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Tag: Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence

Press Conference for Oregon Shooting

Brady Campaign Joins Media Attack on Oregon Sheriff

The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence joined left-of-center media outlets in their effort to attack a local sheriff from the Oregon county where the recent mass shooting occurred. As Douglas County Sheriff John Hanlin is dealing with the aftermath of the violence and helping his community, the Brady Campaign demanded his immediate resignation due to his opposition to gun control laws which were passed and signed into law in Oregon earlier this year.

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District Judge to Brady Campaign: Quit Suing Companies For Selling Ammo

In April Breitbart News reported the Senior District Judge Richard Matsch threw out a lawsuit filed by the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence on behalf of the parents of Aurora shooting suspect James Holmes. The suit, filed against online ammo retailer Lucky Gunner and other outlets, sought monetary relief for ammunition and firearms supplies purchased by Holmes.

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Gun Control Groups Lobby Sens. Toomey and McCain Against CCW Reciprocity

With the NRA, the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), and even Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) supporting Senator John Cornyn’s (R-TX) push for national reciprocity of concealed carry weapons (CCW) permits, gun control groups are taking the only avenue they have left: lobbying Senators Pat Toomey (R-PA) and John McCain (R-AZ) to break from the Republican Party and vote against national reciprocity.