“We are extremely disappointed that the Alaska jury in this case did not decide to hold Ray Coxe accountable for his outrageous and reckless behavior. Fortunately, though, federal authorities have decided to act and have very rightfully revoked his license to sell guns.”
"Make no mistake, Brady background checks save lives. Eighteen states have laws that expand background checks. We'll work state by state until Congress gets the message and finishes the job to expand Brady background checks to all gun sales."
The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, community leaders, and advocates including Reverend Jesse Jackson, Sr. united on June 6 to protest Chuck’s Gun Shop & Pistol Range in Riverdale, IL, for contributing to the high gun violence rate in Chicago.
On May 11, 2015, Oregon became the eighth state to require life-saving Brady background checks for all gun sales, when Governor Kate Brown signed SB 941 into law, making every Oregonian safer, and continuing to build exciting and unprecedented national momentum state-by-state.
Oregon continues to move forward legislation to expand life-saving Brady background checks to all gun sales, including online purchases, after the Oregon State House passed SB 941 by a vote of 33 to 28.