Brady Campaign News

In the news
Sarah Brady, whose tireless organizing, advocacy, and fundraising alongside her late husband Jim “Bear” Brady resulted in the 1993 signing of the Brady Law has died. The Brady Campaign and Center to Prevent Gun Violence mourns the death of Sarah Brady, its guiding light and Chairperson of the Corporation, aged 73, who passed away on April 3, 2015.
In the news
“It is supported by the overwhelming majority of Oregon voters and it would do nothing to impede the average law-abiding citizen from buying and owning guns. It should be about as much as of a no-brainer as you could ever imagine. Yet the corporate gun lobby remains hell bent on defeating it by whatever means possible. That’s why it is essential that every Oregon voter contact his or her state legislators and hold them accountable to put the safety of Oregon citizens ahead of the interests of the corporate gun lobby.”

Key Gun Violence Statistics

Every Day on Average (ages 0-19)

Every day, 48 children and teens are shot in murders, assaults, suicides & suicide attempts, unintentional shootings, and police intervention.

Every day, 7 children and teens die from gun violence:

  • 5 are murdered
  • 2 kill themselves.

Every day, 41 children and teens are shot and survive: