Thirty-seven years ago White House Press Secretary Jim Brady was shot in the assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan. Jim lived with constant pain and physical challenges for 33 years before that bullet to his head ultimately took his life in 2014.
March 30, 2018
In the weeks since the mass shooting in Parkland, FL, youth advocates have proven that they are prepared to step forward in the effort to prevent gun violence in America. Today, the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence announced a new initiative aimed at lifting up student voices through the midterms and beyond.
Today, Americans of all ages from every corner of our nation stood together to demand action against gun violence to protect the lives of our children. The sight of patriots in Washington, D.C. and across the country speaking out for change was more than inspiring. It was a sign that there has never been more energy and urgency behind the demand for sensible reform.
Reports that the Congressional "omnibus" bill to fund the federal government through September includes the "Fix NICS" bill and a bill on school safety, but very few provisions or dollars to fight gun violence. The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence released the following statement.
This morning, yet another school was terrorized by a shooter, with reports of multiple injuries on the scene. The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence expressed sorrow and anger at the shooting at Great Mills High School in Maryland, while calling for real, substantial change to ensure this sort of tragedy does not happen again.
The parents of 13-year old J.R. Gustafson brought suit today against Springfield Arms and Saloom Department Store. J.R. was killed on March 20, 2016 in an unintentional shooting by a boy who thought the gun was unloaded after the gun's magazine had been removed.
Sandra Mata, the wife of Rudy Mata, who was killed on September 25, 2012, has resolved her lawsuit against Pioneer Pawn Shop, and its owners, Robert and Pamela Furr. Mr. Mata was tragically killed by his son-in-law using a Glock handgun that he had pawned and retrieved from Pioneer Pawn earlier on the day of the shooting.