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The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee’s hearing on legislation to extend protections for victims of domestic gun violence is an important step in efforts to protect women from domestic violence.
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Florida doctors represented by the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence and the Ropes & Gray law firm will appeal a 2-1 decision by the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that ruled forbidding doctors from talking to their patients about guns was constitutional. The doctors will seek an en banc review from the full 11th Circuit.
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“While we are disappointed with the court's decision to vastly expand Supreme Court precedent and strike down a longstanding and important public safety law, the District can still enact strong, sensible regulations on the carrying of firearms in public places."
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Today’s Quinnipiac University Poll found that 92 percent of American voters, including 92 percent of gun owners, support requiring background checks on all gun purchases. The poll also showed 86 percent of Republicans support background checks.
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The California Senate today passed legislation that will close a loophole that has allowed gun dealers to skirt California law and sell handguns without child safety features. The legislation is a priority bill of the California Chapters of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence and now goes to the Governor’s desk.
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The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, in collaboration with the American Academy of Pediatrics, will mark tomorrow, the first day of summer, as National ASK Day (Asking Saves Kids). ASK Day reminds parents and caregivers the importance of asking if there are unlocked or loaded guns in the homes where children play.

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