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Shannon Watts @shannonrwatts NRA’s head, rent free

Founder of @MomsDemand, grassroots army of @Everytown. Worst nightmare of the NRA. Author of Fight Like a Mother. Californian. IG: @ shannonrwatts

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Joined Twitter 2/3/11


It's always great to hear from @MomsDemand founder @shannonrwatts & other survivors, like @MiaLivasPorter &… https://t.co/jYbog6VCUV
Retweeted by Shannon WattsHow it started: How it’s going: (The morning after my 1st @MomsDemand meeting) https://t.co/vnIrpGRV7m
Retweeted by Shannon WattsOK, I'll do one too. How it started March 2013.......how it's going Jan 2021. #persistence #endurance #KeepGoinghttps://t.co/1uNobe0Kxp
Retweeted by Shannon WattsHow it started / How it’s going Our first @MomsDemand rally: My son was 5 months old and we got screamed at by g… https://t.co/lJucw2SvDK
Retweeted by Shannon Watts @2020istrash2020 @FordFischer @andrewtilman1 😂“Boogaloo Boy” @andrewtilman1 is planning to be at the Michigan Capitol armed rally on Sunday. He sent this pic an… https://t.co/Vflfzhv8Of
Retweeted by Shannon WattsI'm at an extremely well guarded MN Capitol, where several pro-Trump rallies are planned this weekend. Today's grou… https://t.co/zaKfNNNhfE
Retweeted by Shannon WattsThe Texas Capitol in Austin will be closed Saturday through Wednesday. The announcement comes after the FBI repor… https://t.co/TEZR4xjogr
Retweeted by Shannon WattsI'm in Columbus, OH for the 'Refused to Be Silenced' armed rally on the 17th (tomorrow). The capitol area is alread… https://t.co/6FoTa1mzAo
Retweeted by Shannon Watts @lakeshow73 @NRA 💕Cable news channel just said @nra moving operations to Texas. False. As @erinmdouglas23 reports, the “move” is lega… https://t.co/UQtJgzDU6M
Retweeted by Shannon Watts“If it wasn't my job, I would have done that for free. .. It was absolutely my pleasure to crush a white nationalis… https://t.co/WCHewf26B2
Retweeted by Shannon Watts.@MomsDemand #AZLeg How it started.. How it's going. https://t.co/uViDgJ7SQU
Retweeted by Shannon WattsHow it started: Went to my first @MomsDemand meeting and created a private FB group to discuss gun violence prevent… https://t.co/YQb1SdHOW8
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1/17
2021
HOW IT STARTED: first-ever Statehouse Day, early 2013, shortly after @shannonrwatts started @MomsDemand from her ki… https://t.co/pbKEwqN3We
Retweeted by Shannon WattsHow it started... How it’s going... @shannonrwatts https://t.co/UqGpV9f9CP
Retweeted by Shannon WattsHow it started. How it’s going @MomsDemand @shannonrwatts https://t.co/J7S6DK7cZU
Retweeted by Shannon WattsHow it started.... How it’s going #SaturdayVibes #NRABankruptcy #ThoughtsAndPrayers @MomsDemand @Everytown https://t.co/R54qlPZHug
Retweeted by Shannon WattsRep. Lauren Boebert’s mother says that that is not her in the video being shared on Twitter and she wasn’t at the C… https://t.co/eh0kJ0Xe4NBen Goldey said in a statement to Axios: "Following the events of January 6th, I’ve decided to part ways with the o… https://t.co/6m7lrdOaBl
Retweeted by Shannon WattsBREAKING: A major donor to the @NRA will challenge key aspects of the gun group’s bankruptcy filing in an attempt t… https://t.co/HAxjnnt7vmBen Goldey said in a statement to Axios: "Following the events of January 6th, I’ve decided to part ways with the o… https://t.co/6m7lrdOaBlThe 25-year-old is charged with attempted murder in the Des Moines shooting. The gunman, who was heavily armed and… https://t.co/AqFvLD6HelA white military veteran shot and wounded a 15-year-old girl when he fired his gun into a car carrying four Black t… https://t.co/NLykhnZJocFrom the inception of @MomsDemand, we made it our mission to take on the NRA. It started at our kitchen tables, whe… https://t.co/lAtlyB6Mv0
