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September 16, 2021

Everytown Pledges To Spend Upwards Of $1.8 Million On 2021 Virginia Elections

This Weekend, Moms Demand Action Founder Shannon Watts Will Campaign Across Virginia With McAuliffe, Ayala, and Herring Gun Sense Majority Was Elected In 2019 With Significant Everytown Support, And Led To Passage of Several Landmark Gun Safety Laws Everytown for…
September 15, 2021

Three Questions for Glenn Youngkin Ahead of Tomorrow’s Gubernatorial Debate

Tomorrow evening is the first gubernatorial debate between gun lobby ally Glenn Youngkin and gun sense champion Terry McAuliffe. Moms Demand Action volunteers are available for interviews on the role that gun safety will play in this critical race. …
September 15, 2021

Victory For Gun Safety: Governor Gavin Newsom Wins California Recall Election

Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Volunteers Spent Hundreds of Hours Making Thousands of Calls and Organizing During the Recall ElectionGovernor Newsom Has Signed Seven Gun Safety Bills, Allocated More Than $230 Million During His TenureSACRAMENTO— Everytown for Gun Safety…
September 13, 2021

Even during the recall election, California continues to see big wins in gun safety.

As gun violence continues to devastate California communities, lawmakers at all levels of government continue to prioritize gun violence prevention. Though California has strong gun safety laws, there is more work that must be done to protect Californians from gun…
September 13, 2021

As Students Return to School, Everytown, NEA, AFT Sound the Alarm: High Risks of Gun Violence in Schools Demand Urgent Action

Increased Access to Unsecured Firearms, New Stresses, and Exacerbated Underlying Causes of Gun Violence Create ‘Perfect Storm’  Everytown’s School Safety Report Includes Proactive Solutions to Stop Gun Violence Before it Happens, Keep Guns Out of the Hands of Prospective…
September 10, 2021

Illinois Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Statement on Shooting in East St. Louis, Instance of Gunfire Involving Children in Champaign

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 seven individuals, including a child, were shot and wounded in East St. Louis on…
September 10, 2021

Everytown For Gun Safety Action Fund Endorses Local Volunteers In Ten States Ahead Of 2021 Elections

Since 2017, Hundreds of Moms Demand Action Volunteer Leaders Have Run for Elected Office and Dozens Have Won Seats, Including 43 Who Won in 2020 NEW YORK — Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund today endorsed Moms Demand Action…
September 10, 2021

Everytown Awards “Moms Demand Action Gun Sense Candidate” Distinctions To Boston Mayor Candidates

Several City Council Candidates Also Receive Distinction BOSTON – Today, Everytown for Gun Safety and its grassroots networks, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, announced the candidates running for local office in Boston that have been awarded the Moms…
September 10, 2021

Everytown Awards “Moms Demand Action Gun Sense Candidate” Distinctions to Cleveland Mayor Candidates

CLEVELAND – Today, Everytown for Gun Safety and its grassroots networks, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, announced that four candidates running for Mayor of Cleveland have been awarded the Moms Demand Action Gun Sense Candidate distinction: Justin Bibb,…
September 9, 2021

Everytown Applauds White House Commitment to Preventing Gun Suicide

Gun Suicide Accounts for Nearly Two-Thirds of All Gun Deaths in the United StatesResources for Journalists on Responsibly Covering Gun Suicide are Available Here WASHINGTON — Everytown for Gun Safety and its grassroots networks, Moms Demand Action…
September 8, 2021

Kansas Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Statement on Shooting in a Bar Wichita, Kansas

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 a shooting in a Wichita bar Tuesday morning, where one individual was shot and…
September 8, 2021

TOMORROW: NRA Appears In Court In New York Attorney General Litigation

At 2:30 PM Tomorrow, NRA Defends Against Members Attempting to Join Lawsuit Against Organization Last Week, Counsel for Dissident Members Indicated Sitting Board Members May Join Their Motion After the NRA’s failed bankruptcy earlier this year, it is now…
September 8, 2021

2 People Were Shot and Killed in an Assisted Living Community in Honolulu. Here’s how State Lawmakers Can Keep Others Safe from Gun Violence.

Details are still emerging about the nature of Tuesday’s shootings, but one thing is for certain: gun violence continues to rock communities across the state.  Hawaii has several important gun safety laws on the…
September 7, 2021

Labor Day Weekend Was a Deadly Weekend for Gun Violence in Washington, D.C., and Highlights the Need for Community-Based Violence Intervention

Gun violence reached a fever pitch in Washington, D.C. over Labor Day Weekend, with several notable shootings. This is not a new phenomenon in the District of Columbia — which has the second highest rate of gun homicides and…
September 6, 2021

Florida Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Horrific Mass Shooting in Lakeland, Fl.

The Florida 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 a mass shooting just outside the city of Lakeland, Florida.
September 2, 2021

Suggestions for Covering Labor Day Weekend Gun Violence in Context

With children going back to school and a holiday long weekend approaching, gun violence rates are rising nationally. Combined with lingering consequences of the pandemic, increased gun sales, and lax gun laws, many cities are bracing themselves for a potentially…
September 2, 2021

New Jersey, Pennsylvania Moms Demand Action Applaud Attorneys General Bruck and Shapiro on Recent Ghost Guns Arrests

The New Jersey and Pennsylvania chapters of Moms Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statements today applauding Acting New Jersey Attorney General Andrew Bruck and Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro for…
September 2, 2021

Everytown, Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Statements as Suicide Prevention Awareness Month Begins

Resources for Journalists on Responsibly Covering Gun Suicide are Available HereNEW YORK — Everytown and its grassroots networks, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, released the following statements to mark the beginning of Suicide Prevention Awareness Month.
September 1, 2021

Everytown, North Carolina Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shooting at Mount Tabor High School

The North Carolina chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today released the following statement after initial reports of a shooting at Mount Tabor High School.“Our hearts…
September 1, 2021

Advocates, Leaders Respond as Permitless Carry Goes Into Effect in Texas

Moms Demand Action Volunteers are Working With Businesses Across Texas to Post Signage Prohibiting Permitless Carry; Visit Tinyurl.com/TXSignage for InformationAUSTIN, Texas — The Texas chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of…
August 31, 2021

California Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Los Angeles City Council for Prioritizing Ghost Guns

The California chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement after the Los Angeles City Council voted in favor of a motion to request the City Attorney to…
August 31, 2021

Police Violence in Idaho Continues to Rise After 3 Police Shootings in 3 Weeks Across the State.

On Thursday night, a man was shot and killed by Nampa Police. The police were called after someone spotted the man on the street with a firearm. During the response, police shot and killed the man. The…
August 30, 2021

Governor Cooper Stands Up for Public Safety and Vetoes Background Check Repeal Bill; Moms Demand Action Responds

Gun Violence Survivors, Moms Demand Action Volunteers are Available for InterviewsAdvocates Held Press Conference Urging Lawmakers to Reject HB 398; Recording Available The North Carolina chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety,…
August 25, 2021

West Virginia Moms Demand Action Respond to Shooting of Family, Including Young Children, in Mink Shoals

The West Virginia chapter of Moms Demand Action, part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement in response to a shooting of a family inside a residence in Mink Shoals, West Virginia. According to reporting,…

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.