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October 17, 2013 – MOMS DEMAND ACTION FOR GUN SENSE IN AMERICA WISCONSIN CHAPTER TO HOLD DOMESTIC GUN VIOLENCE AWARENESS EVENT
October 17, 2013 – MOMS DEMAND ACTION FOR GUN SENSE IN AMERICA SOUTH CAROLINA LAUNCHES OCTOBER DOMESTIC GUN VIOLENCE AWARENESS CAMPAIGN
October 17, 2013 – MOMS DEMAND ACTION FOR GUN SENSE IN AMERICA TO HOLD “LINE IN THE SANDBOX” RALLY TO COUNTER OPEN CARRY ADVOCATES PROTEST IN SAN ANTONIO
October 17, 2013 – MOMS DEMAND ACTION FOR GUN SENSE IN AMERICA TEXAS CHAPTER LAUNCHES OCTOBER DOMESTIC GUN VIOLENCE AWARENESS CAMPAIGN
October 17, 2013 – MOMS DEMAND ACTION FOR GUN SENSE IN AMERICA ARIZONA CHAPTER TO HOLD DOMESTIC GUN VIOLENCE AWARENESS EVENT
October 17, 2013 – MOMS DEMAND ACTION FOR GUN SENSE IN AMERICA ARIZONA CHAPTER TO HOLD DOMESTIC GUN VIOLENCE AWARENESS EVENT
October 17, 2013 – MOMS ACROSS THE COUNTRY WANT JUSTICE FOR 8-YEAR-OLD BOY SHOT IN THE FACE IN TEXAS
October 11, 2013 – OFFICIAL STATEMENT- MOMS DEMAND ACTION FOR GUN SENSE IN AMERICA REACTS TO GOV. BROWN’S VETO OF SEVEN GUN REFORMS PASSED BY THE CALIFORNIA ASSEMBLY
October 11, 2013 – MOMS DEMAND ACTION FOR GUN SENSE IN AMERICA – NORTH DAKOTA CHAPTER – CALLS FOR SCHOOLS AND LAWMAKERS TO STAND STRONG ON GUN-FREE SCHOOLS
October 11, 2013 – OFFICIAL STATEMENT: MOMS DEMAND ACTION FOR GUN SENSE IN AMERICA REACTS TO GUN LOBBY ANNOUNCEMENT PROCLAIMING SANDY HOOK MASS SHOOTING ANNIVERSARY AS “GUNS SAVE LIVES DAY”
October 10, 2013 – MOMS DEMAND ACTION FOR GUN SENSE IN AMERICA LAUNCHES CAMPAIGN PRESSURING STAPLES TO BAN GUNS FROM ITS STORES
October 9, 2013 – MOMS DEMAND ACTION FOR GUN SENSE IN AMERICA APPLAUDS THE FLORIDA LEGISLATURE FOR REVISITING THE STATE’S CURRENT STAND YOUR GROUND STATUTE
October 3, 2013 – MOMS DEMAND ACTION FOR GUN SENSE IN AMERICA OFFICIAL STATEMENT- DAVE EVANS, LEGISLATIVE AIDE WHO LEFT LOADED GUN IN CAPITOL BATHROOM, STEPS DOWN AFTER GRASSROOTS MOVEMENT CALLS FOR HIS TERMINATION
October 1, 2013 – MOMS DEMAND ACTION FOR GUN SENSE IN AMERICA LAUNCHES OCTOBER DOMESTIC GUN VIOLENCE AWARENESS CAMPAIGN
October 1, 2013 – MOMS DEMAND ACTION FOR GUN SENSE IN AMERICA EDUCATING RESTAURANT OWNERS OF NEW LAW WHICH TAKES EFFECT OCTOBER 1
October 1, 2013 – MARYLAND CHAPTER OF MOMS DEMAND ACTION FOR GUN SENSE IN AMERICA SUPPORTS FIREARMS SAFETY ACT
