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February 7, 2013

Tucson bans TCC gun shows without background checks

Since 1999, 1.7 million dollars of purchases have been rejected by people failing FFL background checks. Person to person sales do not require those. requiring checks takes away a second chance to someone who shouldn’t have a gun, to get…
February 6, 2013


We are doing this for the 3,000 American children killed by gun violence last year alone — for those 3,000 mourning mothers, each with a story of immeasurable loss, grief and pain. As moms, we all know that when it…
February 6, 2013

Tucson OKs requirement for background checks

Gun-control proponents Judy Aitken, center left, and Karen Clifton (hands in lap) react after the Tucson City Council voted to require background checks for gun sales on city-owned or city-managed property. PHOTO BY…
February 5, 2013

One Million Moms for Gun Control to converge on Albany for gun safety day

The One Million Moms For Gun Control held a rally at NYC City Hall, after marching across the Brooklyn Bridge, on Monday, January 21, 2013 in New York City. Demonstrators are calling for reforms on gun control laws such…
February 5, 2013

Obama: ‘It is time to do something’

Children join the hundreds who gather for the “One Million Moms For Gun Control” rally held at City Hall on Monday, January 21, 2013 in New York City. Demonstrators are calling for reforms on gun control laws…
February 5, 2013

AUDIO INTERVIEW – Parenting With Playdate Planet – Moms and Gun Violence

I just want my daughter to maintain her innocence and go to school happy and free and open to learn. — Kim Russell, National Director of Chapter Outreach, One Million Moms For Gun Control In…
February 5, 2013

After Newtown, a Missoula mom forms a Montana chapter of a national gun control group

Nancy de Pastino, 1MM4GC, Missoula ChapterNancy de Pastino was heartbroken when she heard about the Newtown shooting. The Missoula mom and portrait photographer first hugged her children, then went and Click to listen to radio…
February 4, 2013

From State to State, Varied Responses to the Issue of Gun Violence

Who can watch the sad images of the last several weeks, who can see the pictures of those young faces, and honestly say that we are doing enough? — Gov. Martin O’Malley of Maryland…
February 4, 2013

1MM4GC Event Archive

Rallies and Marches in Washington D.C., Austin, Boston, Chicago, Denver, Houston, Indianapolis, New Jersey, Rhode Island, San Francisco, Oregon and Vermont on Jan. 26 Newtown residents travel to Washington D.C. to march and demand action on common-sense gun control laws.
February 3, 2013

Capt. Kelly, NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre show little common ground in possible gun control compromise

Watch the latest video at Two of the country’s most influential voices on gun control weighed in Sunday on the issue, but appeared no closer in reaching a compromise — even on the issue of universal background checks.
February 2, 2013

“Moms can make a difference” — From

“I am here because I am a mom.” Shannon Watts, Founder, One Million Moms For Gun Control addresses the crowd at the “March On Washington For Gun Control” on January 26, 2013. We have to confront the fact that guns,…
February 2, 2013

“This Is Officially A Movement” — Shannon Watts, Founder

I am not a politician. I am a mom from Indiana. I am an accidental activist. — Shannon Watts, Founder, One Million Moms For Gun Control [youtube] “I am not a politician.
February 1, 2013

The Debate Over Gun Control – KSEE24 News

I feel now is the time. I feel the actions we take will save lives. We feel these changes are moderate. We feel these changes are common sense and long overdue. — Christine Tachner, San Francisco…
January 31, 2013

One Million Moms For Gun Control’s Jennifer Fiore At Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing On Gun Control

WASHINGTON — Jennifer Fiore, One Million Moms For Gun Control member, was just one of the hundreds of people who packed the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing room Wednesday, January 30, 2013. The busy, working mom of three was hoping…
January 31, 2013

One Million Moms for Gun Control: In Illinois, the NRA’s Ambassadors Tried to Silence Us. We Won’t Let Them

It’s a shame that the NRA/IRA chose to engage in intimidation and boorish behavior instead of listening to the other side. I am hoping that the rational, responsible, and respectful membership of the NRA stands up and sets an example…
January 30, 2013

California 19th district Representative Zoe Lofgren Meets With One Million Moms For Gun Control

In honor of the victims of Sandy Hook, please share this post with 26 friends and help us spread the word. California 19th district Representative Zoe Lofgren at a meeting with representatives from One Million Moms For Gun…
January 30, 2013

Send an Email to Your Congressional Representative Today!

One Million Moms for Gun Control was present when Senator Dianne Feinstein introduced her assault weapons ban, and today our members are on the Hill attending the first Senate hearing on gun violence since the mass shooting at Sandy Hook…
January 29, 2013

How Thousands Of Mothers Plan To Take On The Powerful NRA

Women and mothers elected Obama and we can do the same thing for gun control. The rights of the few should not overcome the safety of the majority. We are in this for the long haul, this is not a…
January 29, 2013

Shannon Watts Talks Common Sense Gun Legislation Ideas On Current TV

I think this (Newtown) was the tipping point in this country. When moms see 6 and 7-year-old babies shot eleven times each – things don’t go back to normal. That was the 16th mass shooting in 2012. We thought we…
January 29, 2013

Sandy Hook Parents’ Testimony to Legislature Reflects Divide on Guns

Outside the building… women from groups like March for Change and One Million Moms for Gun Control, which are calling for stricter gun laws, stood far outnumbered by gun rights supporters, most of them men.
January 29, 2013

NEWTOWN, CT: Reliving Horror and Faint Hope at Massacre Site

You saw them lifeless, laying down, for a split second, your mind says could this be a mock crime scene, could this be fake, but in the next split second, you’re saying, there is no way. This is real.
January 27, 2013

The Gun Challenge: What We Don’t Know Is Killing Us

President Obama signs 23 Executive Orders to aid in the reduction of gun violence on January 16, 2013. He calls on Congress to take further actions.In one of the 23 executive orders on…
January 27, 2013

Selling a New Generation on Guns by The New York Times

A junior shooter receiving tips on a military rifle last fall from an Army marksmanship instructor at a clinic at Fort Benning, Ga. Youth shooting clinics and competitions often receive financial support or supplies from firearms-related businesses.
January 26, 2013

This Is What a Gun Control March on Washington Looks Like

By Connor Simpson, The Atlantic Wire It was cold in Washington, D.C. on Saturday, but that didn’t stop thousands of people from participating in…

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.