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April 15, 2021

Illinois Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Developments in Police Shooting of Adam Toledo, 13-Year-Old Boy in Little Village

The Illinois chapter of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement responding to the video and subsequent reports of the fatal police shooting…
April 15, 2021

Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Minnesota Committee for Passing Legislative Package to Help Prevent Police Violence

The Minnesota chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement after the Minnesota House Ways and Means Committee advanced HF 1078, an omnibus public…
April 15, 2021

Maryland Sees Second Police Shooting in One Week. Here’s What You Need to Know.

Over the past week, Maryland has seen two different police shootings. On Tuesday, Peyton Ham, a 16-year-old boy, was shot and killed by a Maryland State Police trooper in Leonardtown, and last Wednesday morning an …
April 15, 2021

Everytown Taps Keenon James as Director of the Everytown Survivor Network

James, a Gun Violence Survivor and Former Deputy Director of the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives, to Lead Nationwide Community of Gun Violence Survivors Everytown’s Debbie Weir Tapped to Serve as Chief Mission Officer As Organization Continues Expand…
April 15, 2021

New Jersey Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Governor Murphy for Introducing Comprehensive Gun Violence Prevention Package

The New Jersey chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statements after Governor Phil Murphy announced his support for a comprehensive package of gun violence prevention legislation. Comprising…
April 15, 2021

Everytown Concludes Ten-Day Nationwide “Road Trip For Background Checks” by Delivering Messages, Murals to Congress, Calling for Senate Action on Background Checks

Volunteers Traveled more than 16,000 Miles, Making More Than 75 Stops in 23 Geographically and Politically Diverse States + DC; Full Video of Today’s D.C. Event is Available Here Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action…
April 14, 2021

There’s Still Time for Governor Gianforte to Promote Gun Safety This Session.

Currently, Governor Gianforte has dangerous legislation to nullify federal gun safety laws on his desk but there is still time for him to veto this legislation and promote gun safety in Montana. Gun violence prevention is more important than ever…
April 13, 2021

Arkansas Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond as Extreme Gun Bills Advance Through Legislature

Today, Three Dangerous Nullification Bills (SB59, SB298, and HB1386) All Advanced Through House Judiciary; Strict Scrutiny Constitutional Amendment (SJR 13) Advanced Through Senate State Agencies & Governmental Affairs LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The Arkansas chapters of Moms Demand Action and…
April 13, 2021

Victory For Gun Safety: Maryland Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Celebrate Passing Gun Safety Legislation Including Two Veto Overrides This Session

This Session, Volunteers Helped Override Two Callous Vetoes on Gun SafetyMoms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Volunteers are Available for InterviewsANNAPOLIS — The Maryland chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both a part…
April 13, 2021

12 People Were Shot in 28 Hours Last Week in St. Louis and St. Louis County. Here’s What to Know.

Missouri has long experienced a gun violence crisis. It has the 6th-highest rate of gun violence in the country, with 1,222 people killed and 2,584 others wounded by guns in an average year in Missouri. Last…
April 13, 2021

NRA Bankruptcy Trial Resumes Today at 9:00AM ET With Major Testimony From Fired NRA CFO and its Acting CFO

NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre and NRA executives were examined and cross-examined in open court for the first time last week as the NRA’s bankruptcy trial began in Dallas. The trial was expected to be revelatory, and has not disappointed. The…
April 12, 2021

Everytown, Tennessee Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shooting at Austin-East Magnet High School

The Tennessee chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today released the following statement after a shooting at Austin-East Magnet High School. The Knoxville Police Department indicated…
April 12, 2021

Colorado Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Colorado Senate For Passing Secure Firearm Storage Legislation

The Colorado chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statements today after the Colorado Senate passed HB21-1106, which would require firearms that a juvenile or prohibited person might…
April 12, 2021

New Study Shows Young Children Have Increase in Suicidal Thoughts

Last week, NBC and Children’s Hospital Association released a new study detailing how suicidal thoughts of young children have continued to climb — even before the pandemic. During the pandemic, experts have raised the alarm about the heightened…
April 12, 2021

Minnesota Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Police Shooting of Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old Black Man in Minneapolis Suburb

The Minnesota chapter of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement on the police shooting of Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old Black man, in a Minneapolis suburb. According…
April 12, 2021

For The Second Time This Session Gun Safety Prevails Over Governor’s Veto: Maryland Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Veto Override of Police Reform Legislation

This Marks the Second Time the Maryland Legislature Has Overridden a Veto This SessionVote Comes Just Days After an Off-Duty Pentagon Police Officer Shot and Killed Two People in Takoma, MarylandANNAPOLIS — The Maryland chapters of Moms…
April 9, 2021

Missouri Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Statement on Shooting of Dominique Lucious, a Black Trans Woman in Springfield

The Missouri chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement on the death of Dominique Lucious, a 26-year-old Black transgender woman who was…
April 9, 2021

Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Washington Legislature for Passing Legislation to Prevent Police Violence; Bills Now Move to the Governor

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 House and Senate passed HB 1054, HB 1089, HB 1267, SB 5051 and SB 5259,…
April 9, 2021

Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Gov. Beshear for Signing Legislation to Limit No-Knock Warrants

The Kentucky chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement applauding Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear for signing SB 4, a bill to significantly limit…
April 9, 2021

Everytown Applauds House for Introducing Red Flag Legislation

Red Flag Laws, Also Known as Extreme Risk Laws, Have the Backing of President Biden, Overwhelming Support from the American People, and Bipartisan Support in Congress This Announcement Followed…
April 9, 2021

Nevada Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Committee for Passing Critical Ghost Guns Legislation

The Nevada chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement after the Nevada Assembly Judiciary Committee passed AB 286, a bill to regulate ghost guns, untraceable, do-it-yourself firearms…
April 9, 2021

Everytown: President Biden’s Discretionary Funding Request Would Provide Key Funding to Address Gun Violence

The Budget Request for Fiscal Year 2022 would Devote $200 Million to a New Community Violence Intervention Program, $50 Million to Fund Critical Research, Increase ATF Funding, Background Checks and More This Announcement Followed Yesterday’s Huge…
April 8, 2021

Re: NRA on Trial — Day 4: LaPierre’s Travel Agent Said in Video Deposition That LaPierre Instructed Her to Omit Embarrassing Details From Travel Invoices, as NRA CEO LaPierre Wraps Up Testimony

Cross examination of NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre concluded today during Day Four of the six-day trial in the NRA bankruptcy proceedings, alongside video deposition evidence of LaPierre’s longtime travel consultant Gayle Stanford. Recently installed acting NRA Chief Financial…
April 8, 2021

Missouri Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Statement on Senate Committee 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 Senate General Laws Committee passed HCS HB 85 and 310, dangerous bills that attempt to…

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Black Americans represent the majority of gun homicide victims and are 10 times more likely than white Americans to die by gun homicide.