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January 24, 2013

San Francisco Chronicle – Million Moms group pushes for gun control

I think the last election demonstrated the collective power of women. When they care about an issue, and they mobilize, they feel really empowered to make a difference. — Michelle Sandberg, M.D., Pediatrician, Mother of three…
January 23, 2013

Stronger Gun Laws: The Next Women’s Issue?

With women deciding the election for Obama, a gap on stronger gun laws could be a defining issue in elections to come. Pew notes men are divided as to whether Obama’s proposed gun policies are “about right” or “go too…
January 23, 2013

One Million Moms Make a Case for Stricter Gun Control

It’s not tough to imagine what a woman — or any parent, for that matter — will do when it comes to ensuring the safety of their child. — Michaela Pommells, Anti-bias Activist, Organizer, Educator Many parents…
January 21, 2013

One Million Moms For Gun Control Rally In NYC

Moms: We can never back down from our newfound conviction and resolution to strengthen this country’s gun regulations. We will not go back to letting the National Rifle Association and Congress and State Legislatures tell us how to keep our…
January 21, 2013

The Stand in the Schoolhouse Door by Pam Allyn

Today, January 21, I am joining with One Million Moms for Gun Control to walk in a rally to call attention to the need to create a safer, nonviolent world for children. — Pam Allyn, literacy and education expert…
January 21, 2013

Obama’s Gun-Control Has This Growing Mom Movement Behind It

By Scott Goodson, Contributor, Forbes If you start to see 1MM4GC chalked on your sidewalk or bus shelter, don’t assume it’s urban graffiti. Scott GoodsonFor…
January 21, 2013

A Million Moms Against Gun Violence by Shannon Watts

Moms across the country express their love for their children AND their demand for new gun control laws. The Second Amendment does not make this an “either/or” conversation: Americans can own guns and be responsible; our children can…
January 21, 2013

Gun-Control Advocate Looking for a Million Good Moms

When you see 6- and 7-year-old babies shot 11 times in a classroom, a place we consider a safe haven, that’s a tipping point. The N.R.A. outlined how they saw the vision of America. That future is everyone is armed…
January 20, 2013

1MM4GC National Events on Jan. 26

One Million Moms for Gun Control is sponsoring and co-sponsoring marches and rallies throughout the nation on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013 to demand action on common-sense gun control laws. One Million Moms for Gun Control will co-sponsor the…
January 20, 2013

1MM4GC Local Chapters On Facebook

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January 20, 2013

Up Close: Gun Control ABC7 New York With Kim Russell And Marie Delus from 1MM4GC

Kim Russell, National Director of Chapter Outreach, One Million Moms For Gun Control and Marie Delus from the Brooklyn Chapter discuss, their personal involvement with gun violence and activism inspired by the tragedy at the Newtown, CT shooting massacre.
January 20, 2013

One Million Moms 4 Gun Control Kim Russell NY1 Television Interview

There are many issues that have led to our current epidemic of gun violence. I think they all need to be addressed. Mental health, our culture of video games, etc. WE are addressing gun regulations. —…
January 20, 2013

Press Releases

January 20, 2013

Hart to Heart: Gun violence is a parenting issue

MADD changed the conversation from the rights of drivers to have a good time on Saturday night to the rights of those they would maim and kill. And that is the only way this next parenting fight can be won.
January 19, 2013

Why I am marching for gun control

I am not a mother. I am not a teacher. I am not a policy person. I am not a safety expert. But none of that matters. I had to act. The victims at Sandy Hook were everyone’s children. The…
January 19, 2013

Gun lobby has reigned too long in state capitals

The pro-gun side has assigned itself the privilege of telling the rest of us what the Second Amendment stands for — basically no holds barred access to firearms, no matter how deadly. We don’t have to accept that interpretation.
January 19, 2013

Gun-control group to rally in Jersey City park

I think that people who are on the side of gun-violence prevention aren’t going to allow themselves to be bullied anymore, they’ve found the bravery to stand up to the other side. — Mandi Perlmutter, New Jersey…
January 18, 2013

Bill to Arm Virginia School Employees Deferred

This is just a horrible idea. You don’t mix more firearms with small children. — Rebecca Caffrey, One Million Moms For Gun Control Several gun-rights supporters, many wearing lapel stickers saying “Guns Save Lives,” spoke in…
January 18, 2013

Jersey City – Mayor Healy to join One Million Moms for Gun Control for Jan. 26 rally

One Million Moms for Gun Control – NJ has been overwhelmed by the response of our New Jersey elected officials, especially Mayor Healy’s office. As we rally together, we want to send a powerful message to Washington that we will…
January 18, 2013

Can mothers take on gun violence with the same impact as drunk driving?

Like Mothers Against Drunk Driving helped change lax laws in the 1980s, One Million Moms for Gun Control will not rest until common-sense gun laws are put in place at both the national and state levels. We are the wave…
January 18, 2013

One Million Moms For Gun Control Launches “How do you wear your heart?” Campaign

Today One Million Moms for Gun Control launches our new campaign “How Do You Wear Your Heart?” We want moms across the country to express their love for their children AND their demand for new gun control laws.
January 17, 2013

Kathleen Turner, Shannon Watts and others, to speak at D.C. gun control march

One Million Moms for Gun Control was founded on Dec. 14, 2012 by Indiana mother Sharon Watts. The organization has established nearly 75 branches across the country. In addition to joining the March on Washington for Gun Control, 1MM4GC’s New…
January 17, 2013

Declaración Official Un Millión de Madres para el Control de Armas (1MM4GC)

Declaración Official Un Millión de Madres para el Control de Armas (1MM4GC) La legislación propuesta hoy por el President Obama mejorará la seguridad de nuestros hijos en ciudades, zonas rurales, y en las afueras de la ciudad.(Indianapolis,…
January 17, 2013

From Washington, D.C. to Seattle, Washington The Day Was About Reducing Gun Violence, Deaths

Click for PDF of President Obama’s plan to reduce gun violence. We have to examine ourselves in our hearts, and ask yourselves what is important? This will not happen, unless the American people demand it. If parents…

Did you know

Black Americans represent the majority of gun homicide victims and are 10 times more likely than white Americans to die by gun homicide.