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February 6, 2020

What to Know on Gun Safety as 2020 Legislative Session Begins in Connecticut

Connecticut’s legislative session started yesterday, and state lawmakers have the opportunity to pass common-sense gun safety bills this year. Here’s what to know on three policies that could prevent future gun violence in the state if enacted: Extreme Risk Protection Order…
February 6, 2020

New Report Lays Out How Pennsylvania Can Tap Existing Federal Funding to Support Pennsylvania Organizations Helping Survivors of Gun Violence

Pennsylvania Agencies and Cities Must Work to Unlock Victim of Crime Act Funding to Support and Expand Community-Based Violence Intervention InitiativesReport Comes During National Gun Violence Survivors Week From February 1-8PHILADELPHIA — Everytown for Gun Safety…
February 6, 2020

New Mexico Moms Demand Action, Everytown Applaud New Mexico Senate Judiciary Committee for Advancing Extreme Risk Legislation to Senate Floor

SB5 Would Enact an Extreme Risk Law in New Mexico SANTA FE, New Mexico – The New Mexico chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today applauded the Senate Judiciary…
February 6, 2020

New Report: Millions of Dollars of Funding Available to Support Local Organizations Helping Survivors of Gun Violence Heal

State Agencies and Cities Must Work to Unlock Victim of Crime Act Funding to Support and Expand Community-Based InitiativesReport Comes During National Gun Violence Survivors Week From February 1-8NEW YORK — Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund…
February 6, 2020

New Report Lays Out How Virginia Can Tap Existing Federal Funding to Support Virginia Organizations Helping Survivors of Gun Violence

Virginia Agencies and Cities Must Work to Unlock Victim of Crime Act Funding to Support and Expand Community-Based Violence Intervention InitiativesReport Comes During National Gun Violence Survivors Week From February 1-8RICHMOND, Va. — Everytown for Gun Safety…
February 6, 2020

Everytown Unveils New Pennsylvania Polling, Announces $250,000 Digital Campaign to Pressure State Lawmakers to Act on Gun Safety

Everytown Also Unveiling New Voter Research Indicating Voters in PA Support Stronger Gun Laws by a 9:1 Margin and 78% of Voters that Support Gun Safety Consider a Candidate’s Position on Guns “Very Important” to Their…
February 6, 2020

Everytown Releases New Polling in Minnesota, Announces $250,000 Digital Campaign to Pressure State Senators to Act on Gun Safety

New Voter Research Shows Voters in Minnesota Support Stronger Gun Laws by a 5:1 Margin and 74% Consider a Candidate’s Position on Guns “Very Important” to Their Vote in 2020 This Week, Everytown Announced…
February 6, 2020

Florida Moms Demand Action Applaud Florida Mayors For Calling on Lawmakers to Support Background Checks Legislation

More Than 15 Mayors Signed the Letter — Including the Mayors of Tampa, Parkland, Tallahassee, and OrlandoThe Legislature is Considering a Bill That Would Require Background Checks at Gun ShowsTALLAHASSEE, Fla. —…
February 5, 2020

Dozens of Moms Demand Action Volunteers Call for Gun Safety at New Mexico Roundhouse

Yesterday, dozens of volunteers with the New Mexico chapter of Moms Demand Action, a part of Everytown for Gun Safety, made their way to the Roundhouse to urge lawmakers to prioritize gun safety legislation starting with SB 5, extreme risk…
February 5, 2020

New York Charges NRA for Allegedly Deceiving Members, Illegal Insurance Sales

WASHINGTON –– Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund (“Everytown”) released the following statements today after the NRA was charged by New York’s Department of Financial Services (DFS) with acting as an unlicensed insurance provider and deceiving its members…
February 5, 2020

Nebraska Moms Demand Action, Everytown Applaud Nebraska Senate Judiciary Committee for Passing Extreme Risk Legislation

LINCOLN, Neb. – The Nebraska chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, applauded the Nebraska Senate Judiciary Committee today for passing crucial extreme risk protection order legislation. LB 58 would empower…
February 5, 2020