September 30, 2013 – OFFICIAL STATEMENT: MOMS DEMAND ACTION FOR GUN SENSE IN AMERICA REACTS TO NEW YORK TIMES REPORT ON UNDERREPORTING OF CHILD SHOOTING DEATHS
September 23, 2013 – MOMS DEMAND ACTION FOR GUN SENSE IN AMERICA ANNOUNCES MAURA SHERLACH SCHWARTZ AS NATIONAL SPOKESPERSON
September 11, 2013 – OFFICIAL STATEMENT: MOMS DEMAND ACTION FOR GUN SENSE IN AMERICA RESPONDS TO COLORADO RECALL ELECTION RESULTS
September 3, 2013 – MOMS DEMAND ACTION FOR GUN SENSE IN AMERICA STANDS WITH COLORADO STATE SENATORS MORSE AND GIRON, COLORADO LEADERS WHO STAND FOR OUR CHILDREN’S SAFETY
August 29, 2013 – MOMS DEMAND ACTION APPLAUDS WHITE HOUSE ACTION; CALLS ON CONGRESS TO FOLLOW WITH COMMON-SENSE REFORMS
August 27, 2013 – MOMS DEMAND ACTION FOR GUN SENSE IN AMERICA ASKS MOMS TO KICK OFF THE SCHOOL YEAR WITH GUN SENSE
August 23, 2013 – NEWTOWN ACTION ALLIANCE, MOMS DEMAND ACTION FOR GUN SENSE IN AMERICA, AND NATIONAL GUN VICTIMS ACTION COUNCIL URGE STARBUCKS CEO HOWARD SCHULTZ TO MEET WITH NEWTOWN FAMILIES, BAN GUNS FROM STORES

August 21, 2013 – MOMS DEMAND ACTION FOR GUN SENSE IN AMERICA TO HOLD FIRST “SKIP STARBUCKS SATURDAY” THIS WEEKEND
August 20, 2013 – OFFICIAL STATEMENT: MOMS DEMAND ACTION FOR GUN SENSE IN AMERICA REACTS TO SHOTS FIRED AT MCNAIR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IN GEORGIA
August 16, 2013 – OFFICIAL STATEMENT: MOMS DEMAND ACTION FOR GUN SENSE IN AMERICA REACTS TO GOV. CHRISTIE’S VETO OF COMMONSENSE GUN LAWS IN NEW JERSEY
August 7, 2013 – OFFICIAL STATEMENT: MOMS DEMAND ACTION FOR GUN SENSE IN AMERICA ASKS STARBUCKS TO DENOUNCE AND PROHIBIT THE ARMED RALLIES TO BE HELD BY GUN ADVOCATES IN STORES NATIONWIDE ON FRI., AUG. 9
July 30, 2013 – MOMS DEMAND ACTION FOR GUN SENSE IN AMERICA HOLDING “LEMONADE STANDS” ACROSS THE COUNTRY
July 29, 2013 – OFFICIAL STATEMENT: MOMS DEMAND ACTION FOR GUN SENSE IN AMERICA ON STARBUCKS’ APPROVING RALLIES OF ARMED GUN ADVOCATES INSIDE STORES
July 22, 2013 – MOMS DEMAND ACTION FOR GUN SENSE IN AMERICA SUPPORTS NATIONAL DIVESTMENT CAMPAIGN AGAINST MANUFACTURERS OF ASSAULT WEAPONS AND HIGH-CAPACITY AMMO CLIPS
July 13, 2013 – MOMS DEMAND ACTION FOR GUN SENSE IN AMERICA OFFICIAL STATEMENT ON TRAYVON MARTIN VERDICT
July 7, 2013 – MOMS DEMAND ACTION FOR GUN SENSE IN AMERICA LAUNCHES CAMPAIGN PRESSURING STARBUCKS TO BAN GUNS FROM ITS STORES
July 5, 2013 – MOMS DEMAND ACTION FOR GUN SENSE IN AMERICA SUPPORTS HB 436 VETO BY MISSOURI GOVERNOR NIXON
