Activist dad of school shooting victim joins anti-gun group
The father of a 14-year-old girl killed in the 2018 Florida high school shooting massacre is joining the top ranks of an anti-gun violence group to promote like-minded political candidates around the country ahead of next year’s midterm elections.
Judge allows John Hinckley to publicly display his artwork
FILE - In this Nov. 18, 2003, file photo, John Hinckley Jr. arrives at U.S. District Court in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)The man who tried to assassinate President Ronald Reagan can now publicly display his writings, artwork and music, a federal judge ruled Wednesday. Hinckley, who shot and wounded Reagan in 1981, must inform his treatment team of his plans to display his works. Barry Levine, who represents Hinckley, said at a September court hearing that Hinckley should eventually be granted unconditional release. Around the time that then-Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords was shot in January 2011, Hinckley told one of his doctors: “Wow.
Sarah Brady, gun activist and wife of James Brady passes away
Long-time gun control activist Sarah Brady has died at the age of 73. Her husband was James Brady, the White House press secretary who was shot in the head and left partially paralyzed in the attempted assassination on President Reagan back in 1981. The Brady's push to limit access handguns inspired President Clinton to name the law in their honor. Vinita Nair reports.cbsnews.com
Former White House press secretary James Brady dies at 73
Former White House press secretary James Brady dies at 73 The gun victim who became a powerful advocate for tougher gun laws as President Ronald Regan's one-time spokesman is remembered after his death this Monday. Bill Plante reports from the White House.cbsnews.com