“We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of former Boston Mayor Tom Menino, a true champion for the safer nation we all want and deserve. "
The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence and its 25 California Chapters honored Assembly Member Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley) with its “Excellence in Leadership” award.
Friday’s shooting in Marysville, Washington comes at the close of America’s Safe Schools Week. The Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence recently released “The Truth About Kids and Guns” report which showed that 68 percent of school shootings involve a gun from the shooter’s own home or that of a relative.
“Our thoughts are with our law enforcement allies in Sacramento mourning the loss of two colleagues."
"We are deeply troubled by today’s school shooting in Marysville, Washington. Our thoughts are with the victims and their families. Today’s events underscore this startling fact: For the last two decades, the rate of school shootings in Washington state was more than twice the national average."
According to the Centers for Disease Control, 33,563 people died from guns in 2012, the highest number in ten years.
The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence and Writer, Director and Producer Adam McKay today launched a video, website and scorecard exposing members of Congress for the campaign dollars they have taken from the corporate gun lobby, while blocking life-saving legislation that would keep guns out of the hands of criminals.
Local gun dealer Lock N Load, the seller of the gun and ammunition a teenager used to murder his mother and her boyfriend, is liable for their deaths, according to a lawsuit filed today for the families of the victims by the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence and White & Case LLP, which are providing pro bono counsel.
The Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence today launched a multi-platform public awareness campaign for a future where no child is killed by a parent’s gun.
“We are pleased to join Sarah, the Brady family, and friends in honoring Jim’s legacy. Jim never gave up fighting and never lost his trademark wit despite suffering a traumatic brain injury after being shot in an attempt to assassinate President Ronald Reagan."