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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…
January 16, 2013

One Million Moms for Gun Control … Moms rise up once again

Images from the Moms Demand Action campaign State Rep. Stacey Newman (St. Louis, MO) As a former Million Mom who marched on the front lines with my then 7 year old daughter and 750,000 others…
January 16, 2013

One Million Moms For Gun Control Supports The Obama Administration Efforts To Reduce Gun Violence

Proposal calls for universal background checks for all purchasers and other common sense measures President Obama signs 23 Executive Orders to aid in the reduction of gun violence on January 16, 2013. He calls on the American people…
January 16, 2013

Gun violence survivor Kim Russell: ‘I feel much safer’ in New York because of Cuomo’s new law

I am so grateful to be a New Yorker now. I feel much safer. Hopefully his law will set the standard for the country. — Kim Russell, National Director of Chapter Outreach, One Million Moms For Gun…
January 15, 2013

Texas Rep. Dan Flynn’s Bill Wants To Reduce Handgun Proficiency Training Hours

We want our children to be safe. Data shows that we can implement reasonable gun legislation while not undermining people’s right to self-defense and to hunt. — Jane, member of One Million Moms For Gun Control Flynn…
January 14, 2013

812 Shot To Death Since Newtown Massacre One Month Ago

Dear President Obama, I am 12 years old and in seventh grade. We have lockdown drills for if someone enters the school. I always looked at those as drills we just have to do. I…
January 13, 2013

Phone Calls Pressure Elected Officials To Act On Gun Control Laws

Most of the 200 calls to the office of Rep. Mike Doyle, a Forest Hills, PA Democrat, were ‘very heavily in favor of doing something.’ Gun Debate Lights Up Congressional Phone Lines Gun stores across the nation have reported brisk…
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…

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.