Retweeted by Shannon Watts @MsPeters14 😂“Shannon Watts, founder of @MomsDemand, said that for years, gun-rights activists have openly carried rifles in pub… https://t.co/YP7HCSEgKQ.⁦@sfpelosi⁩ may leave the San Francisco Giants Community Fund Board after learning owner Charles Johnson contribut… https://t.co/KzT4XTv2hfHow it started How it’s going My first event with @MomsDemand in 2018. Announced yesterday - we ran the… https://t.co/iD3R8pldSS
Retweeted by Shannon Wattshow it started…. how its going... @MomsDemand @shannonrwatts https://t.co/JZNd3gWkjc
Retweeted by Shannon WattsCall your Arkansas Representative and Governor @AsaHutchinson to tell them we do not need Stand Your Ground #SB24.… https://t.co/oi4IvJMHeH
Retweeted by Shannon WattsHow it started: Jan 2013 Statehouse steps 1MM4GC rally, would soon become Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense How it'… https://t.co/r8q3w58tD7
Retweeted by Shannon WattsWelcome to the 442nd session of the Maryland General Assembly @bensonteam24 @JazzforMaryland @erekbarronhttps://t.co/2NrNq2xGeq
Retweeted by Shannon WattsHow it started, how it’s going: @shannonrwatts @MomsDemand #KeepGoing #NotTodayNRA #NRABankruptcy https://t.co/2V51XRZ6PM
Retweeted by Shannon WattsHow it started How it’s going (From greeting the Sandy Hook Riders at the Capitol in March, 2013 represe… https://t.co/G9e9mySwrw
Retweeted by Shannon WattsJan 16, 2019. I was at the Capitol speaking at the William Barr confirmation. Calling each of the nine names. Begg… https://t.co/P2Kv6JXopT
Retweeted by Shannon WattsHow it started How it’s going My first event as a @MomsDemand lead & #NRABankruptcy Day: https://t.co/hc78GOU4VG
Retweeted by Shannon WattsThe day after my 1st visit to Nashville to ask my reps to stand for common sense gun laws I woke to find my picture… https://t.co/uY3WAK3skM
Retweeted by Shannon WattsDing ding ding! Thank you Twitter friends! 💕 https://t.co/mCx4KpRKi8Today our organization unveiled a new policy plan to eliminate armed intimidation from politics by prohibiting guns… https://t.co/pnL3M5osWt
Retweeted by Shannon WattsTexas Students Demand Action volunteer Ade Osadolor-Hernandez: “The NRA resembles an incompetent criminal enterpris… https://t.co/TOWEAUAixO
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Retweeted by Shannon WattsWell that was an exciting *two month* appointment. Adios, Mary Rosh! https://t.co/wB1IQjq8Dj https://t.co/I8T7K2gkkdPhoto on the right was about a month after the Sandy Hook school shooting with my own 1st grader holding up a… https://t.co/2HGDbb0by0
Retweeted by Shannon WattsIncredibly proud to have seen @shannonrwatts original link in 2012 and joined the FB group that eventually became… https://t.co/kAnwNYVR13
Retweeted by Shannon WattsOh is the bankrupt #NRA thinking about coming to Texas? We ready. @MomsDemand https://t.co/AgD5sdalBc
Retweeted by Shannon WattsCelebrate the win. Continue the fight. #EndGunViolence #NRABankruptcy #NRAIsATerroristOrganization @MomsDemandhttps://t.co/YbhIHNOo3R
Retweeted by Shannon WattsTX Chapter of @MomsDemand was ground zero for exposing gun extremists. Because of our work, the country woke up to… https://t.co/HpKzAlpEcH
