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Shannon Watts

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 16, 2013

In Washington, Ohio Moms Push for Gun Control

By Jessica Wehrman, The Columbus Dispatch WASHINGTON — On the day after the Senate Judiciary Committee passed a measure expanding background checks to private gun sales, three Columbus-area moms came to Washington to…
March 15, 2013

Hoosier moms lobby for gun control legislation on Capitol Hill

By Tanya Spencer, INDIANAPOLIS – An Indiana woman who founded a gun control movement was in Washington with other Hoosier women on Wednesday to rally for gun control legislation. Shannon Watts.Zionsville mom…
March 12, 2013

Clinton Hill Dad to Discuss Gun Control in D.C. Wednesday

In a country where eight children are shot and killed every day, it is imperative that Congressional representatives hear directly and frequently from American mothers. — Shannon Watts, Founder, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America.
March 6, 2013

New Money Will Be Used to ‘Punish’ Pro-Gun Lawmakers in 2014

Shannon Watts, front row, at right, and other Moms Demanding Action, meet with Sen. Feinstein on Valentine’s Day 2013. Flush with new cash, PACs and activist groups set sights on 2014 candidates…
March 5, 2013

We demand common-sense gun regulations, by Melissa Brooks

Maybe we can start by agreeing that a two-minute background check that won’t hurt anyone and might even save someone is a good and sensible regulation.This is widely supported by gun owners, National Rifle Association members and even the NRA…
February 28, 2013

Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America (and Texas, too)

… surveys have shown that most Texans support universal background checks for all gun sales, and that most Texans even support reinstating the assault weapons ban. Nationally, 88% of gun owners and 86% of NRA members support background checks.
February 26, 2013

STRENGTH IN NUMBERS — One more mom in the fight for gun control

by Alex Sakariassen When it comes to fighting for stricter gun control laws in the United States, Nancy de Pastino offers some interesting statistics. The National Rifle Association often boasts it has more than…
February 23, 2013

Gun-control advocates rally for new laws in Columbus, Ohio

Photos Courtesy of Jennifer Schaaf Osbeck, They’re all our children (victims of gun violence) … too many times, people forget about these shootings or they become number…
February 21, 2013

Shannon Watts On MSNBC: Mom’s Drop ‘Gun Control’ From Title, But Mission Remains

If we come together with one cause, which is common-sense gun laws in this country, we can be victorious in our efforts to make our children and our families safer. that’s our main goal. it isn’t about anything but bringing…