Together with their spouses, New Hope Police Officers Beau Schoenhard and Joshua Eernisse today brought suit against Full Metal Gun Shop and its owner Troy Buchholz. The lawsuit alleges that the gun dealer negligently sold a firearm in a straw purchase that was then used by a prohibited, dangerous person in an attack in New Hope’s City Hall. The lawsuit is the first of its kind filed in Minnesota.
Donald Trump's Department of Justice now allows people with outstanding arrest warrants to buy guns. It's the second time in less than two months the new administration has directly undermined the Brady background check system to get guns back in dangerous hands.
A new People magazine profile highlights Pulse shooting survivor Angel Colon's journey from tragedy, through recovery, and on to becoming an advocate and agent for change as co-president of the Brady Campaign's Orlando chapter.
Today, in a landmark decision with national repercussions, a federal appeals court struck down an NRA-backed Florida law that restricted doctors from talking to their patients about the risks of guns.
Rather than side with 93 percent of their constituents who want to expand Brady background checks to all gun sales, 57 Senators voted today to weaken that background check system that keeps guns out of the hands of people who may be a danger to themselves or others.
America's leading gun violence prevention organization applauded a new gun safety program sponsored by the Massachusetts Medical Society and Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey that will educate patients about gun safety and the risks of gun ownership, and train medical providers to talk to patients about guns.
Working with the Brady Campaign, the U.S. Conference of Mayors has sent the Senate a letter urging opposition to S.J. Res. 14, a bill to weaken the Brady background check system and legalize access to guns for people who are a danger to themselves or others.
Brady Campaign president Dan Gross issued the following statement after the Senate confirmed Jeff Sessions as the next U.S. attorney general.
The Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence is urging the U.S. Supreme Court to review a decision allowing two convicted criminals to possess guns, even though federal law prohibits them from doing so. Brady filed a brief in support of the U.S. petition seeking Supreme Court review of the case, Boente v. Binderup.
Ronald Turk, chief operating officer for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF), recently wrote a white paper calling for relaxed safety regulations and reduced enforcement of irresponsible 'bad apple' gun dealers