Retweeted by Shannon WattsThe NRA is weaker than it’s ever been, and @MomsDemand and the gun violence prevention movement are stronger than i… https://t.co/rMLGVhf5AUEvery day, in every neighborhood, in every statehouse, in every district, @MomsDemand volunteers are working to unm… https://t.co/4hdJYhceVFIn 2019, we spent $2.5M to help flip the Virginia General Assembly, outspending the NRA by a 4-to-1 margin. That wa… https://t.co/dA2pSJHSLbWe've also gone toe-to-toe with the NRA across the country, beating them in elections and on the legislative battle… https://t.co/X7t3Uo4p8dAnd in response to NY AG Letitia James' lawsuit to dissolve the @NRA, the NRA countersued and called our organizati… https://t.co/2MrVQHRn6TWe established the https://t.co/AFMX3YMufg website, which became a key destination to keep track of the NRA’s misde… https://t.co/ve9leai3YMWe've waged campaigns against the NRA, and convinced corporations to cut ties with them. We asked Google, Amazon, A… https://t.co/TnbsY5PnRG.@MomsDemand volunteers filed complaints with regulators in six states, forcing the insurer Chubb to end its affili… https://t.co/2sTVj8Zy4RFor example, we exposed the illegality of Carry Guard, the NRA’s insurance product (also known as murder insurance)… https://t.co/NC4wWYyEsdFrom the inception of @MomsDemand, we made it our mission to take on the NRA. It started at our kitchen tables, whe… https://t.co/lAtlyB6Mv0 @goodasyou https://t.co/K73jbQzFP7What are you drinking tonight to celebrate the NRA’s bankruptcy? https://t.co/JT3l8cCRiGhow it started…. how its going... https://t.co/Lzw4lbcdJUhttps://t.co/wkPwBHqMne https://t.co/wp0Z8fcY9oIn addition, the NRA's largest donors are leaving in droves, and the new Biden administration will certainly suss o… https://t.co/ndIYO8rHbp
Retweeted by Shannon WattsOn top of what happened today, the @NRA is under investigation by Congress, state lawmakers and the IRS for financi… https://t.co/dJP4FQh73c
Retweeted by Shannon WattsYou know who’s not bankrupt? @MomsDemand 💅🏻
Retweeted by Shannon WattsThe NRA has been out of touch with American voters and lawmakers for decades, and now they’re out of money, too. H… https://t.co/TAqBDFAIRa
Retweeted by Shannon WattsThe NRA can try to run from its years of deception, decadence, and self-dealing, but it can’t hide. They're a front… https://t.co/nT4oBSu9yX
Retweeted by Shannon WattsAccording to media, the NRA’s “drop in revenues accelerated in 2019 when several large NRA donors began a drive to… https://t.co/nt7p0TTxGB
Retweeted by Shannon WattsAnd according to the NRA’s latest annual report, revenue from “membership dues to the NRA fell more than $57 millio… https://t.co/ruiBtMwrGI
Retweeted by Shannon WattsThis election cycle, nearly 60% of the NRA’s electoral spending was devoted to reelecting Donald Trump, which turne… https://t.co/SqbB8kuY01
Retweeted by Shannon WattsBREAKING: On a Friday evening, the NRA tries to bury announcement that it has FILED FOR BANKRUPTCY!!! https://t.co/3hDsRpngoV
Retweeted by Shannon WattsThere remain some serious legal questions about whether the NRA can just up and leave New York. THREAD here: https://t.co/SMuNlcg5Ll
Retweeted by Shannon WattsI’m sending the @NRA as many thoughts and prayers as they gave the 19,303 Americans who died from gun violence in 2… https://t.co/OhZQJvg0MJ
Retweeted by Shannon WattsWhen @NewYorkStateAG moved to dissolve the NRA for fraud, abuse, & misconduct, it marked the beginning of the end f… https://t.co/Oqk6AWLtfk
Retweeted by Shannon WattsHAHAHAHAHA to the time the NRA said, “The Bloomberg and Everytown/Moms Demand lobbyists may outspend the NRA, but t… https://t.co/lNU9K8PsbG
