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May 14, 2015, 12:51 ET
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New Report From Major Cities Chiefs And Everytown Reveals That 52 Percent Of Incidents In Which Cops Were Shot To Death In The Line Of Duty Are Committed By People Prohibited From Buying Or Possessing Guns

On the heels of the shooting deaths of four police officers in the last week – one in New York City, one in Post Falls, Idaho and two in...

May 14, 2015, 10:41 ET
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New Broad-Based Coalition Announces June 2 as First-Ever National Gun Violence Awareness Day and Calls on Americans Nationwide to "Wear Orange"

Today a broad coalition of leading organizations, cultural influencers, community members and activists unveiled "Wear Orange"...

May 09, 2015, 13:14 ET
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Hundreds Join Everytown And Moms Demand Action Today For Third Annual Brooklyn Bridge March And Rally To End Gun Violence

 A crowd of hundreds joined Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a part of Everytown for Gun Safety, on the Brooklyn Bridge this...

May 04, 2015, 12:09 ET
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Everytown and Moms Demand Action Release #NotAnAccident Index and Launch 'Be Smart' Campaign to Reduce Unintentional Child Shootings

At the start of Mother's Day week, Everytown for Gun Safety and Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America today released the #NotAnAccident Index...

Mar 26, 2015, 09:00 ET
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Everytown, Florida Moms Demand Action Release Poll That Shows Strong Majority Of Floridians Oppose Guns On Campus And In K-12 Schools Legislation

 Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund and Florida Moms Demand Action today released a new poll showing a strong majority of Floridians opposes...

Mar 19, 2015, 15:00 ET
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Everytown for Gun Safety and Nebraska Moms Demand Action Call on Lawmakers to Oppose Guns in Bars and Punishing Nebraska Cities for Common Sense Public Safety Measures

The Nebraska chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a part of Everytown for Gun Safety, calls on Nebraska lawmakers to oppose...

Mar 13, 2015, 18:26 ET
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Mississippi Moms: State Legislators Stood Up For Public Safety In Defeating SB 2618, Permitless Carry Bill

The Mississippi chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America lauded Magnolia State political leaders today for standing up for public...

Mar 09, 2015, 10:23 ET
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"Backpacks, Not Bullets": Coalition Of Moms, Gun Violence Survivors, Law Enforcement, Educators, And Students Rally Against Guns-In-Schools Bills At State Capitol

 Everytown for Gun Safety and the Florida chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Safety joined with a coalition of gun violence survivors, law...

Mar 05, 2015, 09:00 ET
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Everytown, Florida Moms Demand Action Release New TV Ad, "Backpacks, Not Bullets," In Opposition To Guns In Schools Bills

Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund and the Florida chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America today released a new television ad,...

Mar 02, 2015, 16:11 ET
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Everytown for Gun Safety and Moms Demand Action Thank Maryland Senator Barbara Mikulski for Her Leadership on Gun Violence Prevention

In response to today's retirement announcement from Maryland Senator Barbara Mikulski, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a part of...

Feb 27, 2015, 19:51 ET
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Everytown Statement on Missouri Court's "Strict Scrutiny" Decision That Allows Convicted Felons to Possess Guns

In response to Missouri Circuit Court Judge Robert H. Dierker's ruling today that will allow convicted felons to possess firearms as a result of...

Jan 21, 2015, 08:13 ET
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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
Dec 15, 2014, 18:33 ET
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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
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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...

Dec 10, 2014, 15:08 ET
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Two Years Since Newtown: Moms Demand Action And Everytown Release Report On Nearly 100 School Shootings And Advertisement On Lockdown Culture In American Schools

 Nearly two years since the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School, Everytown for Gun Safety and Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America...

Dec 10, 2014, 10:24 ET
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Two Years Since Newtown: Everytown & Moms Demand Action Release Report On Nearly 100 School Shootings And Advertisement On Lockdown Culture In American Schools

Nearly two years since the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School, Everytown for Gun Safety and Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America...

Dec 10, 2014, 10:23 ET
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Two Years Since Newtown: Everytown And Moms Demand Action Release Report On Nearly One Hundred School Shootings And Advertisement On Lockdown Culture In American Schools

Nearly two years since the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School, Everytown for Gun Safety and Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America...

Dec 10, 2014, 10:17 ET
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Two Years Since Newtown: Everytown And Moms Demand Action Release Report On Nearly 100 School Shootings And Advertisement On Lockdown Culture In U.S. Schools

 Nearly two years since the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School, Everytown for Gun Safety and Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in...

Dec 10, 2014, 09:56 ET
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Two Years Since Newtown- Everytown And Moms Demand Action Release Report On Nearly 100 School Shootings And Advertisement On Lockdown Culture In American Schools

Nearly two years since the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School, Everytown for Gun Safety and Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America today...