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Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act

  • By: Kimberly D. Hassell
  • In: Encyclopedia of Law Enforcement
  • Edited by: Larry E. Sullivan, Marie Simonetti Rosen, Dorthy Moses Schulz & M. R. Haberfeld
  • Subject:General Criminology & Criminal Justice, Police Studies (general)

In 1987, the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act (Brady Bill) was introduced in Congress. President William J. Clinton signed the Brady Bill into law seven years later, on November 30, 1993. The Brady Bill, named after James Brady, the White House ...

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