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Former Gabrielle Giffords Aide Won't Run For Congress In 2016

Reuters | Posted 04.13.2015 | Politics

By Brad Poole TUCSON, Ariz., April 12 (Reuters) - Former U.S. Representative Ron Barber, who was shot in 2011 alongside Gabrielle Gif...

ABC's David Muir Names Music Therapists 'Persons of the Week'

Ronna Kaplan, M.A. | Posted 03.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Ronna Kaplan, M.A.

Just last week, David Muir celebrated all music therapists as Persons of the Week on his ABC World News Tonight broadcast.

Ex-Aide To Gabrielle Giffords Faces Recount In House Race

Reuters | Posted 01.13.2015 | Politics

By Brad Poole TUCSON, Ariz., Nov 13 (Reuters) - U.S. Representative Ron Barber, an Arizona Democrat who was an aide to Gabrielle Giff...

Gabby Giffords Struggling To Make Guns A Midterm Issue

AP | By STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 12.29.2014 | Politics

SEATTLE (AP) — She has delivered the same 64-word speech eight times already, but Gabby Giffords is struggling to get through the ninth. ...

Katy Hall

Fashion Keeps Embracing Guns, While Guns Keep Killing Women | Katy Hall | Posted 10.24.2014 | Style

Former Rep. Gabby Giffords (D-Ariz.) brought the message that gun violence is a women's issue earlier this week, declaring at an Iowa domestic violenc...

Gabby Giffords Calls On Women To Highlight Gun Violence

AP | STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 12.21.2014 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Former Arizona Rep. Gabby Giffords charged Tuesday that "dangerous people with guns are a threat to women" as she worked to ...

Gabby Giffords To Begin 9-State Tour On Women, Guns

AP | ALANNA DURKIN | Posted 10.14.2014 | Politics

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords will begin a nine-state tour in Maine, where she will advocate for tougher gun laws that she s...

Gabby Giffords And Mark Kelly: 'Newtown Moved Us From Words To Action'

AP | ASTRID GALVAN | Posted 10.08.2014 | Politics

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Former Arizona Rep. Gabby Giffords and her husband were finally starting to settle into normal routine in their Tucson home by ...

Even After Her Injury, Gabby Giffords Is 'Not Afraid Of Gun Violence'

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 09.30.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Despite sustaining a traumatic brain injury following a 2011 assassination attempt, former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords isn’t wary of fi...

Gabby Giffords: 'I'm Still Fighting'

AP | ASTRID GALVAN | Posted 11.23.2014 | Politics

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Gabrielle Giffords walked slowly and with the help of her husband onto a stage in Tucson as over 400 women cheered her on and g...

Alex Lazar

Gabby Giffords' Gun Control Group Targets GOP Candidate For Her Former Congressional Seat | Alex Lazar | Posted 09.03.2014 | Politics

Americans for Responsible Solutions PAC, a gun-control group founded by former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) and her husband, astronaut Mark Kelly...

NRA President Wayne LaPierre Accepts Gabby Giffords' Ice Bucket Challenge

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 08.22.2014 | Politics

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Gabby Giffords Tries To Resurrect Gun Control Issue In Maine

AP | ALANNA DURKIN and STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 08.08.2014 | Politics

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Trying to make good on a promise to make gun control a part of the midterm election debate, Gabby Giffords will visit Maine Sa...

Sam Stein

Gabrielle Giffords Opposed Death Penalty For Her Shooter | Sam Stein | Posted 08.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- More than a year and a half after she was shot in the head while hosting a constituent services event in her district, former Rep. Gabri...

Laura Bassett

Gabby Giffords Touts First-Ever Senate Hearing On Guns And Domestic Violence | Laura Bassett | Posted 07.16.2014 | Politics

Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), chairman of the Judiciary Committee, has scheduled the first-ever Senate hearing on how to keep guns out of the hands of d...

Kasey Varner

Gabby Giffords Rallies Members of Congress To Beat The Press | Kasey Varner | Posted 06.19.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After a two-year losing streak, the congressional women's softball team have finally brought home the trophy. Staying safely ahead of...

Laura Bassett

Gabby Giffords Speaks Out On Gun Violence Against Women | Laura Bassett | Posted 06.18.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a rare public speech Wednesday, former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) spoke out about the need to pass "common-sense" gun bills th...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Gabby Giffords' Gun Control Group Won't Target Vulnerable Dems In 2014 | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 06.03.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Americans for Responsible Solutions PAC, the political arm of former Rep. Gabby Giffords' (D-Ariz.) anti-gun violence group, will wade i...

Laura Bassett

Gabby Giffords Lobbies Senate To Tighten Gun Restrictions On Accused Domestic Abusers | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.01.2014 | Politics

Three Democratic senators announced their plans on Thursday to introduce a new bill that would tighten gun restrictions on accused domestic abusers. S...

Giffords' Solution To Gun Control Reform In Congress: Change Congress

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 04.17.2014 | Politics

Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.), who survived a 2011 mass shooting that killed six and wounded 13, marked the one-year anniversary of the U.S...

Georgia, Gender Violence, Guns

Morra Aarons-Mele | Posted 05.28.2014 | Impact
Morra Aarons-Mele

Addressing issues of gender-based violence cannot be a one-sided fight. In order to make any sort of progress, it is critical to include men in forming solutions.

Gabrielle Giffords And Mark Kelly Give Big Endorsement

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 03.27.2014 | Politics

Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) and her husband, astronaut Mark Kelly, have endorsed Fred DuVal in the Arizona governor's race. DuVal's ca...

Bill Clinton: 'Everybody Can Serve Everywhere'

AP | KEN THOMAS | Posted 03.24.2014 | Politics

PHOENIX (AP) — Bill Clinton said Sunday that "everybody can serve everywhere" at a community service project intended to convert vacant Phoenix lots...

International Women's Day: Give Yourself the Chance to Be Extraordinary

Saundra Pelletier | Posted 05.05.2014 | Women
Saundra Pelletier

My mother's reluctance to raise another Betty Crocker became blatantly obvious when I started kindergarten and she sent me to school with a briefcase instead of a lunchbox. According to her, school was not about what your lunch looked like, it was about progress.

10 Quotes That Will Make You a 'Hopeaholic'

Gail Becker | Posted 04.21.2014 | Women
Gail Becker

"I'm not a dreamer, I'm a 'hopeaholic.'" And with those words, the inimitable Gloria Steinem set the tone not just for the inaugural 2014 Makers Conference, but also for a moment in time filled with great progress... and promise.