun Safety

The Wisconsin chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, released the following statement after Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers announced that $45 million of American Rescue Plan funds will be…
October 12, 2021

Everytown, Rhode Island Moms Demand Action Applaud Mayor Elorza for Announcing Request of $1.6 Million in Violence Intervention Funding to Combat City Gun Violence in Providence

The Rhode Island chapter of Moms Demand Action, a part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement applauding the mayor of Providence, Jorge Elorza, on announcing his city’s request for proposals to…
October 12, 2021

NEW TV Ad: Terry for Virginia and Everytown Release New Ad Featuring Newport News Sheriff Gabe Morgan

Glenn Youngkin Has Pledged to Oppose Any Gun Safety Laws, Would Oppose Laws That Keep Guns Out of Hands of Criminals, Putting Law Enforcement At Risk MCLEAN, VA – Terry for Virginia and Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund today…
October 11, 2021

ICYMI: Everytown Releases New School Safety Data, Recommendations for Biden-Harris Administration on Press Call with AFT, NEA

Last week, on a press call with leaders from the National Education Association and the American Federation of Teachers, Everytown for Gun Safety released recommendations on school safety shared with the Biden-Harris Administration. The recommendations come…
October 10, 2021

Minnesota Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shooting at a Bar in St. Paul

The Minnesota chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, released the following statement after a shooting in a bar in St. Paul early Sunday morning, where one individual…
October 8, 2021

Armed Man Arrested at Vermont Statehouse After Threatening House Speaker, Vermont Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond

The Vermont chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement after a man who had threatened the Speaker of the Vermont House of Representatives…
October 8, 2021

2020 Utah crime statistics are out and homicides are up 44 percent.

This week, the Utah Department of Public Safety released its annual crime statistics for 2020 showing there was 44 percent increase in the number of homicides compared to 2019. In 2020, there were 93 homicides with…
October 8, 2021

Everytown, Moms Demand Action, Lawmakers Kick Off “Demand a Seat” Program to Recruit and Train Volunteers and Gun Violence Survivors to Run for Office and Work on Campaigns

The New National Program Will Invest $3 Million in Recruiting and Training Hundreds of Grassroots Volunteers to Run Campaigns on Gun Safety at the Federal, State, and Local Level New Initiative Will Provide Educational Training with Campaign Experts and Mentorship…
October 7, 2021

Everytown Releases New School Safety Recommendations for Biden-Harris Administration on Press Call with NEA and AFT

Between August 1 and September 15, at Least 30 Instances of Gunfire Occurred on School Grounds, Killing Five and Wounding 23 — The Most Instances and People Shot in the “Back to School” Period Since Everytown…
October 7, 2021

A Grand Jury May be Impaneled to Consider Charging Police Officers in the Shooting of an 8-Year-Old Girl in Philadelphia. Here’s What You Need to Know:

Gun violence by police continues to devastate Black people, who in Pennsylvania are over 5 times as likely as white people to be killed by police. This tragic reality was once again laid to bare in…
October 7, 2021

Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund Launches $500,000 Effort to Protect and Expand Gun Sense Majority in VA House of Delegates; Unveils New Polling Show Gun Safety Top Issue for Voters

New Virginia Poll Shows Gun Violence Prevention Is A Top Concern For Virginia Voters, And Opposition to Republican Positions on Gun Safety Is One Of Most Powerful Motivators Spend Will Include Direct Mail, Ads on YouTube Pre-roll, Facebook, Instagram,…
October 6, 2021

Michigan Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Introduction of Bipartisan Bills to Keep Guns Out of the Hands of Domestic Abusers

Bipartisan Bills Would Close Dangerous Gaps in State Law by Prohibiting Convicted Domestic Abusers from Possessing Firearms October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month; Research Shows That Access to a Firearm Makes it Five Times More Likely an Abusive Partner Will…
October 6, 2021

Everytown, Texas Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shooting at Timberview High School in Arlington

The Texas chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, today released the following statements after reports of a shooting at Timberview High School in Arlington. Police have reportedly …
October 5, 2021

Everytown, Arizona Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shooting on Amtrak Train in Tucson

Everytown for Gun Safety, and the Arizona chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown’s grassroots networks, released the following statements after a Drug Enforcement Administration special agent was shot and killed when…
October 5, 2021

NEW TV & Radio Ad: Del. Hala Ayala and Everytown Announce New $200,000+ Campaign on Gun Violence Protection in Virginia’s Lt. Governor’s Race

As Delegate, Ayala Helped Pass Landmark Gun Safety Legislation, Including Expanding Background Checks to All Gun Sales  Ayala, a Gun Violence Survivor Endorsed by Everytown, Is Running Against An A-Rated, Gun Lobby-Endorsed Extremist WOODBRIDGE, Va. – Hala Ayala for Lieutenant…
October 4, 2021

Everytown Applauds Introduction of School Shooting Safety and Preparedness Act

Today, in an event with Everytown volunteers and experts, Reps. Lucy McBath (D-GA), Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL), and Ted Deutch (D-FL) announced the introduction of the School Shooting Safety and Preparedness Act. Rep. Jahana Hayes (D-CT) is also introducing this…
October 4, 2021

Texas Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shooting of Black Transgender Woman in Arlington

The Texas chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement after Kiér Laprí Kartier, a 21-year-old Black trans woman, was shot and killed in Arlington,…
October 4, 2021

Washington, D.C. Had a Deadly Weekend of Gun Violence. Here’s What You Need to Know:

This past weekend, the District of Columbia experienced devastating gun violence, with multiple people killed or wounded by guns in several shootings across the city. This surge in gun violence is indicative of an increasing trend of city gun violence…
October 4, 2021

Pennsylvania Moms Demand Action Responds to Deadly Shooting Inside a Philadelphia Hospital

The Pennsylvania chapter of Moms Demand Action, part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement in response to a shooting inside Philadelphia’s Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. According to reports, a nursing assistant…
October 2, 2021

Everytown Responds After NRA Re-Elects Wayne LaPierre As NRA CEO, Picks New NRA President

NRA Also Elevated LaPierre Loyalists Charles Cotton to NRA President & Willes Lee to First Vice President NEW YORK – Everytown for Gun Safety and its grassroots networks, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, today released the following statements…
October 2, 2021

Three Questions for the NRA Ahead of Its Annual Meeting in Charlotte Today

This Week, Everytown Support Fund Released A New Report Chronicling The NRA’s Year of Chaos Today, the National Rifle Association will hold its rescheduled 2021 annual meeting in Charlotte. While we won’t know for sure until Saturday, NRA President…
October 1, 2021

Neo-Nazi Group Members Charged with Gun Crimes Plotted to Assassinate A Virginia Lawmaker, Prosecutors Say — Virginia Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond

The Virginia chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, today responded to reports that two alleged Neo-Nazi group members who pled guilty to gun related crimes plotted to…
October 1, 2021

Everytown, Texas Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shooting at Houston School

The Texas 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 one person was shot at YES Prep Southwest Secondary in Houston. Details are still…
October 1, 2021

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,…

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.