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April 8, 2021

North Dakota Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Statement on Senate Advancing ‘Stand Your Ground,’ Bill to Nullify Federal Gun Laws

The North Dakota chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, the grassroots networks of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement after the North Dakota Senate advanced HB 1498, dangerous “Stand Your Ground” legislation, and HB 1383,…
April 8, 2021

Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud House Lawmakers for Passing Police Reform Legislation

The Maryland chapter of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both a part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, applaud the Maryland General Assembly for passing a comprehensive package of policing reform bills, HB 670,…
April 8, 2021

Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to New Hampshire Legislature Passing Dangerous Gun Legislation

The New Hampshire chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement after the New Hampshire House passed HB 307, which would expand New Hampshire’s already-expansive…
April 8, 2021

Everytown: President Biden’s Executive Actions on Gun Safety Will Save Lives

In a Victory for Gun Safety, President Biden Named ATF Director and Announced Life-Saving Executive Actions to Eliminate the Market for Ghost Guns, Address City Gun Violence and Gun Trafficking, and MoreClick Here to Read Everytown…
April 8, 2021

Re: Key Facts About Ghost Guns

This morning, President Joe Biden announced he is directing the U.S. Department of Justice to propose a rule, within 30 days, to stop the proliferation of deadly, untraceable ghost guns –– part of a slate of executive actions to help…
April 8, 2021

Just Weeks after Major Mass Shootings in Boulder, Atlanta Kansas Senate Passes Extreme Gun Bill to Let Teenagers, People from Other States Carry Hidden, Loaded Guns in Public

The Kansas chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, the grassroots networks of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement after the Senate passed HB 2058, a bill which would automatically let people with carry permits from…
April 8, 2021

Everytown, South Carolina Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Mass Shooting in York County

The South Carolina chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statements after at least five people – Dr. Robert Lesslie, Barbara Lesslie, their two…
April 8, 2021

Victory for Gun Sense: Wyoming Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Celebrate Defeat of Dangerous Gun Bills at End of Legislative Session

The Wyoming 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 Wyoming legislative session ended without movement on three dangerous gun bills this legislative session.
April 7, 2021

Re: NRA on Trial — Day 3: NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre Takes the Stand, Admits Several Instances of Extravagant Spending and Lavish Gifts in Brutal Cross-Examination — LaPierre Will Take the Stand Again Tomorrow AM

LaPierre Admitted He Regularly Took “Security Retreat[s]” Aboard 100-Foot-Plus Yacht, and His Non-Responsive and Meandering Answers Prompted Over Half a Dozen Requests by Judge for LaPierre to Just Answer Questions LaPierre Also Admitted He Kept Bankruptcy Filing From Full NRA BoardLaPierre…
April 7, 2021

Everytown: President Biden’s Executive Actions on Gun Safety Will Save Lives

In a Victory for Gun Safety, President Biden Will Name ATF Director and Announce Life-Saving Executive Actions to Eliminate the Market for Ghost Guns, Address City Gun Violence and Gun Trafficking, and More Click Here to Read Everytown Support…
April 7, 2021

Victory For Gun Sense: Governor Lujan Grisham Signs Critical Police Violence Legislation

This Marks the Third Straight Legislative Session in which Governor Lujan Grisham Has Signed Life-Saving Gun Safety Legislation Into LawSANTA FE — The New Mexico chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s…
April 7, 2021

Re: WATCH: Shannon Watts Discusses NRA Bankruptcy Trial on Maddow — ‘The NRA used to be a power broker and now they’re just broken’

As the NRA bankruptcy begins Day 3 today (and exposes further extravagant spending and financial mismanagement), Moms Demand Action founder Shannon Watts joined The Rachel Maddow Show on MSNBC last night. NRA…
April 7, 2021

Arizona Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action, Statement on Gov. Ducey Signing Dangerous Bill to Nullify Federal Gun Safety Laws

The Arizona chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement after Gov. Ducey signed HB 2111, legislation which would attempt to nullify federal…
April 7, 2021

Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud New York State Lawmakers for Unlocking Funding for Violence Intervention Programs in the 2021 Budget

The New York chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statement after New York lawmakers finalized this year’s budget and included a grant program to better utilize the Victim…
April 6, 2021

Re: NRA on Trial — Day 2: Millions of Dollars Worth of Private Jet Travel by LaPierre and NRA Execs Revealed in New Detailed Filings by NYAG’s Office — LaPierre Expected to Testify Tomorrow

Testimony Suggested NRA Paid Legal Team $7 Million to Defend Against $2 Million Settlement Dispute With Former Top Lobbyist Chris CoxOther Testimony Suggested LaPierre Hid Bankruptcy Filing From NRA Board Members, Even its General CounselToday marked Day Two of a…
April 6, 2021

“We have a gun violence problem” says acting Metropolitan Police Department Chief Robert Contee

Last night, WUSA reported that there have been 17 people shot  — 9 fatally — over the past 8 days in Washington, D.C. Gun violence has continued to surge in Washington, D.C. in the past year. This year, …
April 6, 2021

Colorado Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Applaud House and Senate Passing Common-Sense Legislation to Require Reporting of Lost and Stolen Firearms

The Colorado chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statements today after the Colorado House and Senate advanced SB21-078, the “Isabella Joy Thallas Act,” which would require gun…
April 6, 2021

Everytown, Texas Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Mass Shooting in Allen

The Texas chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety, released the following statements after six people were shot and killed in a home in Allen, Texas. According to Dallas-Fort Worth…
April 5, 2021

Re: NRA on Trial — Day 1: NRA Defense Paints Alternative Reality in Which its History of Egregious Spending and Financial Mismanagement is Actually Evidence of its Good Governance

NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre Could Testify As Early As TomorrowToday kicked off Day One of a six-day trial in the NRA bankruptcy proceedings, which mark the first time NRA executives — including NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre and others…
April 5, 2021

“Road Trip For Background Checks” — Everytown Announces Ten-Day Nationwide Road Trip to DC to Call For Senate Action on Background Checks

Starting on Tuesday, April 6, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Supporters, Gun Violence Survivors, Republicans, Gun Owners, Sportsmen, Veterans, Faith Leaders, and Elected Leaders Across the Country Will Host Roadtrip Events, Passing Along Messages to Lawmakers and Calls…
April 5, 2021

Wayne LaPierre Details Use of Ritzy 100+ Foot Yacht in Newly Unveiled Deposition, as NRA Goes on Trial in Bankruptcy Court Today

Ahead of today’s NRA trial in the bankruptcy court (which began at 11:30 a.m. EDT today, and could well decide the future of the NRA, and LaPierre himself), former NRA vendor Ackerman McQueen attached partial transcripts…
April 5, 2021

THIS MORNING AT 11:30 AM EDT: NRA Bankruptcy Trial Begins — Wayne LaPierre and NRA Execs Will Testify in Open Court for the First Time in Trial That Could Decide NRA and LaPierre’s Future

This morning, beginning at 11:30 a.m. EDT, the NRA will face a six-day trial, marking the first time NRA executives — including NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre and others — will be examined and cross-examined in open court relating to the…
April 2, 2021

Illinois Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Police Shooting of Adam Toledo, a 13-Year-Old Boy in Little Village

The Illinois chapter of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement following reports that the teenager a Chicago police officer shot and killed on Monday was identified…
April 2, 2021

Iowa Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Condemn Gov. Reynolds For Signing Bill to Gut Iowa’s Background Check Law

The Bill also Will Repeal Iowa’s Permit Requirement for Carrying a Concealed Handgun in Public Gun Violence Survivors, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Volunteers are Available for Interviews The Iowa chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand…

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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.