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13 Mar, 2008, 01:00 ET Statement of Sarah Brady on Senator Howard Metzenbaum

WASHINGTON, March 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sarah Brady issued the following statement: "Senator Howard Metzenbaum was simply one...


11 Feb, 2008, 00:00 ET Senator Kennedy and Congressman Becerra Praised for Introduction of Bill to Help Police Solve Gun Murders

WASHINGTON, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Paul Helmke, President of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, issued the following...


07 Feb, 2008, 00:00 ET Loaded, Hidden Guns in National Parks Puts Visitors at Risk

WASHINGTON, Feb. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A proposal facing action by the U.S. Senate would force National Park and National Wildlife Refuge...


31 Jan, 2008, 00:00 ET New Brady Scorecard Shows Most States Lack Common Sense Gun Restrictions

WASHINGTON, Jan. 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Officials in most states have done little to keep criminals and other dangerous people from...


31 Jan, 2008, 00:00 ET VA Sen. Edwards' Gun Show Loophole Proposal No 'Compromise:' Senator Has Rejected Two Previous Versions of Bill in Committee, Siding With Gun Lobby

RICHMOND, Va., Jan. 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Virginia Senator John S. Edwards (D-Roanoke) made headlines this week when he unsuccessfully...


30 Jan, 2008, 00:00 ET Brady Campaign Urges Support for Bill to Close Gun Show Loophole

WASHINGTON, Jan. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Several families of the Virginia Tech massacre and Brady Campaign President Paul Helmke joined...


18 Jan, 2008, 00:00 ET Statement of Paul Helmke on Mayor Michael Bloomberg's 'State of The City' Address

WASHINGTON, Jan. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Paul Helmke, President of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, issued the following...


16 Jan, 2008, 00:00 ET Leading National Gun Violence Group Endorses Will Burns for State Representative

CHICAGO, Jan. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leaders of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence and its Illinois Million Mom March Chapters...


08 Jan, 2008, 00:00 ET Statement of Paul Helmke on Governor Kaine's Push to Close Virginia's Gun Show Loophole

WASHINGTON, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Paul Helmke, President of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, issued the following...


08 Jan, 2008, 00:00 ET Brady Campaign Commends President for Signing Important Gun Law

WASHINGTON, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Paul Helmke, President of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, issued the following...


21 Dec, 2007, 00:00 ET Brady Campaign's Paul Helmke Praises Congresswoman Carson for a Life of Leadership

WASHINGTON, Dec. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Paul Helmke, President of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, issued the following...


20 Dec, 2007, 00:00 ET Virginia Tech Families Praise Congress for Strengthening Brady Background Checks, Urge President to Sign the Legislation

WASHINGTON, Dec. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Relatives of those killed and injured at Virginia Tech offered their thanks today to members of...


19 Dec, 2007, 00:00 ET Brady Campaign Praises Congress for Action on Brady Background Checks

WASHINGTON, Dec. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Paul Helmke, President of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, issued the following...


19 Dec, 2007, 00:00 ET Brady Campaign Praises Senate for Action on Brady Background Checks

WASHINGTON, Dec. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Paul Helmke, President of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, issued the following...


06 Dec, 2007, 00:00 ET America Again Witnesses the Cost of Assault Weapons in Civilian Hands

WASHINGTON, Dec. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Paul Helmke, President of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, issued the following...


30 Nov, 2007, 00:00 ET DOJ Report on Mental Health Records Shows Critical Need to Strengthen Brady System

WASHINGTON, Nov. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Paul Helmke, President of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, issued the following...


30 Nov, 2007, 00:00 ET 'Protect Minnesota' Coalition Holds Second Annual Benefit to Launch Public Education and Radio Ad Campaign Calling for Background Checks on Gun Sales

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A statewide coalition will honor the president of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence and...


28 Nov, 2007, 00:00 ET Statement of Paul Helmke: Sean Taylor, Gun Violence, and the Need for Tougher Laws

WASHINGTON, Nov. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Paul Helmke, President of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, issued the following...


20 Nov, 2007, 00:00 ET Statement of Brady President Paul Helmke on Supreme Court Taking Gun Case

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


07 Nov, 2007, 00:00 ET Virginia Election Results Good for Sensible Gun Policies

RICHMOND, Va., Nov. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With Democrats taking control of the Virginia Senate and gaining seats in the General Assembly...