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The Jim Brady Effect

Dennis A. Henigan | Posted 10.07.2014 | Politics
Dennis A. Henigan

The passing of Jim Brady, former presidential press secretary and icon of the gun control movement, has saddened us all. I had the privilege of working with Jim and Sarah Brady for much of my professional life.

On the Road With My American Hero, Jim Brady

Joe Sudbay | Posted 10.05.2014 | Politics
Joe Sudbay

In April 1994 I started working at an organization called Handgun Control, Inc., which was chaired by Sarah Brady. Because I did state legislation, one of my key roles was as traveling companion to Jim Brady, who was one of our organization's most important spokespeople. At first I was a bit nervous.

Angel of Peace Award Granted for Extreme Good

Lin Evola | Posted 10.12.2013 | Arts
Lin Evola

I am Founder of the Peace Angels Project whose sole function is to melt down weapons indigenous to a region, and create Peace Angel monuments to strengthen the power of place.

A Mother's Day of Action to Protect Children From Gun Violence

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 07.10.2013 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

The "Faces of Courage" campaign is focused on honoring gun violence victims and their families -- and taking action so fewer mothers who are celebrating Mother's Day this weekend will be mourning their own children next year and in years to come.

Lucia Graves

Bradys Mark 30th Anniversary Of Ronald Reagan Assassination Attempt, Press Lawmakers For New Action

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.30.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Thirty years ago, on a grey morning in March, John Hinckley, Jr. fired six shots in an attempt to assassinate President Ronald Reagan. H...

Jim and Sarah Brady: Beyond Politics to Idealism

Dennis A. Henigan | Posted 05.29.2011 | Politics
Dennis A. Henigan

Thirty years ago, a disturbed young man with a $22 revolver almost ended the lives of Ronald Reagan and his press secretary, James Brady. Like other anniversaries of historic events, this one is cause for reflection.

Sarah Brady Urges Gun Control Action After Arizona Shooting

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sarah Brady, the wife of former Reagan White House Press Secretary James Brady, who was struck in the head by a bullet during an assassination attempt...

Making Lemonade

Paul Helmke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Helmke

On this day 29 years ago, a robust, warm, funny, clever man took a bullet intended for the President. Back then, this happened because we made it too easy in America for dangerous people to get dangerous guns. We still do.

Jim And Sarah Brady, Brady Campaign Endorse Barack Obama And Joe Biden

Paul Helmke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Helmke

The Obama-Biden ticket will work with law enforcement, gun violence victims, and ordinary citizens to make it harder for dangerous people to get dangerous weapons.