Wayne LaPierre, executive vice president of the National Rifle Association, accepted the ice bucket challenge last week from former Democratic Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. He followed through on Saturday.
National Rifle Association Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre has accepted the ice bucket charity challenge from former Democratic Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. "Wayne will be doing the ice bucket challenge for ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease)," an NRA spokesman told Mediaite. "He will also be sending a check. He will do it when he returns from being on the road."
In a YouTube video uploaded Thursday, former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords along with her husband Mark Kelly nominated National Rife Association Executive Vice President Wayne LaPIerre to be the next person to dump ice water on his head.
So, former Congresswoman, Gabriel Giffords who has made it her life’s work to grab guns from law abiding citizens took to the pages of CNN this week to declare that gun laws endanger women because of this dude in Houston, Ron Lee Haskell who tragically murdered 4 children and two adults. This month, just outside […]
Thanks to a CNN op-ed, former Congresswoman and America's number one gun-grabber Gabrielle Giffords is in the news again. Here's Giffords' opener: This month, just outside of Houston, a man police say had a history of abusing and threatening women got his hands on a gun and executed six members of his ex-wife's family -- including four children. Show More Summary
Shortly after Jared Lee Loughner shot Rep. Gabrielle Giffords as she met with constituents at an Arizona strip mall, FBI agents rushed to his Tucson residence, fearing it was rigged to explode.
Who’s got the POWER now, Curtis? Once again, Gabrielle Giffords has shown that she’s in a league of her own. On Wednesday night, the former congresswoman threw out the ceremonial first pitch at the annual Congressional Women’s Softball Game between
On June 16 gun control activist Gabrielle Giffords said gun control is a women's issue and one on which women should "lead the way." Giffords was speaking to Hearst Corporation employees in Manhattan. According to New York Daily News,...Show More Summary
In a rare speaking appearance, former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords told a rapt audience in Manhattan on Monday that women are disproportionately affected by gun violence but can “lead the way” in seeking new laws to reduce it.
Iowa State Senator Brad Zaun (R-Urbandale) is in the primary race for U.S. Congress and says he often carries "a 9mm handgun" with him because of the attack on Gabrielle Giffords. He said he even carries the gun to the Iowa Statehouse, although he is being forced to change that practice due to regulations on carrying in the Capitol. Show More Summary
Former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, a victim of gun violence, has stepped up calls for Congress to take "immediate action" on gun control. This comes in the wake of this past weekend's mass shootings targeting women and leaving six University of California, Santa Barbara students dead. Show More Summary
Whenever some madman goes on a killing spree — the Aurora theater shooting, the Newtown massacre, the shooting that injured Gabrielle Giffords — the media almost immediately begins describing the shooter as a conservative with far-right political views, with bonus points if they also label him as a veteran with PTSD. Show More Summary
As part of her continued push for gun control, Gabrielle Giffords told members of the Senate Judiciary Committee that "women's lives are at stake" in the debate over guns. According to the NY Daily News, Giffords was on Capitol HillShow More Summary
Washington (CNN) - Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords said Tuesday night her spirit is "strong as ever," and she's working hard to recover from her 2011 gunshot wound through different kinds of therapy. "Speech therapy. Physical therapy. And yoga, too," she told Democratic activists at an event hosted by EMILY's List. "My spirit's strong as ever. […]
On April 23rd Bill Clinton will headline an event for Americans for Responsible Solutions – the gun control group founded by Gabrielle Giffords and her husband Mark Kelly. The event is a fundraiser being held at the home of "real estate mogul Bill Rudin" in New York City. Show More Summary
Mark Kelly — a retired astronaut turned gun control advocate after his wife, former Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, was nearly killed in a 2011 mass shooting — will deliver the keynote address at the National Association of Realtors’ annual conference...
The Navy and Austal USA held a keel-laying ceremony for the future 'USS Gabrielle Giffords', the Navy's 10th littoral combat ship (LCS), in Mobile, Ala., informs
Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords calls just-passed Georgia legislation "the most extreme gun bill in America." That is a bit of stretch given that Wyoming, Arizona, Vermont, Arkansas and Alaska require no permit for any resident who chooses to carry a concealed firearm. Show More Summary
Former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and her husband former astronaut Mark Kelly are working on a book about gun control for Scribner. In Enough: Our Fight to Keep America Safe from Gun Violence, the couple argues for responsible...Show More Summary