Can the US gun lobby be made to misfire through social media?
By Stuart Dredge, Guardian News Three campaigning groups tell SXSW how they’re using social media to take on the NRA and others “We are going to continue this. We are only 15 months old, and we…March 5, 2014
Police Chiefs Respond to Major Moves by Facebook, Instagram to Prevent Illegal Gun Sales on Their Sites
New Policies Follow Moms’ Campaign – 230,000 Supporters Call On Companies to Stop Facilitating Illegal Sales to Minors, Felons and Other Dangerous Prohibited Gun Purchasers In response to Facebook’s announcement today that the company and its popular photo-sharing subsidiary…March 5, 2014
Moms Demand Action Victory: Facebook is Cracking Down on Illegal Gun Sales.
By Alec MacGillis, New Republic “Moms have momentum, and we’re moving the country toward a culture of gun safety one company, one legislator, one law at a time. We’re going to keep applying…March 5, 2014
Moms Demand Action Applauds Major Moves by Facebook, Instagram to Prevent Illegal Gun Sales on Their Sites
New Policies Follow Moms’ Campaign – 230,000 Supporters Call On Companies to Stop Facilitating Illegal Sales to Minors, Felons and Other Dangerous Prohibited Gun Purchasers Facebook announced today that the company and its popular photo-sharing subsidiary Instagram…February 24, 2014
Moms Demand Action and Facebook in Talks to Stop the Facilitation of Gun Sales to Minors and Dangerous People Online
Moms Reveal Gun Sold Via Facebook to 15-Year-Old Who Took Gun to School, Another Example of Easy Access to Guns on Its Platforms Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America issued a statement today on the latest developments…February 21, 2014
Facebook and Instagram in Talks With Gun Reform Advocates Seeking to Ban Gun Sales on Social Sites
By Clare O’Connor, Forbes Two of the country’s most influential gun control groups are in talks with Facebook’s legal team in an effort to see gun sales banned on the world’s largest social network and…February 20, 2014
People Use ‘Facebook Groups’ to Buy, Sell Guns
By Kent Erdahl, Fox 31 Denver It’s more difficult to get a Facebook account, more information is required, than is required to sell a gun on Facebook – Jennifer Hope, Moms Demand Action Colorado…February 19, 2014
Moms Demand Action Thanks Storm Lake, Iowa Police Department for Exposing How Facebook Makes it Easy for Felons to Get Guns
In response to a news report that the Storm Lake, IA, police department jailed a felon who tried to acquire a gun via Facebook from an undercover officer, Moms Demand Action Founder Shannon Watts released…