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January 5, 2023

Everytown Launches New “Gun Law Rankings” for 2023 Which Ranks Every State Based on the Strength of their Gun Laws and Shows Correlation Between Gun Deaths and Gun Laws

According to Everytown’s Gun Law Rankings for 2023, Ohio, Georgia, Alabama, and Indiana Dropped In Ranking After Passing Permitless Carry Legislation, While New Jersey, Oregon and Delaware Climbed in the Rankings After Passing Several Significant Gun Safety…
January 5, 2023

Maryland Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Statement on Shooting of High School Students Outside West Baltimore Shopping Center

The Maryland chapter of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement in response to a shooting yesterday afternoon in Baltimore outside of Edmondson Village Shopping Center in which…
January 4, 2023

LEADING SESSION WITH GUN SAFETY: Everytown, Moms Demand Action, and Students Demand Action Applaud Minnesota House Lawmakers For Introducing Critical Gun Safety Prevention Measures on Day 2 of the 2023 Session

Due to the Tireless work of Moms Demand Action Volunteers Campaigning and Running for Office, Including Four Volunteers who Helped Flip the Senate, there is now a Gun Sense Trifecta in Minnesota.  Gun Safety Supporters now have Control of the…
January 4, 2023

As Lawmakers Return to Columbus for Session, Common-Sense Gun Safety Legislation Needs to Take Center Stage

As the Ohio legislature convenes for their 2023 legislative session this week, lawmakers must prioritize common sense gun safety measures as Ohio has some of the weakest gun laws in the country. The state lacks all the foundational gun safety…
January 4, 2023

As the 2023 Legislative Session Begins in Wisconsin, Lawmakers Have the Opportunity to Pass Life-Saving Gun Safety Bills

As the Wisconsin legislature convenes for their 2023 legislative session today, lawmakers will once again have the opportunity to pass common sense gun safety measures. Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers continues to prioritize gun violence prevention but due to inaction by…
January 4, 2023

As Lawmakers Return to St. Paul for Session, Common-Sense Gun Safety Legislation Needs to Take Center Stage

Following an election where Minneota voters made it clear gun violence prevention is a top priority, lawmakers return to the State Capitol for the first day of the state legislative session in Minnesota with a gun sense majority in all…
January 4, 2023

As the Illinois Legislature Meets for Lame Duck Session, Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action, and Everytown for Gun Safety Urge Lawmakers to Pass HB5855, Protect Illinois Communities Act With Urgency

Tomorrow, on January 5, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action volunteers will be continuing their tireless advocacy, bussing to the state capitol in Springfield by the dozens to meet with legislators and urge them to pass this legislative package…
January 4, 2023

As the 2023-24 Legislative Session Begins in Massachusetts, Lawmakers Have the Opportunity to Make Significant Gains in the Fight Against Gun Violence

As the Massachusetts legislature convenes to open their 2023-24 legislative session today, lawmakers will once again have the opportunity to pass common sense gun safety measures. We applaud the legislature in their fight to end gun violence by allocating millions…
January 4, 2023

As the 2023 Legislative Session Begins in Vermont, Lawmakers Have the Opportunity to Make Significant Gains in the Fight Against Gun Violence

As the Vermont legislature convenes to open their 2023 legislative session today, lawmakers will once again have the opportunity to pass common sense gun safety measures. In 2022, legislators passed a bill that was signed into law by Vermont Governor…
January 3, 2023

As the 2023 Legislative Session Begins Today in Montana, Lawmakers Have Opportunity to Save Lives with Common Sense Gun Safety Legislation

This week, Lawmakers return to Helena for the official day of the 2023 session of the Montana state legislature. This year, lawmakers will have the opportunity to pass common sense gun safety legislation. The past year showed how important  firearm…
December 22, 2022

VICTORY: Everytown, Moms Demand Action, and Students Demand Action Applaud New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy and Lawmakers For Passing Gun Safety Legislation Strengthening Licensing Laws and Establishing Sensitive Locations

Moms Demand Action Volunteers Sent Over 1,200 Emails To Lawmakers The New Jersey chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement applauding New Jersey Governor Phil…
December 20, 2022

