Former President Ronald Reagan spoke out in support of the commonsense measures proposed in the Brady Bill in 1991, ten years after the shooting that left him, his press secretary, a policeman, and a Secret Service agent injured.
Summer was always my son Daniel's favorite time of year. To our family, summer meant Daniel sharing peanut butter cup-filled ice cream sundaes with us on the porch, running – as he so loved to do – around the backyard with his many cousins, learning how to ride a bike from his big brother James.
Six people were killed and four others were injured when a gunman opened fire in a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin two years ago. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the victims' families as we remember the precious lives lost that horrific day.
Summers are the best time to be a kid.
We at Sandy Hook Promise are saddened to hear that James Brady has passed at the age of 73. He was a champion and a leader in the effort to reduce gun violence and we stand here today on the back of the terrific work he and Sarah accomplished. Our hearts and prayers go out to his wife Sarah, the Brady family and the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence.
This question could help Florida doctors prevent gun injuries among their patients -- but now they can't ask it.
Nicole Hockley, the mother of six-year-old Dylan who was killed in the tragic mass shooting at Sandy Hook, visited Allentown, Pennsylvania today to discuss the merits of H.R. 4783: Promoting Healthy Minds for Safer Communities Act, sponsored by Congressman Mike Thompson (CA-5). Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski, Lehigh County Executive Tom Muller and Allentown Police Chief Joel Fitzgerald stood alongside Nicole to highlight the significant impact this bill could have on communities, such as Allentown, and the difference it would make in the lives of those that need it most.
"I'm honored to be a part of this effort to protect women and families from senseless, preventable acts of gun violence. It's time to have a national conversation about commonsense measures that can help keep women safe."