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Apr 01, 2014, 12:03 ET Media Advisory: Florida Mayors, Gun Violence Survivors, Gun Owners and Moms To Gather at the State Capitol Wednesday to Support Local Authority Over Guns; Oppose Arming Teachers

A broad coalition of Florida mayors, gun violence survivors, gun owners, and moms will gather on the steps of the State Capitol in Tallahassee on...


Feb 12, 2014, 11:16 ET New Analysis Breaks Down 44 School Shootings Since Sandy Hook Tragedy; Moms Ask Congress To Heal Their Broken Hearts And Urge Action On Safer Gun Laws

 Today, Moms Demand Action and Mayors Against Illegal Guns released an analysis of school shootings in America since Newtown. The analysis can...


Feb 12, 2014, 07:00 ET As Valentine's Day Nears, Moms Ask Congress To Heal Their Broken Hearts And Urge Action On Safer Gun Laws

 Since the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, there have been at least 44 school shootings – 13 in...


Jan 30, 2014, 07:40 ET New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio Joins Mayors Against Illegal Guns, National Bipartisan Coalition Of Mayors Committed To Reducing Gun Violence

 New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio today joined Mayors Against Illegal Guns, the national bipartisan coalition of mayors across the United...


Jan 28, 2014, 11:32 ET Mayors Against Illegal Guns And Moms Demand Action Release "State Of The Gun Violence Prevention Movement" Video

www.DemandAction.org/SOTU In advance of President Obama's State of the Union address tonight, two of the country's leading and newly merged...


Jan 21, 2014, 16:57 ET Statement From Moms Demand Action Regional Manager Who Was In Lockdown During Shooting At Purdue University Today, The 35th School Shooting Since Newtown

Mayors Against Illegal Guns and Moms Demand Action Release List of School Shootings and Updated Ad Featuring School Shooting Scenario:...


Jan 15, 2014, 13:33 ET Statement From Mayors Against Illegal Guns On The Gun-Related Provisions In The FY2014 Omnibus Appropriations Bill

Mayors Against Illegal Guns today released the following statement from Chairman John Feinblatt on the FY2014 Omnibus Appropriations bill...


Jan 15, 2014, 13:12 ET Statement From Mayors Against Illegal Guns On United States V. Castleman

Case Will Determine Whether Domestic Violence Offenders Can Possess Guns Today the U.S. Supreme Court will hear United States...


Dec 19, 2013, 08:07 ET Mayors Against Illegal Guns And Moms Demand Action To Join Forces, Unite A National Movement To Protect Communities And Save Lives

Merger Brings Together Americans From Every Background to Fight For Common-Sense Reforms to Keep Guns Out of Dangerous Hands  Mayors...


Dec 18, 2013, 16:23 ET Statement Of Support From New Jersey Mayors Against Illegal Guns For Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop

New Jersey Mayors Against Illegal Guns released the following statement today in response to the criticism from a member of the National Rifle...


Dec 12, 2013, 12:00 ET Mayors Against Illegal Guns Releases New Investigation Showing High-Volume Private Sellers Are Transferring Tens Of Thousands Of Guns Online With No Background Checks

More than 243,000 Guns Annually May be Illegally Transferred via Unregulated Private Sellers on a Single Website – Armslist.com  Nearly...


Dec 12, 2013, 11:35 ET No More Silence: Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America and Mayors Against Illegal Guns Honor Newtown Anniversary with Over 50 Events in More than 35 States

On Saturday, December 14, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America and Mayors Against Illegal Guns will gather at over 50 events in more than 35...


Nov 21, 2013, 17:25 ET Twenty Years After U.S. Requires Gun Background Checks, New FBI Data Shows Alaska Undermines Gun Background Check System By Failing To Submit Records On Dangerously Mentally Ill

National "Do Not Sell" Database Still Missing Hundreds of Thousands of State and Federal Records, Making it Easy for People with Severe Mental...


Nov 21, 2013, 17:20 ET Twenty Years After U.S. Requires Gun Background Checks, New FBI Data Shows Vermont Undermines Gun Background Check System By Failing To Submit Records On Dangerously Mentally Ill

National "Do Not Sell" Database Still Missing Hundreds of Thousands of State and Federal Records, Making it Easy for People with Severe Mental...


Nov 21, 2013, 17:17 ET Twenty Years After U.S. Requires Gun Background Checks, New FBI Data Shows South Dakota Undermines Gun Background Check System By Failing To Submit Records On Dangerously Mentally Ill

National "Do Not Sell" Database Still Missing Hundreds of Thousands of State and Federal Records, Making it Easy for People with Severe Mental...


Nov 21, 2013, 17:12 ET Twenty Years After U.S. Requires Gun Background Checks, New FBI Data Shows Oklahoma Undermines Gun Background Check System By Failing To Submit Records On Dangerously Mentally Ill

National "Do Not Sell" Database Still Missing Hundreds of Thousands of State and Federal Records, Making it Easy for People with Severe Mental...


Nov 21, 2013, 17:04 ET Twenty Years After U.S. Requires Gun Background Checks, New FBI Data Shows Mississippi Undermines Gun Background Check System by Failing to Submit Records on Dangerously Mentally Ill

National "Do Not Sell" Database Still Missing Hundreds of Thousands of State and Federal Records, Making it Easy for People with Severe Mental...


Nov 21, 2013, 16:55 ET Twenty Years After U.S. Requires Gun Background Checks, New FBI Data Shows Hawaii Undermines Gun Background Check System By Failing To Submit Records On Dangerously Mentally Ill

National "Do Not Sell" Database Still Missing Hundreds of Thousands of State and Federal Records, Making it Easy for People with Severe Mental...


Nov 21, 2013, 16:51 ET Twenty Years After U.S. Requires Gun Background Checks, New FBI Data Shows Nebraska Undermines Gun Background Check System by Failing to Submit Records on Dangerously Mentally Ill

National "Do Not Sell" Database Still Missing Hundreds of Thousands of State and Federal Records, Making it Easy for People with Severe Mental...


Nov 21, 2013, 15:28 ET Twenty Years After U.S. Requires Gun Background Checks, New FBI Data Shows Information Gaps Still Allow Criminals To Get Firearms

National "Do Not Sell" Database Still Missing Hundreds of Thousands of State and Federal Records, Making it Easy for People with Severe Mental...


Oct 30, 2013, 08:26 ET Media And Event Advisory: Domestic Violence Survivors And Advocates To Call On Congress To Pass Background Checks To Save Women's Lives

38 Percent Fewer Women Killed in States That Require Background Checks For All Handgun Sales; 90 Percent of Americans Support Comprehensive...


Oct 28, 2013, 15:47 ET Domestic Violence Survivors And Advocates Fly-In To Call On Congress To Pass Background Checks To Save Women's Lives

38 Percent Fewer Women Killed in States That Require Background Checks For All Handgun Sales; 90 Percent of Americans Support Comprehensive...


Sep 19, 2013, 11:15 ET Hundreds of Americans Rally in Washington, D.C. to Launch Next Phase in National Fight to Fix Gun Background Check System

Participants Urge Congress to Support Sensible Gun Laws That Save Lives; 90 Percent of Americans Support Comprehensive Background Checks Rally...


Sep 19, 2013, 07:48 ET Media and Event Advisory: Today: Americans Will Rally in Washington, D.C. to Launch Next Phase in National Fight to Fix Gun Background Check System

Participants Will Urge Congress to Support Sensible Gun Laws That Save Lives; 90 Percent of Americans Support Comprehensive Background Checks...