Video Perspectives On Gun Violence
Two Students From Palo Alto’s (CA) Castilleja High School Create Video In Tribute Of Newtown Massacre Victims
Palo Alto Castilleja High School students Nayanika Kapoor and Katja Teichmann made this film in honor of the victims of Sandy Hook and to thank the members of One Million Moms for Gun Control for coming together to demand new and stronger gun control laws after the tragedy. The senseless massacre of innocent children and brave adults in Newtown occurred four weeks ago today. Please encourage 26 friends to join us today in honor of this date — there is strength in numbers. #momsdemandaction
One Million Moms For Gun Control Calls For Common Sense Compromise on Gun Laws
“We just want some common sense compromise, and approach … so that our kids can go to school and come home alive
— One Million Moms For Gun Control”
Cleveland, Ohio Moms On a Gun Control Mission
In the tradition of the Mothers Against Drunk Driving the One Million Moms Movement for Gun Control is raising its voice to put a stop to gun violence across America, including right here in northeast Ohio.
— Lisa Ciocia, Cleveland, Ohio Chapter of One Million Moms For Gun Control
Northeast Ohio Moms Join One Million Moms For Gun Control To Change Gun Laws
The age of the children, and the fact that I have a child that’s school age, really just hit home to me, knowing that could have been my daughter (at Sandy Hook Elementary School in CT) …
— Melissa, a Cleveland mother
One Million Moms For Gun Control’s Kim Russell Fights For Common Sense Gun Laws
We do not want our schools to feel like prisons. We want our schools to feel like nurturing, safe environments. What is next? Are they going to put armed guards at Disney World? We don’t think more guns is the answer.
— Kim Russell, National Director Of Chapter Outreach, One Million Moms for Gun Control
Controversial Stamford, CT Gun Show Denounced By One Million Moms For Gun Control
As a lifetime resident of Fairfield County, the same county as Newtown, I believe it is too soon for a gun show to be held so close to Sandy Hook. We are still under the microscope of the media, our children are still asking questions, and we are asking for time to grieve.
— Kara Baekey, of the Fairfield County, Connecticut, Chapter of One Million Moms for Gun Control
Moms lobby for gun control – Shannon Watts Speaks With Alex Witt
Why are we asking someone who profits from the proliferation of guns and ammunition to give us advice on how we can be better protected from guns. It’s just not common senses … We’ve got to have some common sense solutions … and I really think Moms are going to help bring that to the table.
Shannon Watts, founder of One Million Moms for Gun Control, discusses the group’s campaign for gun control laws with MSNBC’s Alex Witt. (Aired on December 24, 2012)
“80 Million moms aren’t going to let the NRA drive the discussion” – Shannon Watts
80 Million moms aren’t going to let the NRA drive the discussion on this… We are not going to stop this time until there are common sense gun control laws put in place at the federal and state levels. — Shannon Watts, founder of One Million Moms for Gun Control on MSNBC December 24, 2012
Gun violence victim: ‘Deeply disappointed’ by NRA
Kim Russell explains why she disagrees with the NRA’s reaction to the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings.
President Obama Responds to We the People Petitions Related to Gun Violence
In the days since the tragedy in Newtown, Americans from all over the country have called for action to deter mass shootings and reduce gun violence, and hundreds of thousands of people have signed petitions on whitehouse.gov’s We the People platform. In this video message, President Obama responds, explaining a comprehensive effort to come up with a broader set of serious proposals and encouraging Americans to continue their participation in this important process.