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A New and Updated Brady

The Brady Law went into effect 25 years ago on February 28, 1994. Just as we celebrate this major milestone, legislation to update Brady Background Checks is moving in Congress — marking the most progress the movement to end gun violence has won in decades. This exciting time calls for a new look for Brady – one that renews our dedication to bringing all Americans together to end gun violence. Check out our new look and new site now!

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Bump Stock: A Timeline

More than one year since the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history, the Trump Administration has finally amended federal regulations to clarify that bump stocks fall within the federal definition of machine guns and are illegal under federal law.


People gather at the press conference announcing H.R. 8, a new bill that will expand background checks to all gu sales

Expanding Background Checks Saves Lives

Our elected gun violence prevention champions lived up to their promise to make gun violence prevention a top legislative priority and introduced H.R. 8. Brady was there for this much needed expansion of America's first line of defense against gun violence, the Brady Law.


Jennifer Wexton stands with members of a Brady Chapter during a campaign event

Resolve to Get Involved in 2019

Brady on Twitter

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Brady Campaign News

In the news
This afternoon, multiple people were reportedly shot and killed with multiple people injured at the Henry Pratt Company manufacturing plant in Aurora, IL, with the full extent of their injuries still unknown. The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence issued the following statement, expressing outrage at yet another mass shooting in America.
In the news
The Brady Campaign today applauded Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak and state legislators for enacting a new law that will require a Brady Background Check for nearly all gun purchases and transfers. The governor signed the bill this afternoon, making Nevada the 21st state to close the “private sale loophole” that has long allowed felons and other dangerous people to avoid background checks.

35,000 people die from gun violence in this country each year.
We can change that.

Here's How:

Brady background checks need to extend to all gun purchases.

Brady demands gun manufacturers and sellers are held accountable.

Sensible solutions to end gun violence.