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March 14, 2022

As the 2022 Legislative Session Begins Today in Louisiana, Here’s What to Know About Gun Violence in the State

As the Louisiana legislature returns for the start of the 2022 legislative session today, lawmakers will once again have the opportunity to pass common-sense gun safety bills. 2021 was marked by staggering levels of gun violence fueled by the gun…
March 11, 2022

VICTORY FOR GUN SAFETY: Following Advocacy by Moms Demand Action Volunteers, New Mexico Includes Historic Violence Intervention Program Funding in Budget

The New Mexico chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today released the following statement after the New Mexico legislature allocated $9 million for violence intervention programs – the most the…
March 11, 2022

Victory for Gun Safety: Following Advocacy from Washington Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Volunteers, Washington Legislative Session Ends With Several Major Gun Safety Bills on Governor’s Desk

The Washington chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement after the Washington legislature ended the legislative session with several major bills on Washington Governor Jay Inslee’s desk.
March 11, 2022

Legislature Ends Debate and Votes to Continue Considering Permitless Carry, Nebraska Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond

The Nebraska 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 Nebraska legislature today voted to end debate on LB773, a dangerous bill that would…
March 11, 2022

Reminder: Maria Butina’s Deep Connections to the NRA 

Maria Butina, now a member of the Russian parliament, is in the news again, giving an interview defending the Russian military’s killing of Ukrainian civilians by suggesting Ukrainians were bombing themselves. As a reminder, here is a brief overview…
March 11, 2022

Kentucky House Passes Dangerous Bill to Nullify Federal Gun Laws Despite Objections from Law Enforcement

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 the Kentucky House of Representatives passing HB 29, a bill that would make…
March 10, 2022

Missouri Lawmakers Advance Bills to Allow People to Carry Concealed Firearms in Schools and Expand Shoot First Laws– Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond

The Missouri 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 Missouri House of Representatives passed HB1481, legislation that would increase the presence of firearms…
March 9, 2022

Wyoming Legislature Advances Dangerous Gun Legislation Despite Opposition; Moms Demand Action Responds.

The Wyoming chapter of Moms Demand Action, a part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement after the Wyoming House passed SF 102, legislation which would prevent the enforcement of federal gun safety laws, potentially including the laws…
March 9, 2022

Indiana Legislature Passes Permitless Carry and Sends to Governor Holcomb’s Desk After Slipping Language Into Completely Unrelated Bill, Refusing to Hear Testimony From Law Enforcement

The Indiana 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 Indiana legislature passed permitless carry legislation to eliminate Indiana’s permit requirement for carrying a…
March 8, 2022

Victory for Gun Safety: After Testimony and Advocacy from Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Volunteers, Lawmakers Reject Dangerous Shoot First Legislation

The Hawaii chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement after the House declined to advance HB 2464, dangerous Shoot First legislation that essentially makes murder…
March 7, 2022

Iowa Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shooting Outside East High School in Des Moines

The Iowa chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, released the following statement after three people who appear to be teens were shot, including one fatally according to…
March 7, 2022

Sacramento Church Mass Shooting Follows Disturbing Trend of Domestic Violence, Mass Shooting Connection; Rise of Ghost Guns

Last week, a man shot and killed his three children and their supervisor during a visit to The Church of Sacramento. The shooter had a restraining order against him by the children’s mother and was prohibited…
March 4, 2022

Victory for Gun Safety: Oregon Lawmakers Allot Nearly $40 Million for Violence Intervention Programs in the Legislative Budget Following Advocacy by Partners, Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Volunteers

The Oregon chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement after the legislature passed legislation to allot nearly $40 million for violence intervention programs in the…
March 4, 2022

Kansas Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shooting at Olathe East High School

The Kansas chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, released the following statement after two adults were wounded, a school resource officer and a school administrator, in a shooting…
March 3, 2022

Arizona’s Senate Judiciary Committee Advances Dangerous Guns in Public Spaces Legislation; Arizona Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond

The Arizona chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action issued the following statement after the Arizona Senate Judiciary Committee advanced HB 2316, dangerous legislation allowing guns in public spaces. If passed, this bill would effectively force public officials…
March 3, 2022

Pennsylvania Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shooting of Allegedly Armed 12-Year-Old Boy by Police in Philadelphia

The Pennsylvania 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 reports that a 12-year-old boy allegedly armed with a…
March 3, 2022

After Another Year of Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Advocacy, Oregon Lawmakers Pass Major Legislation to Fund Life-Saving Violence Intervention Programs, Bill Moves to Governor’s Desk

The Oregon chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement after the Oregon Senate passed HB 4045, legislation to ensure Medicaid covers violence intervention services provided…
March 2, 2022

‘Shameful’: Ohio Legislature Sends Permitless Carry to Governor DeWine’s Desk Despite Opposition from Law Enforcement – Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Call on Governor DeWine to Veto

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 Ohio House of Representatives passed and the Senate concurred OH SB 215, dangerous…
March 2, 2022

BREAKING: New York Judge Rules Case Against NRA Will Continue; Everytown Responds

NEW YORK – Everytown for Gun Safety and its grassroots networks, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, released the following statements after a New York judge ruled that most of the counts alleged in the New York Attorney General’s…
March 2, 2022

Victory for Gun Safety: Three Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Volunteers Advance to General Election in Texas

Dozens of Moms Demand Action Volunteers Elected Recently Show Growing Political Power Everytown Victory Fund’s Demand A Seat Program Trains Volunteers and Survivors to Run For Office and Work on Campaigns Three Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action…
March 2, 2022

Indiana Lawmakers Walk Out, Refuse to Hear Testimony from Law Enforcement While Attempting to Sneak Dangerous Permitless Carry Legislation

Moms Demand Action Volunteers Stood With Law Enforcement Officers in Opposition of Permitless Carry During Conference Committee Hearing Today During a conference committee hearing in the Indiana legislature today, Indiana lawmakers stripped language from an unrelated bill, SB209, and…
March 2, 2022

Led By Former Moms Demand Action Volunteer, Illinois House Passes Secure Firearm Storage With Bipartisan Support – Moms Demand Action Applauds Commitment to Gun Safety

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 after the Illinois House of Representatives passed HB 4729, legislation that would require the Department…
March 1, 2022

Senate General Laws Committee Advances Dangerous Bill to Allow Guns in Sensitive Spaces, Schools, Daycares, Bars; Missouri Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond

Volunteers Also Joined Law Enforcement, Public Safety Advocates, Faith Leaders in Testifying Against Bill to Expand Missouri’s Shoot First Law in House Special Committee on Government Oversight Hearing  The Missouri chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both…
March 1, 2022

Texas Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shooting of Transgender Woman in Southwest Houston

The Texas chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement after a transgender woman was shot and killed in Houston on Saturday. At this time,…

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.