Making an Impact at the State Level By Susan Myers, Missouri State Director; January 19, 2024 If you’re eager to champion the Second Amendment and make a meaningful impact in your state but are uncertain where to begin, welcome to the club! I dove into Missouri’s legislative process after learning about Women for Gun Rights… Read More »Don’t Just Tell Them – Show Them
2A Nonpartisan Advocacy
Have you ever witnessed something you knew was so wrong on so many levels, and been unable to speak out?
That’s exactly what I experienced last week as I sat through a congressional hearing that was pitched as a bi-partisan attempt to address gun violence. This hearing was run by Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Houston, who is the chair of the House Judiciary Committee’s subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
The DC Project, Women for Gun Rights, returned to Washington, DC, September 13-16, 2022, to deliver its core message to Congress. The group’s fifty-one delegates representing forty-eight states met with legislators from both sides of the aisle, advocating gun rights are human rights. Their effort concluded with a rally on the steps of the United States Supreme Court.
You’re gonna love it! As you may know, Candy Yow, who is an avid hunter, conservationist and outdoor media writer, is also the Oregon State Director for DC Project, Women for Gun Rights, a nationwide organization of women committed to safeguarding the Second Amendment. Annually, the group heads to Washington, DC to meet with their… Read More »What does Candy have up her sleeve now??
On Wednesday, June 8, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. ET, Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, the Chairwoman of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform, held a hearing to examine the gun violence in the United States. The hearing examined legislation that would ban “assault weapons” and bolster background checks on gun purchases. DC Project Delegate Lucretia Hughes gave written… Read More »DC Project Delegate Lucretia Hughes Testifies Before House Committee
Our job as mothers is to protect our children and empower them. Thoughts and prayers are not enough; education, not legislation, is the key to safer communities. Watch and Share our video: The demands for gun control are hollow because restricting guns sounds easier than influencing human behavior, just like it is easier to take… Read More »Protect Like A Mother
May 18, 2022: Holly Sullivan, DC Project Advisory Board Member and Legislative Director, testifies to protect our Second Amendment rights. She educates legislators and spreads awareness regarding the unintended consequences of the Jackson-Elias Domestic Survivor Protection Act. This is her opening testimony during the United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary Hearing: Stop Gun Violence.… Read More »DC Project Director Testifies Before U.S. Senate
By: Lauren Hartnett, NY State Director, The DC Project Working as a paramedic in New York City, I have seen my share of violence and attacks on the people in my city. We have trained for countless hours and have always been told “it’s not if, it’s when.” As a first responder, along with other… Read More »For 30 Hours
Gun control won’t save your life when criminals strike. Gun control emboldens criminals and leave victims defenseless. 2 MILLION lives are saved each year thanks to firearms. You are your own first responder. Get involved with The DC Project TODAY & be empowered knowing you can protect what you love. The fight for our Second… Read More »The Best first-responder is YOU.
Several years ago I stepped up to defend the second amendment because if I don’t do it, who will? That’s not to say I didn’t tell my self 100 times “what are you thinking? why you? What if I don’t know the answer? What If someone knows more? Shouldn’t someone else be doing this?” Someone better? Those words, those questions are constantly in the back of my mind.
Washington, D.C. – (May 24, 2021) – Three women representing the DC Project have recently testified before U.S. Senate and House Judiciary subcommittees opposing proposed anti-gun legislation. According to DC Project Founder, Dianna Muller, “We encourage our elected policymakers on the Hill to learn why the Second Amendment is crucial to the prevention of violence. This is how we foster bi-partisan… Read More »DC Project Women Testify Before U.S. Senate & House Opposing Gun Control
By Tricia Wisehart, Oklahoma Director The 10th Amendment to the Constitution of the United States: “The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people.” Federal overreach is growing exponentially in their attempts to usurp rights belonging… Read More »The Growing Movement of 2nd Amendment Sanctuaries
Our Nation’s Capitol remains closed, but our desire to advocate for the 2A landed us some time with lawmakers on Capitol Hill. A small group of Delegates traveled to Washington, D.C. in April where we met with more than 40 lawmakers to discuss why “gun rights are women’s rights.” In our meetings, we presented ourselves… Read More »Mar/Apr 2021 Update
Washington, D.C. – (April 26, 2021) – Twelve women representing the DC Project traveled from across the U.S. to meet with elected officials in Washington, D.C. last week. They brought their voices to defend the Second Amendment, made the case that gun rights are women’s rights, and pitched the group as a trusted resource to lawmakers. DC Project: Gun… Read More »Legislators Find Allies in the DC Project
By Shirley Watral, Florida Director I find there is nothing more refreshing and inspiring than spending time with like-minded people who are passionate about the same thing you are; March 20th I was a part of the Florida Carry Speaker Event. My friend June and I setup a table for DC Project. We sold T-shirts,… Read More »DC Project Asks Floridians to turn #TealFor2A
TULSA, OK – (April 9, 2021) – The DC Project, Women for Gun Rights, has a strong response to the Biden Administration’s anti-Second Amendment proclamations from the Rose Garden yesterday. The new restrictions will not keep Americans safer. Representatives from Moms Demand Action cheered at the White House press conference when the executive orders to “address the gun violence… Read More »DC Project Responds to White House Attack on 2A
By: Susan Myers, Missouri As I sat there waiting for the hearing on Missouri’s ‘Second Amendment Preservation Act’ to start, I was filled with apprehension. Having arrived early, I was alone on one side of the room while on the other was a group from Mom’s Demand Action clad in red and numbering a dozen… Read More »When the cause is worthy, forget about comfort zone
When Chris Cheng was invited to testify at the Senate Judiciary Hearing on “Constitutional and Common Sense steps to Reduce Gun Violence,” on March 23, he asked Dianna Muller for ideas and support. She was on the next flight! While helping Chris prepare for his testimony, she suggested that she and fellow Second Amendment advocate Maj Toure of Black Guns… Read More »Senate Judiciary Hearing on Gun Control
Our Second Amendment rights are under attack like never before. Numerous pieces of legislation are threatening our freedoms. Please act now to let lawmakers know your wishes. They work for you, and it’s crucial to phone them or email them to voice your opinion. DON’T WAIT! Contact your Representative: www.house.gov/representatives/find-your-representative Contact your Senator: www.senate.gov/senators/senators-contact.htm Calling for 2A… Read More »Jan/Feb 2021 Update
MESSAGE FROM DI We made history in 2020 by increasing the DC Project from a small group of 50 women (one from every state) to thousands of advocates across the U.S. Despite difficulties caused by the pandemic, our growth spurred more conversations with federal and state lawmakers than in any previous year of our activism. … Read More »Quarterly Report – 4Q 2020