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Shannon Watts @shannonrwatts
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I posted this 6 years ago today. An online conversation (I had 75 Facebook friends) turned into one of the largest grassroots movements in the US. @momsdemand, together with @everytown, has a chapter in every state, hundreds of thousands of volunteers, and 5 million supporters.
We’ve passed laws in 9 states to close the background check loophole, and in 28 states we passed laws to disarm domestic abusers. In other states we helped establish Red Flag Laws, strengthen the background check system, prohibit bump stocks, and require responsible gun storage.
And we have a 90% track record of stopping bad @NRA-supported bills like arming teachers, allowing guns on college campuses, permitless carry and Stand Your Ground. We’ve changed the culture by getting companies to adopt stronger gun policies or to publicly support gun safety.
And we’ve elected gun sense candidates across the country - from city councils to Congress (150 of the 196 candidates we endorsed in 2018 won - including 16 of our own volunteers).

So much has happened in 6 years, and we’ve just begun to fight. Join us: Text READY to 644-33.
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