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May 4, 2020

New FBI Data Suggests Americans Bought 4.2 Million Guns in March and April, Everytown Analysis Finds

Continued Surge in Gun Sales Amid Shelter-in-Place Orders Increases Risk of Gun-Related Domestic Violence, Unintentional Shootings, and Gun SuicideSustained Surge in Sales Can Cause Potentially Deadly Background Check Delays, Making the Charleston Loophole Even DeadlierNEW…
May 1, 2020

Everytown Unveils New Report, Website Detailing Recent Legal Trouble and Allegations of Financial Mismanagement At The NRA

Launch of Report and Website Comes One Year After Wayne LaPierre was Re-Elected as the NRA’s CEO and Executive Vice President Just Last Week, a…
April 30, 2020

Moms Demand Action, Everytown Respond to Gun Extremists Flocking to Capitol to Intimidate Michigan Lawmakers

Today’s Heavily Armed Rally was the Second in Two Weeks Against Gov. Whitmer’s Stay-at-Home Orders The Michigan chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement about…
April 30, 2020

Local Gun Violence Intervention Programs are Helping Survivors and Preventing Shootings. Now, Sustained Funding Could be at Risk.

This week, The Guardian featured the stories of two survivors of gun violence from the Bay area, who are now using their experiences to prevent further gun violence in their community after receiving support from Youth…
April 29, 2020

Missouri Lawmakers Just Snuck in Amendment to Arm More Teachers, Administrative Staff During a Two Week Session to Address Coronavirus

On Monday, lawmakers returned to the statehouse to resume their legislative session for a short session to address the coronavirus pandemic. Instead of using this opportunity to address the rise in domestic…
April 29, 2020

In Wake of Milwaukee Shooting, Information on the Deadly Intersection of Guns and Domestic Violence

According to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, yesterday’s tragic mass shooting in a Milwaukee home that left 5 dead is “being investigated as an act of family violence,” and the alleged shooter has a history of “domestic…
April 28, 2020

Everytown Releases Voter Access and Protection Principles, Expresses Support for Protecting Voting Rights, Expanding Vote by Mail During Coronavirus Pandemic in Midst of Continued Gun Violence Crisis

Today, Everytown Held Virtual Conversation With Fair Fight Action Founder Stacey Abrams to Discuss How Black and Brown Communities Bear Brunt of Both Gun Violence and Coronavirus, and AAPI Communities Experiencing Increases in Hate Incidents — The Same Communities Face…
April 28, 2020

Everytown, NCADV Call On Congress to Include Protections for Domestic Violence Victims in Future Covid-19 Relief Packages

Shelter-in-Place Orders, Financial Stress, and Surging Gun Sales Increase Risk of Domestic ViolenceAbusers with Access to a Firearm are Five Times More Likely to Kill Their Female VictimsFuture COVID-19 Relief Bills Must Support Domestic Violence Prevention…
April 27, 2020

Wisconsin Moms Demand Action Responds to Shooting in Milwaukee Home

The Wisconsin chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today released the following statement in response to reports of a shooting inside a Milwaukee home:“Gun violence has…
April 27, 2020

Everytown, Texas Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Domestic Violence Shooting in San Antonio

The Texas chapter of Moms Demand Action, a part of Everytown, released the following statement in response to reports of a domestic violence-involved shooting in San Antonio. Police believe that a woman shot and killed her…
April 27, 2020

As Gun Sales Spike, New Roadmap Available For America’s Mayors To Prevent Gun Violence Amid Coronavirus Crisis

Everytown, Mayors Against Illegal Guns Release Guidance on Steps Mayors Can Take Amid Continued Gun Violence in Cities, Concerns Over Unintentional Shootings, Domestic Violence Shootings, Gun SuicidesMembers of Mayors Against Illegal Guns, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, Chicago Mayor…
April 27, 2020

Everytown Support Fund, Moms Demand Action Respond after Supreme Court Ruling in Suit over Now-Repealed New York City Gun Rule

NEW YORK — Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund (“Everytown”) and Moms Demand Action, the grassroots volunteer network of Everytown for Gun Safety, today released the following statements after the Supreme Court issued its opinion in New York State Rifle and…
April 24, 2020

Lawmakers Return to the Statehouse on Monday. As Domestic Violence Calls Increase, Keeping Guns Out of the Hands of Domestic Abusers is More Important Than Ever.

