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Subject:  Re: A Hanging Followed By A Speedy Trial Date:  1/11/2013  1:16 AM
Author:  CCinOC Number:  665718 of 875665

Did you feel the same way about Republicans after James Brady, Reagan's press secretary, began advocating for reasonable gun control measures after Brady was seriously injured in John Hinkley's attempt on President Reagan's life?

Together with his wife, Sarah, who served as Chair of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, formerly known as Handgun Control, Inc., co-founded by N.T. Pete Shields, James Brady subsequently lobbied for stricter handgun control and assault weapon restrictions. The Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act, also known simply as "the Brady Bill", was named in his honor.

Brady wasn't running for public office and had no place in politics per se. Big difference, in my opinion.
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