Karla Psaros Joins Dozens of Moms Demand Action Volunteers Elected to Public Office Since its Founding in 2012
BRAINTREE, Mass. — Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund and the Massachusetts chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a part of Everytown, released the following statements applauding Karla Psaros for winning her race for Braintree School Committee.
STATEMENT FROM SHANNON WATTS, FOUNDER OF MOMS DEMAND ACTION FOR GUN SENSE IN AMERICA:
“For nearly seven years, Moms Demand Action volunteers across the country have shown they’ll do whatever it takes to keep their communities safe. Now, many volunteers are taking their advocacy to the next level by running for elected office and I know that as lawmakers, they will be the ultimate gun sense champions.”
STATEMENT FROM ANGELA CHRISTIANA, A VOLUNTEER LEADER WITH THE MASSACHUSETTS CHAPTER OF MOMS DEMAND ACTION FOR GUN SENSE IN AMERICA:
“As a Moms Demand Action volunteer, Karla has the passion and persistence necessary to keep our schools safe from gun violence. Her well-earned victory tonight is a win for all the families in our community.”
Earlier this year, Moms Demand Action volunteer Movita Johnson-Harell, a Philadelphia-based gun violence survivor, was endorsed by Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund, and won a special election for Pennsylvania House of Representatives District 190. Moms Demand Action volunteer Christine McGrath was also endorsed by Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund earlier this year, and she won her race for Verona Town Council in New Jersey.
Moms Demand Action volunteers know that gun violence kills 100 Americans every day and wounds hundreds more – and they are running for office to enact change and stand up to the gun lobby’s priorities.