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June 20, 2014

Moms Demand Action Kicks Off #OffTarget Weekends, Moms to Shop at Stores with Gun Sense Instead of Target

More than 300,000 Have Signed Petition Asking Target Corp. to Prohibit Open Carry of Firearms Moms’ Petition Follows Gun Extremist Demonstrations in Stores and Previous Corporate Public Safety Victories with Chipotle, Sonic, Chili’s, Jack in the Box, Starbucks, Facebook, Instagram…
June 18, 2014

New Report Explores How Weak Laws Allow Domestic Abusers and Stalkers to Buy and Keep Guns, Calls on Political Leaders to Close Loopholes to Save Women’s Lives

Progress in the States: In 2014 Everytown and Moms Demand Action Worked to Pass Bipartisan Laws in Louisiana, Minnesota, New Hampshire, Washington, Wisconsin and Vermont to Keep Guns Out of Abusers’ Hands A new report from Everytown for Gun…
June 16, 2014

Moms Demand Action Statement on Weekend Open Carry Rally at at Texas Target Store

More than 286,000 Have Signed Petition Asking Target Corp. to Prohibit Open Carry of Firearms in Stores; #OffTarget Moms’ Petition Follows Gun Extremist Demonstrations in Stores and Previous Corporate Public Safety Victories with Chipotle, Sonic, Chili’s, Jack in the Box,…
June 11, 2014

Change in Gun Laws Now up to Public

by David Jackson, USA Today On Dec. 14, 2012, hours after a gunman massacred 20 children at an elementary school in Connecticut, a choked-up President Obama said that “we’re going to have to come together…
June 10, 2014

Hardball with Chris Matthews: Another School Shooting Rocks the US

via MSNBC [youtube id=”rgjE8iF12e0″] Chris Matthews talks to Jim Cavanaugh and Shannon Watts about Tuesday morning’s deadly shooting at an Oregon high school that left two dead, including the shooter.
June 10, 2014

Everytown and Moms Demand Action Statements on Oregon School Shooting That Killed One Student

Shooting at Reynolds High School in Troutdale, OR is the 74th School Shooting Since Newtown, and the 37th in 2014; See Full List Here After today’s school shooting at Reynolds High School in Troutdale, Oregon,…
June 6, 2014

Statement on Seattle Pacific University Shooting

Today’s Shooting That Killed One Person and Injured at Least Two Was 73rd School Shooting Since Newtown Tragedy Everytown for Gun Safety released the following statements from John Feinblatt, President of Everytown and Shannon Watts, Founder of Moms Demand…
June 5, 2014

Shannon Watts Discusses Gun Reform, Target, and the New Demonstrations by Open Carry Extremists

[youtube id=”eFoY1VUpehA”] Shannon Watts, creator of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America joins Jansing & Co. to discuss gun reform, Target, and the new demonstrations by open carry extremists.
June 5, 2014

Real Gun Found in Toy Aisle of Target Store in Myrtle Beach As Moms Demand Action Continues Petition to Target Corp. to Prohibit Open Carry of Firearms in Stores

More than 25,000 Americans Sign Petition to Target in Less Than 48 Hours; #OffTarget Moms’ Petition Follows Gun Extremist Demonstrations in Stores and Previous Corporate Public Safety Victories with Chipotle, Sonic, Chili’s, Jack in the Box, Starbucks, Facebook, Instagram…
June 4, 2014

Moms Demand Action Calls on Target Corp. to Prohibit Open Carry of Firearms in Stores

Moms’ Petition Follows Gun Extremist Demonstrations in Stores and Previous Corporate Public Safety Victories with Chipotle, Sonic, Chili’s, Jack in the Box, Starbucks, Facebook, Instagram; #OffTarget Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America launched a national petition today…
June 2, 2014

Why Aren’t We Doing More to Keep Women Safe From Gun Violence?

