Today, in a landmark decision with national repercussions, a federal appeals court struck down an NRA-backed Florida law that restricted doctors from talking to their patients about the risks of guns.
Rather than side with 93 percent of their constituents who want to expand Brady background checks to all gun sales, 57 Senators voted today to weaken that background check system that keeps guns out of the hands of people who may be a danger to themselves or others.
America's leading gun violence prevention organization applauded a new gun safety program sponsored by the Massachusetts Medical Society and Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey that will educate patients about gun safety and the risks of gun ownership, and train medical providers to talk to patients about guns.
Working with the Brady Campaign, the U.S. Conference of Mayors has sent the Senate a letter urging opposition to S.J. Res. 14, a bill to weaken the Brady background check system and legalize access to guns for people who are a danger to themselves or others.
Brady Campaign president Dan Gross issued the following statement after the Senate confirmed Jeff Sessions as the next U.S. attorney general.
The Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence is urging the U.S. Supreme Court to review a decision allowing two convicted criminals to possess guns, even though federal law prohibits them from doing so. Brady filed a brief in support of the U.S. petition seeking Supreme Court review of the case, Boente v. Binderup.
Ronald Turk, chief operating officer for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF), recently wrote a white paper calling for relaxed safety regulations and reduced enforcement of irresponsible 'bad apple' gun dealers
Brady Campaign president Dan Gross issued the following statement after White House aide Kellyanne Conway became the first to break news of the maybe it did, maybe it didn't happen massacre in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Spoiler alert - it didn't happen.
The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence has sent President Donald Trump a draft executive order to prevent gun violence in America. The straightforward policies outlined in the order would have a huge and equally immediate impact on the country's gun violence epidemic that claims 93 lives every day.
The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence is proud to announce the hiring of Kristin Brown as the organization's new Chief Strategy Officer. In her new role, Brown will oversee strategic planning and management of Brady's three campaigns to keep guns out of dangerous hands and cut gun deaths in half by 2025.