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  • Kristen Stewart: We Must ‘Shatter’ Idea That Playing With Toy Guns Is Cool

    06/08/2017 2:07:18 PM PDT · by antidemoncrat · 49 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 6/8/2017 | Awr Hawkins
    According to People, Stewart’s attendance was highlighted by Dan Gross, president of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence. Gross said Stewart had approached him with an idea about a new way to push gun control and that he was “impressed” by her proposal. He said, “She came to us because she has something she wants to do with this issue. She eagerly shared her idea and without hesitation and is showing up tonight. She is committed to actually doing something, not just lending her name.” While no specifics were given about Stewart’s gun control idea, People reports that it...
  • Hillary Clinton to Receive Gun Control Award

    11/13/2015 11:58:31 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 16 replies
    Newsmax ^ | November 13, 2015 | Loren Gutentag
    The Brady Center to Prevent Gun violence is set to present Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton with the inaugural Governor Mario M. Cuomo Leadership award at the Bear Awards on Nov. 19, The Washington Free Beacon reports. The awards, named after Jim "Bear" Brady, President Reagan's secretary who was shot during an assassination attempt, will be held at Cipriani on Broadway in New York City with tickets to the event priced at $1,000 each.
  • Judge orders Brady Center to pay legal fees of ammo company after nuisance suit

    06/29/2015 1:35:26 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies
    Hotair ^ | 06/29/2015 | Jazz Shaw
    The Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence has been in an ongoing legal battle for years now trying to sue Lucky Gunner, an ammunition supplier, and hold them responsible for James Holmes shooting up the Aurora movie theater. How they managed that mental leap was always a bit of a mystery, but they’ve been able to tie up Lucky Gunner in court for quite a while over it. This week a judge had apparently heard enough and declared the action to be little more than a publicity stunt and a nuisance suit, ordering the Brady Center to pay the...
  • Brady Center [and DOJ]joins fight over state gun rights

    05/19/2010 7:50:10 AM PDT · by Still Thinking · 19 replies · 800+ views
    The State (SC) ^ | May 18, 2010 | Matt Gouras
    HELENA, Mont. -- The Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence is joining the federal government's fight to stop states that want to exempt themselves from national gun control laws, arguing the effort threatens public safety.The gun control advocates and the U.S. Department of Justice both filed new arguments Tuesday in the ongoing legal battle over federal gun control and states rights.The issue was sparked with the "firearm freedoms act" first enacted in Montana last year and subsequently in several other states, and is leading to a constitutional showdown over the reach of Congress into state borders.The states argue they should...
  • Ammunition Accountability Act - (mine)

    08/25/2009 10:33:38 AM PDT · by softengine · 21 replies · 1,235+ views
    Backwoods Home Magazine ^ | August 25, 2009 | John Silveira
    It's called the Ammunition Accountability Act (AAA). You've got to love the name. It sounds so noble. But remember the great gun writer, Mel Tappan's, universal rule of law: "The nobler the language, the more nefarious the purpose of any legal instrument."
  • Gun-Control Advocate: Napolitano Report on ‘Rightwing Extremists’ Makes Case for Gun Ban

    05/14/2009 3:34:48 AM PDT · by Man50D · 109 replies · 3,763+ views ^ | May 14, 2009 | Edwin Mora
    An April 7 report from the Department of Homeland Security branding some conservative groups as “rightwing extremists” is enough reason to revive former President Bill Clinton’s idea of an assault-weapons ban, according to an executive of a gun-control group--the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence. "I think it certainly helps to make that case because what that report suggests is that there is a rise in the kind of paramilitary activity that we saw actually in years before the Oklahoma City bombing,” Dennis Henigan, the vice president for law and policy at the Brady Center, told Wednesday Henigan talked...
  • Next Brady gun control meme? "Disposable AK-47s"

    10/12/2008 1:03:24 PM PDT · by Lee N. Field · 20 replies · 986+ views
    Orlando Sentinal ^ | October 11, 2008 | Henry Pierson Curtis
    Orange County's latest murders reflect an alarming trend for law enforcement: urban firefights with dozens of shots fired. The shooters in Tuesday night's double killing outside a Pine Hills apartment complex emptied two AK-47s into the victims and fled, discarding the assault rifles, two handguns and a shotgun.
  • Dangerous Brady States

