"Moms Demand" Planned a Protest at #NRAAM, But Nobody Showed Up

Jennifer Van Laar
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Posted: Apr 29, 2017 4:00 PM
"Moms Demand" Planned a Protest at #NRAAM, But Nobody Showed Up

A Friday press release from Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America promised "hundreds" of gun safety advocates would rally with Shannon Watts, Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) in Atlanta, protesting the NRA's "extremist" agenda. As Bob Owens at Bearing Arms reported, the crowd was almost nonexistent.

Unwilling to admit defeat, Watts tweeted a picture designed to show a much larger crowd. Owens reports that they even tried to get homeless people in the park to wear their t-shirts. Though they're part of a Bloomberg-funded national group, one observer said he'd seen more people at a local club level march.  As Owens noted, "The thing about fake grassroots organizations is that they don't grow."