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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...

2014-07-29 08:28:03

Ad to Air in Washington, D.C., Arizona, Nevada, and New Hampshire; Domestic Violence Survivors and Advocates From Across The Country Join Everytown in DC to Urge Congress to Close Loopholes that Allow Abusers and Stalkers to Get Guns WASHINGTON, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Everytown for Gun Safety today released a new television and online advertisement depicting a harrowing encounter of domestic abuse and gun violence ahead of this week's Senate Judiciary Committee hearing -...

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...

2014-05-22 16:21:16

WASHINGTON, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An amendment offered this week that would have forced the Department of Defense (DoD) to allow military personnel to openly carry loaded firearms on U.S. military bases has been withdrawn by the Congressman who attempted to push it through as part of the National Defense Authorization Act (H.R. 4435). The amendment - offered by Congressman Louie Gohmert (R-TX) - ignored specific recommendations in a 2013 DoD report, published after...

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...

2014-05-20 16:21:07

Top Military Officials Agree that Forcing Military Installations to Allow Soldiers to Carry Loaded Weapons on Base is Dangerous; Amendment Would Override Current 22-year old Dept. of Defense Policy WASHINGTON, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A dangerous amendment submitted this week by Congressman Louie Gohmert (R-TX) to the National Defense Authorization Act (H.R. 4435) would overturn a 1992 Department of Defense (DoD) policy and force the DoD and every military installation...

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...


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