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Ronald Reagan: "Why I'm For The Brady Bill"

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.

Help Us Take Back Summer

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.

Today We Remember The Lives Lost In Oak Creek, Wisconsin

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.

Help Protect The Joys Of Summer

Summers are the best time to be a kid.

Sandy Hook Promise Statement On The Passing Of Jim Brady

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

This question could help Florida doctors prevent gun injuries among their patients -- but now they can't ask it.

Nicole Hockley Visits Allentown To Advocate For The Promoting Healthy Minds For Safer Communities Act

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.

Nicole Hockley Joins #ProtectAllWomen Leadership Network

"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."

We've Made Cars A Lot Safer. Let's Do The Same With Guns.

715,000 Americans would die every year in motor vehicle accidents if we had the same fatality rate today that we had in 1921.

2 Killed And 3 Others Wounded In North Carolina Shooting

Two people were killed when an angry husband sprayed his father-in-law's house with bullets from two 30-round magazines in Cumberland County, North Carolina this evening. Three deputies were wounded in the ensuing shootout. Our hearts go out to the victims and their families at this grievous time.