U.S. Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ), U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly (D-IL), and Phoenix gun dealer Chris Kitaeff joined Brady Campaign President Dan Gross in calling on Attorney General Loretta Lynch to take immediate action against “bad apple” gun dealers – the 5% of gun dealers who sell 90% of crime guns in the United States.
Attorneys representing Elizabeth Shirley of Cherokee County, KS, have announced a settlement in their precedent-setting case against a Kansas gun dealer that sold a shotgun in a straw purchase.
“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.”
The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, community leaders, and advocates united on April 25 to protest Philadelphia gun dealer Firing Line, Inc., for contributing to the alarming number of guns on the streets of Philadelphia.
Statement by Jonathan Lowy, Director of the Legal Action Project at the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence, on Brady’s Campaign to Hold Accountable ‘Bad Apple’ Gun Dealers Like the One that Sold the Weapon Used to Kill Two New York Police Officers
Local Phoenix community leaders and activists joined the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence to protest Windy City Pawn Brokers, which sells guns to straw purchasers.
Local gun dealer Lock N Load, the seller of the gun and ammunition a teenager used to murder his mother and her boyfriend, is liable for their deaths, according to a lawsuit filed today for the families of the victims by the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence and White & Case LLP, which are providing pro bono counsel.
The seller of the gun used to kill Plymouth Township Police Officer Bradley Fox is liable for his death, according to a complaint filed today by the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence and Dechert LLP, which are providing pro bono counsel.
The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, joined by community leaders, today launched a national initiative utilizing protests, petitions, a code of conduct and lawsuits to “Stop Bad Apple Gun Dealers” that turn a blind eye to gun traffickers, straw purchasers and criminals, and flood our nation’s streets with guns used in crimes.
New Lawsuit Filed by Families, Victims of Christmas Eve West Webster, NY Shooting Calls on Gander Mountain to Reform Firearm Business Practices and Seeks to Hold “Straw Purchasers” Accountable.