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October 4, 2019

ICYMI – WaPo: Poll Shows Gun Policy is Top Issue for Virginia Voters, and Majorities Support Gun Safety Proposals

This morning The Washington Post published a story on a new poll that reveals “three out of four voters rate gun policy as a “very important” issue in casting their ballots, and majorities support proposals pitched…
October 3, 2019

Everytown for Gun Safety Statement on Las Vegas’ Attempt to Skirt State Law that Keeps Guns Out of the Hands of Domestic Abusers

LAS VEGAS — Everytown for Gun Safety, the nation’s largest gun violence prevention organization, has sent a letter to the Las Vegas City Council, expressing strong opposition to a proposal that could make it easier for…
October 3, 2019

Maryland Moms Demand Action, Everytown Applaud Pre-File of Background Check Legislation

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — The Maryland chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, applauds the pre-filing of legislation to require background checks on all sales of rifles and shotguns in the state.
October 3, 2019

New Ad in Virginia SD-12: Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund Supporting Debra Rodman TV and Digital Ad Highlighting Siobhan Dunnavant’s Opposition to Gun Safety Laws and Allegiance to NRA

Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund Contributing to the Ad, Which Will Run in Richmond Media Market As Part of $140,000 TV Ad BuyContribution is Part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s $2.5…
October 2, 2019

Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund, Moms Demand Action Applaud Former Vice President Joe Biden for Elevating Issue of Gun Violence Prevention in 2020 Presidential Campaign

Former Vice President Biden Released Plans Ahead of Gun Safety Forum in Nevada TodayBiden Attended Everytown’s Presidential Gun Sense Forum in Iowa in August and Received the Moms Demand Action Gun Sense Candidate Distinction…
October 2, 2019

Everytown Responds to Sens. Wyden, Schumer Letter Calling on IRS to Investigate NRA for Possible Tax Law Violations

Letter Follows Release of Senate Finance Committee Minority Staff Report, ‘The NRA and Russia: How a Tax-Exempt Organization Became a Foreign Asset’ NEW YORK — Today, Everytown for Gun Safety responded to…
September 30, 2019

Pennsylvania Ed Boards Urge Lawmakers to Advance Gun Violence Prevention Legislation

Since Sunday, both The Philadelphia Inquirer and The Patriot-News have editorialized in favor of gun safety legislation following hearings on gun violence prevention last week in Harrisburg.Lawmakers heard testimony…
September 30, 2019

Texas Moms Demand Action, Everytown Respond to Mass Shooting at a Home in Beaumont That Killed 4 People

Reports Indicate 4 People Shot and KilledShooting is at Least the 21th Mass Shooting in 2019 and at Least the 3rd in Texas in Two Months BEAUMONT, Texas  — The Texas chapter of Moms Demand…
September 30, 2019

Powerful New Ad in Virginia SD-8: Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund Partnering with Missy Cotter Smasal Campaign to Launch TV and Digital Ad Featuring Virginia Beach Shooting Survivor

Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund Contributing $100,000 to Missy Cotter Smasal’s Campaign in SD-8 to Help Air the Ad in Hampton Roads Media Market, As Part of Nearly $200,000 Total TV Ad BuyContribution is…
September 27, 2019

Everytown Responds to Senate Finance Committee Minority Report, ‘The NRA and Russia: How a Tax-Exempt Organization Became a Foreign Asset’

NEW YORK — Today, Everytown for Gun Safety responded to the release of a Senate Finance Committee minority staff report, “The NRA and Russia: How a Tax-Exempt Organization Became a Foreign Asset.” The report, initiated at…
September 26, 2019

Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund Launches $550,000 Digital Ad Offensive in 15 Republican-held Virginia House and Senate Districts

Massive Digital Spend Will Include Ads on YouTube Pre-roll, Pandora, Roku, Facebook, Instagram, Plus Banner and Google Search AdsAds Are Part of Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund’s $2.5 Million Effort to Elect a Gun Sense…
September 24, 2019

Texas Moms Demand Action Volunteers Available for Interviews Ahead of Senate Committee Hearing

