| Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence
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This report comprehensively analyzes the more than 400 challenges to gun laws following the U.S. Supreme Court's rulings in D.C. v. Heller and McDonald v. City of Chicago. This report finds that the courts have overwhelmingly rejected these challenges.
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The NRA sued the City of Pittsburgh in 2009, arguing that an ordinance requiring reporting of missing guns conflicted with state law. The Brady Center successfully represented the City pro bono, and had the case dismissed by the state Supreme Court.

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This report details how the availability of assault weapons, ease of buying guns without a Brady background check, and restrictions placed on law enforcement that stop them from shutting down rogue gun dealers has put the police in additional danger.
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The Brady Center issued the report, Leadership Vacuum, which criticizes the Obama Administration for failing to nominate a Director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
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Loopholes that allow criminals and other dangerous people to obtain and retain guns all too easily – including military-style assault weapons – remain open, and are exploited by extremists.

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In the US we have two gun markets: A regulated one, where buyers are checked to see if they can legally buy guns, and an unregulated one, where they are not. This report clearly presents the threat this is to our neighborhoods and communities.

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