PHOENIX (AP) — In the chaotic moments after a gunman wounded Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, investigators quickly turned a patrol car into a makeshift whiteboard, using markers to scrawl relevant information about the investigation.
Police are releasing more than 300 photos from the January 2011 Tuscon shooting rampage that killed six people and wounded former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ) and 12 others. Among the photos to be released are pictures of Jared Loughner's Glock handgun and his "high capacity" magazine. Show More Summary
(CNN) – President Barack Obama plans to appoint former Democratic Rep. Gabrielle Giffords to the board of the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship program, the White House announced Thursday. Giffords, who resigned from Congress after being wounded in a 2011 mass shooting, was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to study in Chihuahua, Mexico in 1996. The […]
Gabrielle Giffords and Mark Kelly's organization Americans for Responsible Solutions (ARS) raised $11 million for gun control efforts over the past four months. ARS says the money was raised from 53,000 different donors. What hasn'tShow More Summary
Moustetronaut is a lovely picture book by Mark Kelly, a former Space Shuttle pilot and husband of former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords. It tells the story of Meteor, an experimental NASA mouse who saves a shuttle mission by scurrying into a tight control-panel seam and retrieving a critical lost key. The story is very (very) loosely [...]
Washington (CNN) – The group founded by former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and her husband Mark Kelly raised one million dollars since the defeat of a measure in the Senate expanding background checks two and a half weeks ago, according to Jennifer Bluestein, a spokeswoman for the group. Giffords, wounded in a Tucson, Arizona shooting in [...]
BOSTON (Reuters) - Former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords received the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award on Sunday, asking the U.S. Congress to act more courageously on the issue of gun control.
The pro-gun control group founded by former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., and her husband, Mark Kelly, launched new radio ads Wednesday against two GOP senators who voted last week to block legislation expanding background checks for gun sales. Americans for Responsib …
As the debate over new measures to prevent gun violence reached its apex, Republican lawmakers and conservative activists became surprisingly hostile towards the family members of those slain in the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary. If there's one group of people who would appe …
Wall Street Journal columnist James Taranto questioned the authenticity of a New York Times op-ed authored by former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords by claiming that the op-ed appeared online too quickly to have been written by someone "whoShow More Summary
The argument by conservative media that former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and other survivors of gun violence who supported a failed Senate compromise to expand background checks on firearms sales are "props" of the Obama administration...Show More Summary
Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.), who stood next to President Obama yesterday, nodding in agreement as he berated the senators who voted against his gun control proposals for their "shameful" failure to agree with him, continues the tantrum in today's New York Times. Show More Summary
Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords slammed Senators who “gave into fear and blocked common-sense legislation” on requiring background checks for gun purchases — a measure supported by nearly 90 percent of Americans — in a New York Times op-ed. “Speaking is physically difficult for me. But my feelings are clear: I’m furious,” Giffords, herself a victim of [...]Show More Summary
It was “political fear” and “cold calculations” that drove a Senate minority to block a gun background-check measure yesterday. But “that fear must be nothing compared to the fear the first graders in Sandy Hook Elementary School felt as their lives ended in a hail of bullets,” writes Gabrielle Giffords in a blistering New York Times op-ed. Some of [...]
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The Senate rejected Wednesday a proposal to expand background checks for gun buyers, as well as a ban on semi-automatic weapons, delivering a crushing blow to supporters of gun control. One person calling for stricter gun laws was former...Show More Summary
The single most important piece about the shameful defeat of Toomey-Manchin yesterday is this New York Times op ed by Gabrielle Giffords, who blasts Senators for basing their vote on cowardice and cold political calculation. The single most important paragraph in … Continue reading ?
“[T]hese senators decided to do nothing. Shame on them” Yesterday, the Senate blocked gun-control legislation that could have saved lives, and Gabrielle Giffords, a victim of gun violence, wrote a powerful op-ed in reaction. [New York...Show More Summary
Gabrielle Giffords Blasts Senators Who Voted Against Gun Control Laws Former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords [pictured above before and after being shot], who made national headlines after miraculously surviving being shot in the head at point blank range in 2011 when
“All in all,” President Obama said, during a speech in the White House Rose Garden late Wednesday afternoon, “this was a pretty shameful day for Washington.” Gabrielle Giffords, the Congresswoman who was shot last year in Tucson, was to his right; all around him were family members of children shot dead in Newtown. Show More Summary