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March 1, 2022

Despite Significant Opposition from Law Enforcement, Moms Demand Action Volunteers, Ohio Lawmakers Advanced Permitless Carry Out of Committee

The Ohio chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, released the following statement after the Ohio House Government Oversight and Reform Committee advanced OH SB 215, dangerous permitless…
March 1, 2022

Everytown, California Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Mass Shooting at Church in Sacramento

The California chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement after four people were shot and killed at The Church in Sacramento yesterday evening.
March 1, 2022

Oklahoma House Public Safety Committee Passes Dangerous Preemption Legislation; Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond

The Oklahoma chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action issued the following statement after the House Public Safety Committee advanced HB 3104, extreme legislation that would expand the state’s existing preemption laws, tying the hands of local officials…
March 1, 2022

Weekend Gun Violence Shows Importance of Gun Safety in Nevada. Here’s What Lawmakers Can Do.

On Sunday morning, fourteen people were shot – one fatally – at a bar in Las Vegas. Details are still unfolding from the shooting, but one thing is clear: gun violence continues to devastate communities in Nevada and there…
March 1, 2022

Victory for Gun Safety: Following Advocacy by Moms Demand Action, Virginia Senate Judiciary Committee Defeats a Slew of Bills to Repeal Important Gun Safety Laws

The Virginia chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement applauding the Virginia Senate Judiciary Committee for defeating four bills meant to repeal the significant gun…
February 28, 2022

Colorado Lawmakers Reject Three Dangerous Gun Bills After Testimony from Colorado Moms Demand Action Volunteers

The Colorado chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, released the following statement after the Colorado House State, Civic, Military, & Veterans Affairs Committee voted to reject three dangerous…
February 28, 2022

Georgia Senate Advances Dangerous Permitless Carry Legislation; Georgia Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond

The Georgia chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action issued the following statement after the Georgia Senate voted to pass SB 319, dangerous legislation to eliminate the state’s permit requirement for carrying a handgun in public. If signed…
February 28, 2022

Following Testimony, Advocacy by Colorado Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Volunteers, House Passes Bill to Prohibit Open Carry of Firearms At Polling Places

The Colorado chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, released the following statement after the Colorado House of Representatives passed HB22-1086, The Vote Without Fear Act, which will…
February 25, 2022

Despite Opposition to the Bill, New Research Condemning the Policy, Hawaii Committee Advances Shoot First Bill – Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Respond

The Hawaii chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement after the House Judiciary Committee passed HB 2464, a Shoot First bill that essentially makes murder…
February 25, 2022

VICTORY FOR GUN SAFETY: Indiana Senate Unanimously Passed Bill to Expand Access to Funds for Victims of Gun Violence and Tabled Permitless Carry Bill

The Indiana chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, released the following statement after the Indiana Senate unanimously passed House Bill 1292, legislation that would expand access to…
February 25, 2022

Michigan Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shooting of Naomie Skinner, a 25-year-old Black Transgender Woman, in Highland Park

The Michigan 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 the death of, Naomie Skinner, a Black transgender woman from Highland Park, who…
February 24, 2022

Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Wyoming Legislature Advancing Dangerous Gun Measure to Tie Hands of Local Officials Despite Bipartisan Opposition

The Wyoming chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement after the Wyoming Senate passed SF 102, legislation which would prevent the enforcement of federal gun safety laws,…
February 24, 2022

Following Advocacy by Washington Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action, Committee Advances Legislation to Regulate Ghost Guns and Prohibit Guns at Local Public Meetings and Election Facilities

The Washington chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement after Senate Law & Justice Committee passed HB 1630, legislation that would prohibit firearms at public meetings, including…
February 24, 2022

Everytown, Moms Demand Action Announce Nationwide Task Force To Combat Shoot First Laws, Also Known As Stand Your Ground

New Nationwide Task Force with State Legislators from Across the Country Will Work to Combat Shoot First Laws and Double Down on National Effort to Restore Self-Defense Laws in States  Wednesday, February 23 Marked Two Years Since the Murder of…
February 24, 2022

After Significant Opposition from Law Enforcement, Moms Demand Action Volunteers, Indiana Senate Committee Amends Permitless Carry Bill, No Longer Guts Essential Permitting Requirement

Lawmakers Stripped and Amended Permitless Carry After Hearing Opposition from Indiana State Police, the Indiana State Fraternal Order of Police, Public Safety Advocates, Volunteers Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Volunteers are Available for Interviews The Indiana chapters of…
February 24, 2022

Texas Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shooting of Martina Caldera, a 38-year-old Transgender Woman, in Houston

The Texas 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 the death of transgender Latina, Martina Caldera, who was shot and killed…
February 23, 2022

South Dakota Lawmakers Reject Dangerous Legislation to Nullify Federal Gun Laws After Testimony From Moms Demand Action Volunteers, Law Enforcement Officers

The South Dakota chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, released the following statement after the South Dakota legislature rejected HB 1052, legislation that would make it illegal for…
February 22, 2022

Oregon Normandale Park Protest Shooter Had History of Racist, Misogynist Threats Before Shooting

On Saturday at least six people were shot, one fatally, near Normandale Park during a protest of the fatal police shooting of Amir Locke. According to the reporting the shooter approached a…
February 22, 2022

Alabama House Votes to Pass Dangerous Permitless Carry Legislation; Alabama Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond

The Alabama chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action issued the following statement after the Alabama House voted to pass HB 272, dangerous legislation to eliminate Alabama’s permit requirement for carrying a concealed handgun in public. This legislative…
February 22, 2022

Shoot First, Also Known As Stand Your Ground, Laws Can Embolden Extremists, Often Used in Hate Motivated Attacks, Dangerous Armed Vigilantism

New Research from The Journal of the American Medical Association Shows that Shoot First Laws Have Resulted in 700 Additional Gun Deaths Every YearThis week marks two years since the murder of Ahmaud Arbery and 10…
February 21, 2022

Wyoming Lawmakers Advance Dangerous Gun Measure to Tie Hands of Law Enforcement Officers, Despite Past Opposition, Unconstitutionality – Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond.

The Wyoming chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement after the Senate Judiciary Committee passed SF 102, legislation which would prevent the enforcement of federal gun safety…
February 20, 2022

Oregon Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Statement Following Shooting at Protest in Northeast Portland

The Oregon chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement after at least six people were shot, one fatally, near Normandale Park…
February 18, 2022

Minnesota Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Sentencing of Brooklyn Center Police Officer Who Fatally Shot Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old Black Man

The Minnesota chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown’s grassroots networks, released the following statement on the official sentencing of Kimberly Potter, the Brooklyn Center police officer who was found guilty on charges of…
February 18, 2022

Gov. Newsom Announces New Efforts to Promote Gun Industry Accountability After Landmark Sandy Hook Settlement, Major Progress in TX Supreme Court This Afternoon – Here’s What Else the Biden-Harris Administration, States, Litigators, Attorneys General, and Congress Can Do

Today, California Governor Gavin Newsom, along with Attorney General Rob Bonta and Assemblymembers Phil Ting, ​​Rebecca Bauer-Kahan, and Chris Ward, held a press conference to promote a landmark legislative package to make it easier for Californians to hold the gun…

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.