One year ago today, a young man who could not pass a Brady background check was able to take advantage of a legal loophole, purchase a handgun, and kill nine of Charleston's best as they worshipped in Mother Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church.
Brady Campaign works with Sen. Murphy to pour more than 120,000 calls into Senate offices yesterday
WASHINGTON - Late Tuesday morning the Brady Campaign began a phone campaign that has seen nearly 10,000 calls placed into Senate offices, demanding Congress close the so-called “terror gap”. More specifically, calls were placed into the offices of the Senators who voted to keep known and suspected terrorists armed and off the list of prohibited purchasers last December.
WASHINGTON - Dan Gross, President of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, issued the following statement on the Orlando nightclub shooting.
WASHINGTON - Dan Gross, President of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, issued the following statement on the shooting death of singer Christina Grimmie. Christina, formally a contestant on NBC's The Voice, was shot and killed while signing autographs after performing at a Florida concert hall.
In a major victory for gun violence prevention laws and the Brady Center, the full U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit upheld California’s reasonable restrictions on concealed handgun permitting.
Dan Gross, President of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, issued the following statement on National Gun Violence Awareness Day.
74% of NRA members support expanding background checks to all gun sales
After fielding more than 2,000 calls from Brady supporters, Schumer followed through on his promise, introduced S. 2934
After more than 2,000 Brady advocates called his office this morning, Senator Schumer phoned the Brady Campaign personally to announce he'd be introducing a bill to expand Brady background checks