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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…
August 27, 2013

Moms Demand Action For Gun Sense In America Asks Moms To Kick Off The School Year With Gun Sense

Grassroots Movement Asks Moms to Pledge to Create Safer Homes, Schools, and Communities; Educates Moms about Guns on College Campuses; and Provides Back-to-School Shopping Guide of Businesses with Gun Sense As kids across the country head back to school,…
August 25, 2013

Moms Demand Action’s Kim Russell Discusses Starbucks’ Decision to Allow Open Carry in Stores on Fox and Friends Weekend – August 24th, 2013

Moms Demand Action’s National Director of Outreach Kim Russell discusses Starbucks’ Open Carry policy on Fox and Friends Weekend. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8uuz9RdfSiw…
August 23, 2013

Newtown Action Alliance, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense In America, and National Gun Victims Action Council Urge Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz to Meet With Newtown Families, Ban Guns From Stores

Gun violence prevention organizations Newtown Action Alliance, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America and National Gun Victims Action Council support the signers of an open letter published today to Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz asking him to ban…
August 22, 2013

Moms Demand Action calls for Skipping Starbucks this Saturday

By Corky Siemaszko – New York Daily News Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America is trying to get the coffee chain to bar patrons from openly carrying weapons in their stores. “Guns in…
August 21, 2013

Moms Demand Action: ‘Skip Starbucks Saturday’

By Bruce Horovitz, USA TODAY The Starbucks siren suddenly has a gun to her head. An advocacy group has called for “Skip Starbucks Saturday” this weekend — a nationwide boycott on Aug. 24, to pressure…
August 21, 2013

Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense In America to Hold First “Skip Starbucks Saturday” This Weekend

As part of an on-going campaign to pressure Starbucks to ban guns from stores nationwide, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America will sponsor “Skip Starbucks Saturday” this Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013. The day is in reaction to…
August 20, 2013

Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense In America Reacts to Shots Fired at McNair Elementary School in Georgia

Our hearts go out to the families, teachers, and administrators terrorized by the threat of gun violence today at McNair Elementary. We are devastated that, once again, a gunman with an assault weapon chose an elementary school as…
August 17, 2013

Moms Demand Action Reacts to Gov. Christie’s Veto of Commonsense Gun Laws in NJ

Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America is disappointed that Gov. Chris Christie vetoed bills tonight that would have improved background checks, mandated firearm safety training for new permit applicants, and banned a military style rifle that has no…
August 16, 2013

American Moms to Starbucks and CEO Howard Schultz: Ban Guns From Stores

By Shannon Watts – Founder, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America via HuffingtonPost.com In the weeks since Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America launched our petition calling…
August 12, 2013

Latte With An Extra Shot? As Gun Lovers Hold Armed Rallies At Starbucks, Howard Schultz Faces Call To Ban Weapons

By Clare O’Connor, Forbes They’ve specifically refused to listen on this issue. It’s gone too far now. They’re not just allowing guns in their stores. They’re becoming a meeting place for people with weapons to congregate.
August 11, 2013

“Stroller Jam” helps raise awareness about public transit gun laws

By FOX 10 News – Staff Report A group of mothers raised awareness about loaded assault weapons being allowed on public transit in Arizona by holding a “Stroller Jam” on a light rail train Saturday…
August 9, 2013

Moms Demand Action As Gun Rights Advocates Rally at Starbucks Cafes

By Monica Spain, KPLU News Starbucks has a choice. They don’t have to allow open carry in their stores—they don’t allow open carry at their national headquarters—and they’ve become kind of the poster child for the…

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.