SACRAMENTO, CA – Within his first 100 Days in office, Donald Trump's Administration took several steps to attempt to rollback and undermine the Brady background check system to include his Justice Department allowing people with outstanding arrest warrants to buy guns. California just passed a budget to close that loophole.
Preserving a major victory for gun violence prevention laws and the Brady Center, the Supreme Court declined to hear challenges to California's reasonable restrictions on concealed handgun permitting today. Due in part to Brady's help, the Ninth Circuit upheld as constitutional the permitting process last year in Peruta v. County of San Diego.
The Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence, along with the National Parent-Teacher Association, American Academy of Pediatrics, and other partner organizations, will recognize Wednesday, June 21, as ASK Day. The ASK (Asking Saves Kids) Campaign reminds parents and caregivers the importance of asking if there are unlocked guns in the homes where their children visit and play.
Just hours after news broke of a shooting at a Congressional baseball practice in Virginia, shots were fired in a UPS building in San Francisco, CA. Multiple people have been confirmed dead and injured.
Brady Campaign Dan Gross issued the following statement on the shooting at a congressional baseball practice in Alexandria this morning.
Brady Campaign president Dan Gross issued the following statement on Megyn Kelly's interview of conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, set to air Sunday. Jones has repeatedly decried the Sandy Hook Elementary mass shooting, and others, as hoaxes.
This week Brady joins Everytown, Americans for Responsible Solutions, and other organizations to support Disarm Hate Act.
Today the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence endorsed Ralph Northam's campaign for governor of Virginia.
5 killed and 7 injured in Orlando workplace shooting. "The president indicated over the weekend he wants to have a gun debate, so name the time and place."
Pulse shooting survivors and the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence are calling on news outlets to stop sharing recently released videos from the body cameras of police officers responding to the mass shooting that killed 49 people and wounded many more. Many outlets have published the graphic footage since it was released yesterday