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November 9, 2023

Everytown Statement on Senator Manchin’s Decision Not to Run For Reelection in 2024

WASHINGTON — Today, following Senator Joe Manchin’s announcement that he would not seek reelection next year, Everytown for Gun Safety released the following statements: “In the wake of the mass shooting at Sandy Hook School, Senator Joe Manchin had the…
November 9, 2023

Everytown for Gun Safety Applauds Letter From More Than 50 Mayors to Speaker of the House Mike Johnson Urging Congress to Reinstate the Bipartisan Assault Weapons Ban

Mayors from Across the Country have Signed on to the Letter from Cities Including, New York City, Cleveland, Highland Park, Monterey Park, St. Louis, Milwaukee, and Seattle NEW YORK — Today, more than 50 mayors from across the country, including…
November 8, 2023

What the Virginia Elections Mean for Gun Safety and 2024

Last night, Governor Glenn Youngkin and Virginia Republicans lost control of the Virginia General Assembly after failed promises of a MAGA Republican takeover in Richmond and investing heavily in races across the Commonwealth. Despite their major spending and efforts to…
November 8, 2023

Moms Demand Action Volunteers Win Elections Across Virginia

Newly Elected Volunteers Join Growing Ranks of Moms Demand Action Volunteers Elected to Office Since Its Founding in 2012, Part of 162 Volunteers who Ran for Office Nationwide This Cycle WASHINGTON — 17 Virginia Moms Demand Action volunteers won elections up…
November 7, 2023

VICTORY FOR GUN SAFETY: Everytown for Gun Safety’s $1.5 Million Investment and Moms Demand Action’s Grassroots Army Help Flip Virginia House of Delegates to a Gun Sense Majority and Hold Virginia Senate Majority

Despite Major Investments, Glenn Youngkin and Virginia Republicans Lose the House of Delegates and Fail to Take Control of State Senate  WASHINGTON — In a significant victory for gun safety and major defeat for the extremist and deadly agenda of MAGA…
November 7, 2023

VICTORY FOR GUN SAFETY: Gun Sense Candidate Daniel McCaffery Flips Pennsylvania Supreme Court Seat

McCaffery Defeats Gun Lobby-Backed Carolyn Carluccio After Everytown’s $500,000 Investment in Pennsylvania Supreme Court Race WASHINGTON — Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund and its grassroots networks, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, released the following statements after gun sense…
November 7, 2023

WIN FOR GUN SAFETY AND REJECTION OF MAGA EXTREMIST AGENDA: Everytown for Gun Safety’s $1.5 Million Investment and Moms Demand Action’s Grassroots Army Holds Virginia Senate Majority

Despite Major Investments, Glenn Youngkin and Virginia Republicans Fail to Take Control of Virginia State Senate WASHINGTON — After Glenn Youngkin and Virginia Republicans failed to take control of the Virginia Senate despite investing millions of dollars, Everytown for Gun Safety…
November 7, 2023

Leading Gun Violence Prevention Organizations Respond to Supreme Court’s Hearing in United States v. Rahimi

Washington, D.C. (November 7, 2023) – Immediately following oral arguments before the Supreme Court in United States v. Rahimi, the nation’s leading gun violence prevention organizations released the following statements: “Today, both inside and outside the Supreme Court, one thing…
November 7, 2023

As the Supreme Court Prepares to Hear Oral Argument in United States v. Rahimi, Everytown for Gun Safety, Moms Demand Action and Everytown Law Urge the High Court to Disarm Abusers and Protect Survivors

Hundreds of Gun Safety and Domestic Violence Prevention Advocates to Rally this Morning in Front of Supreme Court as Oral Arguments Get Underway;Experts and Survivors of Gun-Related Domestic Violence with Available for Interviews Today, See Below for More Details  WASHINGTON…
November 6, 2023

Weekend Gunfire Erupts Across Texas Including at Prairie View A&M University Homecoming Celebration and a Lone Star Rally; Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Respond

TEXAS – The Texas chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, released the following statements in response to multiple acts of gun violence across the state over the weekend.
November 6, 2023

11-Year-Old Killed and Four Minors Wounded In Drive-By Mass Shooting in Cincinnati; Mayor Pureval, Ohio Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Respond

CINCINNATI — The Ohio chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action,  both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, alongside Mayors Against Illegal Guns member Mayor Atfab Pureval, issued the following statements after an 11-year-old, Dominic…
November 3, 2023

Man Shot and Killed, One-Year-Old Died in Fallout in Another Tragic Shooting in Montana; Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Respond

