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Fight like a Mother Praised By Media And Political Figures Including Michael Bloomberg, Hillary Clinton, And Katie Couric, Shannon Watts The NRA S Worst Nightmare Tells The Inspiring Story Of How A Rallying Call To Action Grew Into A Powerful Movement To Protect Children From America S Epidemic Of Gun Violence, And Offers Lessons For Others Who Want To Make A Difference In Their Community.On The Morning Of December 14, 2012, Stay At Home Mom Shannon Watts Was Folding Laundry When The News Broke That There Had Been A Shooting In Newtown, Connecticut Along With The World, Watts Watched Horrifying Images Of Children Being Marched In A Line Outside Of Sandy Hook Elementary School Outraged And Heartbroken, Shannon Felt An Overwhelming Need To Act She Thought There Must Be An Organization Like Mothers Against Drunk Driving, But For Gun Violence Prevention There Was No Such Organization Watts Decided Then And There That She Needed To Build It.Fight Like A Mother Is The Powerful Story Of How One Mother S Cry For Change Started A National Women S Movement Moms Demand Action To Fight Some Of The Richest And Most Powerful People In America The Gun Lobby It Is A Riveting Account Of How Outraged Mothers Became Engaged Activists, Creating A Powerful Grassroots Network Of Local Chapters In All 50 States Along With Her Observations And Wisdom, Watts Shares Inspiring Messages Of Perseverance, Courage, And Compassion, And Outlines The Core Mantras And Principles That Moms Demand Action Has Used To Battle The NRA And The Intimidating Tactics They Use To Prevent Gun Safety Progress.Most Of All, Fight Like A Mother Explores The Unique Power Of Women Starting With What They Have, Owning Their Expertise, Asking For Help, And Doubling Down Instead Of Backing Down While Not Everyone Can Be On The Front Lines Lobbying Congress, Every Mom Is Already An Organizer, And Shannon Shows Them How To Put Their Skills To Use In Their Own Community, In Their Own Way Bringing Activism Into The Everyday, Fight Like A Mother Will Inspire Everyone Mothers And Fathers, Students And Teachers, Lawmakers, And Anyone Who Is Outraged, Angry, And Motivated To Work For Change To Get To Work Transforming Hearts, Minds, And Laws.

  • ebook
  • 304 pages
  • Fight like a Mother
  • Shannon Watts
  • 28 January 2019
  • 9780062892638

About the Author: Shannon Watts

Shannon Watts is the founder of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America the leading force for gun violence prevention, with chapters in all 50 states and a powerful grassroots network of moms that has successfully effected change at the local, state and national level In 2013, Moms Demand Action partnered with Mayors Against Illegal Guns to form Everytown for Gun Safety, a nationwide movemen



10 thoughts on “Fight like a Mother

  1. says:

    From its spur of the moment inception following the devastation at Sandy Hook to its rapid growth, branding, successes, and challenges, this is the in depth story behind Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America Thank you, Shannon Watts, and all members volunteers, for your ...

  2. says:

    I was fortunate to receive an advanced copy of the book A group of 17 women read and discussed the book We were affirmed, energized, excited by Shannon s words There is no book appropriate or meaningful for a group of women activists Our highlighters ran dry as we reacted to her comments Her book is an affirmation of our beliefs, a Ba...

  3. says:

    Our book club was able to read the unedited version It was fantastic Shannon speaks plainly and the book is easy to read She offers loads of advice for organizing a grassroots movement as well as fully explaining the position of Moms Demand Action.

  4. says:

    I love Shannon Watts Seriously, I adore her I just expected to feel pumped reading this Maybe my expectations were too high.

  5. says:

    I can t rate this book because I collaborated on the writing of it a huge honor and career highlight I am so inspired by Shannon Watts and everyone who is part of the organization she started, Moms Demand Action This has been a life changing project from me it has already gotten me to testify at the state house in...

  6. says:

    Loved this book If you re a mom, or a grandma like me, who feels that you don t have enough power over what happens in our country, read this book Shannon Watts does a great job of showing that moms are a FORCE We need to find our...

  7. says:

    Shannon Watts shares the story of Moms Demand Action in a way that is helpful for anyone who wants to help change the world but is not sure where to start She particularly praises the power of women to get things done and inspires us all to get out there and try A must read

  8. says:

    5 stars for the Moms Demand Movement, 2 stars for this book.Disclaimer I m a MDA volunteer lead for my local chapter However to be perfectly honest, this book kind of bored me Maybe it was the chapters that kept specifically referencing other chapters both still coming up and already read up to that point Maybe it was how off topic it seemed to get at times a whole section on branding really what does that have to do with anything described in the book title Maybe it was the lack of any memoir esque insight into Shannon Watts herself or any real interesting deep insight into how the movement went from a Facebook page to it s current connection with Everytown Maybe it was the lack of detail about the subject matter itself that inspired this movement the Gun Lobby mentioned in the title or a deeper look into gun violence beyond some mere listing of stats Maybe it was the vast over simplification of how a woman s role of mom translates into running for office apparently the financial aspects of running a campaign is comparable to having a ho...

  9. says:

    This was probably the most interesting nonfiction book I ve read in a while I know Shannon had a writer who helped her and they made a dynamic pair Compelling narrative plus a sparkling style made for a great book The first half dazzled me t...

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