Moms Ask Congress to “Have a Heart” On Valentine’s Day; Pass Common Sense Gun LawsPosted February 14th, 2013 by Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner
On a day usually associated with candy hearts, red roses and romance, America’s moms will call on Congress to “have a heart” and pass common sense gun laws. MomsRising, the online and on-the-ground grassroots organization with more than 1.1 million members, held a special event at the Lutheran Church of the Reformation with gun violence survivors and featuring a performance by the internationally renowned World Children’s Choir.
- Universal background checks for all gun purchases, including gun shows and on the Internet.
- An assault weapon ban, which also limits high capacity magazines.
- A federal gun trafficking statute with real penalties to stop the illegal sales of guns between state-to-state and international jurisdictions.
MomsRising’s use of space at the Lutheran Church of the Reformation does not indicate endorsement or sponsorship by the church.