By Shannon Watts, Founder of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, via Huffington Post The tragic shooting in Santa Barbara last week sparked an important conversation: why aren’t we doing more to…
May 30, 2014

Moms Demand Action Thanks Sonic and Chili’s for Asking Customers to Leave Their Guns at Home in Response to Moms’ Petition

Victory Follows Previous Moms Demand Action Corporate Public Safety Victories with Chipotle, Starbucks, Facebook, Instagram, Jack in the Box; #ShakesNotShotguns #RibsNotRifles Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America is thanking Sonic and Brinker International, including Chili’s Grill &…
May 28, 2014

Everytown and Moms Launch Automatic Postcard Campaign To Send Message to Political Leaders in Wake of Santa Barbara Shooting: ‘Not One More’

At UCSB Memorial Yesterday, Richard Martinez, Father of Shooting Victim, Asked Americans to Send a Postcard to Elected Officials to Demand an End to Gun Violence Inspired by the powerful words of Richard Martinez,…
May 28, 2014

Moms Launch Petition Calling on Chili’s and Sonic Drive-In to Prohibit Open Carry of Firearms Following Gun Extremist Group Demonstrations at Restaurants

Petition Follows Previous Moms Demand Action Corporate Public Safety Victories with Chipotle, Starbucks, Facebook, Instagram, Jack in the Box; #RibsNotRifles #ShakesNotShotguns Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America launched a national petition today calling on Chili’s Grill and…
May 28, 2014

Moms Demand Action Founder Shannon Watts on ‘All In with Chris Hayes’ May 27, 2014

Chris Hayes talks to Shannon Watts, founder of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense In America, and Jessica Valenti, founder of Feministing.org, about the online world of harassment, misogyny and violence that women encounter daily.
May 22, 2014

When It Comes to Common-Sense Gun Laws, Moms Will Never Give Up

by Shannon Watts, via MSNBC When it comes to protecting our children, our families and our communities from gun violence – moms will never give up. – Shannon Watts, Founder of Moms Demand Action for…
May 19, 2014

Moms Demand Action Thanks Chipotle for Asking Customers to Leave Their Guns at Home in Quick Response to Moms’ Petition

Victory Follows Previous Moms Demand Action Corporate Public Safety Victories with Starbucks, Facebook, Instagram, Jack in the Box; #BurritosNotBullets In a statement released today to media, a spokesman for Chipotle said, “…we are respectfully…
May 19, 2014

Statement From Chipotle Asking That Customers Not Bring Guns Into Restaurants

The issue of gun ownership or gun rights has become one of the most contentious debates in the country. Chipotle has never taken a position on this issue, as we focus instead on our mission to change the way people…
May 19, 2014

Moms Launch Petition Calling on Chipotle to Prohibit Firearms After Gun Extremist Group Holds Semi-Automatic Rifle-Carrying Demonstration at Dallas Restaurant This Weekend

Petition Follows Previous Moms Demand Action Corporate Public Safety Victories with Starbucks, Facebook, Instagram, Jack in the Box; #BurritosNotBullets Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America launched a national petition today calling on Chipotle CEO Steve Ells to…
May 16, 2014

Gun Extremists and Intimidation

Via MSNBC Chris Hayes talks to Mark Follman, Senior Editor at Mother Jones, and Shannon Watts, the founder of Moms Demand Action, who faced harassment at the hands of gun rights extremists.
May 15, 2014

Spitting, Stalking, Rape Threats: How Gun Extremists Target Women

By Mark Follman, Mother Jones AS JENNIFER LONGDON STEERED her wheelchair through the Indianapolis airport on April 25, she thought the roughest part of her trip was over. Earlier that day she’d participated in an…
May 13, 2014

Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America Statement in Response to Shooting of Arizona Toddler in Home with Unsecured Guns

The Arizona chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America released the following statement from chapter leader Kara Pelletier in response to authorities’ discovery of 20 unsecured guns — and thousands of rounds of ammunition — in…
May 9, 2014

Moms Demand Action Applauds Jack in the Box for Taking Stand on Open Carry Rallies Inside Company Restaurants

Jack in the Box Responds to Moms’ Campaign and National Petition Launched Yesterday; Follows Previous Corporate Public Safety Victories from Starbucks, Facebook, Instagram Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America is thanking Jack in the Box for its…
May 8, 2014

Moms Launch Petition Calling On Jack In The Box To Enforce No-Firearms Policy After Semi-Automatic Rifle-Carrying Demonstration Terrifies Employees

Employees at Jack in the Box in Fort Worth, TX Hid in Store’s Freezer For Protection During Demonstration Organized by Gun Extremists Petition Follows Previous Moms Demand Action Corporate Public Safety Victories with Starbucks, Facebook, Instagram Moms…

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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.