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Million Mom March

Making a Million Moms Proud: The ASK Campaign Has Been Saving Kids for 15 Years

Daniel Gross | Posted 05.14.2015 | Impact
Daniel Gross

It's been 15 years since this cry rallied the original, epic Million Mom March on Mother's Day, May 14, 2000. On that historic day, 750,000 mothers and concerned individuals gathered on the National Mall while more than 150,000 rallied in satellite events in 70 cities across the country.

Moms March This Mother's Day Weekend To Declare End To Police Killings

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 05.10.2015 | Black Voices

A "Million Moms March" was held in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, rallying together a large crowd of mothers whose children have been killed by police...

Brady Campaign Counters Gun Industry in Three Important Ways

Mike Weisser | Posted 05.04.2015 | Politics
Mike Weisser

Every industry -- guns, cars, communications to name a few -- wants to make the product safety argument on its own terms. Most gun makers, car makers, or whatever makers, think first about sales and profits, with safety coming in a distant third, or fourth, or fifth.

It's Time for Moms Who Are Mad About Gun Control Laws to Take Action and Vote

Donna Dees Thomases | Posted 10.07.2014 | Politics
Donna Dees Thomases

The campers who were shot that day were close in age to my two daughters, then 4 and 5 years old. The image of a daisy chain of young children being led away from the carnage -- hit me hard.

A Mother's Day of Action to Protect Children From Gun Violence

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 07.10.2013 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

The "Faces of Courage" campaign is focused on honoring gun violence victims and their families -- and taking action so fewer mothers who are celebrating Mother's Day this weekend will be mourning their own children next year and in years to come.

Lisa Belkin

Moms Against Guns Look To Birth A Movement | Lisa Belkin | Posted 01.25.2013 | Parents

It began because Shannon Watts didn’t know what to tell her 12-year-old son about Newtown. The boy had been undone by what he still calls "The Batma...

One Million Moms Make a Case for Stricter Gun Control

Michaela Pommells | Posted 03.24.2013 | Parents
Michaela Pommells

Sometimes, all it takes is a tragedy seen through the eyes of a mother to bring a community together to lead change.

The Stand in the Schoolhouse Door

Pam Allyn | Posted 03.23.2013 | Education
Pam Allyn

Today, let us together take a new stand in the schoolhouse door, in the memory of the teachers who stood for their children at the moment of crisis, but every day before then creating a safe world for all of them.

WATCH: Father Of Boy Fatally Shot In 1994 Still Waiting For 'Some Action'

Posted 12.17.2012 | HuffPost Live 321

As the tragic shooting in Newtown Friday has shifted national attention to the issue of gun control, the subject is nothing new for Charlie and Mary L...

The Time Is Now: State by State Referendum on Gun Control

Ru Freeman | Posted 02.16.2013 | Politics
Ru Freeman

We cannot wait for national legislation. We must take our grief to the streets, state by state, neighborhood by neighborhood, door by door, voice by voice, until we create for ourselves, not the nation we bemoan but the culture we are proud to have created. It is time to vote.

Goddards on Guns: The Beginning

Colin and Andrew Goddard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Colin and Andrew Goddard

Guns kill too many Americans. And if it wasn't for the idea that "powerful forces are working to disarm all Americans," we wouldn't spend even a moment's thought on this ridiculous idea.

Starbucks and the 'More Guns, Greater Safety' Myth

Michele Swenson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Michele Swenson

Starbucks has punted where other retailers have posted "No Guns Allowed" signs. It disregards the rights of customers to be free of fear, violence and intimidation while purchasing lattes.

Americans, Women, Oppose Guns in Public

Paul Helmke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Helmke

The gun lobby's vision of more guns, anywhere, and at any time, clearly doesn't fit with the vision held by most Americans and, particularly, by most women.

New Rule: Float Like Obama, Sting Like Ali

Bill Maher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Bill Maher

Here's the thing: Muhammad Ali also had a way with words, but it helped enormously that he could also punch guys in the face.