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September 3, 2019

Everytown For Gun Safety, Moms Demand Action Applaud Kroger’s Decision to Prohibit Open Carry in its Stores

Moms Demand Action Volunteers Started a Campaign to Ask Kroger to Prohibit Open Carry Using #GroceriesNotGuns in 2014 Earlier Today, Walmart Announced its Decision to Prohibit Open Carry and Limit Ammunition Sales in Wake of El…
September 3, 2019

BREAKING: Odessa Shooter Exploited Deadly Background Check Loophole to Purchase Firearm Used in West Texas Mass Shooting

Multiple Media Outlets Reporting that the Odessa Shooter Purchased the Firearm Used in West Texas Mass Shooting from an Unlicensed Seller and Avoided a Background Check that He Could Not PassThis Weekend Alone, Seven Americans are Dead after a…
September 3, 2019

Everytown for Gun Safety, Moms Demand Action Applaud Walmart Decision to Prohibit Open Carry and Limit Ammunition Sales in Wake of El Paso Mass Shooting

Moms Demand Action Volunteers Took to Social Media to Ask Walmart to #RollbackOpenCarry, a Step That Starbucks, Chipotle, Target and Many Others Had Previously TakenIn 45 States, It’s Legal to Carry Loaded Firearms in Public With No Permit or…
September 3, 2019

Alabama Moms Demand Action, Everytown Respond to Mass Shooting at a Home in Elkmont that Killed 5 People

Reports Indicate 5 People Shot and Killed, Including 3 Children Shooting is at Least the 19th Mass Shooting in 2019 and 213th Since 2009 ELKMONT, Ala. — The Alabama chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun…
September 1, 2019

Texas Chapter of Moms Demand Action, Everytown Statement on Gun Laws Going into Effect Today in Wake of Mass Shooting in West Texas

AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement after several laws went into effect loosening Texas existing gun laws. The laws went into…
August 31, 2019

Alabama Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action, Everytown Respond to Shooting at High School Football Game in Mobile, Alabama

Initial Reports Indicate At Least 10 Teenagers Injured; Suspect Reportedly in Custody MOBILE, Ala. — The Alabama chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America and Students Demand Action, both a part of Everytown…
August 31, 2019

Everytown, Texas Moms Demand Action Respond to Mass Shooting in West Texas

Initial Reports Indicate at Least Five People Were Shot and Killed, at Least 21 People Wounded ODESSA, Texas — Everytown for Gun Safety and the Texas chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America,…
August 30, 2019

New Jersey’s Red Flag Law Goes Into Effect This Weekend. Here’s What to Know.

On Sunday, the state of New Jersey will become the 15th state with a Red Flag law in effect, after the bill was signed by Governor Murphy last June. New Jersey’s Extreme Risk Protection Order law…
August 28, 2019

Moms Demand Action Volunteers Available for Interviews Ahead of Texas Safety Commission Meeting

Tomorrow, the Texas Safety Commission will convene in El Paso for its second meeting to discuss gun violence prevention. Volunteers with Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America have urged the commission to consider recommending…
August 27, 2019

More than 1,200 Survivors of Gun Violence Sign Letter Urging Members of Senate to Call on Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to Hold Votes on Gun Safety Legislation

1,217 Survivors of Gun Violence from All 50 States, Plus Washington, D.C., Sign Letter Urging Senate to Pass Legislation to Require Background Checks on All Gun Sales and a Strong Red Flag Law NEW YORK – Today, members of…
August 27, 2019

Re: New York Times Analysis: NRA’s Influence Rapidly Declines in Congress

Following a series of shootings across the country this month, a number of Congressional lawmakers have bucked the NRA and voiced support for common-sense gun safety measures, like expanding background checks and passing Red Flag laws. A comprehensive…
August 27, 2019

New TV Ads: Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund Unveils First Round of TV Ads Urging Senators Gardner, McConnell, Rubio and Scott to Act on Gun Safety

