Honor with action. It’s a term we use a great deal in the world of gun violence prevention because it really is why we do what we do. We can’t bring back the thousands of lives lost, but we can work like hell to make sure it stops happening.
Ah...the holiday season! Our thoughts turn to celebration with family, the anticipation (or dread!) of snow, cheesy holiday movies and counting our blessings. It’s also the time of year which many of us set aside for charitable giving.
Twenty-five years ago today, the modern gun background check system was created. Named for Jim Brady, who almost died in an assassination attempt on then President Reagan, the Brady Law may soon expand to include almost all gun sales.
We certainly have much to be thankful for this year. Our children, our families. Our remarkable team here at Brady, working day in and day out because they believe in our mission and know they’re making a difference.
As the holidays approach, and homes fill with family and friends, it’s important to be mindful and take precautions to keep your home safe. Here are some tips for preparing your home this holiday season which can help put an end to Family Fire.
Most 17-year-olds have no idea what to do with their lives or what career paths to take. I was inspired by my experience and that inspiration led me to become a trauma surgeon at Johns Hopkins Hospital.
Amidst news of the latest mass shooting, the National Rifle Association tweeted that “self-important doctors” should “stay in their lane” on the issue of reducing gun violence. The American Association of Suicidology condemns this divisive and inaccurate statement.
The unfolding tragedy in Thousand Oaks, CA, and the massacre at the Tree of Life synagogue, bring us frighteningly close to the concept of a “weekly mass shooting.” What can the average citizen do besides wring their hands and hope it doesn’t strike close to home?
The men and women served our country know and understand that weapons of war are not meant for civilian hands and do not belong in our places of worship, our schools or our movie theatres. They also know what it means to fight and are ready to stand with us.
It’s been a busy year and that doesn’t even include all of the studying, testing, and college applications. But we’ve done it because we have no choice. The NRA has run roughshod over the will of the American public and it has been left to us to right this wrong.