Brady Campaign Endorses Gun Safety Champions for Governor and Congress

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (o) 202-370-8128 (c) 202-681-2528 Brady Campaign Endorses Gun Safety Champions for Governor and Congress Gun violence prevention organization endorses candidates in CO, NY, and VA Washington, D.C., July 3, 2018 – With more and more electoral candidates across the country placing gun safety at the hearts of their campaigns, the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence announced its next set of endorsements for the 2018 election. These four candidates join the previously announced Brady-backed nominees. For governor, the Brady Campaign endorsed Rep. Jared Polis in Colorado. Rep. Jared Polis has made clear during his race for governor that the fight for gun safety isn’t about politics, but rather about the lives of children. During his time in Congress, Rep. Polis cosponsored bills to expand Brady background checks, outlaw assault weapons, and pass extreme risk protection orders. Rep. Polis also supports banning bump stocks and allowing the CDC to conduct research on gun violence. Through words and actions, Rep. Polis has shown that he is ready to lead Colorado as the state’s governor. The Brady Campaign also endorsed three candidates for Congress: Jason Crow in Colorado’s 6th Congressional District, Antonio Delgado in New York’s 19th Congressional District, and State Sen. Jennifer Wexton in Virginia’s 10th Congressional District. All three candidates are challenging NRA-favored incumbents in races identified by Brady as high-priority targets. Jason Crow (CO-06) is a former Army Ranger who knows from firsthand experience what guns are capable of in the wrong hands. A strong supporter […]

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