Dan Gross, president of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, issued the following statement on gun violence in the final presidential debate. Chris Wallace was the first and only 2016 presidential debate moderator to ask about the number one issue on the Open Debate Coalition's poll, gun violence and policy.
A new PSA from the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence created by McCann New York is shining a spotlight on one of America's most pressing national security threats: toddlers. Last year alone, more people were shot and killed in America by toddlers than in attacks inspired by foreign terror groups.
The Brady Campaign and the NRA's leadership don't agree on much, but tens of thousands of supporters of both organizations have demanded debate moderators ask about gun violence prevention and gun rights during the presidential debates. Despite that fact, Chris Wallace, the moderator for the final presidential debate, has indicated he will not ask about guns.
300,000 Americans wanted to talk about gun violence, but Anderson Cooper and Martha Raddatz didn't. Despite promises from both moderators to consider questions submitted by the American public online, the top two questions, both about gun violence, went unasked.
A stirring new PSA from the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence and creative firm Brand-Aid takes viewers "inside" Orlando's Pulse nightclub following the shooting that killed 49 people. The ad, based on eyewitness accounts from first responders in the aftermath of the shooting, depicts cell phones ringing to no answer, strewn across bullet-ridden floors and tables.
In a new video from the Brady Campaign, Pulse shooting survivor Angel Colon is calling on debate moderators Anderson Cooper and Martha Raddatz to ask each candidate what they will do to keep guns out of dangerous hands this Sunday.
For Domestic Violence Awareness Month this October, The National Rifle Association is encouraging victims to buy guns and enroll in the NRA's training courses. They're calling on gun ranges across the country to take similar action by offering discounted concealed carry courses for domestic violence victims. While this campaign may be good for the NRA's bottom line, it's downright dangerous for victims and their families.
With less than a week until the second presidential debate, the number one question on Americans' minds is what each candidate will do to keep guns out of dangerous hands. For the upcoming debate on October 9, moderators have agreed to consider questions submitted online. The number one ranking question, by more than 12,000 votes, is 'Would you support requiring criminal background checks for all gun sales?'
As Domestic Violence Awareness Month begins, the Brady Campaign is calling on vice-presidential candidates Tim Kaine and Mike Pence to address the role guns play in domestic violence during Tuesday night's debate.