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MomsRising Mourns Death of Philando Castile, Calls for Federal Action to Protect Civil and Human Rights for Everyone

July 7, 2016
With Cameron Sterling’s heart-breaking cry still ringing in our ears as he mourned the police shooting death of his father, Alton Sterling, we awoke this morning to news of yet another African American man being shot and killed by a police officer. His girlfriend and her four-year-old daughter were...
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MomsRising Slams Senate for Vote Against Gun Safety Measures

June 20, 2016
Statement from Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner, executive director and CEO of , on the U.S. Senate’s failure today to pass common sense gun safety reform measures: "It's easy to think about giving up in times like these. But we can't. The current situation is simply not okay. More than 20,...
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#MilitaryMonday: A Mom’s Reflection After Orlando

June 20, 2016
In the aftermath of Orlando, I share my thoughts, concerns, and questions with you about gun violence in America.
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Congress votes on gun violence Monday: Take action NOW!

June 17, 2016
After 15 hours of filibustering in the Senate, they are finally going to take a vote on gun violence prevention legislation. But we still need YOU to make sure your members of Congress vote the right way!
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June 16, 2016
After the #filibuster: we moms have got to keep the pressure on. We've got to say #Enough. Gun violence IS preventable.
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Chilling Words from My 15-Year-Old Son in Connecticut

June 16, 2016
By Pamela Deiter-Sands, Connecticut My son with the camera, always watching the world: he shows me things and tells me things that stop me in my tracks. He asked if I'd heard about the boy who texted his mother from the club in Orlando, "I love you mom." I started crying a little and said yes, I...
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Take action against military-style assault weapons!!

June 14, 2016
Orlando was a tragedy but it was preventable with specific Congressional action! Join me in writing our elected leaders and tell them to take action to ban military-style assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition.
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Statement from MomsRising on the Orlando Shooting

June 12, 2016
There are no words. We are heartbroken for the victims, their families, the city of Orlando, the LGBTQ+ community, and for our nation. Gun violence is never the answer. Today we mourn, tomorrow we rise for gun safety policies that bring real safety and real change. And we rise to stand against all...
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Tell Congress to act on #GunSafety #WearOrange

June 2, 2016
TODAY is National Gun Violence Awareness Day, and MomsRising is joining the gun safety community in #WearingOrange to remember the countless lives lost and communities devastated by gun violence. Why orange? Because it’s the color of safety — what hunters wear to protect themselves from other...
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Chocolate is Nice. Equality is Better!

April 29, 2016
Mother’s Day was founded with a simple and beautiful wish – to honor the person who has done more for us than anyone in the world. At MomsRising, we do more than honor moms. We empower them – every day, all year long. We unite moms to win protections from gun violence, win access to lifesaving...
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