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April 19, 2014

10 Questions: The Gun Debate with Shannon Watts

By David Gregory, NBC NEWS 1) What motivated you to get involved in the gun debate, especially in starting Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America? The day after 26 Americans were slaughtered in…
April 17, 2014

We Will Fight the NRA With Common Sense

By Michael Bloomberg and Shannon Watts, via CNN A year ago on Thursday, the U.S. Senate failed to pass a bill that would have helped fix our nation’s gun laws by requiring background checks on…
April 16, 2014

New Gun Violence Prevention Group ‘Everytown for Gun Safety’ Unites Mayors, Moms and Millions of Americans on New Paths to Victory

Almost a year after a minority of the U.S. Senate blocked legislation to require comprehensive gun background checks despite near-unanimous public support, a new organization launching today will unite millions of Americans who will work together to end gun…
April 15, 2014

April 16th Events

A year ago, a minority in the Senate voted to block legislation that would have required background checks for all commercial gun sales and saved lives. But even though Congress has stalled, we’ve seen victories in states and cities…
April 15, 2014

Tennessee Moms Demand Action Chapter Applauds House Finance Subcommittee for Opposing Dangerous Gun Bills

Tennessee Moms Thank House Finance Subcommittee for Rejecting Legislation that Would Have Repealed Permitting Requirements for Open Carry of Loaded Guns in Public and Revoked Local Authority To Pass Public Safety Policies The Tennessee chapter of Moms Demand Action…
April 14, 2014

Statement by Tennessee Moms Demand Action Chapter Urging General Assembly to Reject House Bills 2409 and 1407

Tennessee Moms Oppose Bills That Would Repeal Permitting Requirements for the Open Carry of Loaded Handguns in Public and Revoke Local Authority To Pass Public Safety Policies The Tennessee chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America…
April 6, 2014

Mothers Quilt Against Gun Violence

By Gal Tziperman Lotan, The Boston Globe About a dozen women brought old baby blankets, clothing, and scraps of fabric to a Jamaica Plain church hall on Saturday to create quilt squares for an organization…
April 2, 2014

Statement on Shooting at Ft. Hood From Mayors Against Illegal Guns and Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America

Mayors Against Illegal Guns and Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America released the following statements in response to the shooting at Ft. Hood today in which four people were killed (including the shooter by his own hand)…
March 28, 2014

Washington Mayors Against Illegal Guns and Moms Demand Action Applaud Step Forward for Common-Sense Gun Laws As Governor Signs Bill to Protect Women and Children from Domestic Abusers

Legislators Unanimously Supported HB 1840 to Stop Domestic Abusers from Getting Guns While Under a Restraining Order; Governor Inslee Signed Bill Into Law Today Washington Mayors Against Illegal Guns and Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America today…
March 25, 2014

New Law Keeping Guns out of Hands of Some — but Not All — Dangerous People

By Erin Dando via The State Some very important gun news may have been overlooked amid headlines about the new law allowing guns in bars: the announcement by the State Law Enforcement Division that 55…