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January 22, 2020

Virginia Moms Demand Action, Everytown Applaud Virginia Senate for Passing Life-Saving Extreme Risk Legislation

RICHMOND, Va. — The Virginia chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today applauded the Virginia Senate for passing SB 240, an extreme risk bill. The bill creates a new kind…
January 22, 2020

Missouri Moms Demand Action, Everytown Respond to Gov. Parson’s Backpedaling on Preventing Domestic Abusers From Having Guns

Governor Says He Can’t Support A Red Flag Bill, But Has Yet To Explain His Apparent Reversal on a Separate Policy To Limit Domestic Abusers’ Access To GunsJEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri chapter of Moms…
January 22, 2020

Ohio Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Statement on Fourth Hearing on Stand Your Ground Legislation in Ohio Senate

COLUMBUS, Ohio. – Yesterday, Ohio Moms Demand Action and Student Demand Action volunteers testified against the destructive Stand Your Ground legislation making its way through the Ohio Senate Judiciary Committee. The bill, SB 237, would upend traditional self-defense law in…
January 22, 2020

In Advance of National Gun Violence Survivors Week, PEOPLE Magazine Unveils “Shattered: Gun Violence Survivors Speak Out”

In advance of the second annual National Gun Violence Survivors Week, from February 1-8, PEOPLE Magazine today unveiled Shattered: Gun Violence Survivors Speak Out, featuring Everytown Creative Council Chair Julianne Moore and six gun violence survivors:…
January 21, 2020

Maryland Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action, Everytown Applaud Baltimore County Council for Passing Secure All Firearms Effectively Act

The New Measures can Help Save Lives by Preventing Gun Thefts and Gun Trafficking  Research has Found That Stolen Guns Pose a Tremendous Risk to Public Safety BALTIMORE COUNTY, Md.— The Maryland chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun…
January 21, 2020

Minnesota Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action, Everytown Urge Minnesota Senate Leaders to Take Up Background Checks and Red Flag Legislation

Today, Moms and Students Testified in Front of the Senate Judiciary Committee to Urge Lawmakers to Take up Life-Saving Gun Safety Legislation While in Session In December, the Minnesota Senate Held a Hearing on the State’s Current Gun Laws…
January 21, 2020

Rhode Island Moms Demand Action, Everytown Applaud Lawmakers For Advancing Ghost Gun Legislation

Lawmakers Have an Opportunity to Close Loophole Allowing Criminals, Others to Access Untraceable, Unserialized Ghost Guns, Avoiding Background Checks and Undermining Law EnforcementPROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Rhode Island chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of…
January 21, 2020

It’s Past Time that Alaska Passes a Red Flag Law. The 2020 Legislative Session Begins Today.

Today, Alaska lawmakers return to the state capitol for a new legislative session where they’ll have opportunities to pass common-sense gun safety laws, starting with HB 62, a red flag law, also known as an extreme…
January 21, 2020

What They’re Saying: January 20 Gun Extremist Rally in Richmond, Virginia

Yesterday, gun extremists – including out-of-state militia groups – descended on Richmond, hoping to intimidate lawmakers into ignoring the will of their constituents who elected a gun sense majority in November. Meanwhile, more than 100 volunteers with…
January 21, 2020

Washington Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action, Everytown Urge Senate and House Committees to Advance Legislation to Require Safety Training for all Concealed Pistol License Applicants

HB1315, SB6294 Would Require Concealed Pistol License Applicants to Undergo Training and Show Proof of Completion Before Issued a License  Washington is One of Only 10 States in the Country That Does Not Require Training Before Issuing a License…
January 20, 2020

Everytown, Moms Demand Action Statements On Jan. 20 Gun Extremist Rally In Richmond

Rally Included Extremists Such as Joey Gibson, Alex Jones and Proud Boys RICHMOND, Va. — Everytown for Gun Safety and Moms Demand Action released the following statements in response…
January 17, 2020

Washington Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action, Everytown Applaud Introduction of Legislation to Establish the Washington Office of Firearm Violence Prevention in the State

