The NCADV and the Brady Center have focused on educating policy makers and the public about the deadly mix of domestic violence and firearms, and policy solutions that can be enacted to address this issue and save lives.
A new analysis by the City of Chicago and recently-released data from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) are providing a unique glimpse into the sources of firearms used to commit crimes, and how variations among state laws directly impact public safety.
Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) today introduced important new legislation, co-sponsored by 21 of his colleagues, to save lives and keep firearms out of dangerous hands by expanding the Brady background check system to virtually all gun sales.
The Government Accountability Office (GAO) today released a report on the effectiveness of firearm storage awareness programs, ultimately finding the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence's "ASK" program to be the only national safe storage program that has been independently evaluated and found to be effective.
The Brady Center and co-counsel Covington & Burling filed suit against the U.S. Department of Justice and the Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives (ATF) in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia.