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May 8, 2019

Connecticut Moms Demand Action, Everytown Applaud Connecticut House for Passing Gun Safety Legislation

Lawmakers Passed Gun Safety Legislation Which Would Prohibit Undetectable, Untraceable Firearms and Strengthen Connecticut’s Gun Storage Laws HARTFORD, Conn. — The Connecticut chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, applauded the…
May 7, 2019

Colorado Moms Demand Action, Everytown Respond to Shooting at Stem School in Highlands Ranch Near Denver

The Shooting is at Least the 42nd Incident of Gunfire on or Onto School Grounds in 2019 DENVER, Colo. — The Colorado chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the…
May 7, 2019

Texas Moms Demand Action, Everytown Respond After Texas House Passes Reckless Bill That Would Increase the Number of Teachers Carrying Guns in Schools

AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following response after the Texas House voted to advance HB 1387, which would expand the School…
May 6, 2019

Everytown For Gun Safety, Moms Demand Action Applaud Senator Cory Booker for Being the Latest Presidential Candidate to Unveil A Gun Violence Prevention Platform

NEW YORK – Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund and Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a part of Everytown, released the following statement in response to Senator Cory Booker’s gun violence prevention plan. “Senator Booker…
May 6, 2019

Montana Moms Demand Action, Everytown Applaud Governor Bullock for Vetoing Two Dangerous Gun Bills

HB 325 Would Have Allowed Guns in Public Parks and K-12 Schools and Stripped Local Governments of Their Authority to Pass Common-Sense Gun Safety Laws SB 304 Would Have Allowed State Legislators With a Concealed Carry Permit to Carry in…
May 6, 2019

The Guardian: Analyst Says NRA Won’t Have the Financial Resources to Match its 2016 Election Spending

Between a New York Attorney General’s investigation into the NRA’s nonprofit status amid reports of financial mismanagement and self-dealing and an internal power struggle between NRA insiders, political analysts told the Guardian that the NRA may not have the…
May 3, 2019

Wayne LaPierre’s Lavish Travel Revealed as U.S. Senators Request NRA Financial Documents

Yesterday, Mark Maremont at the Wall Street Journal reported that NRA executive vice president Wayne LaPierre charged the organization’s ad agency, Ackerman McQueen, more than $240,000 for expenses “related to international trips he took without providing adequate documentation.”…
May 2, 2019

Tennessee Moms Demand Action, Everytown Criticize Tennessee Senate For Advancing Bill That Would Gut the Handgun Permitting System’s Training Requirement

Gun Safety Instructors from Across the State Have Publicly Opposed This Bill Moms Demand Action Volunteers Advocated for Gun Safety Throughout the Legislative Session NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Tennessee chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense…
May 1, 2019

Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund Endorses Three Moms Demand Action Volunteers, Including Two Gun Violence Survivors, Running for Elected Office

NEW YORK – Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund today endorsed three Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America volunteers, two of whom are also survivors of gun violence. The endorsements include Rhonda Hart, a survivor of gun violence…
May 1, 2019

Louisiana Moms Demand Action, Everytown Respond After Louisiana House Committee Passes Reckless Gun Bills

HB 281 Would Tie the Hands of Local Governments That Attempt to Pass Gun Violence Prevention Measures HB 235 Would Dangerously Expand Louisiana’s Stand Your Ground Law BATON ROUGE, La. — The Louisiana chapter of Moms Demand Action…
May 1, 2019

Florida Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action, Everytown Criticize Florida House For Passing a Bill That Would Allow Teachers to be Armed

The Florida House Voted to Advance the Bill Despite Statewide Opposition From Educators, Veterans and Survivors of Gun Violence and Evidence That Arming Teachers Is a Risky Idea TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida chapter of Moms Demand Action…
April 30, 2019

Tennessee Moms Demand Action, Everytown Criticize Tennessee House For Advancing Bill That Would Gut the Handgun Permitting System’s Training Requirement

