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05 Nov, 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...


01 Nov, 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...


29 Oct, 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...


25 Oct, 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...


25 Oct, 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...


23 Oct, 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...


16 Oct, 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...


15 Oct, 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...


13 Oct, 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...


28 Sep, 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...


27 Sep, 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...


18 Sep, 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...


10 Sep, 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...


06 Sep, 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...


31 Aug, 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...


30 Aug, 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...


30 Aug, 2007, 01:00 ET Gun Violence Prevention Groups Commend Work of Virginia Tech Review Panel

RICHMOND, Va., Aug. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National and Virginia-based gun violence prevention groups applaud Governor Tim Kaine and the...


28 Aug, 2007, 01:00 ET In Communities Across America, Huge Crowds Protest Gun Violence

WASHINGTON, Aug. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Advocates for laws making it harder for dangerous individuals to get firearms demanded action at...


27 Aug, 2007, 01:00 ET Renowned Comedian Lewis Black Offers Comments on Kevlar Backpacks for Students

NEW YORK, Aug. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lewis Black is not bashful about offering commentary, nor does he do so at low volume. And he had...


22 Aug, 2007, 01:00 ET Brady Campaign President Responds to Virginia Tech Internal Review

WASHINGTON, Aug. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Paul Helmke, President of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, issued the following...