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February 17, 2021

Michigan Senate Majority Leader Doubles Down on Comments Calling Jan 6 Insurrection a Hoax

Last week, video surfaced of Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey calling the violent insurrection at the U.S. Capitol on January 6 a hoax and espousing several conspiracy theories about the day, including that it was pre-arranged…
February 16, 2021

Georgia Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Mayor Kelly Girtz and Athens City Council for Passing Resolution in Support of Repealing ‘Stand Your Ground’

The Georgia chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s volunteer networks, today applauded Athens Mayor Kelly Girtz, a member of Mayors Against Illegal Guns, and the Athens City Council for passing a…
February 16, 2021

Everytown, Moms Demand Action Applaud President Biden’s Call For Urgent Action On Gun Safety

On the Three Year Mark of the Tragic Shooting in Parkland, FL, President Biden Called on Congress to Pass Common Sense Gun Safety Legislation, Stating “The Time to Act is Now” Last Week, Everytown and Moms Demand Action Met…
February 15, 2021

‘Today, Utah became less safe’: Utah Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Gov. Cox Signing Dangerous Permitless Carry Bill

The Utah chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement after Gov. Cox signed HB 60, which would eliminate the permit requirement for carrying a concealed…
February 12, 2021

Moms Demand Action Applauds Montana Lawmakers Vote Against Dangerous Legislation to Nullify Gun Safety Laws

Montana Already Passed a Nullification Bill in 2009 Which Was Found to be Unconstitutionally Void by a Court in 2013HELENA, Mont. —  The Montana chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released…
February 11, 2021

Gun Safety Prevails: Maryland Moms Demand Action, Survivors of Gun Violence Applaud Veto Override of Background Check Legislation

Law Will Prevent Those Barred From Having Guns From Bypassing a Background Check When Purchasing Shotguns or Rifles From Private Sellers Vote Comes More Than Two Years After the Mass Shooting at the Capital Gazette Newsroom Where Five People Were…
February 11, 2021

Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applauds Goleta Unified School District for Passing of Secure Firearm Storage Resolution

The California chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement after the Goleta Unified School District voted to approve a resolution to ensure parents are receiving information about…
February 10, 2021

Everytown, Moms Demand Action Statement on Meeting with Biden White House

Today, Leaders from Everytown and Moms Demand Action Met with White House Leadership –– including Susan Rice and Cedric Richmond –– to Discuss the Need for Urgent Action on Gun Safety NEW YORK –– Today, Everytown for Gun Safety and its grassroots networks, Moms Demand…
February 10, 2021

Arizona Lawmakers Pass Dangerous Legislation to Nullify Gun Safety Legislation

PHOENIX, Ariz. —  The Arizona chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement after the Arizona House Government and Elections Committee passed HB 2111 and HB 2551, which…
February 10, 2021

Kansas House Committee Passes Bill to Automatically Let People from Other States Carry Hidden, Loaded Guns in Public

The Kansas chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, the grassroots networks of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement after the House Federal and State Affairs Committee voted to advance HB 2058, a bill which would…
February 10, 2021

Critical Legislation on Dangerous Do-It-Yourself Firearms Passes Committee

SANTA FE — The New Mexico chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement after the New Mexico House Consumer and Public Affairs Committee passed HB 166, a bill…
February 9, 2021

Minnesota Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Statement on Shooting at Health Care Clinic in Buffalo

The Minnesota chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, the grassroots networks of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement following a shooting today at a health clinic in Buffalo in which five…
February 9, 2021

Moms Demand Action Applauds Senate for Voting to Override Gov. Hogan’s Veto of Background Check Legislation

The Maryland 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 Maryland Senate held a final reading and voted to override Governor Hogan’s…
February 8, 2021

Everytown Applauds Confirmation of VA Secretary Denis McDonough

NEW YORK –– Today, Everytown for Gun Safety and its grassroots networks, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, applauded Denis McDonough’s confirmation as Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) –– a role that will be instrumental in combating gun violence in America,…
February 8, 2021

Washington Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Statement on Fatal Police Shooting of Jenoah Donald in Hazel Dell

The Washington 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 police shooting of Jenoah Donald, a 30-year-old Black man,…
February 8, 2021

Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Statement on Shooting of Fifty Bandz, a Black Trans Woman Killed in Baton Rouge

The Louisiana chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both a part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement on the death of Fifty Bandz, a 21-year-old Black transgender woman who was shot to…
February 8, 2021

Third Annual National Gun Violence Survivors Week Concludes With Thousands of Powerful Stories Shared Across the Country

From Members of Congress and Mayors to Professional Athletes, Thousands Came Together to Share the Stories of Gun Violence Survivors Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Hosted Over 90 Virtual Events Across the Country; Survivors Shared Stories on …
February 8, 2021

Missouri Lawmakers are Advancing Legislation to Discourage Investigations into Police Misconduct

Missouri state lawmakers are moving forward on bills to discourage investigations into police misconduct. On Tuesday, the Senate General Laws Committee advanced SB 26 and on Monday, the Senate Judiciary, Civil, and Criminal Jurisprudence Committee advanced SB 66. Both bills…
February 5, 2021

Utah Senate Votes to Gut Suicide Prevention Training and Advance Dangerous Permitless Carry Legislation

88 % of Americans Agree Permits are Needed Before Carrying a Concealed Gun in Public, and States That Have Weakened Their Firearm Permitting System Have Seen Increases in Violent Crime RatesUtah Has the Eighth Highest Rate of…
February 4, 2021

Everytown Renews Calls for Resignation of Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene After House Votes to Remove her from all Committees

NEW YORK – Everytown for Gun Safety, and Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, Everytown’s grassroots networks, renewed its calls for Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) to resign today after the U.S. House of Representatives voted in a bipartisan…
February 4, 2021

Everytown Applauds Introduction of Legislation to Increase Funding for Gun Violence Research

WASHINGTON – Everytown for Gun Safety and its grassroots networks, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, today released the following statement applauding the introduction of legislation in Congress by Senator Ed Markey (D-MA) and Representative…
February 4, 2021

As Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month Begins, Everytown, Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Call on Lawmakers to Close the Boyfriend Loophole

NEW YORK — Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund, Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund, and its grassroots networks, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, today released statements to mark Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month and call on lawmakers to…
February 4, 2021

Ohio Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Responds to Charges in Police Shooting of Andre Hill

The Ohio chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, the grassroots networks of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement following the announcement that Adam Coy, the former police officer who shot and…
February 4, 2021

Missouri Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Statement on House Passage of Bill to Nullify Federal Gun Laws

The Missouri chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, the grassroots networks of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement after the House passed HCS / HB 85 and 310, dangerous bills that would purport to nullify…

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.