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REPLAY: “Moms Demand Action” with Shannon Watts

Original Air Date: February 3, 2020


Trigger Warning: Suicide, Gun Violence

 

The powerful Shannon Watts is on this week to talk about gun control laws, safety, and how she founded the movement, “Moms Demand Action.”

 

Find Shannon:

“Fight Like A Mother” https://www.amazon.com/Fight-like-Mother-Grassroots-Movement/dp/0062892568

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/shannonrwatts/?hl=en

Twitter: https://twitter.com/shannonrwatts

 

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Moms Demand Action: https://momsdemandaction.org/

Everytown: https://everytown.org

Moms Demand Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/MomsDemand/?hl=en

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