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RALEIGH, N.C. – Following the victory of Natasha Marcus in the race for North Carolina Senate District 41, the North Carolina chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a part of Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund, released the following statement. Volunteers were out in force to support Marcus, a gun sense champion and Moms Demand Action volunteer, who was endorsed by the Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund.
STATEMENT FROM JESSICA HULICK, VOLUNTEER LEADER WITH THE NORTH CAROLINA CHAPTER OF MOMS DEMAND ACTION FOR GUN SENSE IN AMERICA:
“I’m so proud of Natasha, who is such a force for good in North Carolina. Having volunteered with her as part of the North Carolina chapter of Moms Demand Action, I know that Natasha is determined to to do everything she can to keep our families safe. I look forward to working with her to build a culture of responsible gun ownership in North Carolina.”
STATEMENT FROM SHANNON WATTS, FOUNDER OF MOMS DEMAND ACTION FOR GUN SENSE IN AMERICA:
“For more than five years, Moms Demand Action volunteers and gun violence survivors have pushed lawmakers to enact common-sense gun laws. Now, our volunteers are becoming the lawmakers and leaders who will help keep American families safe. Winning candidates like Natasha Marcus in North Carolina are proof that gun safety is a winning issue at the ballot box. A new wave of gun sense champions has emerged, and I couldn’t be more proud.”
Did you know?
The U.S. gun homicide rate is 25 times higher than that of other high-income countries.
Grinshteyn, E. and Hemenway, D. “Violent Death Rates in the US Compared to Those of the Other High-income Countries, 2015.” Preventive Medicine. (2019). https://bit.ly/3kyfsSs