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January 23, 2023

State Representatives Longdon and Terech, Shannon Watts, More Than 100 Arizona Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action Volunteers Rallied In Phoenix to Call for Action on Gun Safety During Annual Advocacy Day

Phoenix, Ariz. — Today, Arizona State Representatives Jennifer Longdon, Laura Terech, Moms Demand Action founder Shannon Watts, Everytown for Gun Safety Managing Director of Volunteer Engagement Ken Gonzalez, and over 100 volunteers from Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action…
January 9, 2023

Moms Demand Action Celebrates 10 Years of Activism with Events Planned Across the Country Throughout 2023

As the Organization Moves Into the Next Decade of Advocacy and After 10 Years As a Full-Time Volunteer, Moms Demand Action Founder Shannon Watts To Step Back From Leadership Role At The End Of 2023 As 2023 State Legislative Season…
January 5, 2023

Moms Demand Action, Students Demand Action Statement on Tragic Shooting in Enoch

The Utah chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action, both part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s grassroots networks, released the following statement after an Enoch man fatally shot his family, including his five children, wife and mother-in-law…
April 20, 2014

Moms Standing up to NRA’s Resistance to Sensible Gun Laws

By Shannon Watts, via The Indianapolis Star Next weekend, in Indianapolis, members of the National Rifle Association will gather for the organization’s annual convention. They’ll hear from NRA officials flown in from Washington and politicians…
April 19, 2014

Moms Demand Action’s Shannon Watts Talks to Melissa Harris-Perry About the Growing Movement for Gun Sense

Moms Demand Action’s Shannon Watts joins MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry to talk about becoming politically mobilized on gun reform. [youtube id=”KxYjoHnk_rk” align=”center”]…
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 18, 2014

NRA, Watch Out: Meet Bloomberg’s Supermom Secret Weapon

Via The Good Fight Listen here: http://www.momsdemandaction.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/19-nra-watch-out-meet-bloomberg-s-supermom-secret-weapon.mp3 For two long decades, gun safety reform was a nonstarter. And then came the Newtown massacre. Outrage swept the country. Politicians vowed to act.
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

MUST WATCH: Shannon Watts and Michael Bloomberg introduce Everytown for Gun Safety on the Today Show

Michael Bloomberg and Shannon Watts discuss the state of the gun violence prevention movement and introduce Everytown for Gun Safety on the Today Show.
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)…