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Sep 06, 2014, 18:19 ET
The Brady Campaign, joined by community leaders in Chicago, launched a national campaign against "Bad Apple" gun shops who sell crime guns. (PRNewsFoto/Brady Campaign to Prevent...)

Brady Campaign Launches National Effort To Stop "Bad Apple" Gun Dealers

The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, joined by community leaders, today launched a national initiative utilizing protests, petitions, a code...

Aug 04, 2014, 16:09 ET

Passing of James Brady, Former Press Secretary to President Reagan

"We are heartbroken over the passing of James Brady. We offer our deepest condolences to his wife, Sarah, and the rest of his family as we...

Jul 03, 2014, 10:30 ET

Brady Campaign: New Poll Shows Voters Unequivocally Support Gun Background Checks

 Today's Quinnipiac University Poll found that 92 percent of American voters, including 92 percent...

Jun 15, 2014, 10:45 ET

Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence Launches 2014 National ASK Day

The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, in collaboration with the American Academy of Pediatrics, announced today that the first day of summer,...

May 25, 2014, 16:42 ET

Brady Campaign Reacts to Statement by Richard Martinez, Father of Young Man Slain in Santa Barbara Shooting:

"Chris died because of craven, irresponsible politicians and the NRA. They talk about gun rights. What about Chris's right to live? Stop this...

Mar 20, 2014, 18:51 ET

Gun Activists Demand Cancellation of Hollywood Fundraiser

The following organizations devoted to reducing gun violence wrote to Alan and Cindy Horn today urging them to cancel a fundraiser they are holding...

Mar 05, 2014, 14:28 ET

New Facebook Policy Will Not Do Enough to Prevent Unchecked Gun Sales According to the Brady Campaign

"This new policy is not a victory because Facebook continues to make it too easy for dangerous people to evade a background check when buying guns....

Nov 13, 2013, 12:59 ET

Hundreds of Brady Advocates Descend on Capitol, Call on Congress to "Finish the Job" and Expand the Brady Law to Online and Gun Show Sales Now

Hill Meetings Culminate Three-Day Activist Engagement Summit, Largest Ever  Hundreds of gun violence prevention advocates from around the...

Aug 22, 2013, 18:38 ET

Tony Bennett to Perform at "Realize the Dream" Rally to Highlight Need to Raise Voices Against Gun Violence

Singer's "Voices Against Violence" Campaign Launches Groundbreaking Way for American Public to Make its Voice Heard  Singer Tony Bennett,...

May 20, 2013, 09:49 ET

Snoop Lion (aka Snoop Dogg) Joins Tony Bennett And Brady Campaign to Support "Voices Against Violence"

Rapper Snoop Lion, who has been one of the most outspoken proponents of ending gun violence, has joined with singer Tony Bennett to support VOICES...

Jun 28, 2010, 11:05 ET

Statement of Brady President Paul Helmke on Second Amendment Ruling by U.S. Supreme Court

Paul Helmke, President of the Brady Center and Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, issued the following statement: "We can expect two things...

Jun 14, 2010, 17:50 ET

House Would Exempt Most Powerful Groups From Campaign Disclosure

The leadership of the U.S. House of Representatives, in negotiations over a bill to limit big money influence in political campaigns, is...

Mar 24, 2010, 17:06 ET

Starbucks CEO in a Grande Gaffe: Tells Shareholders Incorrectly 'It's Unlawful for the Gun to be Loaded'

The Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Starbucks Coffee Company, responding to shareholder questions at the company's annual...

Aug 26, 2009, 11:15 ET

Statement of Sarah Brady on the Passing of Senator Kennedy

Sarah Brady, on behalf of herself and her husband Jim, issued the following statement on the passing of Senator Edward Kennedy: "This...

Aug 26, 2009, 10:26 ET

Statement of Paul Helmke on the Passing of Senator Kennedy

"The work goes on, the cause endures, the hope still lives and the dream shall never die." Senator Edward Kennedy Paul Helmke, President...

Jul 22, 2009, 13:18 ET

Statement of Paul Helmke on Senate Rejection of Thune Amendment

Paul Helmke, President of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, issued the following statement on the U.S. Senate rejecting an amendment...

Jul 15, 2009, 14:09 ET

Brady Campaign Endorses Nomination of Judge Sonia Sotomayor to U.S. Supreme Court

The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence today endorsed President Obama's nomination of Second Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Sonia...

Jul 14, 2009, 14:21 ET

Brady Campaign Endorses Nomination of Judge Sonia Sotomayor to U.S. Supreme Court

The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence today endorsed President Obama's nomination of Second Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Sonia...

Jul 08, 2009, 08:30 ET

From Coast to Coast, State Lawmakers Categorically Reject Forcing Guns Onto College Campuses

As state legislatures across the country gaveled their sessions to a close, it signaled the culmination of a long, unanimous rejection of one...

May 15, 2009, 16:14 ET

President Must Show Leadership on Guns in Parks, Urge Clean Credit Card Reform Bill

The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence called on President Obama to demand a clean credit card reform bill, without the dangerous and...