Michigan mothers, students urge lawmakers to take action on gun safety

Michigan mothers, students urge lawmakers to take action on gun safety

The founder of Moms Demand Action Shannon Watts speaks at a virtual news conference April 27, 2021. (WWMT) LANSING, Mich. — Two groups of Michigan mothers and students meet virtually Tuesday to urge lawmakers to take action on gun safety. Volunteers with the Michigan chapters of Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action hosted the news conference April 27, 2021. The founder of Moms Demand Action Shannon Watts said lawmakers should pass a bill that would prohibit all guns in and around capitol groups, as well as highlight the importance of keeping guns out of the hands of convicted domestic abusers. “I don’t believe the narrative that Americans are numb. We won’t live this way. We won’t allow our loved ones to die this way. And we just have to continue to focus on the strength in numbers. There’s 330 million Americans and the vast majority of them support us.” The virtual event will feature multiple speakers, videos and appearances by gun violence survivors and elected officials. Others who will be speaking include: Shannon Watts, founder of Moms Demand Action Emily Durbin, volunteer leader with the Michigan chapter of Moms Demand Action Lindsay Warren, volunteer leader with the Michigan chapter of Moms Demand Action Celeste Kanpurwala, volunteer leader with the Michigan chapter of Moms Demand Action in Washtenaw and Survivor Fellow with the Everytown Survivor Network Katie See, volunteer leader with the Michigan chapter of Moms Demand Action in Greater Lansing Megan Dombrowski, Students Demand Action National Advisory Board […]

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