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Nov 30, 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...

Nov 28, 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...

Nov 20, 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...

Nov 07, 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...

Nov 05, 2007, 00:00 ET

Brady Campaign Endorses Additional Virginia General Assembly Candidates

RICHMOND, Va., Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence and its Virginia Million Mom March Chapters have...

Nov 01, 2007, 01:00 ET

Brady Campaign Endorses Virginia General Assembly Candidates

RICHMOND, Va., Nov. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence and its Virginia Million Mom March Chapters have...

Oct 29, 2007, 01:00 ET

Gun Manufacturers Lose Appeal of Gary, Indiana's Lawsuit: Decision Is First Appellate Court Ruling to Interpret Federal Gun Industry Shield Law

INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a landmark ruling with nationwide implications, the Indiana Court of Appeals today ruled...

Oct 25, 2007, 01:00 ET

Supreme Court to Consider Possible Second Amendment Case on November 9

WASHINGTON, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the U.S. Supreme Court indicates on its electronic docket that it will consider the District...

Oct 25, 2007, 01:00 ET

Brady Campaign Applauds Senator Biden's Anti-Crime Package

WASHINGTON, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Paul Helmke, President of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, praised U.S. Senator Joseph...

Oct 23, 2007, 01:00 ET

Teen Gun Tragedy in Albuquerque Gives National Observance Particular Poignancy

NORTHFIELD, Minn., Oct. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Twelve years ago, a gun violence prevention advocate here began an effort to educate teens...

Oct 16, 2007, 01:00 ET

Families of Virginia Tech Victims and Survivors Urge Congress to 'Finish The Job,' Strengthen Brady Background Checks

WASHINGTON, Oct. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fifteen family members and survivors of the Virginia Tech shootings came to Washington D.C. today...

Oct 15, 2007, 01:00 ET

University of Virginia Students Lie Down in Support of Virginia Tech and Safer Gun Laws on 6 Month Anniversary of Tragedy

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Virginia and Virginia Tech may be rivals sometimes, but UVA students...

Oct 13, 2007, 01:00 ET

Gov. Schwarzenegger Signs Landmark Legislation to Solve Gun Crimes

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed into law cutting-edge legislation that will provide...

Sep 28, 2007, 01:00 ET

Families of Chicago's Youngest Victims Gather Saturday to Support Each Other, Call for Community Healing

ENGLEWOOD, Ill., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This community, which has paid far more than its fair share of the price for America's gun...

Sep 27, 2007, 01:00 ET

Senator Coburn Blocks Life-Saving Bill

WASHINGTON, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Paul Helmke, President of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, issued the following...

Sep 18, 2007, 01:00 ET

Miami-Dade Officer Killed by Assault Weapon on Third Anniversary of Ban's End, Shootings of Officers on the Rise

WASHINGTON, Sept. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Miami-Dade Police Sergeant Jose Somohano was killed with an AK-47 three years to the day after...

Sep 10, 2007, 01:00 ET

California Legislature Sends Landmark Crime-Fighting Bill to the Governor

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The California Assembly today passed legislation that would provide police with an...

Sep 06, 2007, 01:00 ET

Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The California State Senate today passed a bill already approved by the California...

Aug 31, 2007, 01:00 ET

Illinois Takes Action on Background Check Records After Virginia Tech

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Rod Blagojevich today signed into law an important measure to close a loophole in...

Aug 30, 2007, 01:00 ET

Statement of Paul Helmke on Release of Governor Kaine's Panel Report on Virginia Tech Tragedy

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