This Change In Law Will Save Women’s Lives

By Shannon Watts

Shannon Watts is the founder of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America and a mom of five. She lives in Colorado. The views expressed are her own.

We’ll never know whose or how many, but countless lives were saved in Rhode Island on Tuesday night. Untold children will be spared the life-altering trauma of losing their mother. Daughters and sisters whose lives may have been cut short will live longer.

That’s because Rhode Island legislators passed a bill requiring convicted domestic abusers to turn in their guns. . Email submissions@refinery29.com to submit your own.

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