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March to the Midterms

The midterm elections are critical this year. Arm yourself with knowledge!

Beyond Bullet Wounds: Guns in the Hands of Domestic Abusers

Beyond Bullet Wounds:

Guns in the Hands of Domestic Abusers

In a country where 1 out of every 3 women and 1 out of every 4 men are victims of physical violence at the hands of an intimate partner in their lifetime,2 the issue of domestic violence cuts across racial, gender, economic, sexuality, age, and religious divides. In this report, we explore how the presence of a gun makes domestic violence even worse.


End Family Fire

8 kids a day are unintentionally shot or injured.
Let's end family fire!


Andrew and Nick Wiegardt with their mother Kristen Englund at Christmas 2012

Brady & Cohen Milstein Announce Landmark Settlement

In April 2013, Kirsten Englund was shot and killed by a man with a mental health problem whose mother had illegally purchased two guns on his behalf. Today, Kirsten’s family is announcing a landmark settlement in their lawsuit against J&G Sales, a national online gun dealer, and World Pawn Exchange, a firearms dealer in Oregon.

Brady on Twitter

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The stories of preventable gun deaths are far too frequent. We can all find ways to talk to friends and families ab… https://t.co/UhBelx3CFI
"...as Americans, we have both the possibility and responsibility to ensure that we’re making communities safe...”… https://t.co/h3wfdgKJCo
San Diego police are hosting a gun buy back day where they'll offer cash for guns in efforts to remove unwanted wea… https://t.co/I8RT0i23iA
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RT : The NRA endorsed Comstock and gave her an A rating. We endorsed Wexton and have been canvassing for her… https://t.co/EcGMiMUWZm
RT : Happy Monday! We've got deadlines. 😬 10/15: North Carolina**, Virginia 10/16: DC*, Kansas, Maine*, Maryland**, M… https://t.co/E6j6ezhng6
Yesterday, Brady’s legal team filed a brief in support of the families impacted by the Emanuel AME Church shooting.… https://t.co/J6I8MJLUe7
Voter registration deadlines are quickly approaching. Find out your state deadline here: https://t.co/kJaHGhXBLe
11 people were shot in Chicago this past weekend, including a 15-year-old boy who was killed. Learn how you can hel… https://t.co/RHJnYJn49q

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Suicide is the second leading cause of death for people between 10 and 34, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But mental health and suicide are not just issues impacting younger demographics — it’s affecting all of America.

Brady Campaign News

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As the midterm elections draw closer, the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence released its final, bipartisan set of Congressional and state-level endorsements. Today’s announcement of 17 endorsements brings Brady’s list of gun safety champions to over 100 across the country.
In the news
More than three years after a white supremacist shot and murdered nine African Americans in a church in Charleston, South Carolina, the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence filed an amicus brief with the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals supporting a lawsuit brought by the victims’ families. The suit, which was brought against the federal government, had alleged that the government should be liable for the numerous failures during the background check process that allowed the shooter to obtain his guns. The case was dismissed earlier this year and is currently on appeal.

35,000 people die from gun violence in this country each year.
We can change that.

Here's How:

Brady background checks need to extend to all gun purchases.

Brady demands gun manufacturers and sellers are held accountable.

Sensible solutions to end gun violence.