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September 9, 2020

Everytown, Moms Demand Action Respond to President Trump’s Supreme Court List

NEW YORK – Today, Everytown for Gun Safety released the following statements in response to President Donald Trump’s newly released additions to his shortlist of potential Supreme Court nominees, should a vacancy arise. The additions to the…
September 9, 2020

NYT: “NRA’s New Candidate Grades Show a Continuing Decline in Support”

According to a New York Times analysis of the NRA’s recently-released grades and endorsements, the NRA “continues to lose ground in Congress, with the last remnants of its Democratic support vanishing and its still-high Republican support…
September 9, 2020

Everytown, Moms Demand Action Respond to Donald Trump, Jr.’s Outrageous Comments on Gun Extremist Who Killed Two Protesters in Kenosha

NEW YORK –  Everytown for Gun Safety and its grassroots networks, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, released the following statements today after Donald Trump, Jr. commented “We all do stupid things at 17” regarding the shooter who killed…
September 9, 2020

Blocked Release of Body Camera Footage, Independent Autopsy of Trayford Pellerin Highlights Need for Police Reform in Louisiana

This morning, the Daily Advertiser reported that “a state judge blocked release of any video footage and other reports related to the shooting death of Trayford Pellerin to the public, including Pellerin’s family.” This comes after…
September 9, 2020

New TV and Digital Ads in Florida: Everytown Victory Fund Unveils New TV Ads Targeting Trump As Part Of $6 Million Ad Campaign in Florida in Partnership With Priorities USA Action

NEW YORK — Today, Everytown for Gun Safety Victory Fund unveiled new TV and digital ads that criticize President Trump for refusing to address the dual crises of gun violence and COVID-19 that continue to take American lives. The ads…
September 9, 2020

Richmond and Charlottesville Act to Keep Guns out of Permitted Events After Armed Protests

Last night, the Richmond and Charlottesville City Councils passed amended and new ordinances, respectively, prohibiting guns at permitted events in the cities. The Charlottesville ordinance also prohibited firearms in government buildings, parks, and recreational or community centers operated by the…
September 8, 2020

Kentucky Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action, Everytown Criticize Rep. Massie for Saying Kenosha Protest Shooter Used ‘Incredible Restraint’

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The Kentucky chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, today released the following statements criticizing U.S. Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY) for defending…
September 8, 2020

Georgia Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action, Everytown Call on Republicans to Condemn Marjorie Taylor Greene’s Apparent Threats of Gun Violence Against U.S. Representatives

ATLANTA — The Georgia chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, today called on Senators Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue, Congressman Doug Collins, and other national Republicans to condemn…
September 8, 2020

Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Statement on the Release of New Footage of Rochester Police Killing Daniel Prude in March

The New York chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s volunteer networks, today released the following statement as local racial justice group Free the People Roc obtained and released new footage…
September 4, 2020

Lauren Boebert to Accept Endorsement from Extreme Gun Group that Raised Money in Defense of Kenosha Shooter, Moms Demand Action Responds

The Far-right Gun Group, Gun Owners of America, is Known For Promoting A Dangerous Conspiracy Theory About the 2012 Mass Shooting in Aurora And Supporting White Supremacist OrganizationsAccording to the Colorado Times Recorder, Lauren Boebert, the…
September 4, 2020

Everytown Files Complaint about NRA Foundation’s Participation in Charitable Giving Program for Federal Employees

This Complaint Follows An Earlier Letter, Sent to the Office of Personnel Management October 2019, Calling for the Office of Personnel Management to Investigate the NRA’s Participation in Charitable Giving ProgramThe…
September 3, 2020

Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Statement on Shooting by Police in Southeast D.C.

