Jim and Sarah Brady accomplished the inconceivable by getting the bipartisan Brady Law passed in 1993. But there’s more work to be done. We know that ending America’s gun violence epidemic means accepting these truths: 1) Gun ownership demands responsibility; 2) Laws in existence must be upheld by those empowered to do that job; and 3) Gun violence is a uniquely American problem. Only when Americans unite and work together will it be solved.
A problem with so many causes at its roots, must be addressed from all angles. Brady’s emphasis on education, litigation, and legislation will ensure that every community is safe, not only from mass shootings, but from the daily urban gun violence that plagues so many American cities.
It’s time we unite people from coast to coast, liberal and conservative, young and old, fed up and fired up, to work with us and end what is taking so many American lives. It’s in our hands.
There is no one solution to end this epidemic of gun violence and no one side has the answer. But our comprehensive plan fights every problem with 45 years of research and real world experience. Let's put the Brady plan into action now and get the job done right.See the Full Plan
Expand Brady Background Checks
Background checks save lives — yet about 1 in every 5 gun sales today is conducted without one.
Combating Crime Guns
Reducing gun violence in impacted communities by stemming the flow of crime guns into those areas.
End Family Fire
Education and dialogue around responsible gun ownership to prevent family fire.
Brady’s youth-led initiative educates and mobilizes young Americans in the fight against gun violence.
Brady's Legal Alliance
A national program to challenge the gun lobby in court, contributing more than $1.5 million in pro bono services annually.
It's in our hands to do something now.
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