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  • Obama's change crusade hits reality on guns

    10/04/2015 1:39:31 PM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 16 replies
    Still, some gun-control advocates say Obama could do more than talk. "We believe that on a few very specific fronts they can do more to crack down on bad-apple gun dealers, the very small percentage of gun dealers who sell almost every crime gun in the U.S.," said Dan Gross, president of the Brady campaign. "The ATF has the power to crack down on them and pull their licenses if they are responsible for business practices that wind up causing gun crime and gun violence." The White House could also lead a national conversation on the public health and safety...
  • Dems push Congress to expand background checks for gun sales

    07/09/2015 7:16:51 PM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 29 replies
    With Democratic Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), Rep. Mike Thompson (D-Calif.) and Dan Gross, president of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, Clybrun called on Congress to expand Brady background checks and vote on the bill Thompson and Peter King (R-N.Y.) introduced earlier this year. The Public Safety and Second Amendment Rights Protection Act would require background checks for all gun sales to keep guns out of the hands of criminals and people who are mentally ill.
  • About That Seminal Event In Dan Gross' Life (Brady)

    02/08/2012 7:26:59 AM PST · by marktwain · 6 replies
    No Lawyers - Only Guns and Money ^ | 7 February, 2012 | John Richardson
    Dan Gross, the newly hired president of the Brady Campaign, counts the shooting of his brother Matt in 1997 at the Empire State Building as a seminal event in in his life. He may not call it that but he left a high paying partnership at JWT (formerly known as J. Walter Thompson Advertising) to start what eventually became the Center to Prevent Youth Violence. From his bio at the Brady Campaign: Dan founded CPYV after his brother was severely wounded in a shooting at the Empire State Building in February 1997. Prior to co-founding and directing the Center to...