The D.C. chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement today after police shot and killed Deon Kay, an 18-year-old Black man in Southeast D.C.
September 3, 2020

Georgia Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Sen. Kelly Loeffler and Rep. Doug Collins’ Squabble Over Who is Biggest Gun Extremist

ATLANTA — The Georgia chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, today responded to Georgia Republicans Senator Kelly Loeffler (A) and Rep. Doug Collins’ (A+) recent NRA ratings.“While Sen.
September 3, 2020

Raleigh News & Observer/Charlotte Observer Editorial Board: “Trump’s appeal to fear is a desperate fiction”

The Raleigh News & Observer and Charlotte Observer Editorial Board called out President Donald Trump’s appeals to fear today, elevating the danger that the president is putting North Carolinians in by causing a spike in gun…
September 3, 2020

Rep. McClinton: ‘Gun violence is a community problem that requires a community solution.’

On Tuesday, Pennsylvania Representative Joanna McClinton penned a powerful op-ed in the Phildelphia Tribune advocating for community-based solutions to senseless shootings. The piece comes amid a violent summer in Philadelphia and an even deadlier year. According…
September 3, 2020

NYT: NRA’s Former Second-in-Command Says NRA has “Turned its Back” on Majority of Gun Owners Who Support Background Checks on all Gun Sales, “Estimates That a Third of Member Dues are now Being Consumed by Legal Fees”

In Addition to Ballooning Legal Costs, the NRA’s Former Second in Command Alleges in a New Book that the NRA has Abandoned “Its Roots as an Organization Focused on Gun Safety and Education.”According to a new…
September 3, 2020

New Study: Active Shooter Drills Could Further Increase Depression, Stress, Anxiety for Months

At a Time of Heightened Anxiety and Depression Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, a New Study Reveals Mental Health Challenges Show Up in Social Media Posts for at Least Three Months Following DrillsGeorgia Tech and Everytown Researchers Analyzed Nearly 28…
September 2, 2020

Louisiana Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Call on House Republicans to Condemn Rep. Higgins’ Violent, Racist Threats Against Protestors

The Louisiana chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, called on House Republicans to condemn Rep. Clay Higgins (R-LA), who according to a HuffPost report…
September 2, 2020

With Republican State Legislators Sitting on Their Heels, Holly Springs Town Council Fights Back Against Gun Violence

After years of inaction on gun safety from Republicans in the North Carolina General Assembly – even after the tragic shooting at UNC-Charlotte – town council members in Holly Springs are stepping up to fight back against gun violence. Last night,…
September 2, 2020

Everytown Victory Fund Announces Partnership With House Majority PAC, and $1.7 Million Ad Buy Supporting Rep. Lucy McBath

Everytown Victory Fund Will Spend $1.7 Million to Run TV in the Atlanta Media Market and Digital Ads Across Georgia’s 6th Congressional District NEW YORK – Today, Everytown for Gun Safety Victory Fund (“Everytown Victory Fund”) announced a partnership with…
September 1, 2020

Everytown Responds to New FBI Data Suggesting Americans Bought 90% More Guns in August Than They Did Last Year

Continued Surge in Gun Sales Increases Risk of Gun-Related Domestic Violence, Daily Gun Violence, Unintentional Shootings, and Gun Suicide When Americans Learn About Surge of Gun Sales, Their Support for Gun Safety Laws SurgesNEW YORK —…
September 1, 2020

Everytown: Congressional Letter From Key Oversight Committee Calls for IRS to Investigate the NRA’s Tax Exempt Status

In April 2019, Everytown Filed a Complaint Calling for the IRS To Investigate the NRA’s Tax-Exempt Status; Everytown Re-Upped That Call Earlier this YearThe Letter, Which Comes After…
September 1, 2020

Texas Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Respond to Senator Cornyn’s Remarks on Unlicensed Gun Dealers

The Texas chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statements today in response to comments Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) made while visiting…
September 1, 2020

Over 200 Ohioans Testify Against Arming Teachers Bill Before Ohio Senate Panel Votes to Advance to the Senate Floor

The Ohio chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, the grassroots networks of Everytown for Gun Safety, today released the following statement after the Ohio Senate Committee on Government Oversight and Reform voted to advance…

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.