July 1, 2013 – MOMS DEMAND ACTION FOR GUN SENSE IN AMERICA PARTICIPATING IN MORE THAN A DOZEN LOCAL JULY 4th PARADES ACROSS THE COUNTRY
June 25, 2013 – MOMS DEMAND ACTION FOR GUN SENSE IN AMERICA CELEBRATES MARKEY VICTORY IN MASSACHUSETTS U.S. SENATE RACE
June 12, 2013 – MOMS DEMAND ACTION FOR GUN SENSE IN AMERICA LAUNCHES FATHER’S DAY CAMPAIGN TO ENCOURAGE CONGRESS TO HAVE GUN SENSE
June 11, 2013 – Game Over – Video Game Industry Urged to Stop Promoting Guns and Gun Manufacturers
June 6, 2013 – MOMS DEMAND ACTION FOR GUN SENSE IN AMERICA ANNOUNCES ENDORSEMENT OF REP. ED MARKEY OF MASSACHUSETTS IN U.S. SENATE RACE
May 31, 2013 – MOMS DEMAND ACTION FOR GUN SENSE IN AMERICA ON STARBUCKS’ DECISION TO BAN SMOKING, BUT NOT LOADED WEAPONS
May 20, 2013 – MOMS DEMAND ACTION FOR GUN SENSE IN AMERICA LAUNCHES NEW CAMPAIGN DEMANDING CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY
May 16, 2013 – MOMS DEMAND ACTION FOR GUN SENSE IN AMERICA TAKES THE FIGHT FOR GUN SENSE TO THE STATES
May 15, 2013 – CONGRESSMAN TIERNEY, JOINED BY FOUNDERS OF MOMS DEMAND ACTION AND STOP HANDGUN VIOLENCE, UNVEILS NEW “SMART GUN” BILL TO HELP PREVENT GUN VIOLENCE
May 6, 2013 – MOMS DEMAND ACTION FOR GUN SENSE IN AMERICA LAUNCHES MOTHER’S DAY CAMPAIGN HONORING GUN VIOLENCE VICTIMS
April 17, 2013 – MOMS DEMAND ACTION FOR GUN SENSE IN AMERICA OFFICIAL STATEMENT – BACKGROUND CHECKS VOTE
April 15, 2013 – MOMS DEMAND ACTION FOR GUN SENSE IN AMERICA RAMPS UP EFFORTS IN ADVANCE OF SENATE VOTE ON GUN LEGISLATION
April 11, 2013 – MOMS DEMAND ACTION FOR GUN SENSE IN AMERICA HOLDING “STROLLER JAMS” ACROSS THE COUNTRY
April 10, 2013 – OFFICIAL STATEMENT REGARDING MANCHIN-TOOMEY AGREEMENT FROM MOMS DEMAND ACTION FOR GUN SENSE IN AMERICA
April 10, 2013 – MOMS DEMAND ACTION FOR GUN SENSE IN AMERICA LAUNCHES NEW PUBLIC APPEAL CAMPAIGN LEADING INTO CONGRESSIONAL VOTE
April 2, 2013 – OFFICIAL STATEMENT: MOMS DEMAND ACTION FOR GUN SENSE IN AMERICA’S REACTION TO THREATENED FILIBUSTER BY 13 SENATORS
April 2, 2013 – OFFICIAL STATEMENT: MOMS DEMAND ACTION FOR GUN SENSE IN AMERICA’S REACTION TO NRA ANNOUNCEMENT ON SCHOOL SHIELDS
April 1, 2013 – MOMS DEMAND ACTION FOR GUN SENSE IN AMERICA TO SPONSOR “MOMS DEMAND ACTION WEEK” TO PRESSURE CONGRESS TO PASS STRONGER GUN LAWS
March 29, 2013 – MOMS DEMAND ACTION FOR GUN SENSE ASKS: WHY DO WE BAN A CHOCOLATE EASTER EGG TO PROTECT AMERICAN CHILDREN, BUT NOT ASSAULT WEAPONS?
