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September 30, 2021

Victory For Gun Safety: Governor Gavin Newsom Signs Legislation to Eliminate Qualified Immunity, Several Other Life-Saving Gun Safety Bills

California Becomes the Third State in the Country to Eliminate Qualified ImmunityThis Marks the Fourth Straight Legislative Session in which Governor Newsom Has Signed Life-Saving Gun Safety Legislation Into LawMoms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Volunteers and Supporters Made…
September 30, 2021

Everytown, Tennessee Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shooting at Memphis Elementary School

The Tennessee chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, today released the following statement after one child was shot at Cummings Elementary School in Memphis.
September 30, 2021

Amid Gun Violence at Kids’ Sporting Events, Everytown, Moms Demand Action Calls on U.S. Youth Soccer to Prohibit Guns at Games, Advocate for Gun Safety

NEW YORK – Everytown for Gun Safety, and Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown’s grassroots networks, today called on U.S. Youth Soccer to prohibit guns at games and advocate for gun safety following several violent incidents…
September 30, 2021

Victory For Gun Safety: Governor Gavin Newsom Signs Legislation to Eliminate Qualified Immunity, Several Other Life-Saving Gun Safety Bills

California Becomes the Third State in the Country to Eliminate Qualified ImmunityThis Marks the Fourth Straight Legislative Session in which Governor Newsom Has Signed Life-Saving Gun Safety Legislation Into LawMoms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Volunteers and Supporters Made…
September 29, 2021

Suggestions for Covering Gun Safety in Vermont

In light of the Vermont AFL-CIO’s resolution opposing gun safety measures in the state, and the backlash to that decision, here are some suggestions on how to cover gun safety. Focus on the significant strides made in recent years…
September 29, 2021

ICYMI: Clear Contrast on Gun Safety During Virginia Governor’s Debate Last Night

Everytown Has Pledged To Spend Upwards Of $1.8 Million To Protect Virginia’s Gun Sense Trifecta This Year Last Week, Everytown Launched New TV Ad With McAuliffe Campaign Featuring Gun Violence Survivor ALEXANDRIA Va. – During last night’s gubernatorial…
September 29, 2021

Missouri Gov. Parson Admits Dangerous State Law Nullifying Federal Gun Laws Needs to Be Revisited, After Major Backlash from Law Enforcement, Barrage of Legal Challenges, and Negative Press

Missouri Governor Mike Parson yesterday, according to KMOV4, has said that the law attempting to nullify federal gun laws needs to be revisited. The law, which the governor signed in June and which went into effect…
September 29, 2021

As Ghost Guns Continue to Devastate New York Communities, Gov. Hochul Can Sign Legislation to Combat Them

In New York and across the country, ghost guns — unserialized, untraceable homemade firearms, the building blocks of which can be obtained without a background check — continue to pose a serious threat to communities. A…
September 28, 2021

Three Questions for Glenn Youngkin Ahead of Tonight’s Second Gubernatorial Debate

Everytown Has Pledged To Spend Upwards Of $1.8 Million To Protect Virginia’s Gun Sense Trifecta This Year Last Week, Everytown Launched New TV Ad With McAuliffe Campaign Featuring Gun Violence Survivor  Tonight at 7 pm, gun lobby ally…
September 27, 2021

Everytown, Tennessee Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shooting in Chattanooga

The Tennessee chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, today released the following statement after a shooting on Grove Street in which seven were shot,…
September 27, 2021

Everytown, Moms Demand Action: 2020’s Increase in Murders Shows Urgent Need for Action on Gun Safety

Gun Violence Prevention Advocates Available for Interviews – Can Discuss Causes and Potential Responses NEW YORK – Everytown for Gun Safety, and Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown’s grassroots networks, today released the following…
September 24, 2021

Illinois Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action, Respond to Shooting of Briana Hamilton, a Black Trans Woman, in Chicago

The Illinois chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both grassroots networks of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement today responding to reports that a 25-year-old Black transgender woman, Briana Hamilton, was fatally shot in…
September 24, 2021

What to know about the gun safety legislation set to go into effect on Saturday.

This legislative session, Oregon signed the first gun safety bill into law in the last two years after gun sense champion Governor Kate Brown signed SB 554, legislation to allow the state capitol, airports, schools and universities to prohibit…
September 24, 2021

Petersburg Moves to Prohibit Firearms in Sensitive Places, Becoming the 14th Jurisdiction in the Commonwealth, Covering 2.7 Million Virginians

The Virginia chapter of Moms Demand Action, part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement applauding the Petersburg City Council for passing a municipal law that prohibits firearms in certain sensitive places. According to…
September 23, 2021

Everytown, Tennessee Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shooting at Kroger in Collierville

Everytown for Gun Safety, and the Tennessee chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown’s grassroots networks, today released the following statements after a shooting at the Kroger in Collierville which…
September 22, 2021

Kentucky Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Deadly Shooting at School Bus Stop in Louisville

The Kentucky chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement in response to a shooting at a school bus stop in Louisville, Kentucky this morning. According…
September 22, 2021

Newsweek: “What My Brother’s Gun-inflicted Suicide Taught Me.”

This month marks Suicide Prevention Awareness Month and the beginning of Latinx Heritage Month. Research shows that gun suicide is over one-third of gun deaths of Latinx people in the U.S. In a new piece published by Newsweek,…
September 22, 2021

NEW TV Ad: Terry for Virginia and Everytown Release New Ad Featuring Gun Violence Survivor Lisette Johnson

As Governor, Terry McAuliffe Passed A Toughest In the Nation Domestic Violence Law to Keep Virginians Safe Glenn Youngkin Has Pledged to Oppose Any Gun Safety Laws, Would Oppose Laws That Keep Guns Out of Hands of Domestic Abusers MCLEAN,…
September 21, 2021

While Coverage was Focused on the Newsom Recall Election, Here’s What Happened With Gun Safety Last Week.

With all eyes watching Governor Newsom win his recall election last week, gun safety wins flew under the radar — here’s what you need to know. As gun violence continues to devastate California communities, lawmakers at all levels of government are…
September 21, 2021

D.C. Moms Demand Action Respond to Shooting Outside Convenience Store in Southeast D.C.

The Washington D.C. chapter of Moms Demand Action, a part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement in response to a shooting outside a convenience store in a neighborhood in Southeast Washington. According to…
September 21, 2021

Three States Have the Chance to Significantly Reduce Gun Suicide by Requiring Purchase Permits for Firearm Sales. Here’s What You Need to Know:

As Suicide Prevention Awareness Month continues, Delaware, Pennsylvania, and Virginia have the opportunity to reduce gun suicide by requiring permit-to-purchase legislation — a policy that can prevent gun violence of all types, and especially gun suicide.  Firearm suicide can be…
September 20, 2021

Everytown, Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to a Shooting at Heritage High School in Newport News, Va.

The Virginia chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of the Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement in response to reports of a school shooting at Heritage High…
September 20, 2021

30-State Study On City Gun Violence Highlights Need for Strong ATF Action to Keep Guns Out of Illegal Market

Data from 226 cities across 30 states shows a relationship between the prevalence of illegal guns and firearm homicide, strengthening the case for action to keep guns out of the illegal market, according to a new…
September 20, 2021

Gun Violence at Sporting Events is Leaving Kids and Parents Traumatized, Adding to the List of Places No Longer Safe

Kids across the country are returning to school and fall sports are kicking into gear, but so too are incidents of gun violence at sporting events. Just last weekend, a spectator brandished a gun at a soccer tournament …

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.