I received a frantic phone call from a dear friend that I have worked with for years advocating for reform to Virginia's lax gun laws. Have you heard the horrible news?”
This week Brady President Dan Gross spoke on NPR about the Charleston shootings and the promising future of passing Brady Background checks.
June 21 is ASK Day, a campaign organized by the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence and the American Academy of Pediatrics — and supported by APHA — with a simple idea to keep children safe.
Perhaps not surprisingly, the NRA fails to mention any of the peer-reviewed, empirical research—including my own—that demonstrates again and again the ineffectiveness of child-focused gun safety programs.
The ASK Campaign has successfully inspired 19 million households to ask if there are guns where their children play.
Oregon is our latest success against the corporate gun lobby. Governor Kate Brown’s signing of legislation expanding Brady background checks to all gun sales makes Oregon the sixth state in the last two years to do so.
Exactly 15 years ago, I was part of a 60-member St. Louis delegation sponsored by Temple Israel that attended the historic Million Mom March in Washington on Mother’s Day. We were all ages, from grade-schoolers to retirees.