BILLINGS, Mont. — The Montana chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, issued the following statement after a man was shot and killed and a one-year-old was fatally…
November 1, 2023

VICTORY FOR GUN SAFETY: Ahead of Rahimi Oral Arguments, Michigan House Lawmakers Pass Legislation To Help Keep Guns Out of the Hands of Domestic Abusers

Action Comes Ahead of U.S. Supreme Court Oral Arguments in United States v. Rahimi on November 7 LANSING, Mich. – Everytown for Gun Safety and its grassroots networks released the following statements applauding the Michigan legislature for passing a critical…
November 1, 2023

Everytown for Gun Safety Endorses Moms Demand Action Volunteers Running for Office 

NEW YORK — Today, Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund announced a new round of endorsements for Moms Demand Action volunteers running for office across the country. The volunteers endorsed today represent the growing power of Moms Demand Action and…
October 31, 2023

As Nation Reels from Gun Violence in Maine and Across the Country, Georgia Lieutenant Governor Calls for Dangerously Arming More Teachers in Georgia

With Georgia’s legislative session just months away and following the devastating mass shooting in Lewiston, Maine, common-sense gun reform is top of mind for many. Yet instead of taking active steps towards protecting constituents, just last week, Georgia Lieutenant…
October 30, 2023

Halloween Weekend of Deadly Gun Violence in Cities Across the Country Underscores Urgent Need for Action on Gun Safety

NEW YORK – The Halloween holiday weekend marked yet another deadly weekend in the U.S. as gun violence killed and wounded hundreds of people across the country. According to the Gun Violence Archive, there were at least 12 mass…
October 28, 2023

THIS WEEK IN THE COURTS: Everytown, NJ Chapter of Moms Demand Action Mobilize in Advance of Oral Arguments in Koons v. Platkin, Call on Third Circuit Court of Appeals to Uphold New Jersey’s Life-Saving Gun Safety Law

PHILADELPHIA, PA – This week, Everytown for Gun Safety and the New Jersey chapter of Moms Demand Action took action in support of New Jersey’s common-sense law keeping guns out of parks, playgrounds, bars and other sensitive places as…
October 27, 2023

A Shift in the Politics of Gun Safety in the Wake of Tragedy: Maine Members of Congress Call for Action on Gun Safety Legislation After Deadliest Mass Shooting of 2023

Rep. Jared Golden, Sen. Angus King, and Sen. Susan Collins Call for Strengthening Gun Safety Laws  WASHINGTON — After a mass shooting in Lewiston, Maine killed 18 people and wounded 13 in the deadliest mass shooting of 2023, Maine federal lawmakers…
October 27, 2023

Three Baltimore Students Shot and Wounded Outside Carver Vo-Tech High School; Maryland Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Respond

BALTIMORE – The Maryland chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, issued the following statement after three students were shot and wounded outside Carver Vo-Tech High School in…
October 27, 2023

NEW ADS: Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund Launches Paid Media Campaign for Local Moms Demand Action Volunteer Candidates in Virginia

$100k Campaign Highlights 11 Moms Demand Action Volunteers Running in Critical Local Contests RICHMOND — Today, Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund announced a new $100,000 paid media campaign for 11 Moms Demand Action volunteers in down ballot races in…
October 26, 2023

Everytown, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Statement on Five Year Mark of the Mass Shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh

NEW YORK — Everytown for Gun Safety and its grassroots networks, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, released the following statements today ahead of Friday’s five-year mark of the mass shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh,…
October 26, 2023

What to Know About Maine’s Gun Laws After Suffering the Deadliest Mass Shooting of 2023 

The country is reeling this morning from the deadliest mass shooting of the year after a gunman shot and killed at least 18 people and injured 13 more in Lewiston, Maine last night. Authorities are still searching for the…
October 26, 2023

EVERYTOWN, MOMS DEMAND ACTION, STUDENTS DEMAND ACTION STATEMENTS ON MASS SHOOTINGS IN LEWISTON, MAINE 

LEWISTON, ME — Everytown for Gun Safety and its grassroots networks, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, released the following statements in response to the multiple mass shootings reported in Lewiston, Maine. According to early reports, at least…
October 24, 2023

Pastor’s 2-Year-Old Son Unintentionally Shooting Himself in Church Parking Lot in Burke County Highlights Need for Secure Storage Legislation in North Carolina

BURKE COUNTY, N.C. – The North Carolina chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, released the following statement in response to a pastor’s two-year-old toddler unintentionally shooting himself in…

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.