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August 12, 2023

Mayor Shawyn Patterson-Howard Named 2023 Local Gun Sense Lawmaker of Year at Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund’s Gun Sense University

Local Gun Sense Lawmaker of the Year Awarded to Mayor Patterson-Howard for Her Leadership on Gun Violence Prevention NEW YORK— Today, Everytown for Gun Safety named Mount Vernon, NY Mayor Shawyn Patterson-Howard the 2023 Local Gun Sense Lawmaker of the…
August 12, 2023

Congressman Steven Horsford Named 2023 Federal Gun Sense Lawmaker of Year at Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund’s Gun Sense University

Gun Sense Lawmaker of the Year Awarded to Congressman Horsford for His Leadership on Gun Safety NEW YORK — Today, Everytown for Gun Safety named Congressman Steven Horsford the 2023 Federal Gun Sense Lawmaker of the Year for his leadership…
August 8, 2023

Following Advocacy by Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Volunteers, Los Angeles County Launches Campaign to Raise Awareness of the California’s Extreme Risk Law and Gun Violence Restraining Orders 

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — The California chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, issued the following statement after the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted to move forward…
August 4, 2023

Shootings Across California Underscore Need for Continued Action on Gun Violence 

SACRAMENTO – The start of August has been marked by yet another deadly week as gun violence killed and wounded many across California. Gun violence continues to be the leading cause of death for children, teenagers, and college-aged people.  A…
July 12, 2023

Following Advocacy from Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Volunteers Senate Public Safety Committee Advances The Gun Violence Prevention, Healing, and Recovery Act 

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, issued the following statement after lawmakers in the Senate’s Public Safety Committee voted to advance AB 28. The measure which…
July 5, 2023

Shootings Over Independence Day Celebrations Underscore the Need for Urgent Action on Gun Violence 

NEW YORK — Independence Day celebrations were marked by yet another deadly weekend of gun violence as communities across the country were torn apart by shootings that killed and wounded hundreds. According to the Gun Violence Archive, there were…
June 30, 2023

VICTORY FOR GUN SAFETY: Following Tireless Advocacy by Moms Demand Action and Student Demand Action Volunteers, New Jersey Legislature Secures $10 Million for Community Violence Intervention Programs in State Budget

TRENTON, N.J. —  The New Jersey chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots network, released the following statement applauding the Legislature for alloting $10-million in funding for community violence intervention…
June 28, 2023

ICYMI: Big Week for Gun Safety in Sacramento

Yesterday, California lawmakers held hearings and advanced key gun safety legislation in both chambers. Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action volunteers testified in favor of several bills and have been advocating for the gun safety measures sponsored by gun-sense…
June 27, 2023

FIVE YEARS SINCE THE MASS SHOOTING AT THE CAPITAL GAZETTE IN ANNAPOLIS, MARYLAND; EVERYTOWN, STUDENTS DEMAND ACTION, MOMS DEMAND ACTION STATEMENTS 

ANNAPOLIS, M.D. — Everytown for Gun Safety and its grassroots networks, Students Demand Action and Moms Demand Action, released the following statements today to mark five years since the mass shooting at the Capital Gazette in Annapolis, Maryland, during which…
June 26, 2023

Gun Sense Champions Make Progress in the Fight Against Gun Violence as Oregon Legislature Adjourns 

This Session, Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Volunteers and Supporters Sent More Than 16,000 Advocacy Emails to Lawmakers and Rallied with Legislative Leaders to Advocate for Stronger Gun Laws  Lawmakers Sent Legislation to Governor Tina Kotek’s Desk to…