    07/19/2008 5:33:41 PM PDT · by buccaneer81 · 22 replies · 614+ views
    Men's News Daily ^ | July 19, 2008 | Alan Korwin
    Dangerous Brady States July 19, 2008 at 3:14 am · The lamestream media told you: The Brady Center gun-control group has issued its list of the states with the best gun laws, and we give them prominent coverage of this each year without checking for accuracy, the net effect of their custom ratings, or what they consider the “best” gun laws to be. We’re just “finding truth and reporting it,” since the Bradys did say what we said they said. The Uninvited Ombudsman notes however that: Barre Bollinger, a GeorgiaCarry.Org member, looked into the Brady Center’s state ratings. (A score...
  • Brady Campaign statement on Heller decision [choose your level of Barf]

    06/26/2008 8:50:30 AM PDT · by NewJerseyJoe · 75 replies · 276+ views
    Brady Campaign ^ | 6/26/08 | Paul Helmke
    Statement Of Brady President Paul Helmke On Supreme Court Second Amendment Ruling Washington, D.C. - Paul Helmke, President of the Brady Center and Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, issued the following statement: “Our fight to enact sensible gun laws will be undiminished by the Supreme Court’s decision in the Heller case. While we disagree with the Supreme Court’s ruling, which strips the citizens of the District of Columbia of a law they strongly support, the decision clearly suggests that other gun laws are entirely consistent with the Constitution. “For years, the gun lobby has used fear of government gun...
  • Many Guns Go Missing From Shops, Study Says

    06/19/2008 7:05:01 PM PDT · by neverdem · 25 replies · 84+ views
    NY Times ^ | June 19, 2008 | AUSTIN BOGUES
    <p>WASHINGTON — More than 30,000 firearms are unaccounted for in gun dealers’ inventories nationwide, according to a new study by a gun control group.</p> <p>Further, the group, the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence, says its finding most likely undercounts the missing firearms, since the data used, from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, are drawn from the compliance inspections that were conducted at gun dealerships in the 2007 fiscal year. Just 10,000 dealers were inspected, one-sixth of the nation’s total.</p>
  • Crime firearms traced to Georgia - Brady Center review used ATF data, but agency disputes...

    06/15/2008 6:25:11 PM PDT · by neverdem · 7 replies · 147+ views
    Atlanta Journal-Constitution ^ | 06/12/08 | Rhonda Cook
    Brady Center review used ATF data, but agency disputes conclusion. Georgia gun stores supplied more guns that were later recovered at crimes in other places than any other state in the nation, according to a Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence review of 2007 federal data. As a source for guns, Georgia outranked much more populous states such as Florida, which was second, and Texas, which was third. According to the Brady Center, federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives data showed 2,631 crime guns recovered in other states were traced to Georgia stores. Georgia, as in virtually every...
  • Police Officials Slam NRA Moves to Weaken Gun Law Enforcement

    10/27/2006 9:50:10 AM PDT · by kiriath_jearim · 36 replies · 1,083+ views
    WASHINGTON, Oct. 26 /U.S. Newswire/ -- Law enforcement officials today joined with the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence to denounce the National Rifle Association's (NRA) campaign to weaken enforcement of federal gun laws. The NRA's attacks on federal law enforcement are profiled in a new Brady Center report, "The NRA: A Criminal's Best Friend," which chronicles decades of NRA assaults on the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) that have greatly aided criminals seeking to obtain illegal firearms. Chief Richard Pennington of Atlanta; Commissioner Sylvester Johnson of Philadelphia; Chief Gil Kerlikowski of Seattle; Police Foundation President Hubert...
  • Gun Control Group Plans to Challenge Protections for Gun Industry

    10/20/2005 6:11:41 AM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 13 replies · 762+ views ^ | 10 19 05 | Susan Jones - The House is expected to vote Wednesday on a bill that would restrict lawsuits against gun makers and gun sellers for the criminal misuse of their products. But even before the voting begins, a gun control group announced it would challenge the measure on constitutional grounds. The Senate passed the "Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act" in July, and the House is expected to follow suit. The National Rifle Association says the bill will stop "meritless, reckless lawsuits" that are filed with the goal of bankrupting the gun industry. But lawyers at the Brady Center to Prevent...
  • Mike Wallace's anti-gun advocacy challenged

