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April 20, 2020

Moms Demand Action Applauds Gov. Inslee for Issuing a Proclamation on Domestic Violence Protections and Extreme Risk Laws Amid the Coronavirus Pandemic

The Executive Action is the Latest Example of Washington Leading the Nation on Gun Violence PreventionLast Month, Gov. Inslee signed SB6288 into Law and Signed a Budget With Funding for City Gun…
April 20, 2020

Washington Post: Gun Extremists Fuel Reckless Anti-Social Distancing Protests

Gun extremist brothers, Ben, Aaron, and Chris Dorr spreading fear and misinformation on COVID-19, fueling protests to drive membership and donations Protesters ignoring public health guidelines endanger community, essential workers, frontline hospital workers and could contribute to the spread of the…
April 17, 2020

Everytown, Moms Demand Action, Virginia Survivor of Gun Violence Respond to Trump’s Call to ‘LIBERATE VIRGINIA’

New York –– Today, Everytown for Gun Safety and Moms Demand Action, a part of Everytown, released the following statements in response to President Donald Trump’s tweet, saying, “LIBERATE VIRGINIA, and save your great 2nd Amendment.
April 17, 2020

How COVID-19 has Made the Charleston Loophole Even Deadlier for Women: Everytown, Moms Demand Action Release New Factsheet, File FOIA Requests Demanding Information

Historic Increase in Gun Sales and Reduced NICS Capacity During the COVID-19 Pandemic Causes Potentially Deadly Background Check Delays and Increased Risks of Domestic…
April 17, 2020

Cincinnati Police Official Paul Neudigate: ‘The Worst 28 days of Gun Violence that We’ve Seen in the Last Four Years’

As the coronavirus pandemic rages on and people are socially distancing around the country, gun violence continues in large cities, including Cincinnati. On Wednesday, the Cincinnati Enquirer reported on the rise in…
April 17, 2020

Amid Financial Struggles, Court Docs Allege that Top NRA Lawyer Billed the Group $54 Million

According to a new report by The Trace, court documents filed by Ackerman McQueen, the NRA’s former longtime marketing agency, allege that the NRA has paid attorney Bill Brewer’s firm “over $54 million” in the last…
April 16, 2020

Gun Extremists Flock To Capitol to Intimidate Michigan Lawmakers in the Midst of a Pandemic – Call For an End to Critical Stay-at-Home Order that is Protecting the Lives of Michigan Residents

Yesterday, armed protesters, including members of the Michigan Militia and Michigan Proud Boys, attended a demonstration at the Michigan Capitol intended as a protest of the stay-at-home orders that Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer put in place…
April 16, 2020

Kansas City Star: ‘Domestic violence calls jump 22 percent in Kansas City under stay-at-home orders’

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to keep people in their homes, experts and police are increasingly worried about increases in domestic violence. On Tuesday, a report showed domestic violence calls have jumped 22 percent in Kansas…
April 15, 2020

Funding for Community Gun Violence Intervention Groups in Jeopardy as States Fight COVID-19

Even as Americans hunker down at home amid the COVID-19 crisis, cities across the country continue to see daily shootings. This continued gun violence underscores growing concerns that new strains on state and city resources could…
April 15, 2020

Sen. Burr, a Longtime NRA Beneficiary, Sold House to NRA Lobbyist at ‘Above Market Price’

According to a new ProPublica report, Senator Richard Burr (R-NC) sold his D.C. home in 2017 “to a team led by” former NRA lobbyist John Green for “tens of thousands of dollars above some estimates of…
April 14, 2020

Governor Ducey: ‘Another reminder of the dangers our officers face everyday to keep us safe’

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to keep people in their homes, experts and police have seen an uptick in domestic violence calls. On Thursday evening, a Buckeye man shot and killed his wife in a domestic…
April 13, 2020

Virginia Bill Signings Offer an Election-Year Preview for Gun Safety Battleground States

On Friday, Governor Northam joined a press call hosted by Everytown for Gun Safety and Moms Demand Action to discuss the signing of five gun safety bills passed during the legislative session, and was joined by…
April 10, 2020

On Press Call With Everytown and Moms Demand Action, Governor Northam Announces he has Signed Critical Gun Safety Legislation

