Skip to content

New Here?

After Newtown, a Missoula mom forms a Montana chapter of a national gun control group

February 5, 2013

Nancy de Pastino

Nancy de Pastino, 1MM4GC, Missoula Chapter

Nancy de Pastino was heartbroken when she heard about the Newtown shooting. The Missoula mom and portrait photographer first hugged her children, then went and
Click to listen to radio interview.

Click to listen to radio interview.

hugged her daughter’s first grade teacher. Then she started a Montana chapter of the national organization “One Million Moms for Gun Control”, an organization started by a mom in Indiana, right after the Newtown massacre.

In this feature interview, de Pastino tells News Director Sally Mauk she took the Newtown shooting “very personally” and decided to become an activist for gun control.

If you're a member of the media, please send inquiries to [email protected]