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July 22, 2019

South Carolina Moms Demand Action, Everytown Respond to Fatal Shooting of Transgender Woman in North Charleston

Denali Berries Stuckey is at Least the 12 Trans Person Killed Nationwide This Year, With at Least 10 Having Been Killed With a Gun; All 12 Were Black Women NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. — The South Carolina chapter of Moms Demand…
July 12, 2019

BREAKING: NRA Under Investigation by the DC Attorney General for Potential Violations of Non Profit Laws, Receives Subpoena for Financial Records

According to a new report by the Washington Post, DC Attorney General Karl Racine is “seeking financial documents from the NRA and its foundation.” The NRA Foundation, which is the NRA’s primary 501(c)(3) organization, is chartered…
July 12, 2019

Everytown for Gun Safety, Moms Demand Action Applaud Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand for Elevating Issue of Gun Violence Prevention in 2020 Presidential Campaign

NEW YORK – Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund and Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a part of Everytown, released the following statement in response to Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand’s plan to combat gun violence and protect American…
July 12, 2019

Everytown for Gun Safety, Moms Demand Action Launch Five-figure Digital Ad Campaign to Hold Lawmakers Accountable on Gun Safety in Virginia

NEW YORK – Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund and Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a part of Everytown, today announced the launch of a new five-figure digital advertising campaign to hold elected officials accountable on gun…
July 11, 2019

Pennsylvania Moms Demand Action, Everytown Applaud Attorney General Shapiro For Introducing Gun Tracing Program

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today applauded Pennsylvania Attorney General Shapiro for introducing a new program to help fight illegal gun trafficking by improving…
July 11, 2019

States, Cities Boosting Support for Community-Based Solutions to Gun Violence, The Trace Reports

Yesterday, The Trace’s Elizabeth Van Brocklin reported on increasing funding from states and cities for community gun violence prevention initiatives across the country. Local groups in cities disproportionately affected by gun violence are seeing success from…
July 9, 2019

Everytown, Virginia Moms Demand Action Criticize Virginia Legislature for Adjourning Without Action on Gun Safety

Legislators Convened Today at the Statehouse for a Special Session Called by Governor Northam in Response to the Shooting at the Virginia Beach Municipal Center; Took No Action RICHMOND, Va. — Everytown for Gun Safety and the Virginia…
July 3, 2019

Ahead of Gov. Northam’s Special Session, NRA Town Hall Shows Unwillingness to Find Solutions to Address Gun Violence

On Monday, the NRA held a town hall in Virginia Beach, where a gunman shot and killed 12 people and wounded four more just over a month ago. Simultaneously, concerned community members gathered at a forum to discuss…
July 3, 2019

Top NRA Donors Threaten to Withhold Millions in Donations, Demanding LaPierre’s Resignation, As “NRA Meltdown has Trump Campaign Sweating”

According to a new report by the New York Times, a major NRA donor concerned the NRA is “decaying” is leading an insurgency among other top donors in order to oust senior leadership at the organization, including executive vice…
July 1, 2019

California Moms Demand Action, Everytown Applaud Governor Newsom, California Legislature for Significantly Increasing Funding for the California Violence Intervention and Prevention Grant Program in 2019 Budget

In Final Budget Signed Today, Governor Newsom Included $30 Million for the California Violence Intervention and Prevention Grant Program The California Chapter of Moms Demand Action and a Coalition of More Than 30 Organizations Across the State Called for Increased…
July 1, 2019

Thursday Shooting in D.C. Marks 10th Known Trans Woman Killed This Year, Third Trans Person Killed During Pride Month

On Thursday, a trans woman was shot and killed in a suburb of Washington, D.C. where another trans woman was killed less than three months earlier. Zoe Spears, a 23 year-old Black trans woman, was shot and killed…
July 1, 2019

Virginia Moms Demand Action, Everytown Applaud Richmond City Council for Passing Gun Violence Prevention Ordinance

