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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...


Jun 21, 2007, 01:00 ET Brady Campaign Releases Analysis of Congressional Legislation to Strengthen Background Checks

WASHINGTON, June 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence today issued this document describing the NICS...


Jun 16, 2007, 01:00 ET Two Months After Virginia Tech, Chicago Activists Protest Weak Gun Laws With 'Lie-In'

CHICAGO, Ill., June 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Parents and other concerned citizens today staged a protest to express the community's outrage...


Jun 13, 2007, 01:00 ET Brady Campaign Endorses McCarthy Compromise Bill to Strengthen Brady Background Checks

WASHINGTON, June 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Paul Helmke, President of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, issued the following...


Jun 12, 2007, 01:00 ET Hundreds of Law Enforcement Leaders Urge Congress to Remove Restrictions on Crime Gun Information

WASHINGTON, June 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Police leaders from across the nation today urged Congress to repeal legislation that prevents...


Jun 12, 2007, 01:00 ET California Law Enforcement Leaders Urge Congress to Remove Restrictions on Crime Gun Information

WASHINGTON, June 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Police leaders from across the nation, including 23 California police chiefs and the California...