Shannon Watts

Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America

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Shannon Watts is the founder of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, an advocacy group founded after the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre.

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Are there any effective strategies that work to curb gun violence?

Gun control, then and now

Are there any effective strategies that work to curb gun violence?

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