Gun violence in the workplace is all too common in our country. Indeed, there were 354 gun homicides at American workplaces in 2015, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. That's about seven gun homicides in the workplace per week. We know that you want Amazon employees to be safe from gun violence. Brady urges you to consider the strength of local and state gun laws as you choose a location for your second corporate headquarters.
I’ve been called many things during my 46 successful trips around the sun. Eagle Scout. United States Marine Corps officer. Combat veteran of the wars of Iraq and Afghanistan. And military-grade weapons? The only place for those is on battlefields.
According to exit polls, gun violence prevention was one of the most important issues for voters in a closely watched election in Virginia, where Brady-endorsed candidate Ralph Northam soundly defeated his NRA-backed opponent in the Gubernatorial race.
New information just reported by the Air Force show what many had feared: the killer in the Texas church mass shooting on Sunday was known to be dangerous, but because of gaps in our background check system, he was able to buy guns and kill people.
Now is the Time: Support This Bipartisan Effort to Expand Background Checks
Representatives Mike Thompson (D-CA) and Peter King (R-NY) introduced a bill, H.R. 4240, just last week to expand Brady background checks. In the aftermath of a mass shooting where the shooter should not have had access to guns, it is more important than ever. Below, you will find a sample script of what to say when you are connected with your member of Congress.
Two of the five deadliest mass shootings in American history occurred in the last 35 days. Three of them occurred in the last 17 months. In response to Sunday's shooting, the Brady Campaign and Center to Prevent Gun Violence has begun to review, research and investigate how the Texas shooter was able to obtain his guns in light of his legal history.
According to news reports, a gunman entered a church this morning in a small town near San Antonio, Texas and opened fire. He killed 26 people and wounded 20 more. Brady is monitoring the situation carefully.