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June 29, 2020

Moms Demand Action Statement on Colorado Supreme Court Ruling Upholding the State’s Large-Capacity Magazine Prohibition

The Colorado chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement applauding a unanimous Colorado Supreme Court ruling upholding Colorado’s 2013 law prohibiting the possession of large-capacity magazines: “Today’s…
June 29, 2020

St. Louis Couple Threatens Peaceful Protest In Latest Example of Armed Intimidation Toward Protestors

On Sunday evening, a video emerged showing a St. Louis couple pointing a semiautomatic rifle and a pistol at a crowd of peaceful protesters, the latest of several armed responses to protests across the country.  A group of…
June 29, 2020

NRA Loses 200 Employees, Weak Heading into November Elections

According to a new report by The Guardian, the NRA “faces a deepening financial crisis with over 200 staff layoffs and furloughs in 2020.” The story adds that “the situation is likely to hinder efforts by…
June 29, 2020

Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud New Hampshire Senate for Passing Extreme Risk Legislation

The New Hampshire chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both a part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today released the following statement after the Senate passed extreme risk protection order legislation, which would…
June 27, 2020

Kentucky Moms Demand Action Responds to Saturday Shooting at Jefferson Square Park in Louisville

The Kentucky chapter of Moms Demand Action, a part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, today released the following statement after reports that one person was killed and at least one person was wounded Saturday afternoon at Jefferson Square…
June 26, 2020

Everytown Applauds House Passage of Legislation to Establish D.C. Statehood

NEW YORK –– Everytown for Gun Safety and its grassroots networks, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, released the following statements applauding the House passage of H.R. 51, legislation to make Washington, D.C. the 51st state. The…
June 26, 2020

Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Governor Gary Herbert for Signing Legislation to Ensure Accountability for Police Violence

The Utah chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both a part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, released the following statement after Utah Governor Gary Herbert signed into law House Bill 5007, legislation to ensure accountability…
June 26, 2020

Everytown, North Carolina Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Slam North Carolina Lawmakers for Inaction on Gun Safety, Vow to Elect Gun Sense Majority in General Assembly

North Carolina Voters Support Strengthening Gun Laws by a 6:1 MarginOn Wednesday, Everytown for Gun Safety Victory Fund and Action Fund Launched Gun Sense Majority: North Carolina, a $5 Million Initiative to Elect Gun Sense Candidates…
June 26, 2020

Lawmakers Take Steps to End Violence by Police and its Disproportionate Impact on Black People in Delaware

This week, lawmakers in Delaware moved HB350, legislation to ban chokeholds, through committee — marking a positive step towards addressing violence by police. Additionally, Governor Carney released an executive order also banning…
June 26, 2020

Everytown For Gun Safety Applauds House Passage of Legislation to Establish National Pulse Memorial

NEW YORK –– Everytown for Gun Safety and its grassroots networks, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, released the following statements applauding the House passage of H.R. 3094, legislation to establish the National Pulse Memorial. The bill…
June 26, 2020

Iowa Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Statement on Governor Reynolds’ Signing of Bill that Weakens Gun Safety

The Iowa chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement after Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds signed HF 2502, punitive preemption legislation that will subject local elected officials…
June 26, 2020

Pennsylvania Lawmakers Should Prioritize Bills That Address Police Violence, Not Strip Common-Sense Gun Law

Yesterday, the House of Representatives passed HB 1747, a dangerous bill that would repeal the ban of open carry by persons without a carry permit during a state of emergency. It would also prevent the governor…
June 25, 2020

Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Statement on Gov. Polis Calling on Attorney General to Investigate the 2019 Police Killing of Elijah McClain

The Colorado chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, today released the following statement after Colorado Governor Jared Polis assigned Attorney General Phil Weiser to reopen…
June 25, 2020

Everytown For Gun Safety Applauds House Passage of George Floyd Justice in Policing Act

NEW YORK –– Everytown for Gun Safety and its grassroots networks, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, released the following statements about the House of Representatives passing the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act. The bill, which…
June 25, 2020

Ahead of House Vote, Everytown Announces Support for D.C. Statehood

NEW YORK –– Everytown for Gun Safety and its grassroots networks, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, released the following statements supporting H.R. 51, legislation to make Washington, D.C. the 51st state. This would be the first…
June 24, 2020

Everytown to Invest at Least $5 Million in “Gun Sense Majority: North Carolina” Electoral Initiative, Mobilize Grassroots Army to Elect Gun Sense Candidates Up and Down the Ballot

North Carolina Voters Support Strengthening Gun Laws by a 6:1 MarginEverytown Plans to Spend $60 Million on the 2020 Elections — Double What They Spent During the 2018 Elections; In November 2019, Everytown Invested…
June 24, 2020

Everytown Vows to Flip Control of Iowa Legislature in 2020, Launches Digital Ad Campaign Slamming Republicans for Passing Bill to Weaken Gun Laws

This Session, Instead of Passing a Common-Sense Extreme Risk Bill, the Iowa Legislature Passed a Dangerous Preemption Bill that Would Punish Local Officials for Taking Action to Combat Gun ViolenceDES MOINES, Iowa — Today, Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund vowed…
June 24, 2020

Uptick in Gun Violence in Minneapolis Highlights Need for Increased Funding for Violence Intervention Programs

According to the Minneapolis Star Tribune, last weekend’s shooting in Minneapolis that killed one person, Cody Pollard, the father of two small children, and wounded 11 others was just one among several other shootings across the city over the weekend,…
June 24, 2020

At Least 10 Trans People Have Been Shot and Killed in the United States This Year, At Least Two in Police Shootings

Last week, it was reported that Jayne Thompson, a trans woman from Arizona, was shot and killed by police in May in Mesa County, Colorado. News of her death was delayed due to being misgendered by…
June 23, 2020

We Just Want Answers:’ Police Shooting of California Teen Renews Protests and Conversations Around Body Cameras, Independent Investigations

Over the weekend, several outlets reported Andres Guardado, an 18-year-old man, was shot and killed by a Los Angeles County deputy sheriff on Thursday evening near a Gardena auto body shop. The details of the shooting are…
June 23, 2020

Everytown For Gun Safety, Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to White House-Backed Plan for Reducing Suicide Among Veterans

NEW YORK –– Everytown for Gun Safety and its grassroots networks, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, released the following statements about the Trump administration’s newly released “National Research Strategy for the President’s Roadmap to Empower Veterans and End the…
June 22, 2020

Kentucky Polling Places Cut by the Thousands. That Affects Gun Violence Prevention.

Today, the Washington Post reported there will be fewer than 200 polling places open for Kentucky’s primary tomorrow – a drastic decrease and a threat to voter access. In Jefferson County, home to the city of…
June 22, 2020

Illinois Moms Demand Action Statement on Violent Weekend in Chicago

The Illinois chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today released the following statement after 102 people were reportedly shot in Chicago over the weekend, including 14 fatally. According to the…
June 20, 2020

Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Alexandria City Council for Passing Ordinance to Keep Guns Out of Sensitive Places

The Virginia chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both a part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, today released the following statement after the Alexandria City Council passed an ordinance to prohibit carrying firearms into city-owned…

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.