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Don't Let the NRA Get Its Wish

September 15, 2017
Last Sunday in Plano, Texas, a man fatally shot eight people at his estranged wife’s Dallas Cowboys watch party, including his wife. He was stopped after a police officer arriving on the scene heard gunfire, was confronted by the gunman, and shot him . Two days later , the NRA got one step closer...
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“Would I ever ...be able to kiss my wife again and tell her I love her?"

September 8, 2017
Police brutalizing Black people is endemic in the United States. This disturbing practice continued last Saturday when the Las Vegas police terrorized 6'4 ft, 274 lbs NFL star and father of three young girls, Michael Bennett, who plays for the Seahawks. Using excessive force, the officers...
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Update on #JordanEdwards

August 4, 2017
In April, fifteen year old Jordan Edwards and his brothers were driving away from a party when he was shot in the head and killed by Police Officer Roy Oliver. To add to this horrific tragedy, Jordan's two brothers were held overnight in jail-without charges. And police even detained Jordan’s...
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I am 13 years old when my father is murdered

July 27, 2017
Anita Sanchez was 13 years old when her father was killed in a bar because an angry man with a gun mistook him for someone else.
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MICHIGAN: Come meet Sandy, whose daughter died in the Aurora Shooting

July 20, 2017
Today marks the 5-year anniversary of the tragic mass shooting at a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado. During that needless act of violence, twelve lives were lost, including Jessica Ghawi. Since that time, Jessi’s mom, Sandy Phillips, has established Jessi’s Message to support and advocate for a...
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Raise Your Voice This Week! #5Actions

July 14, 2017
Even though it's summer, we can't take a break from speaking out on important issues that matter to parents and families -- like healthcare, gun safety, and net neutrality. We resist, and we persist. Guess what? It's working! Voices like yours have successfully stalled the very-bad Senate...
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Join The Women's March Protest at the NRA!

July 10, 2017
The NRA is using dangerous language to rally their members against progressives and people of color. In a vicious and incendiary recruitment ad , filled with images from recent demonstrations, NRA spokesperson Dana Loesch tells viewers, “They use their media to assassinate real news. They use their...
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#5Actions for Week of July 3! #KeepMarching

July 6, 2017
Nothing says summer more than long days, sunshine, and taking action on "hot" issues that really matter to moms and families! And we're here to help. Below please find this week's list of top-priority actions, sure to make you "cool" this week. (We're being a little playful; after all, it's summer...
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I’m Tired of the NRA’s Money Mattering More than Our Kids

June 29, 2017
I never thought that I’d serve in Congress; never thought that my name would be on the ballot. But life happens and things change. When I look around my community, I saw people dying every day from senseless gun violence. I watched mothers bury their children; watched young people take bullets...
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Demand police accountability for the killing of Charleena Lyles!

June 27, 2017
Charleena was pregnant. A mother of four, struggling with a mental health crisis, she called the police to report a robbery. Charleena needed support and help. Instead she was killed by police in front of her young children. There is no question that the Seattle police department could have and...
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