As lawmakers return to the statehouse to resume their legislative session, they should consider the safety of women and children in Missouri and address the rise in domestic violence risk since the pandemic began.Last week, a Kansas City Star…
April 24, 2020

Everytown For Gun Safety With Moms Demand Action Launch New “Demanding Women” Virtual Conversation Series Featuring Stacey Abrams, Senators Elizabeth Warren, Amy Klobuchar, Kamala Harris to Discuss Gun Violence in the Time of a Pandemic

NEW YORK — Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund (“Everytown for Gun Safety”) with its grassroots network Moms Demand Action today unveiled plans for the first set of a new virtual series with women leaders from around the country called…
April 24, 2020

D.C. Gun Violence Intervention Groups Could See Funding Cuts Even as Shootings Persist

On Thursday, the Washington City Paper reported on the continued gun violence in the District despite social distancing and the pandemic. According to the outlet, of the 46 murders in D.C. this year, 17 murders have…
April 24, 2020

Everytown Applauds U.S. House Judiciary Committee’s Letter Demanding Answers From ATF on Surge of Ghost Gun Sales

House Judiciary Committee Members Ask ATF to Address Surging Sales of Untraceable, DIY Ghost Gun Parts Due to Pandemic Panic-BuyingUntraceable “Ghost Guns” Can Be Purchased Online With No Background Check, Thanks to…
April 24, 2020

Everytown For Gun Safety Action Fund Hosted Virtual Rally With Hundreds Of Volunteers, Awarded More Than 700 Moms Demand Action Gun Sense Candidate Distinctions

More than 700 Candidates Have Received the Moms Demand Action Gun Sense Candidate Distinction, Including Senators or Senate Candidates in AZ, CO, GA, IA, ME, MN, NC, TX; Women Represent 56% of Candidates in First Round of Gun Sense Candidate…
April 23, 2020

As Gun Purchases Skyrocket During Pandemic, Everytown for Gun Safety, Moms Demand Action Unveil ‘Be Smart’ PSA on Secure Gun Storage

View Ad Here; Ad Will Target New Gun Owners who Have Purchased Guns During the COVID-19 PandemicFrom 2015 to 2019, There Were More Than 1,600 Unintentional Shootings by Children, Resulting in More Than 600 Deaths…
April 23, 2020

Tragic Unintentional Shooting in Westminster Came Amid Spike in Colorado Gun Sales, More Children at Home With Firearms

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to force people to shelter in place, gun violence of all types has not stopped— including in Colorado. On Tuesday, a 3-year-old girl was unintentionally shot and killed by her 7-year-old…
April 23, 2020

Moms Demand Action Applauds Burbank Unified School District Resolution to Distribute Secure Firearms Storage Information to Families

The California chapter of Moms Demand Action, a part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement after the Burbank Unified School District voted unanimously during a virtual school board meeting on Thursday to require…
April 22, 2020

St. Louis Post Dispatch: ‘Daniel Isom: Firearms Safety is More Important Amid Coronavirus Stay-At-Home Stresses’

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to force people to shelter in place, gun violence of all types has not stopped— including in Missouri. The Kansas City Star reported that “even as coronavirus cases continued to multiply in Kansas City,…
April 21, 2020

Breaking: In ‘Secret Recording,’ Wayne LaPierre Says NRA Took a ‘$100 Million Hit’ from Investigations and Litigation and he Took NRA ‘Down to the Studs’ to ‘Survive’

The NRA has Been Trying to Blame Coronavirus for Financial Struggles, but Recording of NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre “Indicates that Many of the Organization’s Financial Cuts were Underway Well Before the Emergence of the Public Health…
April 21, 2020

Lemon Grove Tragedy Came Amid Spike in California Gun Sales, Domestic Violence Calls

On Thursday, two teenage twins in Lemon Grove were shot and killed by their mother’s ex-boyfriend. Neighbors on the scene reported they heard gunfire and saw the twins’ mother come out of the home screaming that…
April 21, 2020

As Gun Violence Persists in Louisville, Local Intervention Programs Are Adapting Their Strategies to Keep Their Communities Safe. It’s Essential They Continue to Receive Funding

As the Courier Journal reported this weekend, Louisville is on track for one of the worst years for gun violence in recent history.  The number of shootings in Louisville during the coronavirus outbreak has “…

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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.