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August 10, 2019

Candidates Pledge to Fight For Gun Safety at Historic Presidential Forum

Sixteen Democratic Candidates Participated in the Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund Presidential Gun Sense Forum, One Week After Tragic Mass Shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio DES MOINES – Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund’s Presidential…
August 8, 2019

Ohio Moms Demand Action, Everytown Respond to Reports That Sibling Killed in Dayton Mass Shooting was a Transgender Man

Shooter’s Trans Brother was First Fatality in Mass Shooting in Dayton’s Oregon DistrictJordan Cofer is at Least the 14 Trans Person Killed Nationwide This Year; at Least 12 Were Killed With a Gun DAYTON, OH — The…
August 8, 2019

A List of Ohio Republicans Backing Gun Safety Laws After the Dayton Mass Shooting

In recent days, a number of Ohio Republicans have spoken out about the need to strengthen gun laws, including: Gov. Mike Dewine, who has called on the Ohio legislature to require criminal background checks on all gun sales and pass Red…
August 8, 2019

Everytown Responds To President Donald Trump’s Reported Phone Call With Embattled NRA CEO Wayne Lapierre

NEW YORK — Everytown for Gun Safety released the following statement today in response to reports that President Donald Trump spoke with embattled NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre yesterday. According to media reports,…
August 7, 2019

Updated With 14 Presidential Candidates: Urgent Gun Safety Presidential Forum Saturday in Des Moines: Everytown For Gun Safety Action Fund, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Unveil Presidential Forum in the Wake of El Paso and Dayton Mass Shootings

Confirmed Participants Include Senator Michael Bennet; Former Vice President Joe Biden; Gov. Steve Bullock; Mayor Pete Buttigieg; Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro; Mayor Bill de Blasio; Senator Kirsten Gillibrand; Sen. Kamala Harris; Gov. John Hickenlooper; Gov. Jay…
August 7, 2019

NRA Ad Firm Alleges Wayne LaPierre Tried to Get Them to Buy $5 Million Dallas Mansion, Shortly After Parkland Shooting

According to new reporting from both the Wall Street Journal and Washington Post, NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre attempted to use the NRA’s now-former public relations firm, Ackerman McQueen, to purchase a $5…
August 7, 2019

Subject: Governor Sununu has a Chance to Protect Families and Save Lives by Signing Gun Safety Bills in Wake of El Paso and Dayton Mass Shootings

Over the weekend, the nation was rocked by news of two mass shootings, one in El Paso and another one less than 24 hours later in Dayton, that together killed 31 people and wounded more than 38 others. Earlier this…
August 7, 2019

People Spotted Red Flags In Dayton Shooter’s Behavior, Reports Suggest

In the aftermath of Sunday morning’s mass shooting in Dayton, reports are emerging that the shooter’s behavior raised concerns among people who knew him. This reporting underscores the case for Extreme Risk or Red Flag legislation, which Gov.
August 7, 2019

Florida Moms Demand Action, Everytown Respond to Fatal Shooting of Transgender Woman in Miami

Shooting Took Place Just Days Before Mass Shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, OhioKiki Fantroyis at Least the 13 Trans Person Killed Nationwide This Year, With at Least 11 Having Been…
August 6, 2019

Everytown For Gun Safety Action Fund, Moms Demand Action Applaud Gov. Jay Inslee, Mayor Pete Buttigieg For Elevating Issue of Gun Violence Prevention in 2020 Presidential Campaign

Gov. Inslee and Mayor Buttigieg Released Plans Days After Mass Shootings in El Paso and Dayton Both Plans Address the Deadly Intersection of Gun Violence and Hate Crimes NEW YORK – Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund…
August 6, 2019

SUBJECT: In the Aftermath of the El Paso and Dayton Mass Shootings, Republicans are Calling for Congressional Action on Gun Safety

Following the horrific mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, in which 22 people were shot and killed and 24 were wounded, and Dayton, Ohio, in which at least nine people were shot and killed and 14…
August 6, 2019

