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Forbes: How Shannon Watts Says You Can Be A Mom And Advocate During Coronavirus


“After Sandy Hook, I felt I had to do something,” Ms. Watts explained. “It’s gun violence that kills 100 Americans a day, Black and Latino Americans represent the majority of gun homicide victims, and in an average month, 53 American women are shot to death by a partner. I have watched this issue in this country for too long and incredulous that no one was doing anything. As Alice Walker once said, ‘Activism is my rent for living on the planet.’ Fighting for gun safety became my rent!”