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Nov 05, 2008, 13:04 ET

Brady-Backed Challengers Help Dems Regain Majority in New York State Senate

In a major upset, two New York State Senate challengers endorsed by the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence defeated long-term NRA-backed...

Nov 05, 2008, 11:07 ET

Election Results a Major Victory for Common Sense Gun Laws

The election of Barack Obama as President and Joe Biden as Vice President along with significant wins in the U.S. Senate, the U.S. House of...

Nov 05, 2008, 00:05 ET

Election Night Results So Far: Common Sense On Guns Confirmed

With Democrats Barack Obama and Joe Biden appearing headed toward victory in the race for President and Vice President, and other results...

Sep 24, 2008, 01:00 ET

Brady Campaign Joins With Parents of Murdered Children to Mark National Day of Remembrance

WASHINGTON, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Thursday, September 25 Parents of Murdered Children (POMC) will host a National Day of...

Sep 17, 2008, 01:00 ET

Statement of Brady Campaign on House Vote That Threatens Public Safety in Nation's Capital

WASHINGTON, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Paul Helmke, President of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, issued the following...

Sep 16, 2008, 01:00 ET

New NRA Gun Bill Shows Gun Lobby Deception

WASHINGTON, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Just hours after a Brady Center report highlighted the NRA's repeated and false denials that its...

Sep 08, 2008, 01:00 ET

Brady Campaign Urges Opposition to Bill That Would Allow Assault Rifles on D.C. Streets

WASHINGTON, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence sent a letter today urging federal security agencies...

Sep 02, 2008, 01:00 ET

Questions for Sarah Palin

WASHINGTON, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ - The designation by Senator John McCain of Governor Sarah Jane Palin as his Vice Presidential...

Aug 25, 2008, 01:00 ET

Senator Obama's Choice, Joe Biden, a Good One for Gun Violence Reduction, Says Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence

WASHINGTON, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence praised Senator Barack Obama's choice for his vice...

Jul 02, 2008, 01:00 ET

Brady President Praises Atlanta Airport Officials for Putting Public Safety Ahead of Gun Extremists

WASHINGTON, July 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Paul Helmke, President of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, issued the following...

Jul 01, 2008, 01:00 ET

Brady Campaign and Brady Center Urge Bush Administration to Reject Guns in National Parks

WASHINGTON, July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In comments filed yesterday, the Brady Campaign and Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence urged the...

Jun 19, 2008, 01:00 ET

Guns-on-Campus Bills Fail at State Level Across U.S.

WASHINGTON, June 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The gun lobby's efforts to pass legislation to force colleges and universities to allow loaded,...

Jun 11, 2008, 01:00 ET

Georgia, Florida and Texas Top Crime Gun Suppliers; Hawaii, Rhode Island, New Jersey Supply Fewest Crime Guns

WASHINGTON, June 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Georgia, Florida and Texas are the top suppliers of crime guns to other states, according to...

May 30, 2008, 01:00 ET

Brady Campaign Endorses Nick Leibham for Congress From California's 50th District

WASHINGTON, May 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, along with its California Chapters, announced today...

May 29, 2008, 01:00 ET

California Assembly Passes Important Bill to 'Owner-Authorize' Handguns

SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The California State Assembly passed legislation yesterday (AB 2235) that would require...

May 28, 2008, 01:00 ET

Brady Campaign Endorses Mervyn Dymally for State Senate, A Hero In The Fight to Reduce Gun Violence

WASHINGTON, May 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, the nation's leading gun violence prevention...

May 22, 2008, 01:00 ET

Brady Campaign Strongly Endorses Senator Frank Lautenberg, A Hero in The Fight to Reduce Gun Violence

WASHINGTON, May 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The President of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence announced today that the organization...

May 21, 2008, 01:00 ET

Statement of Sarah Brady on Senator Kennedy's Illness

WASHINGTON, May 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sarah Brady, honorary chair of the Brady Campaign and the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence,...

May 20, 2008, 01:00 ET

Statement of Paul Helmke on Senator Kennedy's Illness

WASHINGTON, May 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Paul Helmke, President of the Brady Campaign and the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence, issued...

May 15, 2008, 01:00 ET

During National Police Week, Brady Campaign Pays Homage to Police Officers Who Fell in Line of Duty

WASHINGTON, May 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The President of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence today laid a wreath at the National...