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May 17, 2021

South Carolina Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond as Gov. McMaster Signs Dangerous Open Carry Bill

The South Carolina chapter of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement after South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster ignored law enforcement opposition and signed HB 3094.“Governor McMaster…
May 17, 2021

After Close of Legislative Session, Missouri Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Call for Accountability for Lawmakers who Passed Dangerous Legislation

JEFFERSON CITY,Mo.  — The Missouri chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement following the close of Missouri’s legislative session, during which lawmakers passed a set…
May 14, 2021

California Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Governor Newsom for Including Over $200 Million in CALVIP Funding in the May Revise Budget Proposal

The California chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement applauding Governor Newsom for including over $200 million for California Violence Intervention and Prevention Grant Program (…
May 14, 2021

A West Bath Toddler Unintentionally Shot His Parents with a Gun He Found on the Nightstand. How Maine Could Benefit from a Secure Storage Law.

This week, a 2-year-old boy found an unsecured firearm on a nightstand and unintentionally shot both his parents in West Bath, Maine. All three people were hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries. As unintentional shootings by children…
May 14, 2021

Rhode Island Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Call on Lawmakers to Prioritize Gun Safety Legislation and Support Violence Intervention Work After Shooting in Providence

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The Rhode Island chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement calling on lawmakers to prioritize gun safety legislation and support for violence…
May 12, 2021

Everytown, Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Recent Shootings of Trans People of Color

Everytown for Gun Safety, and Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement in response to continued gun violence against trans women of color. Since May 3, three…
May 12, 2021

Illinois Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud House of Representatives for Voting to Strengthen the State’s Firearm Restraining Order Law

The Illinois chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement after the House of Representatives voted to pass HB 1092, which would strengthen the state’s current Extreme Risk…
May 12, 2021

Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Connecticut House of Representatives for Voting to Strengthen the State’s Extreme Risk Law

The Connecticut chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement after the House of Representatives voted to pass HB 6355, which would strengthen Connecticut’s…
May 12, 2021

Texas Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shooting in Concho County

Two Sheriff’s Deputies were Shot and Killed in the Line of Duty and an Eden City Employee was Shot and WoundedAUSTIN, Texas — The Texas chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun…
May 11, 2021

Colorado Moms Demand Action Volunteers Applaud Senate State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Committee for Advancing Legislation to Allow Local Officials to Adopt Solutions to Gun Violence That Are Best For Their Communities

The Colorado chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statements after lawmakers in the Colorado Senate State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Committee advanced SB21-256,…
May 11, 2021

Wisconsin Moms Demand Action Applauds State Senate for Passing Legislation to Publish Annual Use of Force Report and Increase Police Transparency

The Wisconsin chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statements after the Wisconsin State Senate voted to pass SB 123, which would require the Wisconsin Department of Justice…
May 11, 2021

AUDIO AND NEW REPORT: Everytown Responds to NRA Bankruptcy Dismissal — An Unmitigated Disaster for the Gun Lobby

Everytown Hosted a Press Call Earlier Today Reacting to the Decision and Next Steps for the NRA – Click Here For Audio Recording Everytown Also Released New Report — “NRA on Trial:…
May 11, 2021

California Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud San Francisco Board of Supervisors for Introducing Ghost Gun Legislation

The California chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement after San Francisco Board of Supervisor Catherine Stefani, former Moms Demand Action volunteer, introduced legislation to build on…
May 11, 2021

Tragic Shooting in Baltimore County Highlights Importance of Utilizing Extreme Risk Laws

On Saturday, a man shot four of his neighbors, three fatally, in the suburb of Woodlawn, Baltimore County. Although the motives of the shooting are still unknown, the three people fatally shot were immigrants from …
May 11, 2021

Everytown Responds to Dismissal of NRA Bankruptcy Case

NEW YORK — Everytown for Gun Safety and its grassroots networks, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, released the following statement today in response to Judge Harlin Hale’s dismissal of the NRA’s bankruptcy filing. “Today’s…
May 11, 2021

Everytown Statement on Senate Judiciary Hearing on Ghost Guns

Today at 10:00am ET, Everytown Will Participate in a Senate Judiciary Subcommittee Hearing on Ghost Guns; WATCH HERE  Last Week, In a Victory for Gun Safety, the ATF Announced the Specifics of its Proposed Rule to…
May 10, 2021

After Two Teens Shot and Killed With a Ghost Gun, Virginia Must Regulate Do-It-Yourself Firearms

In April, two teens from South County High School were shot and killed by a classmate after a social media argument. The firearm used in the shooting was later identified as a ghost gun.
May 10, 2021

Everytown, Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Statement on Recent Shootings of Trans Women of Color

NEW YORK – Everytown for Gun Safety, and 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 rash of shootings of trans women of color.
May 10, 2021

Everytown, Colorado Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Mass Shooting in Colorado Springs

The Colorado chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statements after a mass shooting in Colorado Springs in which six people were shot and…
May 7, 2021

Colorado Moms Demand Action Volunteers Applaud House Public & Behavioral Health & Human Services Committee for Advancing Legislation to Create a State Office of Gun Violence Prevention

The Colorado chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statements after lawmakers in the Colorado House Public & Behavioral Health & Human Services Committee advanced…
May 7, 2021

Everytown: President Biden’s Executive Action on Ghost Guns Will Save Lives

In a Victory for Gun Safety, the ATF Issued its Proposed Rule to Eliminate the Market for Deadly, Untraceable Ghost Guns WASHINGTON –– Today, Everytown for Gun Safety and its grassroots networks,…
May 7, 2021

Alaska Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud Alaska Legislature for Introducing Secure Firearm Storage Legislation

The Alaska chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today released the following statement after Representative Adam Wool (D-Fairbanks) introduced HB 203, which would require firearms to be…
May 7, 2021

Maryland Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applauds Baltimore Launch of Alternative Dispatch Pilot Program to Divert Some 911 Calls to Social Workers and Clinicians

The Maryland chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement today following the announcement that Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott has launched an alternative dispatch…
May 6, 2021

Idaho Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Shooting at Rigby Middle School

The Idaho chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today released the following statements after a shooting at Rigby Middle School, in which three people, including two students,…

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.