On Thursday, the Texas Senate Select Committee will hold a hearing in response to the shootings in El Paso and Odessa. Volunteers with the Texas chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America will attend the hearing and…
September 24, 2019

New York Post editorial board: “Rational gun regulation should be gold for Trump”

A new editorial from the New York Post’s historically conservative editorial board — “Rational gun regulation should be gold for Trump,” — advocates for President Donald Trump to buck the gun lobby and side with the…
September 24, 2019

WSJ: “NRA Board Retroactively Approved Transactions Benefiting Insiders” Including $100,000 Yachting Trip

A new report by the Wall Street Journal reveals previously unreported NRA financial transactions that benefited NRA insiders, and uncovers that the NRA “board retroactively approved numerous financial arrangements benefiting top officials of the gun-rights group,…
September 24, 2019

New TV Ads in Virginia: Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund Announces its Support of New TV Ads in Key Virginia Legislative Races

Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund Contributing $175,000 to Campaigns of Sheila Bynum-Coleman in HD-66 and John Bell in SD-13 to Help Air Each Candidate’s Gun Safety-Themed TV Ads in Richmond…
September 23, 2019

Texas Moms Demand Action, Everytown Respond to Shooting of Transgender Woman in Dallas

At least 3 Transgender Women Have Been Killed or Wounded in Dallas This Year; 2 Have Been Killed or Wounded with a Gun At Least 19 Trans People Have Been Killed Nationwide This Year; 15 Have Been Killed With a…
September 20, 2019

Washington, D.C. Moms Demand Action, Everytown Statement on Two Shootings in the District

Reports Indicate Two People Were Shot and Killed and Seven Were Shot and Wounded in Two Shootings Thursday Night WASHINGTON – The Washington, D.C. chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a part of Everytown…
September 19, 2019

Wisconsin Moms Demand Action, Everytown Applaud Announcement of Extreme Risk Legislation that Would Help Prevent Suicides and Mass Shootings

MADISON, Wisconsin – The Wisconsin chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today applauded the announcement from Gov. Tony Evers, Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes, Attorney General Josh Kaul, Rep. Melissa Sargent…
September 18, 2019

Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund Endorses 11 Moms Demand Action Volunteers Running for Elected Office

Earlier this Year, Moms Demand Action Volunteer Movita Johnson-Harell Was Elected to the Pennsylvania State House, and Moms Demand Action Volunteer Christine McGrath Was Elected to the Verona Town Council in New Jersey  NEW YORK — Everytown for Gun…
September 17, 2019

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

Ja’leyah-Jamar is at Least the 19th Trans Person Killed Nationwide This Year; 15 Have Been Killed With a Gun, Almost All Were Black WomenKANSAS CITY, Kan. — The Kansas chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun…
September 17, 2019

Everytown, Moms Demand Action Statement on Senate Democrats Holding the Floor Tonight to Demand Senate Action on Gun Safety

NEW YORK — Today, Everytown for Gun Safety and Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a part of Everytown, released the following statements in response to Senate Democrats’ plans to hold the Senate floor…
September 16, 2019

Florida Moms Demand Action, Everytown Respond to Senate Infrastructure and Security Committee Hearing on Gun Violence Prevention

Moms Demand Action Volunteers Delivered 870 Personal Letters to Senator Lee Advocating for Background Checks on All Gun Sales Background Check Legislation Received Bipartisan Support from Lawmakers Across the Country TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida chapter of…
September 16, 2019

Tomorrow: Ohio Lawmakers to Take up Bipartisan Background Checks, Red Flag Bills

On Tuesday, Ohio senators will hold hearings on gun legislation including: SB 183, bipartisan legislation that would require background checks on all gun sales, with reasonable exceptions. SB 184, bipartisan Red Flag legislation that would permit immediate family…
September 13, 2019

Gun Violence Prevention Once Again Top-tier Issue During Third Democratic Debate

New Morning Consult/Politico Poll This Week Found That Gun Safety is Democratic Voters’ Top Issue Heading In To 2020 Election NEW YORK — Everytown for Gun Safety and Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown, released…

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.