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May 05, 2016, 20:12 ET Everytown, Arizona Moms Denounce Senate Passage Of Bill That Would Hand Over Arizona's State Sovereignty To Other States; Urge Governor Ducey To Veto

 The Arizona chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today released the following statement...


Apr 20, 2016, 18:36 ET Delaware Moms Praise State Lawmakers For Advancing Legislation That Would Close Charleston Loophole

 The Delaware chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a part of Everytown for Gun Safety, today applauded state legislators for...


Mar 17, 2016, 12:39 ET Lucy McBath, Mother Of Slain Teenager Jordan Davis, Joins Mississippi Moms, Gun Violence Survivors, And Faith Leaders To Urge Lawmakers To Reject Dangerous Permitless Carry Bill

 Lucy McBath, whose son Jordan Davis was shot and killed at a Jacksonville, FL gas station in 2012 over loud music, today joined with the...


Feb 26, 2016, 09:10 ET Everytown, Kansas Moms and Gun Violence Survivors Respond to Workplace Shooting in Hesston

 The Everytown Survivor Network and the Kansas chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, both a part of Everytown for Gun Safety,...


Feb 25, 2016, 15:04 ET Everytown, Mississippi Moms Demand Action Release New Television Ad Opposing HB 786, Which Would Allow Permitless Carry

Everytown for Gun Safety and the Mississippi Chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America today released a new television ad that will...


Jan 29, 2016, 20:05 ET Everytown and Moms Demand Action Applaud Facebook's Groundbreaking Decision to End All Unlicensed Gun Sales Arranged On Its Platforms

 Everytown for Gun Safety and Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America today applauded Facebook for taking an important step to keep guns...


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...


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...


Aug 26, 2015, 18:12 ET New Statements And Information: Everytown, Virginia Moms Demand Action Respond To Shooting Today In Which Reporter And Photographer Killed Live On Air, Interviewee Injured

Shannon Watts, founder of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for Gun Safety, and Jennifer Herrera, the volunteer...


May 14, 2015, 12:51 ET 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 "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 02, 2015, 16:11 ET 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 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...


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...


May 05, 2014, 17:41 ET Minnesota Becomes Third State In 2014 To Pass Legislation To Protect Women And Children By Keeping Guns From Domestic Abusers, Defeating Decade-Long NRA Resistance

Today Minnesota joined Washington State and Wisconsin in passing legislation this year to protect women and children by keeping guns out of the...


May 05, 2014, 08:00 ET Texas Moms Demand Action Statement On Intimidating And Aggressive Open Carry At Dallas/Fort Worth Home Depot And Jack In The Box

 Kellye Burke, Texas chapter leader of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, released the below statement today in response to a group...


Apr 25, 2014, 11:00 ET Not Your Grandparents' NRA: Everytown for Gun Safety Debuts New Television Ad and Report on How the NRA Leadership's Extremism Puts American Lives at Risk

As the 143rd NRA Annual Meeting gets underway in Indianapolis, Everytown for Gun Safety, the new organization bringing together Mayors Against...