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October 17, 2013

Moms Across the Country Want Justice for 8-Year-Old Boy Shot in the Face in Texas

Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America calls on Dallas District Attorney and lawmakers to respond after another case of horrific gun violence Last month in Dallas, Texas, a stranger shot an 8-year-old boy in the face while…
October 15, 2013

Piers Morgan Mentions Moms Demand Action in Interview on “Guns Save Live Day”

By Noah Rothman, Mediaite.com Watch the video On Monday night, Piers Morgan invited Second Amendment Foundation founder Alan Gottlieb on his program ahead of his organization’s protest for the day after…
October 11, 2013

Moms Demand Action Reacts to Gov. Brown’s Veto of Seven Gun Reforms Passed By The California Assembly

California Moms Disappointed the Governor Failed to Put Public Safety Concerns Ahead of the Gun Lobby’s Demands The California Chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a grassroots organization of thousands of members statewide, issued the…
October 11, 2013

Moms Demand Action North Dakota Chapter Calls For Schools and Lawmakers to Stand Strong on Gun-Free Schools

Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America is urging North Dakota lawmakers to stand strong to maintain a gun-free environment for its public schools. Last week D’Wayne Johnston, a school superintendent for Tioga Public School, resigned after bringing…
October 11, 2013

Moms Demand Action Reacts to Gun Lobby Announcement Proclaiming Sandy Hook Mass Shooting Anniversary As “Guns Save Lives Day”

On Thursday, gun lobbyists announced that more than 200 gun-rights groups from all 50 states will sponsor “Guns Save Lives Day” on Dec. 14, 2013, to coincide with the one-year anniversary of the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary…
October 10, 2013

Moms Demand Action’s Starbucks Victory Cited in Newsweek Article on Open Carry Debate

‘Calculated to Alarm’ by Michael Brick, Newsweek.com Moms are the de facto caregivers. What more emotional voice to go up against the emotion of fear that the gun lobby creates?-Shannon Watts, Founder of Moms Demand…
October 10, 2013

Moms Demand Action Launches Campaign Pressuring Staples To Ban Guns From Its Stores

Grassroots Movement of Moms Tells Staples It’s Time to Get Gun Sense Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America announced today that it is launching a campaign to demand that Staples ban guns from its stores nationwide. The…
October 9, 2013

Moms Demand Action Applauds the Florida Legislature for Revisiting the State’s Current Stand Your Ground Statute

Grassroots Movement is calling on all states with Stand Your Ground Laws to take similar and immediate action Florida members of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense In America supports the efforts of Florida state legislators, including state Sens.
October 8, 2013

Time to Block Gun Violence Against Women

By Chelsea Parsons and Shannon Watts via Reuters If October is like every other month, 46 women in the United States will be murdered with a gun by an intimate partner. Public attention was gripped…
October 3, 2013

Moms Demand Action Official Statement: Dave Evans, Legislative Aide Who Left Loaded Gun In MO Capitol Bathroom, Steps Down After Grassroots Movement Calls for His Termination

Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America is gratified to learn that Dave Evans, the legislative assistant to Speaker Tim Jones who recently left a ready-to-fire 9mm pistol loaded with hollow point bullets unattended in a public bathroom…
October 1, 2013

Moms Demand Action Launches October Domestic Gun Violence Awareness Campaign

Grassroots Movement Partners with Violence Policy Center to Release Gun-Related Domestic Violence Report; Study Finds Nine American Women Shot to Death Each Week by Husband or Intimate Partner In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Moms Demand Action for…
October 1, 2013

Moms Demand Action North Carolina Educating Restaurant Owners of New Law Which Takes Effect October 1

New Law Allows Concealed Carry Guns Inside Restaurants and Bars Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America North Carolina chapter is asking diners to talk to restaurant managers about the state’s new gun law and to only patronize…
October 1, 2013

Maryland Chapter of Moms Demand Action Supports Firearms Safety Act

The Maryland Chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America supports the Maryland Firearms Safety Act of 2013, which goes into effect today. The new legislation includes a requirement for all handgun purchasers to acquire a license…
September 29, 2013

Moms Demand Action Reacts to The New York Times Report on Underreporting of Child Shooting Deaths

Based on an exposé in Sunday’s The New York Times suggesting that so-called “accidental” shooting deaths of American children are radically underreported, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America is calling on Congress and…
September 23, 2013

Gun Reform Is Dead; Long Live Gun Reform

By Shannon Watts, Founder of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense In America via Huffington Post The gun lobby has been virtually unopposed for an entire generation and it has taken decades for them to lead…
September 23, 2013

Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America Announces Maura Sherlach Schwartz as National Spokesperson

Daughter of Sandy Hook Psychologist Mary Sherlach to focus on School Safety Issues Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America announced today that Maura Sherlach Schwartz will serve as a national spokesperson for the growing grassroots movement, focusing…
September 20, 2013

Enough Already With the Fatalism on Gun Control

By Alec MacGillis, New Republic Inexplicably, Shannon Watts was not looking miserable when I met her yesterday in Washington, even though the Beltway media’s been telling her she’s supposed to be. Watts, a former business…
September 18, 2013

Moms Demand Action Successfully Pressures Starbucks to Stop Allowing Guns in Stores

Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America launched a campaign pressuring Starbucks to eliminate guns from its stores nationwide in early July. Just two months later, Starbucks is announcing that the company will no longer allow guns on…
September 11, 2013

Official Statement: Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense In America Responds to Colorado Recall Election Results

Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a grassroots organization of more than 100,000 members, issued the following statement regarding the recall election results in Colorado: “The gun lobby may have won this local battle, but they…
September 3, 2013

How I Talk to My Children About Guns

By Kim Parker Russell, via mom.me In this country, a child or teen is shot every 3 hours and 15 minutes. I don’t want to scare my children, but I also want desperately for them…
September 3, 2013

Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense In America Stands With Colorado State Senators Morse and Giron, Colorado Leaders Who Stand for Our Children’s Safety

After the mass shooting tragedies in Newtown and Aurora, legislators boldly passed landmark gun safety legislation, including background checks and magazine capacity limits, in order to protect the children and communities of Colorado. Two of the leaders of…
August 29, 2013

White House says it will close two loopholes in gun sales laws

By Juliet Eilperin, The Washington Post The White House announced Thursday that it will close two loopholes on gun sales by requiring background checks for gun purchases by corporations and trusts and banning almost all…
August 29, 2013

Moms Demand Action Applauds White House Action; Calls on Congress to Follow with Common Sense Reforms

Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a grassroots organization of over 100,000 members, issued the following statement today regarding the Obama Administration’s announcement of two new executive actions to keep some of the most dangerous guns, such…
August 28, 2013

Moms Demand Action’s New PSA: Too Much, Or Not Enough?

By Lisa Belkin, Huffington Post The new video released by the group Moms Demand Action will upset people. It opens with a family waking up in a bucolic suburb, Mom making…

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.