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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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Michigan Moms: Come to a screening of Katie Couric’s new film about guns!

April 27, 2016
The week of May 9th, MomsRising will be hosting free screenings of Katie Couric's new film Under the Gun across Michigan. Will you join us?
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The Moment We Have Waited For

March 25, 2016
Rev. C.T. Vivian, legendary civil rights leader, believes young people today are inheriting the world at a unique crossroads in history and that “this is the moment we have waited for. When I say ‘we’ve’ waited for, I’m talking about humankind has waited for. I’m talking about all the great...
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No "Guns Everywhere" for Michigan After Kalamazoo

February 22, 2016
Guns do NOT belong everywhere! Write Michigan lawmakers and tell them to protect our communities.
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#Radio This Week: Get in #Formation!

February 16, 2016
The radio show this week covers Beyonce, #BlackLivesMatter, and what pop culture does/doesn't do to move us forward; hears the inside scoop on the Presidential election from the Granite State; discusses the power of humor, red pumps and of using pop culture for change; and finds out why people are...
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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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