Signings are a Landmark Moment in Virginia Legislative History After Moms Demand Action Volunteers  Held Accountable — and Replaced — Lawmakers for Inaction In NRA’s BackyardEverytown for Gun Safety Action Fund was the Largest Outside Spender in Virginia’s 2019 Elections,…
April 9, 2020

Chicago’s top cop: “There are two pandemics in Chicago, and only one is virus induced”

As the coronavirus pandemic rages on and people are socially distancing around the country, gun violence continues in large cities around the country, including Chicago. Yesterday, Chicago interim police Superintendent Charlie Beck and Mayor Lori Lightfoot…
April 9, 2020

Law Enforcement, Gun Safety Instructors and Advocates: Secure Gun Storage is Critical

As American life changes in the midst of COVID-19, millions of children and teens are home from school, and at the same time, NRA fear mongering has led to an increase in…
April 9, 2020

Presidential Election Will Offer Voters a Clear Choice on Gun Safety

Vice President Biden Has Spent a Lifetime Fighting to Protect Americans from Gun Violence and Taking on the NRA; President Trump Refuses to Take Action on Gun Safety, Putting the NRA Ahead of Americans’ SafetyToday, Everytown for Gun Safety and…
April 9, 2020

Texas Moms Demand Action: Governor Abbott Should Promote Secure Storage, Extend Background Check Window to Reduce Gun Violence Risks Amid Increased Gun Sales During Coronavirus Crisis

In Texas, There Were Nearly 95 Percent More Background Checks Completed in March 2020 Than in March 2019On Monday, Two Children Were Wounded in an Unintentional Shooting in Fort Worth Everytown Releases…
April 7, 2020

The NRA Wants You to Think Public Officials Can’t Close Gun Stores. The Courts Disagree.

The NRA and its affiliates have spent the last month filing lawsuits contending that the lawful closure of gun stores during the COVID-19 pandemic is “unconstitutional”––but over the last couple weeks, we’ve found out that multiple…
April 7, 2020

Capital Journal: ‘Police seeing increased domestic disputes since coronavirus crisis began’

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to keep people in their homes, experts and police are increasingly worried about the uptick in domestic violence calls. On Sunday, the Topeka Capital Journal reported that the Topeka police are seeing an increase…
April 7, 2020

Everytown Launches $1.5 Million, Student-led Effort to Register 100,000 Young Voters Through Virtual Field Offices — Mobilizing People Where They are During Pandemic

Program Will be Driven by Students Demand Action Volunteers Using Virtual Tools to Register People in Their Online Networks, With More than a Dozen Paid Organizers Helping Lead Organizing Efforts in Key Battleground StatesNEW YORK  — Everytown for Gun Safety…
April 6, 2020

Florida Moms Demand Action: Governor DeSantis Should Promote Secure Storage to Reduce Gun Violence Risks Amid Increased Gun Sales During Coronavirus Crisis

In Florida, There Were 69 Percent More Background Checks Completed in March 2020 Than in March 2019Everytown Releases List of Actions Governors Can Take Amid Concerns Over Unintentional Shootings, Domestic Violence Shootings,…
April 6, 2020

UN Secretary-General: Governments Must Address Global Surge of Domestic Violence

When it Comes to Gun Violence, the United States is the Most Dangerous High-Income Nation for WomenLast Week, Everytown and Moms Demand Action Released Guidance for Governors to Address Gun-Related Domestic Violence NEW…
April 6, 2020

New Hampshire Moms Demand Action: Governor Sununu Should Consider Extending Background Checks Window to Reduce Gun Violence Risks Amid Increased Gun Sales During Coronavirus Crisis

In New Hampshire, There Were Over 92 Percent More Background Checks Completed in March 2020 Than in March 2019Everytown Releases List of Actions Governors Can Take Amid Concerns Over Unintentional Shootings, Domestic…
April 6, 2020

Victory for Gun Safety: Washington Moms Demand Action Applaud Governor Jay Inslee for Approving $600,000 in Funding for Gun Violence Intervention and Prevention Programs in the 2020 Supplemental Operating Budget

Today’s Budget Signing is the Latest Example of Washington Leading the Nation on Gun Violence Prevention; Earlier this Week, Gov. Inslee signed SB6288 into LawOLYMPIA, Wash. — The Washington chapter of Moms Demand Action, a part…

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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.