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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


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…
January 4, 2013

Are California Teachers’ Pensions Funding the NRA?

California teachers who are horrified to know that some of their pension funds may have been given to the NRA should ask CalSTRS to demand that Cerberus disclose all politically-related contributions and sponsorships … — Richard Robbins…
January 4, 2013

The NRA Claims the AR-15 Is Useful for Hunting and Home Defense. Not Exactly.

The Freedom Group’s…
January 4, 2013

NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg meets with Gabrielle Giffords on Gun Control

You’d think that if a congresswoman got shot in the head, that would have changed Congress’ views. — NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg ©2013 By Holly Bailey,…
January 4, 2013

Big push in new Congress for gun control

“These devices (high-capacity ammunition magazines) are used to kill as many people as possible in the shortest amount of time possible, and we owe it to innocent Americans everywhere to keep them out of the hands of dangerous people,”…
January 2, 2013

Who Pays for the Right to Bear Arms?

Gun rights defenders argue that gun laws don’t reduce violence, noting that many cities with high gun violence already have strict gun laws. But this ignores the ease with which urban residents can evade local laws by obtaining guns from…
January 2, 2013

Debunking Nine Myths of the Gun-Control Debate – by Bloomberg View

As Vice President Joe Biden said during the 2008 campaign, “Barack Obama ain’t taking my shotguns, so don’t buy that malarkey.” By Jeffrey Goldberg, Myth…
January 1, 2013

Pediatricians: Ban assault weapon sales

As pediatricians, we believe that children deserve a safe environment in which to grow and learn. These incidents are always horrific, but the fact that young children were the victims in this case makes us even more passionate about trying…
January 1, 2013

“It’s Time to Protect the Peaceful” — Pamela Kripke

I am not free to behave as myself because of the killings. I am not free to walk on a street without fearing that someone might whip a firearm from inside a coat, or out of a purse. I am…
January 1, 2013

Other nations have reduced gun violence, why can’t we? Kansas City Star Commentary

Other nations have successfully chosen to regulate guns and have reduced gun violence as a result. Why can’t we? — James Werrell ©2013 JAMES WERRELL The Rock Hill Herald Guns don’t kill people,…
January 1, 2013

Clergy: Would Jesus pack heat? NRA: Do pastors pack any clout?

WWJD — How can it be that “pro-life” leaders in Congress, so passionate in defense of the unborn, be at the same time among the gun lobby’s most steadfast supporters? “The gun lobby is no match for the cross lobby.”…
December 31, 2012

A call for more sensible gun laws

We urge Delph and other elected officials to reconsider Indiana’s gun laws and take action to decrease the number of gun related homicides in Indiana. In reference to Sen. Mike Delph’s Dec. 26 letter: One Million Moms for Gun Control…
December 30, 2012

Gun critics need to learn from NRA success

The NRA rates how favorable officials and candidates are to its cause. There’s a lesson there for the other side. Give the highest rating of “4 Doves” to someone if you like their position on gun restrictions. Make guns an…
December 30, 2012

Kelly Cameron Addresses The Gun Divide In Columbus, Ohio

About the school shooting in Newtown, Ct., “This was the last straw for me. I can’t get those children’s faces out of my mind.” — Kelly Cameron, Columbus, Ohio Chapter COLUMBUS, Ohio — The place guns should have…
December 29, 2012

Noah Pozner’s Family Remembers and Mourns Youngest Child Lost in Newtown Rampage

Missing Noah: The slain boy’s mother has dreamt of searching an empty house calling out in vain for him. She told President Obama about the dream, and he told her Noah would answer her calls if she listened…
December 29, 2012

This Is What Teachers Learning to Shoot Guns Look Like – from The Atlantic Wire

The apparent post-Newtown craze for gun-rights activists to transform teachers into gun-class students has arrived despite the fact that no armed civilian has killed a mass shooter in the past three decades.
December 29, 2012

The Deadly Fantasy of Assault Weapons – The New York Times Editorial

“There is an allure to this weapon (the Bushmaster rifles) that makes it unusually attractive, The way it looks, the way it handles — it screams assault weapon. — Scott Knight, former chairman of the International Chiefs of Police Firearms…
December 29, 2012

A Tougher Assault Weapons Ban – The New York Times Editorial

New legislation proposed by Senator Dianne Feinstein in response to the Newtown, Conn., murders would provide a far more effective ban on military-style assault weapons…

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.