“You know the saying. The saying goes, ‘A rooster crows, but the hen delivers,’” Texas Governor Ann Richards. #2018 #2020 #BlueWave
“Women make up just 19 percent of Afghanistan’s legislature. That’s the same percentage of women represented in America’s Congress.”

There are 468 women running for the House in 2018, and 51 women running for the Senate.
Never forget: Anita Hill was asked by an all-white, all-male panel of Congressmen if she was a “woman scorned” and whether she was “militant about civil rights.”

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Oct 3, 2018
THEY DID IT!!! After Pennsylvania @MomsDemand volunteers worked to pass this bill to disarm domestic abusers for over three years, it is finally headed to the governor’s desk to sign it into law.
How did we do it? @MomsDemand delivered an open letter to Pennsylvania lawmakers in the House signed by over 7,600 Pennsylvanians. We drove tens of thousands of calls and digital messages to lawmakers urging them to support #HB2060.
We hosted five press conferences, throughout the week of September 5th, with state legislators of both parties, local law enforcement and concerned citizens. We hosted a “Protect Pennsylvania Families” rally with community leaders and lawmakers on September 24th.
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Oct 1, 2018
Trump to woman reporter: "She's shocked I picked her, she's in a state of shock”
Reporter: “I'm not, thank you Mr. President”
Trump: "I know you're not thinking, you never do”
Reporter: "I'm sorry?"
Trump: "Go ahead"

This is institutionalized misogyny.

More. Trump shouts down a different woman reporter as she tries to ask him a question about Kavanaugh.

“Don’t do that. That’s not nice,” Trump tells her while wagging his finger.

Again. Trump cuts off a woman reporter who tries to ask him why it’s taken over a year for his administration to prohibit bump stocks after promising he would in the wake of Las Vegas.

H/t @atrupar - follow him for best video highlights every day.

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Oct 1, 2018
Here's how @Everytown and @MomsDemand are gearing up for the midterms. First, we recently announced a first wave of targeted spending of up to $10M in four critical states: Georgia, Michigan, Nevada and New Mexico.

washingtonpost.com/national/gun-c…
.@MomsDemand has given out Gun Sense Candidate distinctions to over 3,000 candidates in 48 states. And @Everytown has endorsed dozens of volunteers and gun violence survivors up and down the ballot. They're also endorsing gun sense champions in key races across the country.
Our @momsdemand and #StudentsDemandAction volunteers have hosted 500+ canvasses, knocked 34,000+ doors, made thousands of calls, held 100+ voter registrations drives, & registered tens of thousands of voters. Check out our next Weekend of Action Oct 13/14: gunsensevoter.org/volunteer
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Sep 30, 2018
Chyrons for the poorly educated.
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Sep 4, 2018
Based on what we already know, the judicial record of Brett Kavanaugh shows he has applied a dangerous interpretation of #2A when determining whether a law is constitutional, and demonstrates an extreme view of the Second Amendment that elevates gun rights over public safety.
Kavanaugh made it clear he'd strike down prohibitions on assault-style weapons. He dissented from a decision upholding D.C.’s ban on assault-style weapons and its requirement to register handguns. The dissent put him at odds with every other appeals court to address the issue.
This matters because 10 years ago, in its ruling in DC v. Heller, the Supreme Court established a clear precedent: while law-abiding citizens have a right to have firearms at home for self defense, the #2A is not absolute and allows for common-sense laws to protect public safety.
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Aug 31, 2018
He gave this speech the same day a U.S. Attorney in Massachusetts arrested a Trump supporter for threatening to fatally shoot journalists.
According to reports, the FBI searched the suspect's California home and seized 20 guns, both long guns and handguns, and hundreds of rounds of ammunition.

cbsnews.com/news/man-charg…
These alarming threats come just two months after an Annapolis, Maryland, man shot and killed five employees of The Capital newspaper. Prior to the shooting, the gunman sent threatening letters and messages about attacking the office and its staff.

baltimore.cbslocal.com/2018/06/28/rep…
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