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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 senseless gun violence.

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Call your Members of Congress and tell to support Brady’s Three Point Plan: expand Brady Background Checks to cover all purchases; ban assault weapons and large capacity magazines; and enact extreme risk (ERPO) laws. Join a Brady Chapter!

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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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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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Reports that the Congressional "omnibus" bill to fund the federal government through September includes the "Fix NICS" bill and a bill on school safety, but very few provisions or dollars to fight gun violence. The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence released the following statement.
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This morning, yet another school was terrorized by a shooter, with reports of multiple injuries on the scene. The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence expressed sorrow and anger at the shooting at Great Mills High School in Maryland, while calling for real, substantial change to ensure this sort of tragedy does not happen again.

Our Goal is to Cut Gun Deaths in Half by 2025

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