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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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RT : Parents can help protect their children from firearms. Ask: “Is there an unlocked gun where my child plays?… https://t.co/VzNrSzlw2z
RT : Every day 9 kids + teens are shot unintentionally. Many occur bc parents or relatives leave guns accessible to kids. https://t.co/jZjHkML3W7
RT : Dear Abby, It's more off-putting when a child dies from an accidental gunshot wound. Sincerely, All reasonable people
"Do we ask about unlocked guns when they are visiting another home? I didn’t. And my child is dead because of it."… https://t.co/8x18ezvUUC
. 's condition has been upgraded from “serious” to “fair" after he was shot last week ->… https://t.co/pmH63txnpf
RT : ., I'm a trauma surgeon. You got it wrong. Parents should ask if there is an unlocked gun where their kids… https://t.co/AQX5rBqstt
RT : Awkward convos come w/ being a parent. Asking if there’s an unlocked gun in the home is just one more.… https://t.co/c3EibrlKpy
It may feel awkward to ask someone whether they have a gun in their home. But it’s worth it. https://t.co/ODETAVXx4h
When silence speaks louder than words. https://t.co/7uNfBNvCGp
RT : This mother says 1 simple question cld have saved her child's life. Join her + pledge to ASK today. https://t.co/pqFaKlTrKU

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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.