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February 10, 2016

Today at Statehouse: Michigan Moms Testify in Opposition to Bill That Would Fund Gun Lobby Lawsuits Against Michigan Cities at Taxpayer Expense

House Bill 4795 Would Allow the Gun Lobby to Sue Local Governments for Enforcing Reasonable Public Safety Laws and Force Michigan Taxpayers to Foot the Bill LANSING, Mich. – Today, volunteers with the Michigan chapter of Moms Demand Action…
February 9, 2016

State Legislature Doing Favors for the Gun Lobby, Punishing Michigan Cities and Michigan Taxpayers

Tomorrow, the Michigan House Local Government Committee will consider HB 4795, a bill that, if enacted, would line the pockets of the gun lobby by giving the NRA and other out-of-state special interest groups the power to sue local governments…
February 9, 2016

Alabama Moms Respond To Unintentional Child Shooting In Irondale

2016 #NotAnAccident Index Reveals 27 Unintentional Child Shootings with 15 Injuries and 12 Deaths Birmingham, AL. – The Alabama chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today…
February 8, 2016

Everytown, West Virginia Moms Criticize House of Delegates Passage of Gun Lobby Legislation to Dismantle Concealed Carry Permit System

Vote on House Bill 4145 Comes Just Days after Release of New Poll Showing that 84 Percent of Likely Voters in West Virginia Favor Requiring Permits to Carry Concealed Handguns in Public CHARLESTON, W.Va. –…
February 5, 2016

Everytown Statement on Virginia Domestic Violence Legislation Proposed by Governor McAuliffe and Gun Lobby

Virginia Senate Bill 49/House Bill 1391, Up for Vote in Coming Days, Leave a Dangerous Loophole in Place; Do Not Include Explicit Language Requiring Convicted Domestic Abusers to Surrender their Guns NEW YORK – With a vote expected in…
February 5, 2016

Everytown, West Virginia Moms Release New Poll Showing that 84 Percent of West Virginians Oppose Gun Lobby Push to Dismantle Concealed Carry Permit System

HB 4145, Up for Vote in Coming Days, Would Allow Dangerous People to Carry Hidden, Loaded Handguns in Public with No Training Whatsoever CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Ahead of a vote in the coming days on legislation that would dismantle West…
February 4, 2016

Virginia Gun Violence Survivors, Moms Deliver More Than 3,000 Petition Signatures to Governor McAuliffe Urging Him to Reconsider Dangerous Deal with Gun Lobby

RICHMOND, Va. – Today, Virginians Andy and Barbara Parker, whose daughter Alison was shot and killed on live television in August, other Virginia gun violence survivors and members of the Virginia chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in…
February 4, 2016

Today at Statehouse: Oregon Moms, Gun Violence Survivors Testify in Support of New Gun Safety Bill, Urge Lawmakers to Vote Yes

House Bill 4147 Will Strengthen Oregon’s Background Check System by Closing the “Charleston Loophole” and Alerting Law Enforcement When Dangerous People Try to Buy a Gun and Fail a Background Check PORTLAND, Ore. – Today, volunteers with the Oregon chapter…
February 2, 2016

The Show Me Your Guns State

This week Missouri legislators are moving quickly to consider two dangerous bills that would effectively force universities and colleges to allow guns on campus. If the Missouri legislature acts to pass either of these bills, Missouri would become one…
January 29, 2016

Everytown and Moms Demand Action Applaud Facebook’s Groundbreaking Decision to End All Unlicensed Gun Sales Arranged On Its Platforms

Facebook Decision Follows Previous Everytown Research Exposing How Online Gun Sales Put Guns in Dangerous Hands, Moms’ Campaigns to Make Social Media Safer for Children, and Months of Conversation Between Everytown and Facebook Leaders New Investigation by Everytown, ‘…
January 29, 2016

Virginia Gun Violence Survivors Speak Out Against Governor McAuliffe’s Decision to Weaken the Commonwealth’s Gun Laws

Survivors of Gun Violence, Including Andy Parker, Express Disappointment in Governor McAuliffe Following His Decision to Rollback Virginia’s Gun Laws RICHMOND, Va. – In response to Governor McAuliffe’s announcement this afternoon that Virginia would begin recognizing all out-of-state concealed carry…
January 29, 2016

Gun Violence Survivor Andy Parker, Virginia Moms Criticize Virginia Governor’s Apparent Willingness to Give in to Gun Lobby’s Efforts to Weaken Commonwealth’s Gun Laws

RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia resident Andy Parker, whose daughter Alison was shot and killed on live television in August, and the Virginia chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America today criticized Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe…
January 29, 2016

Florida Moms Testify in Opposition to Dangerous Open Carry Bill, Commend House Judiciary Committee for Removing Other Harmful Provisions

TALLAHASSEE, FL – The Florida chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, testified today at the Capitol in opposition to House Bill 163. In response to the Committee’s passage of a…
January 28, 2016

Everytown and Virginia Moms Demand Action Statement on Reports of Mass Shooting at Home in Chesapeake

RICHMOND, VA. — Following reports of a mass shooting at a Chesapeake, Virginia home in which five family members were killed by a shooter who then committed suicide, the Virginia chapter of Moms Demand Action for…
January 28, 2016

Moms Demand Action Teams Up with Comedian and Everytown Creative Council Member Rachel Dratch to Launch “What Could Go Wrong” Campaign

“What Could Go Wrong” Spotlights Reckless Gun Lobby ‘Guns Everywhere’ Agenda Including Allowing Guns in Bars; 93 percent of Americans Oppose Allowing Guns in Bars “What Could…
January 27, 2016

West Virginia Moms Respond to House Judiciary Committee Hearing on Legislation That Would Allow Untrained, Unlicensed People to Carry Concealed, Loaded Guns in Public

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today testified in the House of Delegates Judiciary Committee against HB 4145, legislation that would allow people…
January 27, 2016

Kentucky Moms Speak Out Against Push to Force Guns In Schools, Urge Legislators to Defeat House Bill 221

Moms Express Disappointment in State Legislators who Introduced Bill; Proposed Legislation would Allow Individuals to Carry Loaded, Hidden Handguns in Classrooms and on College Campuses FRANKFORT, Ky –- The Kentucky chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in…
January 27, 2016

Nebraska Moms Applaud Senate Filibuster of Dangerous Bill That Puts Nebraska Communities at Risk

LB 289 Would Undermine Local Public Safety Laws; Bill Would Allow the National Rifle Association to Sue Nebraska Cities Over Life-Saving Local Firearms Ordinances and Force Taxpayers to Pay for the Lawsuits LINCOLN, NE — Volunteers with the Nebraska…
January 27, 2016

Everytown For Gun Safety Applauds Introduction of Bill to Repeal Blanket Immunity for Gun Industry

Bill Introduced Today by Senator Blumenthal and Representative Schiff Would Repeal 2005 Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act (PLCAA), the NRA’s “Most Significant Piece of Pro-Gun Legislation in Twenty Years” NEW YORK – Everytown for Gun Safety today applauded…
January 22, 2016

Moms Demand Action Call on Trader Joe’s to Prohibit Open Carry of Firearms in its Grocery Stores Nationwide

Moms’ Petition Follows Trader Joe’s Decision to Prohibit Open Carry of Guns in its Texas Stores; Campaign Follows Successful Corporate Public Safety Efforts at Target, Chipotle, Sonic, Chili’s, Jack in the Box, Starbucks, Safeway and Albertsons, Facebook, Instagram NEW…
January 21, 2016

More Than 70 Washington Moms, Gun Violence Survivors Gathered for Gun Violence Prevention Lobby Day at Washington State House

OLYMPIA, Wash. – Today, more than 70 volunteers with the Washington chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, along with members of the Everytown Survivor Network, both a part of Everytown for Gun Safety, came together with…
January 20, 2016

Hundreds of Texas Businesses Stand Up for Customer and Employee Safety by Prohibiting Open Carry

Less Than One Month into 2016, More Than 400 Texas Businesses Have Prohibited Open Carry of Handguns in Stores Texas Institutions and Major Chains like HEB, Fiesta Mart, Luby’s Cafeteria and Many Others Have Prohibited Open Carry;…
January 20, 2016

Everytown For Gun Safety and the American Constitution Society Issue Statements on the Legality of Executive Actions to Stem Gun Violence

Today: U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Hearing on the Administration’s Executive Actions to Reduce Gun Violence Erwin Chemerinsky, Leading Constitutional Scholar and Dean of UC-Irvine School of Law, Submitted Written…
January 19, 2016

West Virginia Moms Demand Action Condemns Introduction of Bills that Would Allow Untrained, Unlicensed People to Carry Concealed, Loaded Guns in Public

Senate Bills 136 and 314, along with House Bill 4145, Seek to Allow Permitless Carry in West Virginia; Gov. Tomblin Vetoed Similar Legislation Last Year CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense…

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.