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Moms Demand Action calling for gun control following mass shootings

Posted at 5:17 PM, Aug 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-06 10:15:25-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — With these mass shootings, the call for gun control is even louder, especially from groups like Moms Demand Action.

The group says their method now is pushing for policy and change.

Moms Demand Action is asking people to text "checks" to 644-33. It's a line set up to call senators, and pressure them to pass background checks on all gun sales.

Kate Kile, Tallahassee Chapter Leader of Moms Demand Action, says changing the accessibility to guns could be one of the fastest ways to stopping violence.

"Mass shootings get a lot of attention from people and they're horrific," said Kile. "It's right to discuss this but gun violence is something that happens everyday in America. 100 Americans are dying every single day."

Moms Demand Action also marched the nation's capitol Saturday night, following the El Paso shooting.

The group says if something isn't done, they will work to vote lawmakers out of office this next election cycle.

This Saturday, Moms Demand Action will have a welcome meeting at Cascades Park starting at 2:00 p.m.

The group says people are welcome to stop by, listen, and ask questions about gun control.