Marcel McClinton of Brady’s Team ENOUGH Executive Council spoke with VICE News about how his background makes him unique to the gun safety movement, and the importance of including more people like him.
The Huffington Post noted the impact that Brady and other gun violence prevention organizations had in endorsing and supporting candidates across the nation, speaking with Brady co-president Avery Gardiner about the possibilities that now await a new Congress.
Loren Lieb and Donna Finkelstein were on their way to Lancaster on Saturday to campaign against a congressional candidate who opposes strict gun control laws when the two women received a call with news about a mass shooting in a Pittsburgh synagogue.
In addition to sparking a conversation about denouncing anti-Semitism, the mass murder at the Pittsburgh synagogue has put gun control in the minds of voters as they go to the polls, according to the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence. The advocacy group says voters urgently want change and Democrats hopes that plays to their advantage.
TIME Magazine dedicated the entirety of this week’s magazine to guns and America, interviewing 245 people - including Brady co-president Kris Brown and VP of Programs Kyleanne Hunter - and telling their stories.
Minnesota candidates in some of the fiercest races on this year’s ballot got a boost on Monday from high-profile national politicians, with several election contests here pivotal to which party comes out ahead in the midterm elections.