brady campaign to prevent gun violence

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Music has always been key to helping to heal, create joy and bring communities together. If you agree that gun violence is a public health crisis in America, you can show your support for this issue on September 25.
Impact
This holiday season take time to be grateful for your blessings while giving the gift of time or money to those who need it most. You may or may not know them but they are out there and a part of our community -- the world community.
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Even without California's "bullet button loophole," high-powered rifles would have been easy to buy in neighboring states.
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The background check legislation should be reintroduced in Congress today. The president must once again passionately fight for its passage. And all of us have the moral obligation to force our representatives to stand up against gun violence.
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After thousands of mass shootings in the last 15 years with no action, now is as good a time as any for those of us in favor of sensible gun laws to reconsider our place in this situation, too. Massacres, and the response from all sides and all parties, has become routine. The sense of urgency is gone. Time to get it back.
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Refuse to speak the words gun violence. Call it domestic terrorism. That's what it really is. Like my father, we must have the courage to take a stand. Let's refuse to be bullied by the NRA and the gun industry and their wealthy donors and highly-paid lobbyists.
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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) also joined in, accusing Congress of offering words, not results. The legislation
Parenting
When your child goes to play at someone's house, you should ask, "Is there a gun at your house?" If the answer is yes, ask how it is stored. To be most safe, the gun should be locked up, unloaded, with the ammunition locked separately. If that's how the family stores their guns, you're good. If it's not, well, maybe it might be better to play elsewhere.
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The Second Amendment lets Americans own guns. The First Amendment lets us talk about how dangerous they are. Don't let the NRA shout down the national conversation about the extraordinary danger to children and families of guns in the home.
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While speaking Friday to HuffPost Live about the social impact of school shootings, Gross said the NRA’s message is "misinformation
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As we have seen with other issues like drunk driving and tobacco, humor can be an important, if not essential tool to call attention to the most serious of issues, and there are few issues as serious as unsafe access to guns in the home.
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You've no doubt heard that this doesn't happen in countries like Japan, Australia, the United Kingdom and Canada where the gun rules are strict and lives are saved. But here the cycle of death, denial, resistance and madness goes on.
Parenting
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.
Religion
So much can happen in a year. So little can actually change. The watershed tragedy of Sandy Hook, just about one year ago today, is an all-too-potent reminder of this phenomenon.
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When James Carville said ,"It's the economy, stupid," it wasn't meant to insult anyone. It was to emphasize a point that should be obvious, but had instead been obscured by over-complication. We need to apply that same sense of pragmatism to the national conversation about guns.
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The small city of Nelson, Ga., agreed Thursday to revise an ordinance passed earlier this year that required every household to own a gun.
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“The Constitution protects not just the right to bear arms, but the right not to bear arms,” said Jonathan Lowy, Director
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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.