Great rally in Denver with our advocates encouraging elected officials to #FinishTheJob! http://t.co/0I6jNm5aaL
A victory today as a pawnshop that sold the gun used ins cop killing agrees to report more on sales. http://t.co/5tEk4Kuj1w
This bill, which is about to be signed into law in Georgia today is troubling on so many levels. http://t.co/KVnnMkZc7t
A terrible tragedy that should have been avoided. Please #ASK if there is an unlocked gun where your child plays. http://t.co/K7xL8jwa4O
Retired SCOTUS Justice Stevens agrees we need Congress to #FinishTheJob on background checks for ALL gun sales! http://t.co/pNjvRXEF3o
RT @_VRGL: First day of summer, June 21 is #NationalASKDay by @CPYVorg. Ask friends, neighbors, other parents - "Is there a gun where my...
The suspect in the Kansas City shootings likely acquired his guns through a straw buyer. http://t.co/XWV87H5X2L
Why won't these members of Congress support CDC funding for gun violence research?? http://t.co/sHwcrSsAHs
A great op-ed about how we need a multifaceted approach to reducing gun deaths. #FinishTheJob via @DispatchAlerts http://t.co/v7D0nbkiNP
The media largely ignores the amount of gun violence that occurs in the US, yet that shouldn't make it acceptable. http://t.co/iXcfi7glxw

20th Anniversary Report


Impact of the Brady Background Checks

Since the Brady law went into effect on February 28, 1994, background checks have stopped more than 2.1 million gun sales to prohibited purchasers including convicted felons, domestic abusers, fugitives from justice, and other dangerous individuals.

 


The human cost of guns sold without background checks

Millions of guns are sold every year in “no questions asked” transactions. Experts estimate that 40 percent of guns now sold in America are done so without a Brady background check. Read more about the victims of the background checks loopholes.

 

Next logical step: expanding background checks to all sales

It’s time for Congress to finish the job and expand Brady background checks to stop criminals and other dangerous people from getting guns in America.

 

Read the full 20th Anniversary of Brady Background Checks Report