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Gabrielle Giffords Shooting

Profiles Of The Simply Spineless: Heidi Heitkamp, US Senator Of North Dakota

Mary Buffett | Posted 06.22.2016 | Politics
Mary Buffett

Several years ago after the Newtown massacre, when Adam Lanza took his rage out on a classroom defenseless students and teachers, I wrote a piece castigating a number of Democratic Senators who dug their heads into the sand and refused to close basic background check loopholes.

Gabby Giffords and the Meaning of Service

Andrei Cherny | Posted 01.08.2016 | Politics
Andrei Cherny

Five years ago today, I was driving from Phoenix to Tucson to see my friend Gabby Giffords. That Saturday morning, she was at a shopping center parking lot, holding office hours, doing the most basic job of a representative, meeting with her constituents.

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...

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...

Samantha Lachman

Gabrielle Giffords: 'Strong Women Get Things Done' | Samantha Lachman | Posted 04.30.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- EMILY's List, an advocacy group dedicated to electing Democratic women to office, hosted an awards dinner Tuesday night where a distinct...

To the Class of 2014

Gabrielle Giffords | Posted 05.26.2014 | Impact
Gabrielle Giffords

Today, you are more important than we are. It's up to you to lead. Make the choice to serve. Endeavor to do something extraordinary. And when life throws setback and challenges your way, grit your teeth and keep on going.

Republican Bid To Flip Ron Barber's House Seat Just Got A Bit Easier

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Former talk-radio host and horse-racing official Ed Martin dropped out of the race for Rep. Ron Barber’s (D-Ariz.) seat on Friday, according to the ...

Giffords Calls For Patience On Third Anniversary Of Shooting

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.), a gunshot survivor and gun control advocate, called for patience on gun reform in a column published in The ...

Gabrielle Giffords Gun Group Amasses $11 Million In Donations

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 05.08.2013 | Politics

Americans for Responsible Solutions, the anti-gun violence group started by former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) and husband Mark Kelly, raised a ...

Giffords: 'I Wish There Was More Courage In Congress'

Reuters | Posted 07.05.2013 | Politics

By Aaron Pressman BOSTON, May 5 (Reuters) - Former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords received the John F. Kennedy Profile in C...

John Celock

GOP Rep Jokes About Shooting Guns In Conspiracy Theory Hearing | John Celock | Posted 04.18.2013 | Politics

A Republican state legislator in Arizona joked about audience members shooting into the air during a hearing on the United Nations sustainability agen...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Pro-Gun Group Doles Out Free Shotguns In Tucson | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 03.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As Congress prepares to debate gun control legislation next month, one pro-gun advocacy group announced its own plan Tuesday to reduce g...

Giffords Embraces New Role On Guns

The New York Times | Posted 04.12.2013 | Politics

Gabrielle Giffords looked slightly stricken as she considered the question: Would she feel bad about starring in a political advertisement against her...

Giffords' Husband Makes Chilling Case For Gun Control

Reuters | Posted 04.01.2013 | Politics

* Former astronaut Mark Kelly testifies at Senate hearing * Gives a blow-by-blow account of shooting in Tucson By Thomas...

Local Official Says Goodbye To GOP

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 01.22.2013 | Politics

Steve Kozachik, a city councilman in Tucson, Ariz., is switching his party affiliation from Republican to Democrat after sparking controversy with a g...

Giiffords' Anti-Gun Violence Group Sets Sights On 2014 Election

Reuters | Posted 03.11.2013 | Politics

* Giffords effort wants to counter NRA campaign money * Goal would "far dwarf" past attempts - professor By David Ingram...

Now We Know Who's Going to Take Down the NRA

Douglas Anthony Cooper | Posted 03.11.2013 | Politics
Douglas Anthony Cooper

2013-01-09-NRAbanner11.jpgEvery time I suggest a project to counter the NRA, the response is immediate and enthusiastic: "Where do I send a check?" To which I've had to respond: I don't know. And now I do.

Gabby Giffords To Visit Newtown On Friday

Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) will visit Newtown, Conn. on Friday, NBC Connecticut and ABC News reported Thursday. Giffords, who two yea...

Because the Second Amendment Was Not Written in Stone

Harris Silver | Posted 12.26.2012 | Politics
Harris Silver

Let's look at the legal basis for Americas gun culture; the constitution. And let's stop pussy-footing around the fact that enacting a series of smart sensible regulations and licensing requirements on gun ownership is not otherwise possible.

Protecting Other People's Children

Patricia McGuire | Posted 02.16.2013 | DC
Patricia McGuire

Few professional endeavors are more fraught with anxiety and danger than the work that makes us responsible for other people's children. Sandy Hook Elementary School is the latest scene of every educator's nightmare.

Let's Talk About Gun Responsibility and Accountability

Robert L. Cavnar | Posted 02.15.2013 | Politics
Robert L. Cavnar

If you buy a firearm, you are responsible for what that firearm does forever. How would this work? It's simple: If a crime is committed using that weapon, not only is the perpetrator responsible, so are you.

Ron Barber Recovering After Minor Cancer Surgery

Reuters | Posted 01.27.2013 | Politics

PHOENIX, Nov 27 (Reuters) - Democratic U.S. Representative Ron Barber, a former aide to Gabrielle Giffords who was wounded alongside her in a deadly...

Giffords Facing Shooter In Sentencing Hearing

Posted 11.08.2012 | Politics

By JACQUES BILLEAUD, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS TUCSON, Ariz. — The man who killed six people and wounded 13 others in an Arizona shooting rampage will...

Best Worst Brands of the Week: View Master, Spiro Graph, Nasty Gal, The History of Nearly Everything

Alona Elkayam | Posted 10.14.2012 | Arts
Alona Elkayam

Over the years I had come to notice a distinct sign indicating I was in times of extreme happiness -- fluorescent colors in flashing Spiro graphic for...

Giffords Hits Big Milestone In Her Recovery

The Huffington Post | Ethan Klapper | Posted 08.12.2012 | Politics

Former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, retired Astronaut Mark Kelly, are moving back to Tucson on Sunday, a big milestone in the form...