On the heels of nine gun safety champions winning their elections this past week, the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence announced the organization’s next round of endorsements. These five candidates join the previously announced Brady-backed nominees.
Following primaries in California and New Jersey this week, the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence congratulated the nine endorsed candidates who won their elections. Come November, these gun safety candidates will face off against NRA-backed candidates who have repeatedly blocked efforts to keep their constituents safe from gun violence.
Today, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos told a Senate committee that her federal commission on school safety will not discuss the role guns play in school violence. The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence reacted to the announcement with bewilderment.
As voters across the country #WearOrange in honor of Gun Violence Awareness Month, the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence announced a set of endorsements for gun safety champions at the federal and state level in California and New Jersey ahead of Tuesday’s primary elections. These 16 candidates join the seven previously announced endorsements by the organization.
Nearly two weeks after 10 people at Santa Fe High School were murdered by a gunman, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott unveiled a proposal today that would increase armed security at schools, reduce the number of school entrances, and invest in mental health services. The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence sharply criticized the proposal for calling for more rather than fewer guns in schools, while noting the governor’s consistent support for the National Rifle Association and the gun lobby.
On the heels of Joseph Kopser, the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence’s first endorsed candidate in the 2018 midterm cycle, winning the Democratic runoff in Texas’s 21st congressional district, the storied gun violence prevention organization is announcing a series of endorsements in Congressional and statewide races throughout the country.
Following Joseph Kopser’s victory tonight in the Democratic primary runoff in Texas’s 21st congressional district, the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence hailed his victory as a win for gun violence prevention advocates.
Student leaders from Marjory Stoneman Douglas, Sandy Hook, Columbine, and neighborhoods impacted by gun violence across the country have joined together to form Team ENOUGH. This new youth-led group will focus on student engagement on the issue of gun violence prevention and ways to continue momentum for change, including voter education, community empowerment, and advocacy.
This morning, yet another community was terrorized by a school shooting, with local reports stating that multiple students at Santa Fe High School in Santa Fe, TX were killed. The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence expressed sorrow and anger over the shooting and called for Congress to finally take action on legislation to combat gun violence.
Corporate America has stepped up to the plate and is directly addressing America's gun violence epidemic. Today, the Brady Campaign and Center to Prevent Gun Violence released a new report, "The Private Sector's Role in Reducing the Gun Violence Epidemic in America" outlining what companies have done so far and identifying specific actions that various types of businesses can take to keep guns out of dangerous hands.