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How Long Until We Protect Children, Not Guns?!

February 15, 2018
If I don’t make it I love you and I appreciate everything you did for me --Text message sent from a student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida to her mother December 2017 marked the fifth anniversary of the indescribably horrible mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary...
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Young people leading the fight for #gunsafety

February 19, 2018
We at MomsRising are both heartbroken that young people are having to fight for their own safety because our national leadership hasn't stood up for kids yet; and incredibly proud of the young people who are stepping forward for gun safety. Let's back them up! *Mark your calendars. MomsRising is...
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#5Actions of the Week: February 18, 2018

February 18, 2018
Our hearts are broken this week. We're angry and we're fed up with our leaders' failure to take meaningful action around gun safety and to keep our kids safe. At the very top of our #5Actions list this week is an action to urge Congress to ban the sale of military-style assault weapons with high-...
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TELL CONGRESS: Inaction is cowardly. Gun Safety Reform NOW!

February 15, 2018
I write this through waves of tears. Florida is my home, Floridians are my people. This morning, my heart is again burning with pain and anger over a mass shooting that has devastated families and an entire community in my state. This time, it was at a high school. A high school. As a mother, the...
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Debemos tomar medidas contra la violencia con armas de fuego

February 21, 2018
¡Ningún civil debe tener acceso a armas de asalto y cargadores de alta capacidad! Un antiguo alumno de la Preparatoria Marjory Stoneman Douglas, de 19 años, llegó armado a la escuela ayer en la tarde y mató a tiros a 17 personas, hiriendo a 14 personas más, cinco de las cuales se encuentran en...
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#5Actions of the Week! December 11, 2017

December 11, 2017
We're making a holiday action list and checking it twice! Gonna tell our decision makers who's naughty or nice. Moms are coming to town ... Please join us to take urgent action on a suite of red-hot priorities this week! And be sure to share with friends and family too. Together we're making this...
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Commonsense Gun Safety, Now Is the Time

November 21, 2017
I am an American but my job allows me to look at America with a foreigner’s eye—I’ve spent most of my career life working as a U.S. based correspondent for a various of Chinese media outlets. Through the years I can’t help it but notice many senseless things in this country’s system. Paid family...
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Domestic Violence Can Happen to "Anybody"

October 26, 2017
“I hope my kids are okay.” This is the last thought that Angela Peters (1) , mother of two, had before she lost consciousness. Her husband had just shot her. In 2014, Peters’ husband, who had been diagnosed with bipolar disorder, forced Peters to chain herself to a pipe in their basement. When she...
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#5Actions of the Week: Friday the 13th Edition! (10/13/17)

October 13, 2017
It's Friday the 13th! And just like a low-grade horror flick, the zombie-ish attacks on healthcare just keep coming. We fought to defend affordable healthcare for our families over and over again, and we won't stop now. Please take urgent action on the President's new Executive Order at the top of...
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