As Chicago closed out its most violent year in two decades, President-elect Donald Trump took to Twitter, urging local officials to request "Federal help" to combat gun violence. While it's anyone's guess what the president-elect meant by that, there is real action his Justice Department could take on Trump's first day in office to dramatically curb gun violence in Chicago.
Dan Gross, President of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, issued the following statement after the gunman responsible for the 2015 shooting at Mother Emanuel AME Church in Charleston was found guilty on all counts.
This week we honor the memory of 20 first-graders and six of our nation's finest educators, whose lives were lost four years ago in a crime that tested all of us. Now and always, we stand with Newtown.
Dan Gross, president of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, issued the following statement marking one year since the San Bernardino, California, mass shooting.
Today, on the 23rd anniversary of the Brady bill's signing into law by President Bill Clinton, the Brady Campaign announced that background checks have now blocked more than 3 million gun sales to prohibited purchasers. The announcement comes just days after Black Friday gun sales hit a record high.
A St. Paul woman was charged for leaving her loaded gun accessible to her first-grade nephew. The child found the gun in an unlocked drawer and took it to school, where another student fired it, nearly shooting himself in the foot.
ODESSA, Mo. –Attorneys representing Janet Delana of Lafayette County, MO, announced a $2.2 million settlement in their precedent-setting case against a Missouri gun dealer that, despite warning from Janet, sold a gun to her severely mentally ill daughter. The daughter then used the gun to shoot and kill Janet's husband, Tex Delana.
Dan Gross, president of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, issued the following statement after four police officers were shot yesterday, Sunday, November 20th, in separate incidents in Florida, Missouri, and Texas. At least one officer was killed.
Today President Obama announced new standards for smart guns used by law enforcement. The move follows through on promises made in January's set of executive actions, and the administration hopes it fast-tracks the development and availability of smart gun technology.
Dan Gross, President of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, issued the following statement after the 2016 presidential race was called for Donald Trump.