News and Updates

July 6, 2018. DUNWOODY, GA: “Lucy McBath stared at the television, watching President Donald Trump stun lawmakers. “Take the guns first, go through due process second,” the President said in a free-wheeling roundtable with lawmakers last February where he also…

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June 29, 2018: NEW YORK TIMES. Women Who Might Win “And before the Massachusetts primaries in September, there is Lucy McBath, who became an anti-gun activist after her son’s murder, in a July 24 runoff to be the Democratic nominee in…

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JUNE 28, 2018: “Kevin Abel, a South African immigrant and businessman, and Lucy McBath, a national gun control advocate, squared off at the June 27 forum at the Weber School, with Atlanta Journal-Constitution political reporter Greg Bluestein as moderator, in advance…

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June 26, 2018: Talking to ELLE.com, McBath explained why she decided to run for public office and why she refuses to let fear hold her back. I grew up in Illinois in an environment where my parents were very politically…

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May 23, 2018: HUFFINGTON POST Gun reform advocate Lucia “Lucy” McBath will face businessman Kevin Abel in a Democratic primary runoff in July. The top contenders in Georgia’s 6th Congressional District primary on Tuesday hope to unseat incumbent Republican Karen Handel in…

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May 20, 2018: “Marietta, Georgia (CNN) When Lucy McBath’s phone began receiving alerts about the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, she felt angry and deeply hurt. “I just thought, ‘I’m so sick of this. Those kids are…

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May 10, 2018: “After campaigning for Hillary Clinton for a year and experiencing her shocking loss, McBath retreated to her Marietta home for a hip replacement and a long-planned three months of self-care. During that time, the Trinity Chapel member…

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May 8, 2018 – Giffords, the gun safety organization founded by former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and Captain Mark Kelly, announced their endorsement of 11 additional gun safety candidates for the 2018 cycle. These champions are committed to fighting for stronger…

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April 27, 2018: Ga. Mom Runs for Congress and Fights Gun Violence “Lucy McBath never wanted to become an activist. The Georgia mom was living in a quiet, upper-middle-class cul-de-sac outside Atlanta raising her son, Jordan Davis, who planned to…

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For Immediate Release April 26, 2018 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today EMILY’s List, the nation’s largest resource for women in politics, endorsed Lucy McBath for Congress in Georgia’s 6th Congressional District. Stephanie Schriock, president of EMILY’s List, released the following statement:+…

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April 23, 2018: “WASHINGTON —Gun control groups are circling their wagons around Lucy McBath, the activist whose surprise challenge of U.S. Rep. Karen Handel has shaken up the Democratic primary for Georgia’s 6th Congressional District. The political arm of the…

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April 20, 2018: “Lucy McBath effectively put her Georgia state House race on hold when she got the news of the shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on February 14. “We had to be there for these children,” she…

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