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Dec 09, 2015, 08:45 ET Everytown Releases New "We Can End Gun Violence" Video Featuring President Obama, Cultural Influencers from the Everytown Creative Council Chaired by Julianne Moore, Gun Violence Survivors, Moms and Everyday Americans

Everytown for Gun Safety today released a new video – "We Can End Gun Violence" – featuring a broad range of Americans including...


Jan 21, 2015, 08:13 ET First-Of-Its-Kind Investigation In Vermont Shows Criminals Flocking To Vast Online Gun Marketplace To Evade Background Checks, Arm Themselves

"Hiding in Plain Sight," a first-of-its-kind investigation in Vermont by Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund, reveals that criminals are flocking...


Jan 12, 2015, 09:35 ET New Analysis Of FBI Data Shows Federal Criminal Background Check System Has Blocked Thousands Of Gun Sales To Dangerous People In Vermont

 Today Everytown for Gun Safety released an analysis of new FBI data showing that the...


Dec 15, 2014, 18:33 ET NRA Defeat: Everytown Statement On Confirmation Of Surgeon General Vivek Murthy

 Everytown for Gun Safety released the following statement today from President John Feinblatt in response to the U.S. Senate's confirmation of...


Dec 10, 2014, 17:47 ET Everytown For Gun Safety Applauds Congress For $73 Million In Funding For Firearm Background Check System And $22 Million In Increased Funding For ATF

Everytown for Gun Safety released the following statement from its President, John Feinblatt, in response to Congress' funding agreement for Fiscal...


Nov 20, 2014, 12:48 ET New FBI Data: Number of Prohibiting Mental Health Records in Federal Background Checks Database Jumps Nearly 10 Percent

New FBI data released today by Everytown for Gun Safety shows that over a seven month period, forty-three states and Washington D.C. submitted...


Oct 09, 2014, 15:04 ET Everytown Action Fund Invests Additional $1 Million To Support Initiative 594, Washington State Ballot Measure To Close Background Check Loophole That Will Help Reduce Gun Violence

Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund today announced it will spend one million dollars to support the Yes on 594 campaign, Washington State's...


Sep 17, 2014, 11:55 ET "Online and Off the Record": Investigation Shows Criminals In Washington State Flocking To Vast Online Gun Marketplace To Evade Background Checks, Arm Themselves

 "Online and Off the Record," a first-of-its-kind, Washington-specific investigation by Everytown for Gun Safety, reveals that criminals in...


Sep 12, 2014, 11:12 ET "Officers Down": New Analysis Of FBI Data Reveals That Nearly Two-Thirds Of Washington Police Shot To Death In 30-Year Span Were Murdered By People Barred From Possessing Guns

 "Officers Down," a new analysis of FBI data released today by Everytown for Gun Safety, reveals that nearly two-thirds of Washington State...


Aug 21, 2014, 13:15 ET New Analysis Of FBI Data Shows Federal Background Check System Works In Washington State: More Than 40,000 Gun Sales Blocked To Prohibited Purchasers, Including 24,000 Sales To Felons And More Than 6,000 Sales To Domestic Abusers

Today Everytown for Gun Safety released a new analysis of FBI data showing that the federal background check system is working in Washington State,...


Aug 04, 2014, 16:17 ET Everytown Statements On Passing Of Jim Brady, Former White House Press Secretary And Pioneer For Gun Safety

Everytown for Gun Safety released the following statements in response to the passing of former White House Press Secretary and pioneer for gun...


Jul 30, 2014, 09:25 ET New Poll of Women Voters Shows Widespread Support for Stronger Gun Laws, Including Closing Loopholes That Allow Abusive Dating Partners and Stalkers to Get Guns

As the first-ever Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on guns and violence against women gets underway, Everytown for Gun Safety today released a...


Jul 29, 2014, 07:30 ET Everytown Releases New TV Ad Ahead Of First-Ever Senate Hearing On Guns And Violence Against Women

Everytown for Gun Safety today released a new television and online advertisement depicting a harrowing encounter of domestic abuse and gun...


Jul 25, 2014, 11:05 ET Domestic Violence Survivors and Advocates from Across the Country Join Everytown in Washington for First-ever Senate Hearing on Guns and Violence Against Women

Nearly two dozen domestic violence survivors and advocates are heading to Washington next week for the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on...


Jul 21, 2014, 12:42 ET Tom Sullivan, Father of Aurora Theater Shooting Victim Alex Sullivan, Releases Statement on Rep. Coffman's Aurora Event

One day before the two-year anniversary of the Aurora theater shooting – in which 12 people were killed and 58 were wounded –...


Jul 17, 2014, 09:26 ET Two Years After Tragedy In Aurora Movie Theater, New Analysis Breaks Down Mass Shootings In America

This week – nearly two years since the shooting in the Aurora, CO movie theater in which 12 people were killed and 58 others were wounded...


Jul 10, 2014, 10:29 ET Everytown And Moms Demand Action Statements On Mass Shooting In Suburban Houston That Killed Four Children And Two Adults

Everytown for Gun Safety and Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America released the following statements in response to a domestic...


Jul 07, 2014, 08:00 ET Media Call: Everytown For Gun Safety Issues First 'Gun Sense Voter' Questionnaire To Candidates Nationwide Ahead Of Midterms

What:       On the heels of a recent Quinnipiac University poll that found 92 percent of Americans, including gun...


Jul 07, 2014, 07:19 ET Everytown for Gun Safety Issues First 'Gun Sense Voter' Questionnaire To Candidates Nationwide Ahead Of 2014 Midterms

On the heels of a recent Quinnipiac University poll that found 92 percent of Americans, including gun owners, support background checks on all gun...


Jun 02, 2014, 16:32 ET Two Million Postcards: Gun Violence Survivors Declare 'Not One More' In Solidarity With Father Of UCSB Shooting Victim

 Survivors of gun violence and the family members of its victims from Newtown, Aurora, Virginia Tech and everyday gun violence have answered...


May 29, 2014, 19:08 ET Arizona Women, Gun Violence Survivors And Moms To Deliver "Not One More" Postcards To Senator Jeff Flake's Offices Tomorrow, Urge Him To Support Background Checks For All Gun Sales

Arizona women, gun violence survivors and Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America will deliver "Not One More" postcards to Senator Jeff Flake's...


May 29, 2014, 14:25 ET As New Poll Shows Bipartisan Majority Of Arizonans Support Gun Safety, Arizonans Urge Senator Flake To Protect Women From Gun Violence By Supporting Background Checks For All Gun Sales

As new polling out today shows that a bipartisan majority of Arizonans support gun safety measures, Arizonans today urged...


May 29, 2014, 10:14 ET ONE MILLION 'Not One More' POSTCARDS: 250,000 Americans Send Postcards to Political Leaders to Demand an End to Gun Violence

In just over 24 hours, more than 250,000 Americans have signed up to send one million postcards to their elected leaders with three simple words:...


May 28, 2014, 09:34 ET Everytown and Moms Launch Automatic Postcard Campaign To Send Message to Political Leaders in Wake of Santa Barbara Shooting: 'Not One More'

Inspired by the powerful words of Richard Martinez, whose son Christopher Michaels-Martinez was killed on Friday in the Santa Barbara tragedy,...