There are an average of 70 sexual assaults in the U.S. military every day (because the reporting system is a joke):


Women Senators take up the cause:

“Why, when it comes to sexual violence in the military, it could be different this time”


WATCH: Rachel Maddow on VA Backlog of delivering benefits

(ALSO Daily Show’s hilarious segment “Red Tape Diaries” )

Thank Senator Kirsten Gillibrand for her amendment stopping food stamp cuts for Veterans:

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In memory of the 26 children and teachers killed by someone who shouldn’t have been allowed to have a gun at Sandy Hook Elementary School on December 14, 2012:

and the 3,349 people who have been killed by guns since the Newtown tragedy (as of 3/28):




CALL/FACEBOOK/TWEET your Senator & ALL undecided/opposed: #DEMANDACTION on Bill 649 & REJECT the “private sales” loophole!
(Mark Warner @ 202-224-2023 has already announced support for this toothless compromise that would’ve allowed Adam Lanza to legally buy guns from his Mom without scrutiny)

CALL via 855-440-4800 or

(as seen on Maddow last night:


According to these Democratic Senate offices “We Don’t Know” where they stand on UNIVERSAL background checks:

@MartinHeinrich @senatorreid @senatorhagan

@marylandrieu@senmarkpryor @senbennetco@senangusking @senatortomudall

@jontester @senatorshaheen



@markwarner @sendonnelly @sen_joemanchin @senatorbegich @SenatorHeitkamp @MaxBaucus


WATCH Virginia Senator Tim Kaine has announced support of gun reform

(ineffective background checks enabled the Virginia Tech massacre)

BUT he said calls “are about split…it is very important for those in favor to be heard”

WATCH Barack Obama ask Americans to stand up & call for action to reduce gun violence in front of Sandy Hook families on Monday night

& Sandy Hook families on 60 Minutes


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