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Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence

Asking Saves Kids

Daniel Gross | Posted 04.09.2014 | Parents
Daniel Gross

This isn't a gun issue. It's a responsibility issue. Thousands of tragedies, in homes across our country, could be prevented if parents and others had more responsible attitudes and behaviors about the real risks of guns in the home.

Georgia Town Loses Battle For Mandatory Gun Ownership

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 08.23.2013 | Politics

The small city of Nelson, Ga., agreed Thursday to revise an ordinance passed earlier this year that required every household to own a gun. The meas...

Town Spars With Gun Control Group Over Controversial Rule

AP | KATE BRUMBACK | Posted 07.12.2013 | Politics

ATLANTA -- A tiny Georgia city and a national gun control group are facing off in a legal battle over a city ordinance requiring gun ownership, with t...

'We Don't Have Strong Gun Laws' In Virginia

Richmond Times-Dispatch | Robert Zullo | Posted 02.22.2013 | DC

New gun legislation, in part propelled by the Dec. 14 mass shooting that claimed 26 lives in a Connecticut elementary school, will come before the Vir...

Ben Hallman

How Gun Lobby Prevents Justice For Newtown Victims

HuffingtonPost.com | Ben Hallman | Posted 12.19.2012 | Business

The massacre of schoolchildren in Connecticut may yield new laws to limit the availability of military-style assault weapons. But one thing the latest...

A Symbol Of Hope In A Time Of Grief

Marilyn Sewell | Posted 02.17.2013 | Religion
Marilyn Sewell

I woke up on last Saturday morning to a glorious sunrise which comforted me, somehow, after the horrific shooting deaths of children in Newtown, Conn. The sunrise reminded me of the beauty and joy which children bring to us careworn adults.

Michael McLaughlin

Family Of Murdered Woman Takes Aim At Online Gun Classified Ads

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 12.12.2012 | Crime

A jilted ex-boyfriend pumped a dozen bullets into the body of a museum curator last year. The shooter got a life sentence. The seller who illegally de...

Colorado and Warner Bros. Can Help Change Gun Laws

Bruce Kluger | Posted 09.26.2012 | Crime
Bruce Kluger

As the nation once again struggles to wring some clarity from yet another blood-soaked story, it strikes me that two such formidable institutions, a state government and a major motion picture studio, might join forces to find a solution.

Shooting of Florida Teen Shows Danger of Maryland Judge's Renegade Ruling

Dennis A. Henigan | Posted 05.19.2012 | Politics
Dennis A. Henigan

The full facts about this incident are still emerging. But one thing seems clear. If George Zimmerman had not been carrying a gun, it is likely Trayvon Martin would be alive today.

Gun Rights Group Takes Fight Over State's Concealed Carry Ban To U.S. Supreme Court

Posted 02.07.2012 | Chicago

A gun rights group filed an appeal with the U.S. Supreme Court Monday after a federal judge in Springfield defended Illinois' ban on concealed weapons...

Even "Gun Rights" Judge Can't Stomach NRA Extremism

Dennis A. Henigan | Posted 03.31.2012 | Politics
Dennis A. Henigan

Recent gun lobby legal defeats underscore how much the NRA and its gun industry funders are dependent for their success on the tactics of political threats and intimidation.

Gun Industry Suffers Stinging Defeat in Court

Dennis A. Henigan | Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics
Dennis A. Henigan

The gun industry is dominated by manufacturers, distributors and retailers who profit so handsomely from high-volume sales to traffickers that they will fight any serious effort to curtail them.

Gun Ad Likens Obama To Hitler, Other Dictators (VIDEO)

Posted 12.02.2011 | Politics

A new gun company advertisement compares President Obama to Adolf Hitler, Pol Pot and Joseph Stalin, warning about the possibility of stricter gun con...

Was Heller a Hollow Victory For the Gun Lobby?

Dennis A. Henigan | Posted 08.28.2011 | Politics
Dennis A. Henigan

The Supreme Court's ruling in District of Columbia v. Heller has largely resulted in a reaffirmation of the constitutionality of laws to restrict access to firearms. For the "gun rights" forces, it has been three long years of frustration.

Plaxico Burress Can Be a Giant Off the Field

Paul Helmke | Posted 08.14.2011 | Politics
Paul Helmke

America needs more voices like Plaxico's speaking on behalf of sensible gun laws and sensible behavior around guns.

NRA Sides With Mass Killers Over ATF

Paul Helmke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Helmke

Now that the NRA bosses have exposed themselves as the mass gunman's best friend, President Obama and Congress should move swiftly to get an ATF director in place.

NRA Campaigns to Protect Corrupt Gun Dealers

Paul Helmke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Helmke

If two NRA-backed bills get hearings before Congress and become law, they would devastate the ATF's ability to protect our communities and families from gun dealers who sell guns into the illegal market.

Shooting Deaths of Children Rose for Second Straight Year

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

The United States is one of the few industrialized countries without common-sense controls on gun sales. We regulate toy guns but not the real ones that kill tens of thousands every year.