The activist Sarah Brady died at the age of 73 . Below is all you want to know, and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
Famous as the wife of President Ronald Reagan’s Press Secretary, James Brady. She became an outspoken advocate of gun control after her husband was shot and partially paralyzed during a 1981 attempt on Reagan’s life. From 1989 until 2012, she chaired the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence.
Born Sarah Jane Kemp, she spent her early days in Missouri and later relocated to Virginia with her mother, brother, and FBI agent father. Her marriage to James Brady lasted from 1973 until Brady’s death in 2014, producing a son named Scott and a daughter named Melissa.
“The gun lobby finds waiting periods inconvenient. You have only to ask my husband how inconvenient he finds his wheelchair from time to time.” (Sarah Brady)
“The House passage of our bill is a victory for this country! Common sense wins out. I’m just so thrilled and excited. The sale of guns must stop. Halfway measures are not enough.” (Sarah Brady)
“Unless they’re a fugitive or a felon, or adjudicated mentally ill, we’re not against them buying guns at all.” (Sarah Brady)
“I don’t believe gun owners have rights.” (Sarah Brady)
“We must get rid of all the guns.” (Sarah Brady)