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April 11, 2013

At Pennsylvania Capitol, groups calling to close loophole in gun laws

By Jon Schmitz / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Pennsylvania Capitol domeHARRISBURG — Christine Licata, a mother of two who lives in Cumberland County, said she never paid much attention to politics and government, and would turn away from…
April 10, 2013

“How Many More Rounds?” Featured On MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show

[responsive_vimeo 63792241] Moms Demand Action has launched a campaign to drive support for new and stronger gun laws in America in the aftermath of the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012. The video, “How many more rounds?,” is…
April 10, 2013

NEW VIDEO: “How Many More Rounds?”

[responsive_youtube qFH1MtYhszs] Share this video (below)!       MOMS DEMAND ACTION FOR GUN SENSE IN AMERICA LAUNCHES NEW PUBLIC APPEAL CAMPAIGN LEADING INTO CONGRESSIONAL VOTE Moms Demand Action has launched…
April 8, 2013

Indiana panel poised to drop school guns mandate

The Indiana House Education Committee approved legislation April 2 that would mandate the creation of a protection officer for each school. (Photo: Alan Petersime, The Indianapolis Star) We do not believe that more guns make us more safe. If…
April 7, 2013

Back From Recess, Congress Preps For Gun Legislation Fight

Congress comes back from a two-week spring break on Monday, April 8, 2013. by AILSA CHANG, NPR Click to listen to the story.The U.S. Senate was scheduled to begin voting on gun control…
April 5, 2013

MSNBC’s RACHEL MADDOW: No place for threats, intimidation in American political discourse

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April 4, 2013

At RI State House, ‘Moms’ call for stricter gun control, part of national action 3 months after Sandy Hook shootings

By Providence Journal / Philip Marcelo PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A group of Rhode Island mothers were gathering at the State House Thursday afternoon as part of a national call for stricter gun control measures. The newly-formed chapter of…
April 3, 2013

Group considers how gun control could affect domestic violence

Jay Plant, of Mayors Against Illegal Guns, which hosted the nationwide events, said universal background checks would save women’s lives. Citing coalition statistics, he said that 38 percent fewer women are shot to death by intimate…
April 3, 2013

Inside the Beltway: Aiming at the NRA

While it is not surprising that an organization driven by profit would stop at nothing to boost the sales of the products it promotes, the NRA leadership’s suggestion that an armed guard be stationed in ‘every single school’ across America…
April 1, 2013

Moms: Pass common sense gun control legislation — MSNBC’s The Cycle

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March 31, 2013

Dozens in Kentuckiana join national fight for gun laws

(video content) by Chelsea Rabideau, WHAS11.com LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) — Thursday, the President called on Congress to pass stricter gun laws. He also called on Americans to make their voices heard.
March 31, 2013

St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay, others rally for gun-control measures

Sara Howard of Webster Groves, holds her daughter Olivia Wyche, 5, as they attend a rally by the St. Louis chapter of the national group Moms Demand Action For Gun Sense In America on Saturday, March 30, 2013 in Kiener…
March 29, 2013

Gun control debate comes to Indianapolis

13 WTHR Indianapolis video content INDIANAPOLIS – Two Indiana moms clashed at the Statehouse Thursday, but only one side was armed. They were seriously outgunned, but the group Moms Demand Action were undeterred. Nicky McNally…
March 29, 2013

Moms demonstrate for gun control, armed men stage counter-protest in Indiana

Posted by Diana Reese It all depends on your point of view. On Thursday, the same day that President Obama gave an emotional speech on gun violence to the nation, with several members of Moms…
March 29, 2013

Moms Demand Action on Current TV’s ‘Viewpoint’

The Senators and Congressmen work for us. If we make our voices heard, they need to listen. Our voices are important. — Kim Russell, National Director of Communications, Moms Demand Action (video content)…
March 29, 2013

Mobilizing to prevent further gun violence

From left, Rep. Stacey Newman, Shannon Watts and Dr. Michelle Sandberg. by state Rep. Stacey Newman, Dr. Michelle Sandberg and Shannon Watts We were strangers before the Newtown, Conn., massacre of 20 6- and 7-year-olds…
March 28, 2013

Moms Demand Action’s Katerina Rodgaard on CNN — OBAMA: “Shame On Us If We’ve Forgotten”

Katerina Rodgaard, a dance teacher whose student, Reema Samaha, 18, was shot and killed in the massacre at Virginia Tech introduced both the President and Vice President today at the White House. Watch Katerina’s interview with CNN’s Wolf Blitzer.
March 28, 2013

Moms Demand Action member Katerina Rodgaard introduces President Obama before speech on Common Sense Measures to Protect Children From Gun Violence

(click for video content) The following is the complete transcript of President Obama’s remarks on gun violence on Thursday in Washington. (Transcript courtesy of Federal News Service.) KATERINA RODGAARD: Good morning. PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA: Morning. MS. RODGAARD: First,…
March 26, 2013

‘Moms Demand Action’ pushes gun bill in Annapolis

Young lobbyists need their nourishment to be effective in making their case for the Firearm Safety Act of 2013 in Annapolis, MD. When you get out of that rhetoric and you see what is at stake for us and what…
March 26, 2013

Michael Moore: ‘We want to join hands with all NRA members’ who are rational

We want to join hands with all NRA members who are sane and rational and believe we should have sensible gun control laws in this country. Recent polling that shows 57 percent of Americans “want assault weapons banned,” and 91…
March 21, 2013

Mass shootings turn Orange County, CA mom into gun control activist

Deborah Hernandez, an Orange County mother, was so disturbed by recent mass shootings that she responded by launching an Orange County chapter of Mothers Demand Action, a national organization that formed after the Newtown shootings that calls for gun control.
March 21, 2013

Moms Demand Action Impact on The Hill on The Ed Show

Click for video content. Gun debate featured on the Ed Show, Wednesday, March 20, 2013…
March 18, 2013

The Gun Debate In Congress – The Diane Rehm Show

Click to listen to The Gun Debate In Congress on The Diane Rehm Show, featuring Jennifer Fiore vice president of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America.Four gun control measures are on their way to the…
March 18, 2013

The Second Amendment does not imply unlimited access to weapons

On a recent family vacation, as I stood in the security line at the airport, I imagined the public outrage if there were a separate gate through which 40 percent of the crowd could enter the terminal, completely unchecked, completely…

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.