Gabby Giffords is one of my closest friends, and all I want is for her to be back with us as healthy and strong as she was before the shooting. That's why I'm taking it upon myself to help her raise the funds she needs for her reelection.
In times like these, it is natural to look for ways to quell our horror and fear. But it is when people feel most vulnerable that our liberties are most at risk. Unraveling the principles that form the core of our democracy is not the answer.
Lee Woodruff -- wife of ABC's Bob Woodruff, who also suffered a traumatic brain injury -- has movingly detailed the complexities of a very public injury and how the attending anger, grief and critical need for privacy impact the family.
My constituents have a special understanding of this tragedy because of the amount of gun violence that has been in my district. Far too many people have attended funerals of loved ones who have fallen victim to unnecessary shootings.