HB 1264/SB 705 Would Allow People With no Live-Fire Training to Carry a Concealed Handgun in Public NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Tennessee chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today…
April 30, 2019

North Carolina Moms Demand Action, Everytown Respond to Shooting at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Authorities Report at Least 2 People Shot and Killed, 4 Injured; a Suspect is in Custody CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The North Carolina chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released…
April 30, 2019

New Report Highlights the Risk of Improper Gun Storage as Texas Legislature Strips Storage Standards for Teachers Carrying Guns in Classrooms

A recent study from the University of Texas analyzing every instance of pediatric gunshot wounds in the last 15 years at UT’s Houston Level I Trauma Center found that nearly half of gunshot injuries in children were the result…
April 30, 2019

Tomorrow: Louisiana Moms Demand Action Volunteers to Testify on Gun Legislation at House Committee Hearing

Tomorrow, volunteers with the Louisiana chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America will testify against two bills that would threaten public safety at a House Administration of Criminal Justice Committee hearing: HB 281 is a…
April 30, 2019

Ending Ohio’s Permit Requirement for Carrying a Concealed Handgun in Public Would Be A Drastic and Dangerous Change

On Wednesday, Ohio lawmakers will hold a hearing on House Bill 178, legislation that would dismantle the state’s requirement of a permit in order to carry a hidden, loaded handgun in public. HB 178 would allow a person to…
April 30, 2019

California Moms Demand Action, Everytown Applaud California Mayors for Calling for Increased Funding for the California Violence Intervention and Prevention Grant Program

A Coalition of Eight Members of Mayors Against Illegal Guns Sent a Letter to Governor Gavin Newsom Calling for Additional Funding Earlier this Month, a Coalition of California Big City Mayors Sent a Letter to California Senate…
April 30, 2019

Minnesota Moms Demand Action, Everytown Applaud Minnesota House Passage of Proposals to Strengthen Background Checks on Gun Sales and Create a Red Flag Law

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The Minnesota chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, this morning responded after the Minnesota House of Representatives passed public safety legislation that includes provisions to strengthen…
April 29, 2019

What You Might Have Missed During the NRA Convention in Indianapolis

As the NRA convention packs up with at least one early report that longtime CEO Wayne LaPierre has been unanimously re-elected, here’s a look at what played out over a 48-hour period as the NRA’s inner turmoil became a…
April 27, 2019

California Moms Demand Action, Everytown Respond to Shooting at Chabad of Poway Synagogue Near San Diego

Authorities Report at Least One Person Shot and Killed, Several Injured; a Man Has Been Detained for Questioning SAN DIEGO, Calif. – The California chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun…
April 27, 2019

Everytown, Moms Demand Action Respond to Reports That New York Attorney General Has Opened an Investigation Into the NRA’s Dealings as a Tax-exempt Organization

News of Investigation Comes as Leadership Dispute Unfolds at NRA Convention NEW YORK — Everytown for Gun Safety, the country’s largest gun violence prevention organization, today responded to a New York Times report that the New York Attorney…
April 26, 2019

Texas Moms Demand Action, Everytown Respond After Texas Senate Passes Reckless Bill That Would Threaten School Safety

AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following response after the Texas Senate voted to advance SB 243, which would gut the current…
April 26, 2019

Everytown, Moms Demand Action Respond After Wall Street Journal, New York Times Reports on Apparent NRA Leadership Dispute

WASHINGTON — Everytown for Gun Safety, the country’s largest gun violence prevention organization, tonight released the following response after the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times reported that National Rifle Association CEO and Executive Vice President…
April 26, 2019

Texas House to Vote on Bill That Would Prohibit Texas Cities from Passing Gun Violence Prevention Measures

The Texas legislature is currently considering a bill that would revoke the ability of Texas cities, towns and counties to pass common-sense public safety measures designed to keep their communities safe. HB 3231 could come to a vote on…

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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.