After President Trump Ignores Gun Violence, SOTU Responses Demand Action

Last night’s State of the Union marked just over three years since President Donald Trump took office. During that time, at least 100,000 Americans have been killed by guns––and twice that many have been wounded––in mass…
February 4, 2020

Shameful: President Trump Ignored Gun Violence During Tonight’s State Of The Union Speech

At Least 100,000 People Have Been Killed by Guns in the U.S. During Donald Trump’s Presidency. Twice that Many Have Been Wounded. WASHINGTON — Everytown for Gun Safety and Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a part of Everytown,…
February 4, 2020

Dozens of Moms Demand Action Volunteers Call for Gun Safety at Utah Statehouse Amid Snowstorm

Yesterday, dozens of volunteers with the Utah chapter of Moms Demand Action, a part of Everytown for Gun Safety, arrived at the statehouse – having travelled through the worst snowstorm of the year – to call on lawmakers to prioritize…
February 4, 2020

Pennsylvania Moms Demand Action, Everytown Applaud Governor Wolf for Prioritizing Gun Safety Policies in the 2020 Budget

Today, Governor Wolf Announced a Slate of Gun Safety Policies in the 2020 Budget, Including Extreme Risk and Background Check Legislation The Announcement Comes During National Gun Violence Survivors Week, a Time Focused on Sharing and Amplifying the Stories…
February 4, 2020

Maryland Moms Demand Action, Everytown Applaud Maryland House of Delegates for Passing Legislation to Close Dangerous Gaps in Maryland’s Background Check System

HB 4 Would Require Background Checks on All Rifle and Shotgun Sales in MarylandLast Week, Hundreds of Volunteers with Maryland Moms Demand Action Rallied in Annapolis to Urge Lawmakers To Support Common-Sense…
February 4, 2020

Maine Moms Demand Action, Everytown Respond to Shooting in Machias

MACHIAS, Maine — The Maine chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today released the following statement on reports that three people were shot and killed and another was…
February 4, 2020

100,000+ Americans Have Been Killed by Gun Violence Since Trump Took Office. Here Are 5 Ways He Failed Them.

Tonight, President Donald Trump will deliver his State of the Union address to the American people, marking just over three years since he took office. During Trump’s first year in office, 58 people were killed at…
February 3, 2020

Breaking: NRA Chief Of Staff Josh Powell “No Longer Employed”

On Friday, The Washington Post Reported That NRA’s Chief of Staff, Josh Powell, Was Placed on Leave ‘Pending an Investigation;’ Newsweek then Confirmed Powell is ‘No Longer Employed’ with the NRAPowell Has Been The Subject Of Controversy In Recent Years,…
February 3, 2020

Texas Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action, Everytown Respond To Shooting On Texas A&M-Commerce Campus

COMMERCE, Texas – The Texas chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement in response to reports of a…
February 3, 2020

Subject: HB 1509 Would Fail to Protect Granite State Residents From Gun Violence When They Need it Most

This week, lawmakers will consider HB 1509, legislation that attempts to address firearm access by people in crisis, but falls incredibly short when compared to HB 687, a robust extreme risk law lawmakers passed in January to curb gun violence…
February 3, 2020

Texas Voters: Elected Officials Haven’t Done Enough to Prevent Gun Violence

A new poll from the Dallas Morning News and the University of Texas at Tyler found that a majority of Texans support common-sense gun laws and don’t believe elected officials have done enough to prevent mass…
February 3, 2020

Everytown Unveils New North Carolina Polling, Announces $250,000 Digital Campaign to Pressure General Assembly to Act on Gun Safety

Everytown Also Unveiling New Voter Research Indicating Voters in N.C. Support Stronger Gun Laws by a 6:1 Margin and 79% Consider a Candidate’s Position on Guns “Very Important” to Their Vote in 2020This Week, Everytown Announced…
January 31, 2020

Washington Moms Demand Action, Everytown Applaud Washington House Committee for Advancing Common-Sense Gun Safety Legislation

HB1315 Would Require Concealed Pistol License Applicants to Undergo Training and Show Proof of Completion Before Being Issued a License The Senate Law and Justice Committee Advanced Similar Legislation Last Week OLYMPIA, Wash. – The Washington chapter of Moms Demand Action for…

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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.