Alongside Moms Demand Action and Student Demand Action Volunteers Washington Leaders Present Common-Sense Gun Safety Bills for 2023 Legislative Session

TUKWILA, WA —Washington Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, released the following statement after Governor Jay Inslee and Attorney General Bob Ferguson presented sweeping gun safety measures for the next…
December 16, 2022

Oregon Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Statement on Court Ruling to Block Voter-Passed Measure 114 

PORTLAND, OR – Oregon Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, released the following statements in response to Harney County Circuit Court Judge Robert S. Raschio’s recent orders blocking Measure 114,…
December 15, 2022

More Than 8.5 Million Students Nationwide Will Attend Schools With Secure Firearm Storage Policies During Next School Year Following Passage of Orange County, Florida Resolution

Orange County, Florida is the Eighth Largest School District in the Nation and Fourth Largest District in Florida, Covering 209,000 Students Up to 80% of School Shooters Under the Age of 18 Obtain Their Gun From the Home; In 2015,…
December 13, 2022

10 Years Since The Mass Shooting At Sandy Hook School, Everytown, Moms Demand Action Statements

WASHINGTON — Everytown for Gun Safety and its grassroots networks, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, released the following statements in honor of the 10 year mark of the Sandy Hook School shooting in Newtown, Connecticut on December 14,…
December 7, 2022

Columbus City Council Passes Gun Violence Prevention Ordinance — Ohio Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Commitment to Gun Safety

The Ohio chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, released the following statement after the Columbus City Council passed an ordinance to both address firearm trafficking and firearm secure…
December 6, 2022

Senator Raphael Warnock, Everytown-Supported Gun Sense Candidate, Wins Re-election in Georgia Runoff

Everytown for Gun Safety Victory Fund and Everytown for Gun Safety Georgia Spent More Than $1.4 Million in Georgia this Election to Support Senator Warnock and other Gun Sense Candidates, Successfully Defeating Gun Lobby-Backed Herschel Walker Moms Demand Action and…
December 2, 2022

Following Advocacy from Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, Illinois Lawmakers Introduce Critical Gun Safety Package, The Protect Illinois Communities Act 

The Illinois chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, released the following statement applauding Illinois lawmakers and Illinois State Representative Bob Morgan for introducing an omnibus gun violence prevention…
November 30, 2022

Everytown’s Be SMART Program And National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives Announce Partnership to Promote Secure Firearm Storage

Law Enforcement Leaders in Major Cities – Including Baltimore, Philadelphia, Baton Rouge, Nashville, and More – to Begin Distribution of Secure Storage Information and Gun Locks to Community Members  Firearms are the Leading Cause of Death for Children and Teens…
November 30, 2022

On the Year Mark of the Oxford High School Shooting, Where Eleven People Were Shot, Four Students Fatally, Michigan Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Call for Gun Safety

Oxford, MI  – Today marks one year since the deadly shooting at Oxford High School, where four students were shot and killed and seven individuals, including a teacher, were shot and wounded. The shooter was a 15-year-old, armed with a…
November 28, 2022

Everytown, Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Statements On Shooting At Atlanta’s Atlantic Station

Everytown for Gun Safety and its grassroots networks, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, released the following statements addressing a shooting over the weekend in which a 12-year-old was killed and at least five other minors were wounded at…
November 23, 2022

Everytown, Moms Demand Action Statements On Mass Shooting At Walmart Store in Chesapeake, Virginia

Six People Dead, At Least Four Reported Wounded CHESAPEAKE, Va. – Everytown for Gun Safety and its grassroots networks, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, released the following statements on the mass shooting at a Walmart location in…
November 22, 2022

Colorado’s Red Flag Law Should Have Prevented the Horrific Mass Shooting at Club Q in Colorado Springs. Here is What you Need to Know:

This Saturday, on the eve of Transgender Day of Remembrance, a hate-filled mass shooting at the LGBTQ+ Club Q in Colorado Springs, Colorado resulted in five people being killed and at least 18 more wounded. The shooter is in custody…
November 21, 2022

New Jersey Assembly Continues To Lead On Gun Safety By Passing Major Legislation To Strengthen Licensing Laws and Establish Sensitive Locations 

The New Jersey chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement applauding  the New Jersey Assembly for passing bill A4769 to address the new dangers…

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.