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February 25, 2021

Don Spencer on Islamophobic Candidate for Republican Party Chair: “That’s Our Guy.”

An explosive new report from The Frontier detailed how Don Spencer, the president of OK2A, is supporting an Islamophobic candidate for state Republican Party chairman.  “Birds of a feather flock together, so it’s no surprise that…
February 25, 2021

Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Condemn House for Passing ‘Stand Your Ground’ Legislation

The New Hampshire chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both a part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, today released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed HB197, a dangerous expansion to the state’s…
February 25, 2021

North Dakota Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Statement on House Passage of ‘Stand Your Ground,’ Bills to Weaken Gun Laws

The North Dakota chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, the grassroots networks of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement after the North Dakota state House passed HB 1498, dangerous “Stand Your Ground” legislation. The House…
February 25, 2021

Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Statement on Shooting in Ft. Wayne

The Indiana chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, the grassroots networks of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement following the announcement of charges against a 32-year-old white man who shot and…
February 24, 2021

Everytown Applauds House Introduction of George Floyd Justice in Policing Act

Firearms are the Cause of Death in 95% of all Police Killings, and Every Year, Police in America Shoot and Kill More Than 1,000 People Black People in America are…
February 24, 2021

Re: Will Wayne LaPierre, Embattled NRA CEO, Show Up at CPAC as NRA Appears in Bankruptcy Court?

For at least 24 consecutive years, the NRA has been a sponsor of the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). Now-embattled NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre has been a speaker at each one of those 24 events. But as…
February 24, 2021

Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shooting of a Young Trans Boy and his Sibling in Ambridge

Shooting Comes Less Than a Week After a Trans Latina Was Killed in New Wilmington The Pennsylvania chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both a part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks,…
February 23, 2021

Illinois Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Gov. Pritzker for Signing Police Accountability Legislation

The Illinois chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today applauded Illinois Governor JB Pritzker for signing House Bill 3653, legislation to increase police accountability and transparency, into law.  “With this…
February 23, 2021

TODAY IN FAIRFAX/DC: Everytown Mobile Billboard Spotlights NRA’s Lavish Spending at Expense of Members, As Part of Six-Figure Ad Campaign

As first reported by the New York Times, this week Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund launched a new six-figure ad campaign targeted toward “an unusual demographic for an organization that…
February 22, 2021

Indiana Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Statement on House Passage of Dangerous Permitless Carry Legislation

The Indiana chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement after the Indiana House passed HB 1369, dangerous permitless carry legislation that would eliminate the permit requirement for…
February 22, 2021

Everytown Launches New TV and Digital Ad Campaign Urging NRA Members and Gun Owners to Ditch the NRA — Ads Highlight NRA’s Egregious Spending as it Seeks Bankruptcy

New Ad Highlights How Less Than 10% of NRA Spending Goes Toward Gun Safety, Training and Education, While NRA Spends Millions for NRA Executives to Enjoy Designer Suits, Exotic Trips, Private Jets, Golden Parachutes, and High-Priced…
February 19, 2021

New Mexico Senate Lawmakers Pass Critical Legislation on Secure Storage

New Mexico has the Seventh-Highest Rate of Gun Deaths in the County; Guns are the Leading Cause of Death for Children and Teens in the StateSANTA FE, N.M. — The New Mexico chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand…
February 19, 2021

Vermont Moms Demand Action Responds to Ruling Backing State’s Prohibition on High-Capacity Magazines

The Vermont chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, the grassroots networks of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement after the Vermont Supreme Court upheld the state’s 2018 law prohibiting the possession,…
February 19, 2021

Everytown Taps Angela Ferrell-Zabala as Head of “Movement Building” – A Newly Merged Department Combining the Organization’s Grassroots Power with External Engagement and Partnership Programs

Newly Created Position Will Help Build and Sustain a Powerful and Diverse Coalition in the Fight Against Gun Violence  NEW YORK – Everytown for Gun Safety and its grassroots networks, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, today announced Angela Ferrell-Zabala…
February 19, 2021

Moms Demand Action Applauds Colorado Lawmakers for Introducing Secure Firearm Storage Legislation

The Colorado chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement after Colorado lawmakers introduced HB21-1106, a bill to require firearms that a juvenile or prohibited person might be…
February 18, 2021

Montana Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action, Respond to Gov. Gianforte Signing Reckless Permitless Carry and Guns on Campus Bill

The Montana chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement after Gov. Gianforte signed HB 102, which would eliminate the permit requirement for carrying a concealed…
February 18, 2021

Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond After Three High Schoolers Shot and Killed in Knoxville in the Last Three Weeks

The Tennessee chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action released the following statement after Janaria Muhammad, a 15-year-old student at Austin East High School in Knoxville, was shot and killed on Tuesday night. Muhammad is…
February 18, 2021

Eastern Idaho Sees Fifth Police Shooting In a Single Week. Here’s What You Need to Know.

Yesterday, the Idaho State Journal reported a police shooting at an apartment complex in Rexburg on Monday night where a 50-year-old man, whose name has not yet been released, was shot and killed by a police officer. In the past…
February 18, 2021

Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Call on House Lawmakers to Reject Legislation Rolling Back Gun Safety Laws in Utah

The Utah chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement after the Utah House Judiciary and Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice committees passed legislation to roll back gun…
February 18, 2021

Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Senate for Passing Legislation to Keep Guns Out of Polling Places

The Virginia 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 Virginia Senate passed legislation to prohibit guns in polling places and places where ballots…
February 18, 2021

Kansas Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Call on Lawmakers to Pass Bill to Keep Guns out of the Hands Domestic Abusers

The Kansas chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement applauding the introduction and urging swift passage of HB 2251/SB 192, legislation to require domestic abusers to relinquish…
February 17, 2021

Resources for Covering Gun Suicide After Reports Confirm Capitol Police Officer Took His Own Life With a Gun

Last week, reports confirmed that Jeffrey Smith, the third Capitol police officer to die after the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol, took his own life with a gun. His death is the second suicide by a police…
February 17, 2021

Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud AG Jennings for Prioritizing Gun Safety Legislation in Delaware

The Delaware chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement after Delaware Attorney General Kathy Jennings released a list of legislative priorities, including…
February 17, 2021

Justice Department Bankruptcy Watchdog Says NRA Legal Team Has “Disqualifying Conflicts” in Bankruptcy Case, as Conservative Media Turn on NRA

WSJ: “The Justice Department’s Bankruptcy Monitor Wants the National Rifle Association’s go-to Lawyers Barred from Representing the Gun-Rights Group in its Chapter 11 Case, Citing ‘Disqualifying Conflicts’ and Previous Allegations of Billing Improprieties”Meanwhile, Conservative Media and…

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.