What A Day

Votes Against Gun Violence with Shannon Watts

Votes Against Gun Violence with Shannon Watts

What A Day - October 11, 2021 - 19:05

Guns were involved in three out of every four homicides in 2020, and 2021 is shaping up to be deadly, too. According to the Gun Violence Archive, from January 1st to September 15th of this year, more than 14,000 people died from gun violence in the U.S. Moms Demand Action founder, Shannon Watts, joined us to discuss Demand a Seat. It's a program that recruits gun violence survivors and activists to run for elected office and become more engaged in our politics.And in headlines: Texas’s restrictive anti-abortion law is back in effect, Iraqis voted in parliamentary elections, and Moderna has been supplying their shots almost exclusively to the world’s wealthiest countries.Show Notes:Moms Demand Action: Demand A Seat – https://www.everytown.org/demand-a-seat/For a transcript of this episode, please visit crooked.com/whataday

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