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March 29, 2022

Following Advocacy by Maryland Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action, Maryland House of Delegates Sends Ghost Guns Bill To Governor Hogan’s Desk

Action on This Significant Legislation Comes Following the Ghost Gun Shooting at Magruder High School, and Larger Trend of Gun Violence Across the Country Involving Untraceable Firearms The Maryland chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both…
March 28, 2022

South Dakota Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Celebrates Defeat of Multiple Dangerous Gun Bills as Legislature Adjourns

South Dakota Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Volunteers Joined Law Enforcement, Public Safety Advocates in Testifying Against Bills to Weaken Gun Laws During Session Earlier this Year The South Dakota chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand…
March 28, 2022

Mobile County Sheriff Sam Cochran: Gun Seizures and Arrests Following Last’s Week’s Vigil Shooting Would Not Have Been Possible Under Permitless Carry

After shots rang out at a vigil for gun violence victims in Mobile last week, four arrests were made and several guns were confiscated, two of which had been stolen. Three of the four people arrested were charged…
March 25, 2022

Victory for Gun Safety: Governor Scott Signs Comprehensive Gun Safety Bill Into Law Following Swift Passage by the Legislature

The Vermont chapter of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement after Vermont Governor Phil Scott signed into law S. 4, a comprehensive bill to address the…
March 25, 2022

Hennepin County Allocates 5 Million Dollars in Federal American Rescue Plan Funds for Gun Violence Prevention Following Testimony from Minnesota Moms Demand Action Volunteers

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 Hennepin County officials voted to allocate five million dollars of federal American Rescue Plan funds…
March 25, 2022

‘Shameful’: Despite Opposition, Governor Cox Signs Bill to Strip Local Control on Gun Safety

The Utah chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action issued the following statement after Utah Governor Spencer Cox signed SB 115, an extreme proposal that would tie the hands of local Utah officials by further prohibiting them from…
March 24, 2022

After Testimony from Moms Demand Action Volunteers, Minnesota Lawmakers Advance Bill to Support Community Violence Intervention

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 the Minnesota House Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform Finance and Policy Committee advanced…
March 23, 2022

Moms Demand Action Volunteers, Gun Violence Survivors Stand With Governor Jay Inslee As He Signs Three Gun Safety Bills Into Law

Today, Washington Governor Jay Inslee signed three gun safety bills into law — HB 1705, legislation prohibiting ghost guns; HB 1630, legislation prohibiting firearms in public gatherings including school board meetings, voting centers, and other offices related to the electoral…
March 22, 2022

Former Oklahoma City Mayor and Chairman of the Board for Oklahoma State Fair Ron Norick: “Events like Oklahoma State Fair deserve control over open carry policies”

On Saturday, The Oklahoman published an opinion piece by Ron Norick, former mayor of Oklahoma City and Chairman of the Board for the Oklahoma State Fair, highlighting the dangers of HB4138, legislation that would allow firearm carry in some…
March 22, 2022

Kansas Lawmakers Introduce Bills to Prohibit Ghost Guns After Shooting at Olathe East High School – Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Swift Commitment to Gun Safety

The Bill Introduction Comes After Reports Showing that the Firearm Used in the Recent Shooting at Olathe East High School which Left Three Wounded Involved a Ghost Gun The Kansas chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both…
March 22, 2022

Senate Passes Bill to Prohibit Open Carry of Firearms At Polling Places to Governor Polis’ Desk After Testimony, Advocacy by Colorado Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Volunteers

The Colorado chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, released the following statement after the Colorado Senate passed HB22-1086, The Vote Without Fear Act, which will prohibit the…
March 21, 2022

Governor Holcomb Signs Permitless Carry Bill Into Law Over Law Enforcement Objections, Ignoring Widespread Opposition from Public Safety Advocates

Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Volunteers, Law Enforcement, Public Safety Advocates, Local Leaders all Spoke Out and Called on Governor Holcomb to Veto The Indiana chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for…
March 21, 2022

Win for Gun Violence Victims and Survivors: Governor Holcomb Signs Bill to Expand Access to Funds for Victims of Gun Violence – Indiana Moms Demand Action Applauds

The Indiana chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, released the following statement after Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb signed House Bill 1292 into law, which would expand access…
March 21, 2022

Another Weekend Marked by Gun Violence in the South Underscores the Need for Common Sense Gun Safety Laws

This weekend was marked by a slate of tragic shootings across the Southern region. On Friday, bystanders were caught in the crossfire of a gunfight at the 16th annual Hood-Nic car show in southeast Arkansas. A shooting broke out…
March 20, 2022

Shooting at Arkansas Car Show Leaves At Least 1 Dead, 24 Wounded; Arkansas Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond

DUMAS, Ark. — The Arkansas 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 at a southeast Arkansas car show on Saturday…
March 17, 2022

Georgia Moms Demand Action Joins Georgia State Leaders, Former Law Enforcement to Sound the Alarm on Dangerous Permitless Carry Legislation

Georgia Scores Only 11.5 out of 100 for Gun Law Strength While Maintaining High Rate of Gun Deaths Permitless Carry Legislation Threatens to Dismantle Georgia’s Last Remaining Foundational Gun Safety Law ATLANTA, Ga. — Today, the Georgia chapter of Moms Demand…
March 17, 2022

ABC News: ‘Ghost guns’ showing up in school shootings, experts fear trend will get worse

Today, ABC News published a piece highlighting a recent rash of school shootings using ghost guns, do- it-yourself, undetectable guns. In the last few months, there have been incidents of gunfire on school grounds in Arizona, New…
March 16, 2022

After Advocacy From Grassroots Volunteers, Maryland Senate Advances Life-Saving Ghost Guns Legislation; Baltimore Mayor Scott, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Respond

The Maryland 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 Maryland Senate advanced SB 387, a bill that would prohibit the possession or sale…
March 16, 2022

Washington Lawmakers Allocate $200 Million in Community Investment, Including Funding for Life-Saving Violence Intervention Programs

The Budget Also Includes an Additional $8.3 Million for the Office of Firearm Safety and Violence Prevention, Which was Established in 2020 With Advocacy From Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action VolunteersLast week, Washington lawmakers finalized the 2022 budget…
March 15, 2022

New York Senate and Assembly Release State Budget Proposals with Over $200 Million Investment in Gun Violence Prevention; New York Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud

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 the New York legislature for their support of gun violence prevention funding, including more…
March 14, 2022

Governor DeWine Signs Permitless Carry Into Law, Ignoring Staunch Opposition from Law Enforcement, Constituents, Public Safety Experts

Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Volunteers, Law Enforcement, Public Safety Advocates, Local Leaders all Spoke Out and Called on Governor DeWine to Veto The Ohio chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for…
March 14, 2022

ICYMI: Delaware Moms Demand Action Volunteers Held Annual Advocacy Week to Advocate for Gun Safety in Wilmington

Last week, Delaware Moms Demand Action volunteers hosted their annual advocacy week in Wilmington. Volunteers called on the state legislature to take action on common sense gun safety measures, including SB 3, a permit-to-purchase bill that…
March 14, 2022

Everytown, Washington D.C. and New York Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shootings of Five People Experiencing Homelessness

The Washington D.C. and New York chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement after five people experiencing homelessness were shot – two of…
March 14, 2022

Following Advocacy by Moms Demand Action, Wyoming Session Ends Without Passing Every Dangerous Gun Bill

The Wyoming chapter of Moms Demand Action, a part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement after the Wyoming legislature ended the legislative session without passing several dangerous gun bills. The bills HB 133 and SF 87 would…

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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.