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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...

Aug 30, 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...

Aug 28, 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...

Aug 27, 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...

Aug 22, 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...

Aug 15, 2007, 01:00 ET

Brady Campaign Activists and Chapters to Support National Day of Protest Against Illegal Guns

WASHINGTON, Aug. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On August 28, activists in cities across America will hold a national day of protest to focus...

Aug 02, 2007, 01:00 ET

Senate Panel Clears Bill to Strengthen Background Checks in Aftermath of Virginia Tech

WASHINGTON, Aug. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A U.S. Senate committee today cleared for full Senate action a bill that would significantly...

Jul 26, 2007, 01:00 ET

U.S. House Continues Restrictions that Hurt Law Enforcement Efforts to Fight Gun Crime

WASHINGTON, July 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Paul Helmke, President of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, released the following...

Jul 25, 2007, 01:00 ET

Sponsor of Restrictions on Use of Crime Gun Data Attacks Police Leaders

WASHINGTON, July 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an interview in a National Rifle Association magazine, and in a recent letter to the editor,...

Jul 16, 2007, 01:00 ET

Brady Center Statement on the District of Columbia's Decision to Appeal Second Amendment Ruling

WASHINGTON, July 16/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence President Paul Helmke issued the following statement on the...

Jul 12, 2007, 01:00 ET

House Committee Votes to Continue Protections for Corrupt Gun Dealers

WASHINGTON, July 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Paul Helmke, President of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, issued the following...

Jul 10, 2007, 01:00 ET

National Sheriffs' Association Joins Opposition to Tiahrt Restrictions

WASHINGTON, July 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The leadership of the National Sheriffs' Association has joined a letter from law enforcement...

Jul 09, 2007, 01:00 ET

Statement of Brady President Paul Helmke on Push By Illinois Governor Blagojevich to Ban High-Capacity Ammunition Clips

WASHINGTON, July 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Paul Helmke, President of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence and its Illinois Million Mom...

Jul 06, 2007, 01:00 ET

Four States Have Now Taken Steps to Strengthen Background Checks in Aftermath of Virginia Tech

WASHINGTON, July 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With Missouri and Maine taking steps this week to ensure that more mental health records be shared...

Jun 28, 2007, 01:00 ET

Statement of Brady President Paul Helmke Concerning Senate Committee Action on Crime Gun Data

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

Jun 27, 2007, 01:00 ET

Connecticut, Many Other States Strengthening Gun Laws

WASHINGTON, June 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When Connecticut Governor Jodi Rell signed legislation last week to require gun owners to report...

Jun 27, 2007, 01:00 ET

Pennsylvania Police Leaders Urge Senate to Restore Access to Crime Gun Data

PHILADELPHIA, June 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released today by the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence: Nine...

Jun 26, 2007, 01:00 ET

Senate Panel Faces Key Decision on Gun Lobby Measure Opposed by Hundreds of Police Chiefs

WASHINGTON, June 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When the Senate Appropriations Committee meets to work on a spending bill for the Justice...