The U.S. Navy’s 10th Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) USS Gabrielle Giffords was commissioned at the Port of Galveston, Texas, on Saturday, June 10, becoming the 16th ship to be named for a woman and only the 13th ship to be named for a living person since 1850. The ship’s homeport will be San Diego.
America was stunned when Jared Loughner pulled out a gun at a Tucson supermarket parking lot in 2011 and shot Rep. Gabrielle Giffords in the head at point-blank range and killed six others. No one recalls any TV pundit wondering whether...Show More Summary
The New York Times blamed the shooting of former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords on Sarah Palin and an affiliated PAC in an op-ed this week, equating that with the shooting of Representative Steve Scalise by a liberal, Bernie Sanders-supporting gunman. The paper later issued a correction to the story, saying that their Palin-Giffords connection was unproven. […]
WaPo: “We need the courage to face our gun safety problem now …” I’ve got my safety issues worked out deary.
Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) called for Americans to acknowledge the country’s “deadly problem” of gun violence a day after a man opened fire on Republican congressmen. In an op-ed published on Thursday by The WashingtonShow More Summary
By now you're probably heard about the New York Times editorial on the Alexandria shooting yesterday that unfairly linked Sarah Palin to the shooting of Gabrielle Giffords. Palin has now responded publicly in a Facebook post.
ABSOLUTELY SHAMEFUL: NYT still peddling trash about Palin and the Gabrielle Giffords shooting. More: New York Times Determined To Find Political Balance In Shootings, Even if it Means Reviving Old Lie: “Palin might as well sue for defamation. At this point, knowing what we know, this is actual malice.” “Six years from now, the NYT […]
As an assassination attempt survivor, former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) knows a thing or two about gun violence. In 2011, the congresswoman was shot in the head during a campaign event in Arizona. On Wednesday, she reacted to the news of a shooting at a congressional baseball practice with deep sympathy for those affected. Show More Summary
Former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords says her heart is with her former colleagues, their families and staff and the Capitol Police following a shooting at a congressional baseball practice outside … Click to Continue »
Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) issued a statement on a shooting that targeted Congressional Republicans in Alexandria, Virginia, on Wednesday. My heart is with my former colleagues, their families & staff, and the US Capitol Police- public servants and heroes today and every day. Show More Summary
USS Gabrielle Giffords (LCS 10), the Navy's newest littoral combat ship, was brought to life by her crew before a crowd of nearly 2,500 guests at Pier 21 at the Port of Galveston, June 10. Adm. William Moran, Vice Chief of Naval Operations,…
The U.S. Navy commissioned its newest littoral combat ship, USS Gabrielle Giffords (LCS 10), before a crowd of 2,500 at Pier 21 at the Port of Galveston on Saturday. Adm. William Moran, Vice Chief of Naval Operations, delivered the ceremony’s principal address before officially commissioning the ship into service. Show More Summary
The Navy said it named the ship after Giffords because of the perseverance she showed after being shot in the head in 2011.
SO IT’S A SHIP WITH NO GUNS? US Navy commissions USS Gabrielle Giffords.
The Navy's newest combat ship, named after former Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, was put into active service after a commissioning ceremony Saturday. Giffords, who was injured in a 2011 shooting, told a crowd at the ceremony in the Texas Gulf Coast city of Galveston that she was honored...
The Navy's newest combat ship was put into active service following a commissioning ceremony Saturday, named after former Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, who was injured during a 2011 shooting. Continue reading ? The post Warship USS Gabrielle Giffords commissioned in Texas appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
The U.S. Navy on Saturday commissioned a warship named for former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.), making it the third Navy ship ever to be named after a living woman. Giffords resigned her House seat in 2012 after surviving an assassination attempt at a grocery story in Tucson, Arizona. Show More Summary
A new warship named after former Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, who was wounded during a deadly 2011 shooting, has been put into active service following a commissioning ceremony in Texas. … Click to Continue »
The same day former Representative Gabrielle Giffords, a Democrat in Arizona, resigned her congressional seat in 2012 following an assassination attempt that left her disabled, she learned that a U.S. Navy warship would be named in her honor—making her the first living woman to have a warship...
Giffords celebrates her 47th birthday Thursday after surviving a 2011 assassination attempt.