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January 13, 2013

Albany, New York Letter: Gun reform needs much stronger lobby

NRA members are willing to spend $35 per year in order to advance their interests. What are we willing to spend to protect our families from military-style weapons? — Lisa Ribeiro, Albany, New York The NRA…
January 13, 2013

Norwalk, CT Mom Doesn’t Want To Talk About Gun Control Any More

This is not about dialogue. This is about action; this is about motivating people to reach out online, with handwritten letters, with in-person protests and rallies to their lawmakers. — Kara Baekey, Fairfield (CT) County chapter of One Million…
January 12, 2013

Indy-based One Million Moms for Gun Control Planning Major March In DC And Rally In NYC

By Mike Corbin – [email protected] | @WIBC_MikeCorbin Click to listen to Shannon Watts’ interview by Mike Corbin, WIBC. One Million Moms for Gun…
January 12, 2013

Columbus Chapter of One Million Moms for Gun Control Gaining Momentum With Social Media

When I was a kid, I had a gun held on me as a threat … as a mom I just want public places to be safe for my kid … it makes me angry that…
January 12, 2013

ln Sacramento, One Million Moms For Gun Control Calls Common Sense Gun Control Debate

Children are now going to school worried whether or not they are going to live through the day. We’re not anti-gun but we don’t want guns in the hands of people who are unstable or…
January 11, 2013

Republican Joe Scarborough: NRA is protecting gun manufacturers, not the Second Amendment

Can we just break through the BS?” Morning Joe host Joe Scarborough said on Friday’s Morning Joe. “This is not—for the NRA—about Second Amendment rights.This is about gun manufacturers making millions and millions and millions of dollars. This is about…
January 11, 2013

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…
January 11, 2013

Local voices on gun control issue speaking loud and clear to Washington D.C.

We have to keep the Second Amendment, but look at common sense regulation that will assure that when I send my son to school everyday, he’s gonna come back and right now those laws are not in place.
January 10, 2013

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” (video file embedded)…
January 10, 2013

ONE MILLION MOMS FOR GUN CONTROL ANNOUNCES DEMONSTRATIONS IN NYC AND DC

Moms Who Can’t Attend to Participate in Local and Virtual Gatherings (Indianapolis, IN) One Million Moms for Gun Control announced today that it would sponsor and co-sponsor several major events in January to demand action on common-sense gun control…
January 10, 2013

Reframing the Gun Debate – This time things are different – By Charles M. Blow

The White House is weighing a far broader and more comprehensive approach to curbing the nation’s gun violence than simply reinstating an expired ban on assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition, according to multiple people involved in the administration’s discussions.
January 10, 2013

Can Mothers Help Frame the Gun Control Conversation in America?

Maybe, by coming together, we can focus attention on the need for better access to mental health services; challenge the notion that owning semiautomatic weapons and high-capacity magazines is inscribed in the Constitution and rally elected officials on both…
January 10, 2013

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January 9, 2013

ONE MILLION MOMS FOR GUN CONTROL TO CO-SPONSOR MARCH IN WASHINGTON, DC

Moms Who Can’t Make it to the Beltway to March Locally (Indianapolis, IN) One Million Moms for Gun Control announced today that it will co-sponsor the March on Washington for Gun Control in Washington, DC, on Sat., Jan…
January 8, 2013

Cleveland, Ohio Moms On a Gun Control Mission – WOIO

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…
January 8, 2013

NEWS ANALYSIS — More Guns = More Killing

As guns proliferate, legally and illegally, innocent people often seem more terrorized than protected. ©2013 By ELISABETH ROSENTHAL, The New York Times IN the wake of the tragic shooting deaths at Sandy Hook Elementary School in…
January 8, 2013

Keeping Guns Away From Children

The United States has the dubious distinction of leading high-income countries in firearm homicides, suicides and unintentional deaths among young people. By JANE E. BRODY I doubt that our forebears who ratified the Second Amendment in 1791 ever…
January 7, 2013

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) ……
January 7, 2013

London Daily Mail – International Spotlight On One Million Moms For Gun Control And Ongoing Gun Control Story In United States

By DAILY MAIL REPORTER, ASSOCIATED PRESS and REUTERS REPORTER An antique gun show went ahead as planned on Saturday 40 miles from the site of the December 14 mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, even…
January 6, 2013

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…
January 5, 2013

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…
January 5, 2013

Gunman and Three Others Killed Today After Standoff in Aurora, Colo.

©2013 By RAVI SOMAIYA, The New York Times Four people, including a gunman who was suspected of taking hostages inside a house in Aurora, Colo, died Saturday after astandoff with the police, the authorities said. The…
January 4, 2013

ONE MILLION MOMS FOR GUN CONTROL PROTESTING GUN SHOW NEAR NEWTOWN MASSACRE SITE TOMORROW

The majority of Mothers of America made a promise after Newtown that we would not move on again from another mass shooting without action. We must join together to say that this is not acceptable: not in this community, and…
January 4, 2013

Stamford Mayor Allows Gun Show 40 Miles From Where Adam Lanza Killed His Mother Before Sandy Hook Gun Rampage; Waterbury Police Chief cancels gun show

Stamford Mayor Michael Pavia told The Stamford Advocate that event planners should be “sensitive” to the timing of the show. Waterbury, CT’s police chief has halted permits for gun shows, saying he’s concerned a firearm purchased in his city might…

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