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Brady acknowledges the important role that responsible gun owners play in our communities. Gun owners are an essential part of preventing gun violence.
Social distancing for COVID-19 means that millions of children and family members will be spending more time at home and in closer proximity to firearms.
Brady’s legal team is the nation’s only group fighting in the courts to reform the corporate gun lobby and secure justice for the victims and survivors of gun violence.
Justice for Oregon Mother Fatally Shot with Online Gun
Brady won a major victory reforming the online gun industry and working to prevent future illegal sales after murder of mother of two.
Fight Continues Against Gun Show Dealers For Supplying Gun Trafficker
Brady continues the fight for Daniel Williams, who suffered injuries in a drive-by shooting involving one of hundreds of firearms bought from negligent gun dealer Charles Brown. Courts found that gun dealers can be held liable under PLCAA for facilitating arms trafficking.
Negligent Missouri Gun Dealer Held Accountable for Man’s Death
Brady won a landmark victory against a negligent gun dealer in the Missouri Supreme Court, allowing the case to proceed to trial. The gun dealer settled for $2.2 million after negligently selling a gun to a woman with mental illness who used it to kill her father.
A look at key pieces of legislation currently moving in Congress.
Extreme Risk Protection Order Act of 2019 (H.R. 1236 and S. 506)
Allow for the temporary removal of guns from people in crisis.
The Enhanced Background Checks Act of 2021 (H.R. 1446)
Fixing the dangerous “Charleston Loophole" in background checks
Expanding and Strengthening Brady Background Checks (H.R. 8 & S. 529)
Our original research and reports.
Crime Guns in Impacted Communities
Gun violence is a uniquely American problem, but it does not impact all Americans equally. In particular, gun homicide has a disparate impact on Black and Brown communities.
Beyond Bullet Wounds: Guns in the Hands of Domestic Abusers
About every 16 hours, a woman is shot and killed by a former or current partner.
Rogue Sheriffs in New Mexico
Brady report shows pervasive influence of gun lobby throughout New Mexico law enforcement
Brady has the solutions. It's in our hands to act.
What are Extreme Risk Laws?
Extreme risk laws temporarily removing guns from a person in crisis
What are Assault Weapons and High-Capacity Magazines?
These weapons of war have no place on American streets.
How to Support Survivors and People Impacted by Gun Violence
Mental health resources to support those affected by gun violence
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