Today, the Brady Campaign and its co-presidents Avery Gardiner and Kris Brown stand with Parkland, Florida, in mourning the murders of 17 students and faculty members at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
The Brady Campaign and Center to Prevent Gun Violence is horrified by the breaking news about a shooting at a Florida high school. As this story develops, we call upon law enforcement to find out how the shooter got his gun.
Today's school shooting, the third in the past two days, is one of the most terrifying aspects of America's gun violence epidemic. In 2017, 132 people were killed or injured in school and university shootings, yet Congress and the president have made it even easier for dangerous people to buy guns. In the aftermath of today's tragedy, which left two children dead and 17 injured, Representative James Comer was quick to respond with thoughts and prayers.
Вашингтон, Округ Колумбия, 19 января 2018 года. Движение Брейди выпустило приведенное ниже заявление, касающееся пожертвований, происходящих из России, в пользу Национальной Оружейной Ассоциации в 2016 году.
As mourners gather today for a national vigil remembering the victims of gun violence, the U.S. House of Representatives passed NRA-backed legislation making it easier for felons, domestic abusers, and untrained citizens to carry loaded, hidden guns anywhere in the nation.
Yesterday, the House Judiciary Committee voted to send a dangerous bill on guns, known as concealed carry reciprocity, to the House floor, where it could be voted on at any time. The Committee's vote was on party lines. In finalizing the bill, the Committee rejected proposed amendments which included measures to establish a minimum age to carry concealed guns, protect state laws that prohibit carrying concealed guns in bars, and require background checks for all gun sales.
The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence today responded to the introduction of the Fix NICS Act of 2017 by Senators John Cornyn (R-Tex) and Chris Murphy (D-Conn), which seeks to strengthen the reporting of prohibited purchasers, including domestic abusers, by state and federal agencies into our nation’s background check system.
This morning, as the Connecticut Supreme Court took up a lawsuit brought on behalf of victims of the Sandy Hook school shooting, a gunman opened fire near an elementary school in northern California.
According to exit polls, gun violence prevention was one of the most important issues for voters in a closely watched election in Virginia, where Brady-endorsed candidate Ralph Northam soundly defeated his NRA-backed opponent in the Gubernatorial race.