• 2015 Brady Bear Awards

    “It is long past time to say ENOUGH. ENOUGH talk. ENOUGH delay. It is time to act.”

    - Hillary Clinton, 2015 Brady Bear Awards

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    Stopping the 5% of "bad apples" that supply 90% of crime guns in the U.S. 

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2015 Brady Center "Bear Awards"

The 2015 Brady Center Bear Awards was held on November 19th and featured the inaugural Brady Mario M. Cuomo Leadership Award given to the Honorable Hillary Clinton and the Sarah Brady Visionary Award given to the Honorable Chuck Schumer.

Please join us in honoring them and the many advocates who have led the way to a safer America with your honorary contribution.

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

Latest Stories

  • With victories in the Supreme Court and Court of Appeals of Kansas, the Brady Center helped change the law in Kansas to hold bad apple gun dealers accountable for contributing to gun violence, won compensation for a mother who lost her son, and sent a powerful message to gun dealers who choose to profit off of criminals.

  • 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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The mayors of America’s three largest cities have joined the Brady Campaign in calling on Attorney General Loretta Lynch to take action against the 5% of ‘bad apple’ gun dealers that are responsible for the 90% of crime guns terrorizing our communities

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“The Brady Bill proved – PROVED – that we could do something in this country to make our communities and neighborhoods safer without in any way abridging rights or threatening a legitimate part of the American heritage. The Brady Bill was step one…but it was always incomplete. We need to close the loopholes that still remain in the background check system and finish the job that Jim and Sarah Brady started so many years ago. If we could do it then, we can do it now...We are going to bring the universal background check bill to the floor of the senate, early next year, and with your help we’re going to win!"