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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 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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How to drop off MomsRising's #GunSafety packet at your U.S. Representative's state office

June 27, 2016
Thank you for signing up to deliver MomsRising's "Welcome Home" gun safety packet to your member of Congress's in-district office. The packet includes a coloring page of the Statue of Liberty (crying because of gun violence) and a gun safety message with information and stories that help convey to...
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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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MomsRising Slams Senate for Vote Against Gun Safety Measures

June 20, 2016
Statement from Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner, executive director and CEO of MomsRising.org , 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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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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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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#Enough

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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Child Watch® Column: "Inaction Cannot Be An Option"

June 16, 2016
Inaction is not an option. In the wake of the worst mass shooting in American history we can and must do everything in our power to end this scourge of terror, hate and bullets that fly across our land killing and maiming and breaking hearts and traumatizing communities with ever increasing frequency.
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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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