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@MomsDemand #WearOrange
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The NorCal @MomsDemand #Craftivists had so much fun this afternoon bedazzling our #MomsDemandAction and #WearOrange shirts (and my #WearOrange bandana!)
🧵⬇️ lots of photos below!!
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The event started out as a comment about how we love Florida @MomsDemand fundraising T-shirts using our own California @Naptivist’s slogan #dontthankmejoinme, and I joked we could have a craftivist party to add our call to action onto the shirts...
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Thanks @ewiley33 for the great shirt 💡- ours now say Text READY to 644-33. Happy to help FL fundraise for busses for your awesome Advocacy Day last week! (We have serious Photo Envy - our CA photographer @Alex02ny is scouting out 4-story shots in Sacramento 😜)

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Spent the morning in Baltimore at a #StudentsDemandAction #WearOrange event. Here with our @MomsDemand Baltimore lead, Cindy Camp, and local student leaders.
Antonio Moore talks about the need for young people in Baltimore to demand an end to the gun violence tearing at the fabric of local communities. Four years in a row, Baltimore has seen more than 300 homicides - most by guns - and 2019 is on pace to match that number.
Elijah Miles talks about how gun violence is fostered in cities like Baltimore by economic inequity and social injustice.
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...#Positivity is in each & everyone of us. Let it flow more often, makes a better day. #SirLRO
...#Positivity ~none said it was easy, all you have to do is one step at a time. I know you can, keep going. #SirLRO
~ #Positivity there is no need for deprecating others with words, when it calls for~there is a need for compassion, it’s in you, #SirLRO
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@olgaNYC1211 Doing nothing is not an option. Here are ten simple things you can do today to make a difference:
@olgaNYC1211 Buy this sign for about $15 from "Signs of Justice" .com and put it in your yard. Better yet, buy 10 signs and get your friends and neighbors to put them in their yards too! #SignsOfJustice
@olgaNYC1211 Sign up for Postcards to Voters. #PostcardsToVoters @tonythedemocrat
Sending hand-written postcards is one of the most effective things you can do.
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Trump: Day 497
-Told 3,251 False/Misleading Claims
-Meets w/NK Sanctioned Spy in WH
-Violated Law w/Job Report Tweet
-Mar-a-Lago Trips Outspend Probe
-Cellphone Spying Found Near WH
-Tariffs Would Cost 195k Auto Jobs
-Doesn’t Recognize #PrideMonth
-Pruitt Spent $1,560 on Ink Pens
Day 602 since Donald Trump admitted to sexual assault — yet he’s still in the Oval Office
Day 470 since Donald Trump held a news conference.

Trump’s first and only solo news conference was on February 16, 2017.

What is he afraid of?
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Today, we #WearOrange for National Gun Violence Awareness Day to remember those who have lost their lives to gun violence & demand action to stop this tragic epidemic
I'm proud to see my staff #WearOrange & work each and every week to find solutions to stopping the gun violence epidemic
There is legislation Congress could act on now that would help address gun violence, including expanding background checks, banning assault weapons and closing a loophole that allows firearms to be fired at the rate of automatic weapons—time for Congress to act & pass these bills
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I got an orange tattoo for my friend @fred_guttenberg whose daughter Jaime was shot & killed in the Parkland mass shooting. I didn't get the honor of meeting Jaime, but I've met Fred & I proudly stand with him. It's position right under Dawn's name!
#NeverAgain #NeverAgainMSD
The good pain of this tattoo is nothing compared to the never-ending pain Fred & his family have to now endure. This weekend is #WearOrange weekend & I thought it was fitting that I got an orange tattoo to start the weekend & to honor Jaime. #SurvivorStrong
After Jaime's murder, Fred started Orange Ribbons For Jaime which is a 501(C)(3) foundation whose purpose will be to support causes important to Jaime in life, but also causes that will deal with why her life was tragically cut short.
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5 yrs ago at a meeting w/my constituents in Tucson, AZ, a troubled young man opened fire, injuring 12 & killing 6. I was shot in the head.
When I was shot, the bullet tore through the left side of my brain, an injury that is almost always fatal. Somehow, I survived.
Today, speaking is hard for me. My eyesight isn’t very good. My right arm & right leg remain mostly paralyzed.…
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