TV Ads Call on Republican Senators to “Stand Up to the Gun Lobby, and Pass Bipartisan Background Check and Red Flag Laws” NEW YORK — Today, Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund unveiled its first round of TV ads…
August 26, 2019

What to Know About New York’s Recently Enacted Red Flag Law

On Saturday, the state of New York became the 17th state to enact a Red Flag law, after the bill was signed by Governor Cuomo in February. New York’s Extreme Risk Protection Order law is designed…
August 23, 2019

California Moms Demand Action, Everytown Applaud Governor Newsom for Signing AB 392

AB 392 Will Establish a Modern ‘Use of Force’ Law that Discourages Lethal Force by Peace Officers While Encouraging Deescalation SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The California chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a part of Everytown…
August 22, 2019

Ohio Moms Demand Action, Everytown Applaud Governor DeWine for Holistic Approach to School Safety, Creation of School Safety Center

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today released the following statement praising Gov. Dewine for creating the Ohio School Safety Center within the Ohio Homeland…
August 22, 2019

Texas Moms Demand Action, Everytown Urge Texas Safety Commission to Consider Proven Gun Safety Legislation

Requiring Background Checks on All Gun Sales and Strong Red Flag Laws Have Received Bipartisan Support from Lawmakers Across the Country Recent Polling Shows Both Policies are Supported by a Majority of…
August 21, 2019

Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund Launches $135,000 Digital Spend Against Virginia Republican Legislators who Refused to Support Gun Safety

Digital Ads Are the First of $2.5 Million Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund Effort to Elect Gun Sense Majority in Virginia General AssemblyEverytown Also Unveiling New Battleground Message Poll Showing Republicans’ Opposition to Red Flag…
August 20, 2019

President Trump Knows the NRA is in Disarray

Yesterday, the New York Times reported that President Trump allegedly agrees with the sentiment that the NRA has never been weaker.The New York Times reports: “If I were a Republican senator…
August 19, 2019

Ohio Moms Demand Action, Everytown Applaud Introduction of Bipartisan Red Flag Legislation

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today applauded the introduction of SB 184, bipartisan Red Flag legislation that would permit immediate family members and…
August 15, 2019

New: Fox News Poll Shows Voters Oppose NRA, Overwhelmingly Back Background Checks and Red Flag Legislation

Polling Comes as President Trump has Indicated Support for Both Background Checks and Red Flag Laws, Which Allow Families and Law Enforcement to Ask a Judge to Temporarily Suspend a Person’s Access to Guns if There…
August 15, 2019

Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund, Moms Demand Action Applaud Senator Elizabeth Warren, Julian Castro for Elevating Issue of Gun Violence Prevention in 2020 Presidential Campaign

Senator Warren and Former HUD Secretary Castro Released Plans Following Mass Shootings in El Paso and Dayton Both Candidates Attended a Forum on Gun Safety Hosted by Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund in Iowa Over the Weekend NEW YORK…
August 15, 2019

Everytown, Pennsylvania Moms Demand Action Respond to Law Enforcement Shooting in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA – Everytown for Gun Safety and the Pennsylvania chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown, last night responded to reports that six police officers were shot and wounded in…
August 14, 2019

Everytown For Gun Safety Action Fund Announces more than $1 Million August Recess Spend and more than 100 Rallies this Weekend to Pressure Senate to Act on Gun Safety

August Recess Effort Will Include TV and Digital Ads; In-State Meetings with Senators and Staff and Rallies in All 50 States NEW YORK — Today, Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund and Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in…
August 13, 2019

South Carolina Moms Demand Action, Everytown Respond to Fatal Shooting of Transgender Woman in Allendale County

Dime Doe is at Least the 15 Trans Person Killed Nationwide This Year; At Least 13 Have Been Killed With A GunNearly All of the Trans People Killed This Year Have Been Black Women ALLENDALE COUNTY, S.C. — The…

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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.