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April 26, 2019

The NRA Convention: What They’re Saying

The Washington Post: “Is the NRA losing its footing?” “As Trump addresses the NRA’s annual convention Friday for the third straight year, it’s possible we are witnessing a shift in the balance of power between the 150-year-old organization and…
April 26, 2019

What NRA Members Don’t Want to Hear at the Annual Convention: Another NRA Defeat in Arkansas

Earlier today, President Trump spoke at the NRA’s convention. This year’s convention comes as the NRA is in a state of crisis. As the organization has grown increasingly fringe, its agenda has fallen out of favor with Americans from…
April 26, 2019

Everytown for Gun Safety, Moms Demand Action Respond to President Trump and Vice President Pence at NRA Convention Inbox x

WASHINGTON – Everytown for Gun Safety released the following statement in response to President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence’s speeches today at the annual NRA Convention in Indianapolis. “The NRA spent $30 million to elect Trump, so it’s…
April 25, 2019

Lawmakers Must Abandon the Dangerous Idea of Arming Teachers and Focus on Proven School Safety Solutions

On Tuesday, the Florida Senate voted to advance SB 7030, a bill which would expand the Guardian Program established in the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Act by allowing classroom teachers to be armed, possibly over the…
April 25, 2019

Tennessee House Committee Passes Bill Weakening Handgun Training Requirements Despite Opposition from Gun Safety Instructors

Last night, the Tennessee House Finance, Ways & Means Committee voted to advance HB 1264/SB 705, a bill which would weaken the training requirement for a handgun carry permit. Earlier in the day, gun safety instructors publicly opposed…
April 25, 2019

Missouri Moms Demand Action, Everytown Criticize Committee Vote Advancing Dangerous Bill That Would Arm Faculty and Allow Concealed Handguns on College Campuses

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today released the following statement after the Transportation and Public Safety Committee voted to advance HB 575, which…
April 25, 2019

Five Questions for NRA Leadership at This Year’s NRA Convention in Indy

As the NRA Convention gets underway in Indianapolis, this year has made one thing crystal clear: The NRA is in a state of crisis. It’s facing multiple Congressional and state regulatory investigations related to its political and programmatic activities, serious…
April 24, 2019

Michigan Moms Demand Action, Everytown Applaud Introduction of Bipartisan Bills to Keep Guns Out of the Hands of Domestic Abusers

LANSING, Mich. – The Michigan chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today issued the following response after the introduction of House Bills 4497, 4498, and 4499, bipartisan legislation that would…
April 24, 2019

Gov. Lamont Vows to Sign Gun Safety Legislation During Moms Demand Action Advocacy Day

Yesterday, Governor Ned Lamont spoke to a room packed with lawmakers, survivors of gun violence and gun safety advocates for an advocacy day held by the Connecticut chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America. They discussed…
April 24, 2019

Victory for Gun Sense: Arkansas Moms Demand Action, Everytown Applaud Defeat of Dangerous Bills This Session

Volunteers With the Arkansas Chapter of Moms Demand Action Supported Lawmakers in Their Efforts to Stop Bills Including Stand Your Ground Legislation LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Volunteers with the Arkansas chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America,…
April 23, 2019

Alabama Moms Demand Action, Everytown Applaud Alabama Senate Committee for Voting Against Dangerous Permitless Carry Legislation

Today, the Alabama Senate Tourism Committee Voted Not to Advance SB 4 71 Percent of Alabama Voters Oppose Removing the Requirement for a Permit to Carry Hidden, Loaded Handguns in Public MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The Alabama chapter…
April 23, 2019

Oregon Moms Demand Action, Everytown Applaud Oregon House for Passing Legislation to Keep Guns Out of the Hands of Domestic Abusers

SALEM, Ore. – The Oregon chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today applauded the Oregon House for passing House Bill 2013, legislation that would help keep guns out of…
April 23, 2019

Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund Launches $35,000 in Digital Ads Focused on Background Checks and Red Flag Policies

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund today announced it has launched $35,000 in digital advertisements in three Minnesota newspapers in support of gun safety bills in the Minnesota legislature. After advancing through two committees as standalone…
April 23, 2019

New Poll: 78 Percent of Delaware Voters, Including Most Gun Owners, Support Purchase Permits for All Firearm Sales

Additional Findings Show Broad Support for Legislation to Prohibit Assault Weapons and Large Capacity Magazines DOVER, Del. — Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund and the Delaware chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America today…
April 23, 2019

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

The Florida Senate Voted to Advance the Bill Despite Statewide Opposition From Educators, Veterans and Survivors of Gun Violence TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America and Students Demand Action for…
April 23, 2019

Ahead of NRA Convention, Everytown Releases New Polling That Finds Majority of Hoosiers Support Stronger Gun Laws

NRA Convention Starts on Friday; New Polling Finds An Overwhelming Majority of Hoosiers Want Stronger Gun Laws like Background Checks on All Gun Sales and Red Flag Laws NEW YORK – Today, Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund…
April 22, 2019

Indiana Moms Demand Action, Everytown Urge Gov. Holcomb to Veto Dangerous Gun Legislation That Would Roll Back Indiana Public Safety Laws

INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today urged Gov. Eric Holcomb to veto House Bill 1284, which if enacted would: Open a broad loophole in the…
April 19, 2019

New Poll Shows Alabama Voters Strongly Support The Handgun Permit System as Lawmakers Prepare to Vote on a Bill That Would Gut it

71 Percent of Recent Voters Oppose Removing the Requirement for a Permit On Tuesday, the Alabama Senate Tourism Committee Will Vote on SB 4, Which Would Gut the Permitting System MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Everytown for…
April 19, 2019

New Poll Shows Tennesseans Strongly Support the Handgun Carry Permit System as Lawmakers Prepare to Hear Bill That Would Weaken it

71 Percent of Recent Voters Would be Less Likely to Vote For a Candidate Who Supported Weakening the Permitting System Next Week, the Tennessee Legislature Will Again Hear Bill That Would Weaken the Training Requirement for a Handgun…
April 19, 2019

Everytown Files Complaint About NRA’s Tax-Exempt Status With IRS, Calls For Federal and State Investigations into the NRA

Actions Follow Stunning New Yorker/The Trace Exposé Detailing How “A Small Group of N.R.A Executives, Contractors, and Venders Has Extracted Hundreds of Millions of Dollars from the Nonprofit’s Budget” Former IRS Head of Tax-Exempt Division Marc…
April 17, 2019

Columbine Mass Shooting Survivor, Everytown, Moms Demand Action Statements on the 20-year Mark of Columbine High School Mass Shooting

NEW YORK – Everytown for Gun Safety and Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today released the following statements in remembrance of the 20-year mark of the mass shooting at Columbine…
April 17, 2019

Media Matters: “NRATV has hosted a contributor to a white nationalist publication 32 times”

A new report by Media Matters for America has found that on at least 32 occasions since March 2018, the NRA’s flagship media platform, NRATV, has hosted an anti-immigration activist who regularly contributes to a white nationalist journal…
April 17, 2019

Florida Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action, Everytown Criticize Florida Senate for Failing to Pass Amendment To School Safety Legislation That Would Strip Arming Teachers From Bill, Urge Senators to Vote Against Bill on Senate Floor

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America and Students Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following response after the Florida Senate voted…
April 16, 2019

Teachers, Students, Veterans and Survivors of Gun Violence Urge Florida Senate Not to Arm Teachers

Last week, the Florida Senate Appropriations Committee voted to advance SB 7030, a school safety bill which would expand the Guardian Program established in the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Act by allowing classroom teachers to be…

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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.