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2014-09-12 12:23:57

I-594, Background Check Initiative, Would Protect Law Enforcement by Preventing Convicted Felons and Other Prohibited Purchasers from Getting Guns; Research Shows Background Checks Save Officers' Lives SEATTLE, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Officers Down," a new analysis of FBI data released today by Everytown for Gun Safety, reveals that nearly two-thirds of Washington State police shot to death in a 30-year span were murdered by people who had been barred from...

2014-07-07 08:24:51

Like the NRA, Everytown Asks Candidates Where They Stand on Critical Gun Issues; See Full Questionnaire at www.GunSenseVoter.org/10questions NEW YORK, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- What: On the heels of a recent Quinnipiac University poll that found 92 percent of Americans, including gun owners, support background checks on all gun sales, Everytown for Gun Safety today issued its...

2014-07-07 08:24:36

Like the NRA, Everytown Asks Candidates Where They Stand on Critical Gun Issues; See Full Questionnaire at www.GunSenseVoter.org/10questions NEW YORK, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On the heels of a recent Quinnipiac University poll that found 92 percent of Americans, including gun owners, support background checks on all gun sales, Everytown for Gun Safety today issued its first "Gun Sense Voter" questionnaire, 10 questions for political candidates to tell Americans...

2014-06-23 23:02:10

Gun Violence in the United States, An Eye Opening Article Released Today by NoBullying: http://nobullying.com/gun-violence-in-the-united-states/ London, UK (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 Just about every week it seems like anyone can open up a newspaper, turn on a television or log on to the Internet and hear about another shooting in a school, office building or mall. NoBullying releases today a guide to gun violence in the United States. Most shootings often occur between individuals who do not...

2014-05-22 08:26:54

New Report, Closing the Gap, Shows Since Mayors Against Illegal Guns First Documented Missing NICS Records in 2011, Mental Health Records Jumped from 1.1M to 3.4M NEW YORK, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Just days after new polling that shows an overwhelming bipartisan majority of Americans continue to support expanding background checks, new FBI data released today by Everytown for Gun Safety shows the number of mental health records in the National Instant Criminal Background Check...

2014-04-25 12:24:25

Moms From Across the Country, Survivors and Advocates to Gather on Sidelines of NRA Convention in Indianapolis to Provide Counterweight to Gun Lobby and Represent Overwhelming Majority of Americans - Including Gun Owners - Who Support Gun Safety INDIANAPOLIS, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the 143(rd) NRA Annual Meeting gets underway in Indianapolis, Everytown for Gun Safety, the new organization bringing together Mayors Against Illegal Guns, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in...

2014-04-16 12:20:43

Golden Event is One of Ten Across the Country to Kick Off 'Everytown'; Group will Rally Americans to Join Fight to End Gun Violence that Kills 86 Americans Every Day GOLDEN, Colo., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One year after Congress failed to pass legislation to require comprehensive gun background checks despite near-unanimous public support, mayors, moms, gun violence survivors, law enforcement, gun owners and other Coloradans will gather today to launch...

2014-04-16 08:21:24

Chapel Hill Event is One of Ten Across the Country to Kick Off 'Everytown'; Group will Rally Americans to Join Fight to End Gun Violence that Kills 86 Americans Every Day CHAPEL HILL, N.C., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One year after Congress failed to pass legislation to require comprehensive gun background checks despite near-unanimous public support, mayors, moms, gun violence survivors, faith leaders, lawmakers, law enforcement officials, and other North Carolinians...

2014-04-07 08:25:06

Moms Call on Legislators to Focus on State Background Checks Loophole and Lax Permit, License and Training Protocols AUSTIN, Texas, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Texas chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America will attend and testify at the hearing of the Committee on Agriculture, Rural Affairs and Homeland Security. WHO: Hilary Rand, Regional Manager of the Texas...

2014-04-05 23:02:08

In April of 2013, the United States Concealed Carry Association (USCCA) gave away 30 brand-new guns through their “Gun-A-Day” promotion. The organization plans to repeat the giveaway this year. West Bend, WI (PRWEB) April 05, 2014 In efforts to rally responsibly armed Americans across the nation, the United States Concealed Carry Association (USCCA) is giving away a gun every day throughout the entire month of April. It’s no joke: The USCCA kicked off its “Gun-A-Day” Giveaway...


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