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Everytown and Moms Demand Action: a recent history of exploiting mass shootings

Updated: Dec 9, 2019

It should come as no surprise that the #1 name in gun control is usually the first to jump at the opportunity to use a tragedy for the opportunity to push their agenda. Let’s explore 3 recent ones: Tree of Life synagogue shooting in Pittsburg, PA, Poway Synagogue shooting in Poway, CA, and also the Virginia Beach shooting in VA.


2 days after the Tree of Life shooting (10/27/18), Everytown for Gun Safety reaches out to Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto.




And that promise by Paul S. John was kept. A few days later.....





This is all the behind the scenes view of what led to what would be known as the proposed Pittsburgh gun ban

https://time.com/5563367/pittsburgh-gun-reform-tree-life/







This (also part of the Time article) is exactly what Everytown is trying to fight (per email from Eric Tirschwell dated 11/5/18):





This whole mess led to the county DA to make a statement that led to Peduto throwing a temper tantrum

https://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/2019/01/22/mayor-peduto-criticizes-da-over-proposed-gun-ban/