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The Brady Three Point Plan

Bradys three point plan to reduce gun violence

In the aftermath of a mass shooting like the one at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL Wednesday, February 14, we call upon Congress to immediately pass legislation to make it significantly harder for deadly weapons to be used by dangerous people. Join Us. By working together, we can take meaningful steps to prevent one more person from ever being shot.

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Now Is the Time for Bold Action

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Join Brady at the March for Our Lives. Call on your Congressman to support Senator Chuck Schumer's comprehensive gun safety proposal. Or join a Brady Chapter! Learn more about what actions you can take and help us keep this momentum going.

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Brady Litigation Forces Release of Secret ATF Documents

Documents Show Undue Influence of Gun Lobby in Trump Administration

An ATF white paper authored on President Trump's first day in office was heavily influenced — and partially written — by the gun lobby. These previously secret documents reveal not only that the gun industry heavily influenced the content of the white paper, but also that its members helped draft the paper itself.

ATF memo authored in part by gun lobby

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We're seeing momentum across the board thanks to student leaders who are demanding action!

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Twenty-four years ago, the first Brady background check was conducted. Like much else originally developed in the 90's, this system has undergone a drastic evolution to become what it has today.

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Over 30 years ago, I started donating to the Brady. I needed to do something to stop innocent victims from being shot every year. I never thought that my life would be impacted by gun violence, but 17 years ago, my daughter, Laura, was killed in a mass shooting.

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Sandra Mata, the wife of Rudy Mata, who was killed on September 25, 2012, has resolved her lawsuit against Pioneer Pawn Shop, and its owners, Robert and Pamela Furr. Mr. Mata was tragically killed by his son-in-law using a Glock handgun that he had pawned and retrieved from Pioneer Pawn earlier on the day of the shooting.
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The Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence yesterday filed an amicus brief with the Michigan Supreme Court defending local school districts' right to ban guns in their schools. The case involves a challenge to Ann Arbor Public Schools' ban, and focuses on whether Michigan's state-wide firearms law preempts a local school district from regulating guns on school property and at school events.

Our Goal is to Cut Gun Deaths in Half by 2025

Here's How:

Holding elected officials accountable, making this the safer nation we all want

Of the 35,000 people who die from gun violence in this country each year, how many could be saved?