Brady Campaign president Dan Gross issued the following statement on the shooting death of Robert Godwin in Cleveland, Ohio.
The Social Security rule President Trump repealed this year was a critical piece of the 2008 law signed by President George W. Bush in response to the Virginia Tech shooting. Trump and Congress have literally marked the 10th anniversary of the shooting by repealing this rule required to comply with the law passed in its wake. The administration is assaulting the lifesaving Brady background check system at a time it's needed most.
Three high-profile shootings in as many days reflect the reality of gun violence in America. The classroom of an elementary school in southern California, a quiet south-Chicago neighborhood, and a gym outside Miami, they're places nearly every American crosses paths with each day.
Brady Campaign president Dan Gross issued the following statement after the Senate upended longstanding rules to force through Neil Gorsuch's confirmation as Supreme Court Justice. The corporate gun industry spent millions to pressure senators to confirm Gorsuch by any means necessary.
Three awareness weeks share the first days of April and a common epidemic, gun violence. Youth Violence Prevention Week, National Crime Victims Week, and National Public Health Week are observed the first week of the month and gun violence is a serious, underlying problem shared by all three.
The verdict is in: the going rate to buy a Supreme Court seat is now in the millions. This week the corporate gun industry, led by the NRA, looks to Capitol Hill to cash in on millions of dollars it's spent convincing vulnerable senators to confirm Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch. And for gun industry lapdogs in the Senate, the price is just right.
New data confirms: America's schools have a gun problem. From fatal shootings to middle schoolers packing more than books in their backpacks, there have been more than three gun incidents a day, and at least 558 total, during in the 2016-2017 academic year so far.