    10/15/2005 5:16:12 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 13 replies · 1,196+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 10/15/05 | WorldNetDaily
    CBS News' ethical standards are being challenged after veteran reporter Mike Wallace's appearance at an anti-gun Brady Center fund-raiser in Washington, D.C., last month. At the event, held at the French Embassy, Wallace played a clip of his "60 Minutes" interview with then-NRA president Charlton Heston, whom he described as the "self-righteous enemy of the Jim and Sarah Brady Bunch," reported blogger and radio host Cam Edwards at Edwards said that afterwards, Wallace mocked Heston by holding up his hands, as if holding a rifle, and saying, "in my dead hands ... remember when he used to hold up...
  • Personal Lie-ability

    10/13/2005 3:42:04 AM PDT · by Smile-n-Win · 5 replies · 558+ views
    Capitalism Magazine ^ | October 9, 2005 | Carter Laren
    When faced with a new battle, the enemies of gun manufactures, tobacco companies, fast food chains, and free enterprise in general usually adhere to the following well-tested pattern for whipping-up some public sympathy: Step 1: Identify people who knowingly and willfully caused harm to themselves or others. For example, a good selection would be someone who smoked for 30 years despite the large warning with the word "cancer" prominently featured on the side of every single pack of cigarettes they ever touched. Another good selection would be someone who loaded a Beretta 92, walked into a 7-Eleven, and shot the...
  • Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence: Celebrating a Memorable Man and a Remarkable Career

    09/15/2005 5:38:02 PM PDT · by 2nd amendment mama · 17 replies · 440+ views
    e-mail ^ | 9/14/05 | Peter Hamm
    I just receive this from a friend in the media: Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence: Celebrating a Memorable Man and a Remarkable Career 9/14/2005 2:50:00 PM To: Assignment Desk, Daybook Editor, Entertainment Reporter Contact: Peter Hamm of the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence, 202-898-0792 News Advisory: The columnist Art Buchwald is celebrating his 80th Birthday on Sept. 28. His birthday party is going to be a fitting fiesta, at the Embassy of France in Washington D.C., with lions of journalism and politics in attendance.Outside, there will be some protesters -- clearly, people who haven't read enough Buchwald columns...
  • Jury Clears Gun Maker in Accidental Shooting (Third Trial)

    08/03/2004 8:29:27 PM PDT · by TERMINATTOR · 18 replies · 782+ views
    Yahoo! Finance ^ | August 3, 2004 | National Shooting Sports Foundation
    Handgun Control, Inc. Strikes out in Third Retrial of Case OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- An Alameda County Superior Court jury yesterday found that firearm manufacturer Beretta U.S.A. Corp. was not responsible for the tragic 1994 accidental shooting death of a 14-year-old boy. Kenzo Dix was killed when his friend played with a firearm that was left loaded and unlocked by an irresponsible parent. The jury deliberated only five hours before returning a verdict in favor of Beretta U.S.A. Corp., finding the pistol's design did not cause the accident. This was the third time the case had been tried....
  • Court Decision Puts Ohio at Risk -- Allows Unrestricted Carrying of Concealed Guns

    04/11/2002 6:20:47 PM PDT · by RogueIsland · 33 replies · 753+ views ^ | 4/10/2002 | A nameless, nadless Brady shill
    Court Decision Puts Ohio at Risk -- Allows Unrestricted Carrying of Concealed Guns Today, the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence sharply criticized the decision by Ohio's First District Court of Appeals in Klein v. Leis, a landmark challenge to the constitutionality of Ohio's law prohibiting the carrying of concealed weapons. The Appeals Court upheld a lower court ruling that forbids the enforcement in Cincinnati of Ohio's longstanding law generally banning the carrying of concealed weapons. With the ongoing assistance of the Brady Center's Legal Action Project, the office of the City Solicitor of Cincinnati will appeal the decision to...