Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence

The Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence and its legislative and grassroots affiliate, the Brady Campaign and its dedicated network of Million Mom March Chapters, is the nation's largest, non-partisan, grassroots organization leading the fight to prevent gun violence.

We are devoted to creating an America free from gun violence, where all Americans are safe at home, at school, at work, and in our communities.

Releases by this organization

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Friday, April 13, 2012
Brady Campaign Statement on Romney's Appearance at NRA Convention
"Mitt Romney has already established a clear reputation for flip-flopping and pandering to win votes, and that is just what he is doing by speaking at the NRA convention. This time he is going too far. He is proudly aligning himself with a lobby that is responsible for the deaths of thousands of Americans every year, a lobby that uses a mentality of fear and paranoia, tinged with just the right amount of racism, to promote its sole agenda of selling more guns, with no concern for who buys those or how they are used.
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Monday, April 09, 2012
Gun Violence Victims Challenge Congress to Keep Guns from Dangerous People, on April 16, 5th Anniversary of VA Tech Shooting
On behalf of the 32 Americans murdered by guns every day, Colin Goddard and at least 31 other victims of gun violence will converge on Capitol Hill on April 16 and 17 to challenge Congressional leaders and members to keeps guns out of the hands of dangerous people, the Brady Campaign announced today.
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Monday, February 06, 2012
Federal Court Dismisses Gun Lobby Lawsuit Claiming Right to Carry Loaded Guns In Public
U.S. District Court Judge Sue E. Myerscough in Springfield, Illinois has dismissed a gun lobby challenge to Illinois law prohibiting the carrying of loaded guns in public. The Brady Center filed an amicus brief defending the Illinois law and citing numerous studies highlighting the severe danger posed by the carrying of loaded guns in public. The ruling was issued late Friday.
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Friday, January 06, 2012
"Too Many Victims" Vigils Reflect Unending Pain; A Pledge to Protect Others From Senseless Loss
The Brady Campaign today announced that leaders and victim advocates across the nation – from Chicago to Austin; Santa Barbara to Harlem; Chattanooga to Detroit, Norfolk to Vancouver, and everywhere in between - have organized more than 60 vigils in 22 states and the District of Columbia to honor the victims of the Tucson shootings and gun violence victims across the nation.
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Friday, October 14, 2011
"Packing Heat" Bill Just Got More Dangerous
The Brady Campaign today warned of the dangerous actions over the past two days taken by the House Judiciary Committee in amending H.R. 822 on national concealed carry reciprocity, which should be known as the "Packing Heat on Your Street Act."
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Thursday, September 22, 2011
Brady Campaign Releases: Gunslinger - Rick Perry's Reckless Record on Guns
The Brady Campaign today released a report, Gunslinger: Rick Perry’s Reckless Record on Guns , to provide the American public greater insight into the views of the Texas governor who recently declared his candidacy for president of the United States.
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Wednesday, September 07, 2011
Brady Campaign Issues Statement On Carson City, Nevada Shootings
Brady Campaign Acting President Dennis Henigan today issued the following statement in response to news of the mass shooting Tuesday, Sept. 6, at an IHOP restaurant in Carson City, Nevada, which so far has taken the lives of four people and wounded seven. “We send our heartfelt condolences to the victims and the families of the victims of the horrific shootings yesterday in Carson City, Nevada. “Once again, we see that easy access to military-style firepower has enabled a mentally disturbed individual to become a mass killer.
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Thursday, July 28, 2011
Brady Center, Police Groups Urge Court to Strike Down Montana Gun Law
The Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence, joined by a coalition of law enforcement, and domestic violence and gun violence prevention groups, filed a “friend of the court” brief late yesterday in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit urging the Court to strike down the Montana “Firearms Freedom Act” as unconstitutional and a dangerous threat to our communities and our nation’s security.
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Friday, July 01, 2011
On Anniversaries Of Supreme Court Rulings, Gun Lobby Failing To Strike Down Gun Laws, New Report Shows
A comprehensive new report, Hollow Victory? , released today by the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence examines the results of more than 400 challenges to gun laws filed by the gun lobby and gun criminals since the U.S. Supreme Court held three years ago this week that the Second Amendment provides an “individual right” to possess guns in the home for self-defense. The report finds that the courts have overwhelmingly rejected those challenges.
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Tuesday, June 28, 2011
On Anniversaries Of Supreme Court Rulings, Gun Lobby Failing To Strike Down Gun Laws, New Report Shows
A comprehensive new report, Hollow Victory? , released today by the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence examines the results of more than 400 challenges to gun laws filed by the gun lobby and gun criminals since the U.S. Supreme Court held three years ago this week that the Second Amendment provides an “individual right” to possess guns in the home for self-defense. The report finds that the courts have overwhelmingly rejected those challenges.
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