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I Say No To Guns On Florida Campuses, Do You?

March 24, 2015
When I heard about legislation moving forward that would put concealed weapons on campus I thought of my days at Rollins College. I was 17 years old and happy to be as close to adulthood as I’d ever gotten. I lived off campus which meant I had the wheels and was called upon to drive my schoolmates...
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#StopGunViolence

January 7, 2016
President Obama is right to do what he can to stop gun violence, and we should all press Congress to do its part.
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Moms Meetups coming your way in 2016!

January 6, 2016
It’s the New Year and we've got a new experiment we'd like to do with you (yes, you!). We've had a ton of requests recently to have a way for our members to gather together in-person, offline, in a regular way to talk about important current topics and hang out with other cool, secret superhero...
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Take Action!

BIG, BIG NEWS! White House gives us stronger background checks!

January 5, 2016
President Obama just took Executive Action to shrink the loophole in background checks for gun sales today! And you helped this happen! You (yes, YOU!) signed letters to Congress, clicked on petitions, shared your experiences, visited elected leaders, shared links on social media, made calls and...
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VICTORY! Nation Moves Forward on Gun Safety with POTUS Executive Action

January 5, 2016
Gun violence is a crisis in our country. That crisis has reached a fever pitch with almost as many mass shootings last year as there were days in the year. In fact, there have been more than 100,000 deaths as a result of gun violence in the last decade. This cannot go on. Mothers and fathers,...
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Moms vs. The NRA: The Force Awakens!

December 27, 2015
An American child dies by a gun every other day. Every. Other. Day. The only thing that will break the stranglehold that the corporate gun lobby has on our lawmakers is US – you, me, and every mom and dad out there who cares AND who takes action.
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Celebrate Wins!

Wow, You Did All THAT in 2015? MomsRising WINS!

December 17, 2015
Sometimes it’s hard to see the many ways that small actions like signing a petition, sharing your personal experience, making a call, attending a local meeting, or playing a MomsVote debate game on social media add up over time and make a big difference. They do. Because we are MomsRising together...
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To Be a White Ally

December 8, 2015
I'm remembering how Sandra Bland, an African American woman in her late twenties, was pulled over by Trooper Brian Encinia, a white police officer, for not signaling a lane change. Some facts are clear: Sandra was less than a mile from the Prairie View A&M University, her alma mater where she...
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#Radio This Week: #Enough

December 8, 2015
For your podcast list: Breaking Through with me, Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner! It's fun, feisty, and relevant for moms and families. Our weekly podcast is ‪#‎free‬ for all on iTunes : https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/moms-rising-radio/id533519537 ON THIS WEEK'S SHOW: The San Bernardino shooting and...
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“Our Hearts Are Breaking and We Are More Determined Than Ever to See Common Sense Gun Laws.”

December 3, 2015
Yesterday’s shooting in San Bernadino brought the number of mass shootings in the United States to 355 in just one year. This has to end. MomsRising is an organization of more than a million moms, dads and others, and we are dedicated to the health and safety of our nation’s families. Today, our...
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