OLYMPIA, Wa. – The Washington chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America and Students Demand Action, both a part of Everytown for Gun Safety, applauded the introduction of Senate Bill 6288, legislation to…
January 17, 2020

Arizona Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action, Everytown Applaud Filing Of Bipartisan Legislation To Keep Guns Out Of The Hands Of Domestic Abusers

SB1165; HB2543 Would Close Gaps that Give Domestic Abusers Easier Access to Guns  Between 2012 and 2016, the Rate of Intimate Partner Gun Homicide in Arizona was 66 Percent Higher Than The National Average.  PHOENIX, Ariz.  –…
January 17, 2020

Everytown, Moms Demand Action, Faith Leadership Statements Ahead Of Jan. 20 Gun Extremist Rally In Richmond

In November, Virginia Voters Flipped Both Chambers of the Virginia General Assembly to a Gun Sense Majority; Yesterday, the Virginia Senate Passed Bipartisan Legislation to Close Dangerous Gaps in Virginia’s Background Check LawsFar-Right Leaders, Including…
January 17, 2020

What They’re Saying: Maryland Long Gun Loophole Hearing

On Wednesday, Maryland lawmakers heard testimony on HB 4, legislation that would require background checks on all sales of rifles and shotguns in the state. See coverage highlights below: Maryland Reporter: Widow of Capital Gazette editor gives emotional…
January 17, 2020

Everytown For Gun Safety, Moms Demand Action Criticize Trump Administration for Enabling Schematics for Downloadable, Untraceable Guns to be Posted Online

Trump Administration Finalizes Rule to Spread Access to Downloadable Guns, Even After Court Found Prior Action to Be UnlawfulDownloadable Guns Will Enable Anyone––Including Terrorists,…
January 17, 2020

Tennessee Gun Dealers and Safety Instructors Say No to Permitless Carry

An article in the Nashville Ledger published yesterday highlighted many gun safety instructors’ opposition to permitless carry legislation, which would eliminate the handgun permitting system that ensures people carrying concealed guns in public know how to…
January 16, 2020

Virginia Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action, Everytown Applaud Virginia Senate For Passing Life-saving Background Check Legislation

Last Week, Volunteers with Moms Demand Action Held an Annual Advocacy Day to Meet With Lawmakers on the First Day of Session Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund was the Largest Outside Investor in Virginia’s 2019 Elections,…
January 15, 2020

Far Right Activists From 2017 Charlottesville ‘Unite The Right’ Rally Are Joining Monday’s Virginia Gun Extremist Rally in Richmond

The Daily Beast: “Charlottesville Banned These Far-Right Activists, but They’re Bringing Their Guns to Richmond”According to new reporting by The Daily Beast, far right leaders involved in the deadly ‘Unite the Right’ rally are promoting and…
January 14, 2020

Texas Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action, Everytown Respond To Shooting At Bellaire High School In Houston

HOUSTON — The Texas chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today released the following statement in response to a shooting at…
January 14, 2020

Meet the Registered Sex-Offender at the Center of the Effort to Deregulate Downloadable Guns

According to a new story in the Texas Tribune, Cody Wilson––the man at the forefront of the downloadable gun movement––is a registered sex-offender and “self-described anarchist.” The Tribune’s piece comes little more…
January 14, 2020

News Journal Poll: Gun Safety the Top Issue in Delaware. Lawmakers Should Take Note.

Today marks the opening day of the 2020 legislative session and according to a new poll by DelawareOnline/News Journal, gun safety is the top issue voters want to see prioritized. Last session, volunteers with the Delaware…
January 14, 2020

This Session, Wisconsin Lawmakers Should Do More to Keep Guns Out of the Hands of Domestic Abusers

As lawmakers return to Madison for the start of Wisconsin’s legislative session today, they will have new opportunities to pass common-sense gun safety bills. A top priority for lawmakers should be doing more to keep guns out of the hands…
January 13, 2020

New Jersey Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action, Everytown Applaud New Jersey Senate for Passing Legislation to Support Survivors of Gun Violence

TRENTON, N.J. – The New Jersey chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America and Students Demand Action, both a part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement applauding the New Jersey Senate for passing S4803, which…

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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.