Together with their spouses, New Hope Police Officers Beau Schoenhard and Joshua Eernisse today brought suit against Full Metal Gun Shop and its owner Troy Buchholz. The lawsuit alleges that the gun dealer negligently sold a firearm in a straw purchase that was then used by a prohibited, dangerous person in an attack in New Hope’s City Hall. The lawsuit is the first of its kind filed in Minnesota.
March 09, 2017
Imagine doctors weren't allowed to tell patients smoking may cause cancer, kids should wear bike helmets, or medications should be stored out of reach of children. Imagine if a doctor could lose her medical license for doing her job. That was the law in Florida for guns
Donald Trump's Department of Justice now allows people with outstanding arrest warrants to buy guns. It's the second time in less than two months the new administration has directly undermined the Brady background check system to get guns back in dangerous hands.
February 23, 2017
If Trump wants to save American lives, then he should push Congress to finish the job, by passing expand background checks to cover all gun sales.
A new People magazine profile highlights Pulse shooting survivor Angel Colon's journey from tragedy, through recovery, and on to becoming an advocate and agent for change as co-president of the Brady Campaign's Orlando chapter.
February 21, 2017
Very soon, I expect President Trump to sign a bill that makes America a more dangerous place to live. With the stroke of a pen, he will wipe out a rule the Social Security Administration enacted last year.
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.