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Nov 07, 2018, 03:56 ET Gun Sense Majority: Everytown for Gun Safety Defeats NRA, Achieves Major Federal and State Electoral Victories

Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund and Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a part of Everytown, celebrated a win for the gun safety...


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 survivors of gun...


Sep 10, 2015, 11:00 ET Andy Parker, Father of Murdered WDBJ-TV Reporter Alison Parker, Senator Mark Warner, Senator Tim Kaine, Virginia Governor Terry Mcauliffe Join Gun Violence Survivors, Moms in Washington, D.C. to Demand Leaders do "Whatever It Takes" to Save Lives

Today Andy Parker made his first visit to Washington, D.C. since his daughter – WDBJ-TV reporter Alison Parker – was killed on live television just...


Jul 24, 2015, 11:26 ET Louisiana Moms, Aurora Theater Shooting Survivor Respond To Lafayette Movie Theater Shooting In Which Two Were Killed And Nine Were Injured

Everytown for Gun Safety today released statements from the Louisiana chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown for...


Jul 10, 2015, 06:24 ET Everytown Statement On FBI News That Charleston Shooter's Background Check Was Incomplete

In response to breaking news today from the Federal Bureau of Investigation that the Charleston shooter should not have been able to purchase the gun ...


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 Hattiesburg, ...


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" (www.wearorange.org),...


Feb 27, 2015, 07:51 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 his...


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 federal background check system is working in Vermont, blocking...


Dec 10, 2014, 05:47 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, 03:04 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 ballot...


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 Washington ...


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 police...


Aug 21, 2014, 01:15 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, 04:17 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 new...


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 violence...


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 – Representative Mike...


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 – Everytown ...


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 violence-related ...


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 owners, support background checks on all...


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...