Ohio Moms Demand Action, Everytown Urge Ohio Legislature to Require Background Checks on All Gun Sales and Pass Life-saving Extreme Risk Legislation

Since Sunday’s Mass Shooting in Dayton, Ohio Senate President Obhof Has Said It’s “An Issue We Can Look At” Ohio Sen. Lehner, Who Represents District Adjacent to Dayton, Has Called Policy…
August 6, 2019

Urgent Gun Safety Presidential Forum on Saturday in Des Moines: Everytown For Gun Safety, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Unveil Presidential Forum Plans in the Wake of El Paso and Dayton Mass Shootings

Confirmed Participants So Far Include Mayor Pete Buttigieg, Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro; Governor Jay Inslee, Senator Amy Klobuchar, Senator Bernie Sanders and Senator Elizabeth Warren If You Are a Member of the Media, Please Contact…
August 5, 2019

New Jersey Moms Demand Action, Everytown Applaud Lieutenant Governor Oliver for Signing Gun Violence Prevention Bills

Signing Comes Days After Mass Shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio Every Day, 100 Americans are Shot and Killed, With a Concentration of Gun Homicides Happening…
August 5, 2019

Everytown, Moms Demand Action Respond to President Trump’s Statement on El Paso, Dayton Mass Shootings

NEW YORK — Everytown for Gun Safety and Moms Demand Action released the following statement today in response to President Trump’s address. “Let’s be clear: This is not about mental health, it’s not about video games, it’s not about movies.
August 3, 2019

Texas Moms Demand Action, Everytown Respond to Shooting At Cielo Vista Mall in El Paso

Initial Reports Indicate Multiple Victims; Suspect in Custody EL PASO, Texas – The Texas chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement…
July 31, 2019

New: Former Senior NRA Employee Accuses NRA Outside Counsel of Silencing NRA Staff Who Questioned NRA’s Financial Mismanagement

According to a new report by The Trace, in partnership with ProPublica and The New Yorker, a former senior NRA compliance employee has accused Bill Brewer, the NRA’s outside counsel for the past year and a…
July 31, 2019

Gun Violence Prevention a Key Issue Issue During Night One of CNN Democratic Presidential Debate

Following a weekend of deadly shootings at community events, from a park in New York City’s Brownsville neighborhood to the historic garlic festival in Gilroy, California, day one of the second Democratic presidential debate on CNN…
July 31, 2019

New York Moms Demand Action, Everytown Applaud Governor Cuomo for Signing Legislation to Prohibit Arming Teachers

NEW YORK — The New York chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today applauded Governor Cuomo for signing legislation to prohibit arming teachers and other staff in K-12 schools. This…
July 29, 2019

Wisconsin Moms Demand Action, Everytown Respond After Chippewa County Mass Shooting

CHIPPEWA COUNTY, Wis. — The Wisconsin chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today responded after authorities said shootings in two Chippewa County locations left a total of five people dead,…
July 29, 2019

New York Moms Demand Action, Everytown Applaud Governor Cuomo for Signing Gun Violence Prevention Legislation

NEW YORK – The New York chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following response after Governor Cuomo signed into law S2374 and S2448, two gun violence prevention bills.
July 28, 2019

California Moms Demand Action, Everytown Statement on Shooting at Gilroy Garlic Festival

Initial Reports Indicate that Multiple People Shot at Famed Food Festival SAN JOSE, Calif. — The California chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement after reports…
July 26, 2019

California Moms Demand Action, Everytown Respond to Mass Shooting in Canoga Park

Everytown Analysis of Mass Shootings from 2009 to 2017 is Available Here CANOGA PARK, Calif. — The California chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the…
July 22, 2019

After a Violent Weekend in D.C., Community-Based Gun Violence Intervention Programs Can Provide Solutions

Over the weekend, several people were wounded in shootings across Washington, D.C. On Sunday alone, at least five people were wounded and one person was killed in separate shootings. This follows an altercation at a fast-food…

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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.