I commend Senator Durbin, Congressman John Porter and the rest of our friends in the Congress for introducing this important legislation. To allow this nation to return to cash-and-carry tragedies is unimaginable.
Chair of HCI (now The Brady Campaign)
February 24, 1999
Regarding a proposed federal law for a permanent waiting period for firearms purchases after the temporary waiting period expired when the “instant check” came online.
From http://www.bradycampaign.org/press/release.php?release=164 (as of October 27, 2005)
[This is how the other side works. Get something through then incrementally “improve” it. We need to do the same. — Joe]