Shannon Watts @shannonrwatts Founder of @MomsDemand, grassroots army of @Everytown fighting for gun safety. Book “Fight Like A Mother” out May 28. IG: instagram.com/shannonrwatts Apr. 06, 2019 1 min read

It was an honor to moderate today’s panel at @the_wing in Chicago with gun violence survivors and @momsdemand volunteers who fight for stronger gun laws in the wake of their children’s deaths. Their activism is inspiring, and I’m grateful hundreds came to listen. #twill

Stories I heard: An Illinois woman got involved in @MomsDemand to teach #BeSMART after her boyfriend died by gun suicide. Another woman and mom of four left her abusive husband with the help and support of our volunteers. She now has a job in politics and plans to run for office.

Afterward, we wrote letters to Congress asking lawmakers to support Red Flag laws.

Thanks to these amazing women, @MomsDemand has grown exponentially in the state of Illinois and in the city of Chicago.

Join us: text READY to 644-33 and get connected where you live. #twill


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