Ordinance Calls on State Legislature to Allow Cities to Prohibit the Carrying of any Firearm Within any City-Owned Building, Park or Recreation or Community Facility RICHMOND, Va. — The Virginia chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America,…
June 28, 2019

Capital Gazette Shooting Survivor, Moms Demand Action Statements on One-Year Mark of Capital Gazette Shooting

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – The Maryland chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statements in remembrance of the one-year mark of the mass shooting at…
June 28, 2019

Gun Violence Prevention Once Again Top-Tier Issue During Second Night of Democratic Debates

NEW YORK — Everytown for Gun Safety and Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown, released the below statements after the second night of Democratic presidential debates again featured gun violence prevention as a top-tier issue.
June 27, 2019

New Hampshire Moms Demand Action, Everytown Applaud New Hampshire Legislature for Passing Gun Safety Legislation

CONCORD, N.H. – The New Hampshire chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, applauded the New Hampshire House of Representatives for concurring on HB 564, legislation which would prohibit gun possession…
June 27, 2019

Gun Violence Prevention Key Topic During First Night of Debates

As Democrats took the stage last night for their first debate of the 2020 presidential cycle, one thing was clear: Gun violence prevention will be a marquee issue for the next sixteen months. “It’s no secret why gun safety…
June 27, 2019

Missouri Moms Demand Action, Everytown Respond to Fatal Shooting of Transgender Woman in Kansas City

Brooklyn Lindsey is at Least the Eleventh Trans Person Killed Nationwide This Year, With at Least Nine Having Been Killed With a Gun; All Eleven Have Been Black Women KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Missouri chapter of Moms Demand Action…
June 27, 2019

Hawaii Becomes 17th State With A Red Flag Law. 5 Had Them At the Start of Last Year.

On Wednesday, Hawaii became the latest state to enact an Extreme Risk Law, joining the 16 other states and the District of Columbia with these life-saving laws on the books. The spread of this policy, also known as Red…
June 26, 2019

Everytown, Moms Demand Action Respond To NRA Shutdown of Future Production of NRATV

NEW YORK — Everytown for Gun Safety and Moms Demand Action released the following statements today in response to reports that the NRA has shut down future production at NRATV and ended its business relationship with the longtime public…
June 26, 2019

Connecticut Moms Demand Action, Everytown Applaud Gov. Lamont and Connecticut Legislature for Increasing Funding for Project Longevity in 2019 Budget

In Budget Signed Today, Connecticut Increased Funding for the Project Longevity by More Than $400,000 Project Longevity is Data-Informed Gun Violence Prevention Program Based in New Haven, Hartford and Bridgeport HARTFORD, Conn. — The Connecticut chapter of Moms Demand…
June 26, 2019

In Wake of Recent Shootings, the Gun Lobby Shouldn’t be Able to Intimidate Pennsylvania Local Leaders With the Threat of Expensive Lawsuits

In Philadelphia, there were at least 19 shootings over the course of last weekend, in which five people were shot and killed and 28 were wounded. According to the Philadelphia police tracker, there have been at least 158…
June 26, 2019

Victory for Gun Sense: Hawaii Moms Demand Action, Everytown Applaud Governor David Ige for Signing Red Flag Legislation

Legislation Will Create a Process for Petitioning the Court for a Gun Violence Protective Order to Temporarily Remove Guns From a Person in Crisis HONOLULU – The Hawaii chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of…
June 26, 2019

Everytown for Gun Safety, Moms Demand Action Release 2020 Candidate Gun Violence Prevention Policy Tracker

Interactive Online Tracker Details the Gun Violence Prevention Policy Proposals of All Major Candidates Since Entering the Presidential Race NEW YORK – In advance of the first Democratic debates this week, Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund and Moms…
June 26, 2019

Deaths of Two Wisconsin 5-Year-Olds Highlight Risks Posed By Unsecured Firearms

One gun was apparently left on a shelf in a Milwaukee home. The other, according to police, was lying on a bed inside a Kenosha home. After accessing each of these guns, 5-year-olds were killed last week in…

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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.