On January 7, a federal grand jury in Cincinnati indicted Michael Hoyt, a bartender who had told police in October that he believed he was Jesus Christ, and that he had a loaded .380 Beretta handgun, with which he planned to shoot House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio).
A Florida judge set a $5,000 bond for George Zimmerman on January 10 and ordered him to surrender his firearms as a consequence of his January 9 arrest for aggravated assault – domestic violence with a weapon.
We at the Brady Campaign are deeply saddened by the death of Mario Matthew Cuomo, the brilliant, three-term governor, the loving husband of Matilda and devoted father of their five children – including New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and our board member, Maria Cuomo Cole – and adoring grandfather to 14 grandchildren.
Our hearts are with the grieving family and friends of Veronica Rutledge, the young mother unintentionally shot and killed by her 2-year-old son on December 30, during a routine shopping trip to a Walmart in Hayden, Idaho.
Statement by Jonathan Lowy, Director of the Legal Action Project at the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence, on Brady’s Campaign to Hold Accountable ‘Bad Apple’ Gun Dealers Like the One that Sold the Weapon Used to Kill Two New York Police Officers
West Webster, NY firefighters and their families can proceed in their case against the seller of the guns used to shoot them and their loved ones on Christmas Eve 2012, a New York trial court judge ruled.
The confirmation vote had been delayed because the National Rifle Association (NRA) has opposed Dr. Murthy’s appointment and said they would “score” the vote, meaning the vote will be considered in “future candidate ratings and endorsements by the NRA Political Victory Fund.”