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July 30, 2020

Everytown Unveils New Latino Voter Polling, Announces $2 Million Paid Media Program to Reach Latino Voters, and Launches First Spanish-Language Ad of 2020

Announcement Comes Ahead of the Year Mark of the Hate-Fueled Shooting in El Paso, in Which a Gunman Targeted Latino Community, Killing 23 People and Wounding Dozens MoreNew Polling Conducted by Equis Research and Global Strategy…
July 30, 2020

Ohio Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Mass Shooting in Elyria Home

The Ohio chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s volunteer networks, today released the following statement on reports that five people, including three children, were shot and…
July 30, 2020

Arkansas Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Statement on Lionel Morris’s Death in Police Custody

The Arkansas chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s volunteer networks, today released the following statement as new footage was released of the death of Lionel Morris in police custody.“Lionel Morris…
July 30, 2020

One Year After Dayton: Instead of Common-Sense Gun Safety Legislation, Ohio Lawmakers have Prioritized Stand Your Ground and Arming-Teachers Bills

Next week marks one year since the mass shooting in Dayton – one year since Ohioans demanded that leaders “do something” to end gun violence and Governor Dewine called for background checks…
July 30, 2020

Victory For Gun Safety: Rhode Island Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Governor Raimondo for Signing Legislation to Prohibit Ghost Guns

Gun Sales Have Surged in Rhode Island and Across The Country, and Online Ghost Gun Manufacturers Have Experienced “Exceptionally Heavy Demand”PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The Rhode Island chapter of Moms Demand Action and…
July 29, 2020

Everytown Applauds Congressional Democrats for Launching Investigation into Trump Administration’s Decision to Lift Ban on International Sales of Silencers

This Investigation Comes Two Weeks After the White House Lifted a Bush-Era Ban on International Sales of Silencers “That Was Intended to Protect U.S. Troops from Ambushes”The Investigation Will Focus on…
July 29, 2020

Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Statement on Shooting of Trans Person in Akron

The Ohio chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both a part of Everytown for Gun Safety grassroots networks, released the following statement on the death of a transgender person in Akron, Ohio last month. As the Akron…
July 29, 2020

Everytown Victory Fund to Spend at Least $1 Million to Flip Iowa State House to Gun Sense Majority in 2020; Target Dozens of Vulnerable House Districts

This Session, Instead of Passing a Commonsense Extreme Risk Bill, the Iowa Legislature Passed a Dangerous Preemption Bill that Would Punish Local Officials for Taking Action to Combat Gun ViolenceVoter Research Shows Iowans support Stronger Gun Laws by a 3:1…
July 28, 2020

Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Cook County Board for $5 Million Investment in Local Gun Violence Intervention Groups

The Illinois chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both a part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, today applauded the Cook County Board for a $5 million investment in…
July 27, 2020

Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Massachusetts House for Passing Policing Reform Legislation

The Massachusetts chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, released the following statement applauding the Massachusetts House of Representatives for passing HB 4860, legislation that would establish a statewide…
July 24, 2020

In Upcoming Special Session, Missouri Legislature Should Prioritize Gun Violence Prevention and Allocate VOCA Funding for Programs for Gun Violence Survivors

As the Missouri legislature reconvenes for a special session next week, Missouri Governor Mike Parson and the legislature should allocate funds from Missouri’s average annual Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) funding to support programs for gun violence survivors. Gov. Parson…
July 23, 2020

Everytown, Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to ‘Operation Legend’

NEW YORK — Everytown for Gun Safety and its grassroots networks, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, today released the following statements on the Trump Administration’s “Operation Legend”:“If President Trump were serious about preventing gun violence, he’d listen to…
July 23, 2020

Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond After D.C. City Council Sustains Funding for Local Violence Intervention Programs

The D.C. chapter of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, today released the following statements after the D.C. City Council passed a 2021 budget that will…
July 23, 2020

Everytown Sets Sights on Texas State House, Announcing New Polling, Digital Ads and Endorsements

Gun Violence Prevention is One of The Most Persuasive Attacks On Republicans in Battleground Districts, New Poll ShowsNew Digital Ads Slam Republicans in the Statehouse for Inaction on Gun Safety in the Year Since the Shooting…
July 23, 2020

Everytown for Gun Safety Denounces Senate Republicans for One Month of Inaction on the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act

NEW YORK –– Everytown for Gun Safety and its grassroots networks, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, released the following statements denouncing Senate Republicans for failing to act in the month since the House of Representatives passed the…
July 23, 2020

According to Reports, Colorado Congressional Candidate Lauren Boebert May Have Broken the Law by Allowing a Juvenile to Carry a Handgun at Her Diner

Boebert’s Opponent, Diane Mitsch Bush, is a Gun Sense Candidate who has Promised to Act on Gun SafetyThe Republican congressional candidate for Colorado’s 3rd district, Lauren Boebert, may have violated Colorado law by allowing an under-age server at her restaurant…
July 23, 2020

Spate of Shootings in Seattle A Reminder Washington’s Gun Violence Continues Amid the Pandemic

Earlier this week, a spate of shootings in Seattle left three people dead and five more wounded in less than 48 hours. These shootings are a reminder of the persistent gun violence that continues to impact…
July 23, 2020

BREAKING: Everytown FOIA Confirms Likely “Increase in Gun Purchases by People who Can’t Legally Own Them” Due to Surge in Gun Sales and the Charleston Loophole

According to an Everytown FOIA exclusively obtained by Politico, the National Instant Criminal Background Check system (NICS) is overwhelmed due to surging gun sales during the pandemic–– leading to a likely “increase in gun purchases by…
July 22, 2020

New Studies Show Impact of Racism on Recent Surge of Gun Purchases

Amid a historic surge in gun sales, the Washington Post reported on two new studies from the Brookings Institute and University of California, Davis analyzing the daily firearm purchases from January 2020 to June…
July 22, 2020

As One-Year Mark of Hate-Fueled El Paso Mass Shooting Approaches, Texas GOP Chooses Gun Extremist With a History of Racist Remarks as Their Leader

Texas Republicans elected NRA board member Lt. Col. Allen West as Chairman at their convention Monday. West, a gun extremist who has a history of making racist, xenophobic, and Islamophobic remarks, has been an outspoken conspiracy theorist and critic…
July 21, 2020

Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Statement on Minnesota Legislature Sending Police Reform Measures to Governor’s Desk

The Minnesota chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both parts of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, today released the following statement after the Minnesota State House and Senate passed HF 1, a bill to reform policing…
July 21, 2020

Everytown, Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Reports Trump Administration Sending Federal Troops to Chicago

NEW YORK – Everytown for Gun Safety and its grassroots networks, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, today released the following statements amid reports that the Trump administration is planning to send federal agents to…
July 21, 2020

Missouri Moms Demand Action Responds to Governor’s Politically Motivated Pledge to Pardon St. Louis Couple that Threatened Peaceful Protesters with Guns

Following the announcement of charges against Mark and Patricia McCloskey, the white couple that pointed loaded firearms at peaceful protesters, the Missouri chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for…
July 21, 2020

As Protests Against Police Violence Continue in Portland, Resources Available on Police Shootings and Gun Violence

Since the police killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and so many others, Portland has seen sustained protests against police violence. And in the last week, these protests have seen renewed attention after several outlets…

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.