We are excited by @MikeBloomberg's announcement today and applaud him for his ongoing efforts to end gun violence! http://t.co/yoIu3dSqek
A far cry from lapel pins and bumper stickers... RT @motherjones: The hottest campaign gimmick of 2014: free guns! http://t.co/2LkUKaAP4j
Our thoughts are with all in the #VT community as we mark 7 years since the deadliest school shooting in US history. http://t.co/vXklLXeBr7
We stand with young Americans to #Fight4The33 and demand action by Congress to implement common sense gun policies. http://t.co/apxI8wtWTT
If trends continue, gun deaths among Millennials are projected to outnumber car accident deaths nxt yr. #Fight4The33 http://t.co/hXK62dMNLR
Gun violence is a public health issue and doctors should treat it that way! http://t.co/EGpdLuPWT6
Sources say the perpetrator in yesterday's shooting got his gun through a straw purchase WITHOUT a background check. http://t.co/SE8cX8e2jO
A powerful op-ed on how when it comes to school rampages, the weapon matters. http://t.co/OjadT1vmfM
Cast your @TheWebbyAwards vote for Voices Against Violence here!: http://t.co/ctZxk418jF
Ready the Brady Campaign's response to yesterday's shootings in Kansas City. http://t.co/tB8vYHAceM

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