Actually, law enforcement disagrees—and overwhelmingly support background checks for all gun sales.

Trump says supporting police means backing weaker gun safety laws
America is the most dangerous country for women in the developed world.

We need to make sure violent domestic abusers don't have guns.
"It is the presence of firearms that makes violent encounters more likely to become deadly encounters. So why would anyone think it’s a good idea to add concealed firearms to college campuses?"

Allowing concealed weapons on college campuses is a silly, and dangerous, idea
Bernie Phillip has been a NRA member for nearly half a decade.

He recently broke with the NRA when he urged his state representative to oppose NRA-backed bills that would allow permitless carry, and guns in schools in Texas.

“I’m all for our 2nd Amendment rights but these two bills are downright irresponsible,” Phillip wrote to his representative.

This Texas gun owner has been an NRA member for 46 Years. Now he's speaking out
The NRA is trying to block background checks for all gun sales in New Mexico because they say it's too hard to find a dealer to get one.

Well, we discovered it's actually pretty easy.
Last year, Chicago saw a 59% increase in murders over 2015.

There is no excuse for this violence, but several other cities are experiencing even worse rates of gun violence.

St. Louis, Baltimore, Detroit are a few of those cities, and they also deserve our attention.

Chicago still isn’t the murder capital of America
Here's why we're joining thousands of women today at the Women's March on Washington:

The Women's March On Washington Isn't About One Day
Gun violence is a women's issue: Guns help turn domestic violence into murder.

That's why hundreds of Everytown and Moms Demand Action volunteers are converging on Washington, D.C. to join the National Women's March.
Thank you, President Obama.

We are extremely fortunate to have had someone like you in the White House, who wasn't afraid to stand up to the gun lobby and worked to end gun violence.

You will be missed.
"The woman who could be our next Secretary of Education said she would support allowing guns into our children's schools.

This means that guns could become a part of our children's daily lives, and that the very place we expect to be a haven for learning math and science could be where our kids learn how to duck and cover."

—Erica Lafferty, daughter of Sandy Hook principal Dawn Lafferty...
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Daughter of Sandy Hook principal: DeVos’ position on guns in schools is a threat to our kids' safety
President-elect Trump has vowed to force guns into schools on Day One. On Tuesday, his nominee for Secretary of Education supported his stance, citing Grizzly bears—yes, Grizzly bears.

We need leaders who will fight to keep our kids safe from gun violence—not force guns into their classrooms.

Our nation's children should go to school to learn how to read and write, not how to duck and cover.

Tell the Senate: Keep guns out of our kids' schools
Florida's gun murders have risen 32% since the state passed deadly "shoot first" law.

States considering similar legislation should take notice.

Fallout from Florida's “stand your ground” law
Law enforcement overwhelmingly support common sense measures to keep guns out of the hands of dangerous people.
Can't make it to the National Women's March, but still want to speak out about gun violence against women?

We've got you covered.

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Most mass shootings in 2016 were by domestic abusers, and they overwhelmingly affected women and children.

Chilling fact about mass shootings in 2016
Donald Trump's Dept. of Education nominee, Betsy DeVos, said guns in schools may be necessary to protect students from grizzly bears...
Find out why Billy Eichner challenges comedian Keegan-Michael Key to collect as many guns as he can on a gun safety themed obstacle course.

"Billy on the Street" shows how easy it is to get a gun in America
Gun violence is a women's issue: In an average month, 50 women are shot to death by a current or former partner in the United States.

That's why next weekend, hundreds of Everytown and Moms Demand Action volunteers are converging on Washington, D.C. to join the National Women's March.

If you can't make it to Washington, find a march near you!

Attend a women's march in your community
A Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration in Miami took a violent turn when gunfire erupted Monday afternoon.

The shooting occurred in a park named after the civil rights leader, where annual celebrations have taken place since the 1970s.

It's sad that a day to honor Dr. King—who promoted nonviolence—turned violent because someone had a gun.

8 injured during shooting at MLK celebration in Miami