March 28, 2013 – MOMS DEMAND ACTION FOR GUN SENSE IN AMERICA PARTICIPATES IN PRESIDENT’S REMARKS ON GUN VIOLENCE PREVENTION
March 19, 2013 – MOMS DEMAND ACTION FOR GUN SENSE IN AMERICA OFFICIAL STATEMENT ON ASSAULT WEAPONS BAN EXCLUSION from gun violence prevention
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March 6, 2013 – MOMS DEMAND ACTION FOR GUN SENSE IN AMERICA ANNOUNCES MOMS TAKE THE HILL DAY IN WASHINGTON, DC
February 19, 2013 – ONE MILLION MOMS FOR GUN CONTROL BECOMES MOMS DEMAND ACTION FOR GUN SENSE IN AMERICA
February 14, 2013 – Shannon Watts’ Remarks at Children’s Defense Fund “Have A Heart – Protect Children, Not Guns” press conference
February 12, 2013 – Official Statement – In Response to the State Of The Union Address
February 12, 2013 – PRESS ADVISORY – Hadiya Pendleton’s Mother at Press Conference on Valentine’s Day held by Children’s Defense Fund and One Million Moms for Gun Control
February 11, 2013 – ONE MILLION MOMS FOR GUN CONTROL’S “MOMS DEMAND ACTION WEEK” WILL PRESSURE CONGRESS TO PASS STRONGER GUN LAWS
February 6, 2013 – ONE MILLION MOMS FOR GUN CONTROL LAUNCHES “HAVE A HEART” SOCIAL MEDIA CAMPAIGN
January 26, 2013 – Shannon Watts’ remarks at “March On Washington For Gun Control”
January 25, 2013 – UPDATE – 1MM4GC National Events For January 26, 2013
January 21, 2013 – 1MM4GC NYC Rally remarks by Shanon Watts
January 20, 2013 – 1MM4GC National Events on Jan. 26, 2013
January 16, 2013 – Official Statement (English) | (Spanish)
January 11, 2013 – NYC, Washington Demonstrations
January 4, 2013 – Stamford, CT Gun Show
January 2, 2013 – 113th Congress Called To Act
December 21, 2012 – Response to NRA
December 17, 2012 – Organization Founded

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JANUARY 26, 2013 - Shannon Watts, Founder, One Million Moms For Gun Control with Rep. Chris Van Hollen of Maryland's 8th District at the March on Washington for Gun Control.
JANUARY 26, 2013 – Shannon Watts, Founder, One Million Moms For Gun Control with Rep. Chris Van Hollen of Maryland’s 8th District at the March on Washington for Gun Control.
JANUARY 26, 2013 – Shannon Watts, Founder, One Million Moms For Gun Control at the March on Washington for Gun Control. “I am not a politician. I am a mom from Indiana. I am an accidental activist. I am here for those of you who—like me—can’t be anywhere else, because we love our children and cannot breathe when we fear for their safety”
JANUARY 26, 2013 – Shannon Watts, Founder, One Million Moms For Gun Control at the March on Washington for Gun Control. “I am not a politician. I am a mom from Indiana. I am an accidental activist. I am here for those of you who—like me—can’t be anywhere else, because we love our children and cannot breathe when we fear for their safety”
JANUARY 24, 2013 — WASHINGTON – Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-California introduces a bill that would ban the sale, transfer, manufacturing and importation of 100 specialty firearms along with certain semiautomatic weapons. Photo by Renee Bouchard, Official Senate Photographer.
JANUARY 24, 2013 — WASHINGTON – Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-California introduces a bill that would ban the sale, transfer, manufacturing and importation of 100 specialty firearms along with certain semiautomatic weapons. Photo by Renee Bouchard, Official Senate Photographer.
JANUARY 24, 2013 — WASHINGTON - Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-California introduces a bill that would ban the sale, transfer, manufacturing and importation of 100 specialty firearms along with certain semiautomatic weapons. Photo by Renee Bouchard, Official Senate Photographer.
JANUARY 24, 2013 — WASHINGTON – Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-California introduces a bill that would ban the sale, transfer, manufacturing and importation of 100 specialty firearms along with certain semiautomatic weapons. Photo by Renee Bouchard, Official Senate Photographer.
JANUARY 21, 2013 - NYC - One Million Moms for Gun Control members march across the Brooklyn Bridge before a rally in City Hall Park on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.  Photo ©2013 by Dan Brody
JANUARY 21, 2013 – NYC – One Million Moms for Gun Control members march across the Brooklyn Bridge before a rally in City Hall Park on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Photo ©2013 by Dan Brody
JANUARY 21, 2013 - NYC - One Million Moms for Gun Control members march from Cadman Plaza Park in Brooklyn across the Brooklyn Bridge before a rally in City Hall Park on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.  Photo ©2013 by Dan Brody
JANUARY 21, 2013 – NYC – One Million Moms for Gun Control members march from Cadman Plaza Park in Brooklyn across the Brooklyn Bridge before a rally in City Hall Park on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Photo ©2013 by Dan Brody