Marie Newman has coordinated advocacy for preventing gun violence for more than 20 years. She is the former spokesperson for Moms Demand Action Illinois and has volunteered for Brady’s Million Mom March. Newman supports H.R. 8, reinstating the Assault Weapons Ban, and requiring gun safety training with a gun license. She supports red flag laws to prevent purchases of firearms by people who have a history of violent actions. She is a longtime advocate for common-sense gun reform.