Retweeted by Shannon WattsFrom a Texan mom who did active shooter drills as a teacher more than I did in the Navy: The @NRA is not welcome he… https://t.co/CWBaBoO2b3
Retweeted by Shannon WattsHowever, it's not as simple as the NRA starting over in Texas and erasing their debt. They can't just pick up and l… https://t.co/oipSWYEYrTLet's be clear: The NRA is filing for bankruptcy in order to escape legal culpability for years of deception, decad… https://t.co/T1MzXhNAge
Retweeted by Shannon WattsTexas Students Demand Action volunteer Ade Osadolor-Hernandez: “The NRA resembles an incompetent criminal enterpris… https://t.co/TOWEAUAixO
1/16
2021
The NRA can try to run from its years of deception, decadence, and self-dealing, but it can’t hide — not from the l… https://t.co/SAaMpKV8OfAnd the NRA is tens of millions in debt, while spending tens of millions on legal fees, and recently laid off 200 o… https://t.co/CqVge8sjsCThe NRA faces steep financial consequences and potential dissolution stemming from a New York Attorney General laws… https://t.co/U6tNvLGLk1The NRA’s decision to file for bankruptcy comes at a time when the NRA is losing power, money and influence. They… https://t.co/oEQ5KwpK8dhttps://t.co/bXoT9FpPSK https://t.co/jgUruIJjksY'all are not gonna tweet about the bankruptcy? Oh and "thoughts and prayers" on that... https://t.co/Cvy6EShD2H
Retweeted by Shannon WattsIn fact, according to their filing, the NRA owes nearly $8 million to its top 20 creditors. https://t.co/aqZWGfcoiCThe NRA's messaging that their finances are fine is at total odds with the purpose of bankruptcy, in which you need… https://t.co/EtsknWA8YPFrom the NRA’s bankruptcy filing. They’re allegedly a nonprofit. How can any lawmakers, donors, members still suppo… https://t.co/M58QDhxNAb @AliceDreger Thank you.To legal pundits saying this means the NRA will get away with erasing their debt and starting over in a new state,… https://t.co/18JZsg8z8qBut the NRA can't just pick up and leave New York for Texas, @quasiasher reported in @Newsweek last year — the NY A… https://t.co/ESsE13l84K
Retweeted by Shannon WattsThe NRA is a mouthpiece for gun manufacturers that lines the pockets of lawmakers to block common sense gun safety… https://t.co/CfcSE4qpl9
Retweeted by Shannon WattsWith the NRA declaring bankruptcy, now seems like a good time to look back at one of their more expensive and point… https://t.co/4GXHdDrmvk
Retweeted by Shannon WattsIn addition, the NRA's largest donors are leaving in droves, and the new Biden administration will certainly suss o… https://t.co/ndIYO8rHbpOn top of what happened today, the @NRA is under investigation by Congress, state lawmakers and the IRS for financi… https://t.co/dJP4FQh73c @petitlarcenous @BinkleyOnStyle Yep - they're broke and desperate. And who knows what the new Congress and AGs have in store for them?The NRA, a get rich quick scheme for its executives that pushed positions wildly out of step with gun owners, is co… https://t.co/BdVNM5HzTz
Retweeted by Shannon Watts @BinkleyOnStyle We'll have to see what happens in the courts. There is a winding down process under NY law, which i… https://t.co/fXeTg5jRMhShining a flashlight under the refrigerator and forcing the cockroaches to run out since 2012... https://t.co/nvocwdQkj3 @BinkleyOnStyle However, bankruptcy stays don't typically apply against police and regulatory actions, which NYAG's… https://t.co/vfxUwlPlO7
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