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July 25, 2013

Moms Agree: New Gun Bill Raises Safety Concerns

By Gavin Off and Sarah Ellis, Charlotte Observer Members of Moms Demand Action, a group that formed after the school massacre in Newtown, Conn., last year, are hoping McCrory vetoes the bill. Suzanne Rallis Conway, regional manager for Moms…
July 25, 2013

Letter to the Editor: A congressman’s ‘no’ vote on a gun bill

by Kristin Wald, Moms Demand Action New Jersey Last Wednesday, Congressman Rodney Frelinghuysen, who represents New Jersey’s 11th District, including parts of Montclair, voted against preventing those individuals on the federal terrorist watch list from obtaining guns and firearms.
July 22, 2013

Moms Demand Corporate Responsibility: Eight Financial Firms Dump all Gun Stocks, 14 More Cut Holdings

Moms and women oversee nearly 80 percent of household spending; Moms Demand Action is going to make sure they spend and invest those dollars at businesses and institutions that respect and support the safety of our children and families. By…
July 21, 2013

Empathy: Turning Outward to Change the World (At Least a Little Bit)

When it comes to traumatic events, the only thing that can stem the tide of violence is empathy. We have to allow ourselves to feel the pain of parents who have lost children to violence. By Sheela Raja, PhD…
July 20, 2013

American Moms Honor the Victims of the Aurora Mass Shooting One Year Later

By Shannon Watts, Founder of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense In America Moms also are not going to be cowed into silence…
July 19, 2013

Moms Demand Action NJ Calls On Congressman to Explain Vote Against Closing the “Terror Gap”

By Louis C. Hochman, Gun control advocates in New Jersey are criticizing Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen for voting against a measure to close the so-called “terror gap.” Frelinghuysen joined 26 other Republicans and two Democrats Wednesday in…
July 18, 2013

Moms Demand Action Helps Cook County, IL Approve Stricter Firearms Storage Rules

Marjorie Fujara, a pediatrician at Cook County’s Stroger Hospital who also is head of the Moms Demand Action group, said she thinks tougher regulations are needed to keep kids away from firearms. She said children as young as 3 are…
July 17, 2013

Moms Demand Action Taking on a Starbucks’ Gun Policy – WXIN July 17th, 2013

By Jake Miller, Fox59 Indianapolis [responsive_youtube mGvA8yhdAUU] An Indianapolis mom is asking a popular coffee chain to change their gun policy. Shannon Watts, the founder of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America is calling…
July 17, 2013

Moms Demand Action Founder Shannon Watts Discusses the Need for Common Sense Gun Laws on MSNBC

[responsive_youtube yw7cQR21RkA] Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense In America Founder Shannon Watts discusses Trayvon Martin, Sybrina Fulton, and the urgent need for common-sense gun laws in America on MSNBC…
July 16, 2013

Moms Demand Action Challenges Starbucks Policy on Guns

[responsive_youtube 0NRYmsrOPLw] By Nicole Pence – ZIONSVILLE – An Indiana woman is leading a charge to keep guns out a popular coffee shop. Indiana law allows Hoosiers to legally carry a gun if they…
July 15, 2013

What if George Zimmerman had not had a gun?

By Nina Vinik (Image via WIKIMEDIA COMMONS) A Kel-Tec PF-9 9mm pistol, the same model used by George Zimmerman in the shooting of Florida…
July 14, 2013

Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense In America Founder Shannon Watts on Disrupt with Karen Finney – July 14th, 2013

Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense In America Founder Shannon Watts discusses Trayvon Martin and the future of the movement for common-sense gun laws in the U.S. on MSNBC’s Disrupt with Karen Finney.
July 13, 2013

Today, We Are All Trayvon Martin’s Mother

Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense In America’s Official Statement on the Trayvon Martin Verdict Today, we are all Trayvon Martin’s mother. Trayvon, a 17-year- old victim of gun violence, was sadly one of the children and teens shot…
July 11, 2013

Starbucks Shooting Sparks Health Debate: Smoking Guns vs. Smoking Cigarettes

By Rick Anderson, Seattle Weekly Despite the recent wounding of a customer and a new campaign by an anti-gun group, Starbucks isn’t giving up on its controversial policy to permit the open carry of guns in its U.S.
July 11, 2013

Coffee Please, But No Guns

by Jennifer Harper, The Washington Times A Sig Sauer with that non-fat vanilla latte? Uh, no, says the Indiana-based grass-roots group Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, which has launched a…
July 8, 2013

Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense In America Launches Campaign Pressuring Starbucks To Ban Guns From Its Stores

Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America announced today that it is launching a campaign to demand that Starbucks ban guns from its stores nationwide. The company currently allows patrons to bring loaded firearms into their stores in…
July 6, 2013

Moms Demand Action in Lakewood Ohio!

In Lakewood, OH, the city’s Independence Day Parade featured a new group of marchers. Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense In America was established the day after the tragedy at Sandy Hook elementary school and their goal is…
July 5, 2013

Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense In America Supports the HB 436 Veto by Missouri Governor Nixon

The St. Louis and Kansas City chapters of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America applaud the decision made by Governor Jay Nixon today to veto HB436, which would have made it a crime for federal agents to…
July 5, 2013

Moms moving on push for gun reform

By HADAS GOLD, These mothers groups are planning to have some serious political influence on the 2014 midterm elections, creating PACs, registering themselves as 501(c)4 organizations and running ads on the local level. “We’re…
July 5, 2013

Growing group of moms ‘declares independence’ from gun violence

By Eli Stokols, Fox31 Denver DENVER — Few groups waiting to march through Park Hill Thursday during the neighborhood’s annual July 4 parade worry about whether they’ll be booed. But that was the reality for…
July 5, 2013

Groups use Independence Day to promote causes

By Erin Mulvaney, Houston Chronicle Michelle Green, a leader of the Houston chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense, said many Houstonians and Texans would be surprised to know that it’s legal to walk…
July 3, 2013

Moms Demand Action with Gabby Giffords and Mark Kelly

[slider_pro id=”19″ width=”600px”] Members of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense In America’s North Dakota Chapter meet with Gabby Giffords and Mark Kelly of Americans for Responsible Solutions in Mandan, ND.
June 27, 2013

Taking on the Big Guns

by Alex Nibblet, TulsaKids Magazine Women gather in a house across the street from a Tulsa high school. An attractive fruit tray, cheese and other hors d’oeuvres cover the dining table. As guests fill the…
June 25, 2013

Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense In America Celebrates Markey Victory in Massachusetts U.S. Senate Race

Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America congratulates Ed Markey on his win tonight to become the next US Senator from Massachusetts, and a reliable vote for stronger gun laws in America. The former Representative and newly elected…

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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.