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  • Attorneys representing Janet Delana of Lafayette County, MO, announced a $2.2 million settlement in their precedent-setting case against a Missouri gun dealer that, despite warning from Janet, sold a gun to her severely mentally ill daughter. The daughter then used the gun to shoot and kill Janet's husband, Tex Delana.

  • On Monday, May 16, 2016, more than 2,200 Brady supporters flooded Senator Chuck Schumer’s office with calls asking him to keep his promise to introduce a universal background check bill. Within hours Sen. Schumer, a long-time gun safety advocate and sponsor of the original Brady Bill, announced he would introduce Brady Bill 2.0 – a bill to expand background checks to every gun sale in America. Here’s a timeline of how Brady achieved this incredible progress.
     

  • It’s really not possible to overstate the importance of this victory in Washington State. Voters in the Evergreen State overwhelmingly passed Initiative 594 to expand background checks to all gun sales, including online and at gun shows. With a decisive 60 percent of voters supporting I-594, it turns out that it’s a lot harder for the corporate gun lobby to bully voters than it is to bully politicians.

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Research shows "arm anyone" laws are ineffective, dangerous, and lead to higher rates of violent crime. https://t.co/eggqq03AM4
Supreme Court declines 2 hear case challenging reasonable restrictions on concealed handguns in CA. Victory for sen… https://t.co/JSlvUIMVIl
The UPS driver who shot and killed three colleagues last week used two stolen guns to target his victims. https://t.co/JTuiGFoAKD
A Delaware legislator missed a flight Thurs after found his handgun in his carry-on. https://t.co/Wa3Gj297kA
. and investigating how mass murderer stockpiled dozens of guns despite felony conviction. https://t.co/eb8v3cTyEZ
ICYMI: Brady supporter marched in New York City and San Francisco Pride parades yesterday in support of our LGBT+ a… https://t.co/sjzP67im7c
Asking is easy: “My child is very curious. Do you have guns/anything dangerous he might get into?” https://t.co/6cvNYWNrF4
RT : Why are some bullets deadlier than others? Simple physics, explains. https://t.co/UKx4eXNpYn
Flint airport stabbing suspect 'was denied a gun purchase' b4 incident. Bckgrnd checks work. Time 2 https://t.co/oPlJqLCaqe
New study says guns kill about 10x more black children than white children each year. --> https://t.co/DnYakso08m

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Brady Campaign News

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Preserving a major victory for gun violence prevention laws and the Brady Center, the Supreme Court declined to hear challenges to California's reasonable restrictions on concealed handgun permitting today. Due in part to Brady's help, the Ninth Circuit upheld as constitutional the permitting process last year in Peruta v. County of San Diego.
In the news
The Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence, along with the National Parent-Teacher Association, American Academy of Pediatrics, and other partner organizations, will recognize Wednesday, June 21, as ASK Day. The ASK (Asking Saves Kids) Campaign reminds parents and caregivers the importance of asking if there are unlocked guns in the homes where their children visit and play.