Gun Control Advocate James Brady Dies At Age 73

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Former White House press secretary James Brady, a long-time gun control advocate who survived after being shot in the head during the assassination attempt on President Reagan in 1981, has died at the age of 73.

As a result of this shooting, Brady went on to start the Brady Campaign to Prevent Handgun Violence.

His family released a statement in which they say he died as a result of “a series of health issues”.

Read the full statement from the family here.

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