Brady Campaign president Dan Gross issued the following statement after Texas governor Greg Abbott joked about shooting reporters
ORANGE COUNTY, Calif. May 10, 2017 – Longtime Orange County residents and leaders of the O.C. Brady Campaign chapter, Mary Leigh & Charlie Blek, were awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2017 Gun Violence Prevention Summit in Washington, D.C. by president of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, Dan Gross, last Thursday.
ISIS' premier propaganda magazine is now encouraging recruits to arm up in America by taking advantage of the nation's lax gun laws. Reporting has confirmed, again again, that Islamic State leaders are specifically encouraging terrorists to take advantage of Congress' failure to expand Brady background checks to all gun sales.
Brady Campaign president Dan Gross issued the following statement applauding the Trump Administration for coming out in support of expanding Brady background checks. President Trump's FBI director confirmed support for the policy yesterday on Capitol Hill, as two of the nation's largest gun violence prevention organizations kicked off a joint policy summit.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. May 4, 2017 – Today with bipartisan support, the California Assembly passed The Disarm Hate Act, to keep guns out of the hands of people convicted of hate crimes.
Donald Trump will close out his first 100 days the way he started them, literally living his own broken promise to abolish all "gun free" zones on the first day of his presidency while he speaks in one. His first day was spent addressing the nation from a "gun free" zone. Today, on his 99th day, he'll talk to the National Rifle Association in Atlanta in a venue his team has once again mandated be free of guns.
The story of the eighteen years since Columbine is, in part, a coming of age story. Any American kid born that year would be turning eighteen in 2017. That's an entire childhood, a generation.
Brady Campaign president Dan Gross issued the following statement on the shooting death of Robert Godwin in Cleveland, Ohio.
The Social Security rule President Trump repealed this year was a critical piece of the 2008 law signed by President George W. Bush in response to the Virginia Tech shooting. Trump and Congress have literally marked the 10th anniversary of the shooting by repealing this rule required to comply with the law passed in its wake. The administration is assaulting the lifesaving Brady background check system at a time it's needed most.
Three high-profile shootings in as many days reflect the reality of gun violence in America. The classroom of an elementary school in southern California, a quiet south-Chicago neighborhood, and a gym outside Miami, they're places nearly every American crosses paths with each day.