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June 3, 2021

Everytown Awards Nearly 90 “Moms Demand Action Gun Sense Candidate” Distinctions To Virginia Candidates

Nearly 90 Candidates For Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, and House of Delegates Received Distinction Ahead Of June 8 Primary  More Virginia Gun Sense Candidates Running Than In 2019 Primary; Women Represent Nearly 60% Of Candidates In First Round of…
June 2, 2021

Everytown, California Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shooting at Los Angeles County Fire Station

The California chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statements after a shooting at a fire station in Los Angeles by an off-duty firefighter,…
June 2, 2021

DICK’S Sporting Goods and Women’s National Basketball Players Association Announce Partnership in Support of Wear Orange Campaign and Gun Violence Prevention

DICK’S Sporting Goods, in Partnership with the WNBA Players Association, Will Sell “The W Wears Orange” T-Shirts Online and in Approximately 120 Stores in Support of Wear Orange Now in Its 7th Year, Wear Orange Campaign…
June 2, 2021

Academy Award-Winning Lion Forge Animation and Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund Produce Animated Short in Support of Wear Orange Campaign and Gun Violence Prevention

Lion Forge Animation, Which Won an Academy Award for the Viral “Hair Love,” Partners with Everytown on “Blossom,” Powerfully Illustrating the Experience of Joining Wear Orange  Now in Its 7th Year, Wear…
June 2, 2021

New Everytown TV and Digital Ads Feature Gun Owners and Law Enforcement Calling For Action on Background Checks

Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund Launching $500,000 in TV and Digital Ads Airing on National Cable, and in Alaska, North Carolina, Ohio, and Texas, Urging Congressional Action on Background Check Legislation — Ads Highlight How Background Checks Aren’t a…
June 1, 2021

Missouri Continued to Face One of the Worst Gun Violence Epidemics in the Nation in the Month of May.

Missouri has long faced one of the worst gun violence epidemics in the country. It has the 5th-highest rate of gun violence in the nation, with 1,222 people killed and 2,584 others wounded by guns in an average year…
June 1, 2021

Victory for Gun Safety: Oregon Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud First Gun Safety Laws in Oregon in Three Years

The Bill was Sponsored and Championed by Former Moms Demand Action Volunteers, Reps. Rachel Prusak, Dacia Grayber, and Lisa Reynolds  For the Last Three Years, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Have Advocated and Testified in Support of Gun…
June 1, 2021

Everytown, Florida Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shooting in South Florida

The Florida chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement on a shooting in South Florida in which multiple shooters opened fire at a…
June 1, 2021

Everytown, Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Statements As Pride Month Begins

NEW YORK — Everytown for Gun Safety, and its grassroots networks, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, today released statements to mark the beginning of Pride Month and recognize the disproportionate impact of recent gun violence toward the LGBTQIA…
May 28, 2021

Everytown Applauds Gun Violence Prevention Funding in President Biden’s FY 2022 Budget

The Budget Request for Fiscal Year 2022 Would Devote $200 Million to a New Community Violence Intervention Program, $50 Million to Fund Critical Gun Violence Research, Increase ATF Funding, Background Checks and More This Announcement Follows Big Victories for Gun…
May 28, 2021

Moms Demand Action Finds New Ways to Encourage Secure Gun Storage with Boulder Valley Schools

As unintentional shootings by children increased over the last year, Moms Demand Action volunteers are finding new ways to encourage secure gun storage in their communities. Colorado has been ravaged by gun violence this past year, with at least one…
May 28, 2021

Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Mayor Bowser for Including Over $59 Million in Funding for Violence Intervention Programs in Budget Proposal

The Washington D.C. chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement applauding Mayor Muriel Bowser for including $59.3 million for violence intervention program funding in the 2021-2022 budget…
May 27, 2021

Suggestions for Covering Weekend Gun Violence in Context

Even before the pandemic, the first warm-weather long weekend of the year was often a deadly one when it came to gun violence in U.S. cities. And with violence remaining at higher levels nationally than it…
May 27, 2021

Resources and Context For The Mass Shooting In San Jose

Yesterday, nine people were shot and killed in a mass shooting at a Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) rail yard in San Jose, California. All of the victims were VTA employees, as was the shooter. The shooter had a…
May 27, 2021

Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Mayor Bowser for Including Over $59 Million in Funding for Violence Intervention Programs in Budget Proposal

The Washington D.C. chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement applauding Mayor Muriel Bowser for including $59.3 million for violence intervention program funding in the 2021-2022 budget…
May 26, 2021

Delaware Moms Demand Action Applauds State Senate Effort to Increase Accountability and Transparency in Police Misconduct Cases

The Delaware chapter of Moms Demand Action, part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement applauding Delaware Senate Majority Whip Elizabeth Lockman and Senator Marie Pinkney for introducing a package of bills that would remove barriers…
May 26, 2021

Colorado Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Colorado Legislature for Advancing Suite of Gun Violence Prevention Bills Out of Their Legislative Committees

The Colorado chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statements after lawmakers in Colorado House State, Civic, Military, & Veterans Affairs Committee and the Colorado Senate State, Veterans,…
May 26, 2021

Everytown, Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Call for Bipartisan Federal Action on Background Checks after Mass Shooting in San Jose

Shannon Watts, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Volunteers, Gun Violence Survivors Available for InterviewsNEW YORK – Everytown for Gun Safety, and Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following…
May 26, 2021

Everytown Statement on Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing on David Chipman’s Nomination To Be ATF Director

Law Enforcement Groups Endorse David Chipman’s Nomination to be ATF Director with Letters of Support to Committee and Senate Leadership Chipman Confirmation Hearing Occurred on Same Day as Deadly Mass Shooting in San Jose — the 15th Mass…
May 26, 2021

Everytown, California Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shooting in San Jose

The California chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement after a shooting in downtown San Jose near a Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) maintenance yard. Details…
May 25, 2021

Everytown Statement On Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing On Secure Storage Of Firearms

Subcommittee Hearing Highlighted How Secure Storage Practices Reduce Risk Of Gun Violence, Protecting Children and Adults By Preventing Unintentional Shootings And Gun Suicides WASHINGTON –– Today, Everytown for Gun Safety and its grassroots networks, Moms Demand Action and…
May 25, 2021

Everytown Applauds Confirmation Of Assistant Attorney General For Civil Rights Kristen Clarke

WASHINGTON — Everytown for Gun Safety and its grassroots networks, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, responded to the confirmation of Kristen Clarke to be Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights in the Department of Justice, on the one-year…
May 25, 2021

Michigan Lawmakers Have Been In Session for 6 Months Without Action On Gun Violence. Here’s What You Need To Know About Loopholes in Michigan’s Gun Laws.

As Michigan lawmakers and leaders approach six months of active legislative session, several critical loopholes in Michigan’s gun laws remain open that pose a direct threat to keeping communities safe from the threat of gun violence.  “We cannot…
May 25, 2021

Pennsylvania House Judiciary Committee Advances Dangerous Permitless Carry, Punitive Preemption Bills; Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond

The Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania House Judiciary Committee advanced two dangerous gun bills – HB 659 and HB 979.

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.