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July 21, 2022

Massachusetts Legislature Passes Measure to Address Dangerous Supreme Court Decision on Gun Permitting, Promises Future Action on Gun Safety; Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond

The Massachusetts 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 applauding the Massachusetts House of Representatives passing legislation that would address the Supreme Court’s…
July 21, 2022

Major Milestone: More Than 90,000 New Mexico Students Now Attend Schools Requiring Secure Firearm Storage Notification

Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Have Gone School District to School District Urging School Boards Across the State to Include Information About Secure Firearm Storage Albuquerque —The New Mexico chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand…
July 21, 2022

Everytown, Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud President Biden’s Safer America Plan

Everytown for Gun Safety and its grassroots networks, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, released the following statements regarding President Joe Biden’s Safer America Plan, a proposed $37 billion investment to prevent gun crime, support community violence intervention…
July 20, 2022

Everytown, Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Statement on House Judiciary Markup of Gun Industry Protection Repeal and Assault Weapons Regulation

Today, Everytown for Gun Safety and its grassroots networks, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, released the following statements as the House Judiciary Committee holds a markup on H.R. 2814, the Equal Access to Justice for Victims…
July 20, 2022

TODAY: Congressional Hearings on Gun Violence Prevention As Gun Sense Majorities Continue To Act

Just weeks after passing the historic Bipartisan Safer Communities Act, the first major federal gun safety legislation to become law in nearly 26 years, Congress continues to lead the charge on gun violence prevention by holding two important hearings and…
July 18, 2022

Massachusetts Legislature Approves New Fiscal Year State Budget, Including Over $90 Million in Gun Violence Prevention Funding, Following Advocacy by Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action

The Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts legislature for approving a Fiscal Year 2023 state budget that includes at least…
July 18, 2022

Indiana Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shooting at Greenwood Park Mall

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 three people were killed and two others were wounded last night in a shooting…
July 16, 2022

Today Marks the Implementation of the 988 National Crisis Hotline

Today marks the implementation of 988, the three-digit national dialing, texting, and chat code crisis hotline for anyone expreinceing suicidal thoughts or mental health-related crisises. The dialing code lifeline will increase accessibility to life-saving interventions and resources. Suicide accounts for…
July 13, 2022

Following White House Ceremony, Everytown Releases Comprehensive Guidance For State and Local Leaders on Implementing the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act

NEW YORK — Today, Everytown for Gun Safety and its grassroots networks, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, released comprehensive guidance on action that state and local leaders can take immediately to implement and make use of the…
July 12, 2022

Everytown, Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action, Statement on Steve Dettelbach’s Confirmation as ATF Director

Dettelbach Becomes First Senate-Confirmed ATF Director in Nearly a Decade Everytown Drove Over 900,000 Calls and Messages in Support of Dettelbach’s Confirmation WASHINGTON –– Today, Everytown for Gun Safety and its grassroots networks, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action,…
July 12, 2022

VICTORY FOR GUN SAFETY: Following Tireless Advocacy from Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, Governor Newsom Signs Historic Bill to Hold Firearm Industry Accountable for Role in Gun Violence Crisis

The California chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement applauding California Governor Gavin Newsom for signing into law legislation to establish accountability for the firearm industry.
July 11, 2022

Everytown, Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Statements on White House Event Celebrating the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act

Gun Violence Prevention Advocates and Gun Violence Survivors Attending Event Today Available for Interviews Everytown, Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Drove Over One Million Calls & Messages to the U.S. Senate to Help Pass Bill; Everytown Advised in the…
July 7, 2022

New Polling Shows Majority of Texas Voters Support Stronger Gun Safety Laws

New statewide polling from the Texas Politics Project at the University of Texas at Austin shows that a majority of Texas voters support stronger gun safety laws. The latest poll measured a notable spike in support for stricter policies…
July 6, 2022

Mass Shootings in Highland Park, Buffalo Highlight Need for Red Flag Law Implementation, Enforcement

While details are still emerging in the tragic mass shooting in Highland Park, Illinois, which killed seven people and wounded at least 30 more, one question stands out: could the shooter have been stopped from obtaining a firearm in the…
July 5, 2022

Tennessee Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shooting of Kitty Monroe, a Black Transgender Woman, in Cordova

The Tennessee chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement in response to the death of Kitty Monroe, a Black transgender woman, who was shot…
July 5, 2022

Fourth of July Weekend Marred by Gun Violence.

This holiday weekend marked yet another deadly weekend in the U.S. as gun violence killed and wounded hundreds of people across the country. On Monday, a shooting during a Fourth of July parade in Highland Park, Illinois left at…
July 5, 2022

VICTORY FOR GUN SAFETY: Governor Murphy Signs Comprehensive Gun Safety Bill Package Into Law, Following Advocacy from Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action

The New Jersey chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, released the following statement applauding  Governor Phil Murphy for signing into law the 3.0 gun safety bill package, a…
July 4, 2022

Everytown, Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Mass Shooting at Highland Park Fourth of July Parade

The Illinois chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statements in response to a shooting during a Fourth of July parade in Highland Park, Illinois. While…
July 3, 2022

Ohio Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Statements on Akron Police Shooting of Jayland Walker

The Ohio chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown’s grassroots networks, released the following statement in response to the release of body camera footage of the shooting of Jayland Walker, a 25-year-old Black man,…
June 30, 2022

As Heartbreaking Gun Violence Continued in June, Missouri Communities Need Stronger Gun Safety Laws at the State Level

This month, Missouri communities continued to experience devastating levels of gun violence. Research has shown that many cities often experience increases in violent crime during the warm days of summer, and Missouri, with the fifth-highest rate of gun deaths…
June 30, 2022

Following Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Advocacy, California Senate Sends Critical Gun Safety Bills To Governor Newsom’s Desk

The California chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement applauding the California State Senate for passing important gun safety legislation. These bills include AB 1594, legislation…
June 30, 2022

VICTORY FOR GUN SAFETY: Governor Carney Signs into Law Substantial Gun Safety Bill Package, Following Advocacy from Delaware Moms Demand Action

The Delaware chapter of Moms Demand Action, part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement applauding Governor John Carney signing into law a comprehensive package of gun safety bills. The package includes legislation to prohibit assault…
June 30, 2022

Mississippi Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shooting of Shawmaynè Giselle Marie, a 27-year-old Black Transgender Woman, in Gulfport

The Mississippi chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement in response to the death of Shawmaynè Giselle Marie, a 27-year-old Black transgender woman, who was…
June 30, 2022

California is Advancing An Important Bill To Combat the Supreme Court’s Dangerous Ruling in NYSRPA v. Bruen; Here’s What to Know:

Yesterday the California Assembly Public Safety Committee voted to move forward with SB 918, legislation to improve California’s concealed carry law in the wake of the Supreme Court decision in NYSRPA v. Bruen. The Supreme Court’s decision declared invalid…

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.