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Chattanooga Shootings Produce Heroes

Jim Diamond | Posted 08.03.2015 | Crime
Jim Diamond

With all of the noise being generated this summer by a certain presidential candidate from New York, recognition of a worthy story has been lost in the din. That story is the heroism of two U.S. Marines killed in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

5 Found Shot To Death In Tucson Home, Police Say

AP | ASTRID GALVAN | Posted 05.13.2015 | Crime

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Five people killed in a murder-suicide in a Tucson home were all members of the same family, police said Wednesday. Police sai...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Iowa GOP Candidate Cites Gabby Giffords Shooting As Reason He Carries Gun To Statehouse | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 05.29.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A Republican candidate for Congress said he sometimes carries a gun to the Iowa Statehouse because of the 2011 attack on former Rep. Gab...

WATCH: Gabby Giffords Aces Skydive

AP | BRIAN SKOLOFF and TERRY TANG | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Three years after being shot in the head at a political gathering, Gabrielle Giffords is still learning how to walk and talk ag...

Tucson Remembers Giffords Shooting

AP | BRIAN SKOLOFF | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

PHOENIX (AP) — In the three years since she was severely injured in a mass shooting at a political event, Gabrielle Giffords made an impressive reco...

Giffords To Mark Tucson Shooting Anniversary By Skydiving

AP | BRIAN SKOLOFF and TERRY TANG | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Gabrielle Giffords marked the three-year anniversary of an attack that left her severely wounded and forced her to resign from ...

Tucson Shooting Photos Released

AP | JACQUES BILLEAUD and FELICIA FONSECA | Posted 07.21.2013 | Politics

PHOENIX — Photos taken in the aftermath of the attack that killed six people and wounded former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords show the handgun, h...

Gals, Guns and the Gender Gap

Martha Burk | Posted 07.03.2013 | Politics
Martha Burk

With the next election 18 months away, senators who bucked 90 percent of the public on the recent vote to expand background checks for gun buyers probably think time will fade the memory for voters. But if anything, it's energized the overwhelming majority that favors more controls.

Roxanna Green, a Voice for Gun Control, Honors Her Daughter, Christina-Taylor, Who Died in the Tucson Tragedy

Stacey Gualandi | Posted 06.22.2013 | Politics
Stacey Gualandi

Roxanna Green never imagined a life in the public eye but when her 9-year-old daughter, Christina-Taylor, was killed on that fateful day in Tucson, Arizona, she became a voice for gun control. She recently returned from Washington, D. C., disappointed, disgusted but not surprised.

Gabby Giffords Holds No Resentment

AP | Posted 04.10.2013 | Politics

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, Mark Kelly, keep pushing for stricter gun laws as they continue to own weapons for re...

No Guns Allowed: Making the Choice Between 'Nonviolence' and 'Nonexistence'

Samantha Paige Rosen | Posted 04.14.2015 | Politics
Samantha Paige Rosen

Is the issue of government interference, fear of the NRA, or the possibility of a tedious Republican filibuster really as important as a life?

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...

Police Unlock Thousands Of Pages About Shooting Of Congresswoman And 11 Others

AP | BRIAN SKOLOFF and JACQUES BILLEAUD | Posted 05.27.2013 | Crime

PHOENIX — Almost everyone who crossed paths with Jared Loughner in the year before he shot former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords described a man who wa...

Guns Aren't Out of Control, We Are

Christina M. Martínez | Posted 05.21.2013 | Crime
Christina M. Martínez

I come from a long line of military vets and war heroes. I am no stranger to the concept of baring arms, fighting for freedom or protecting property. What is strange to me is the fact that people do not seem to respect fire arms or their purpose.

Giffords Returns To Tucson To Make Big Plea

AP | CRISTINA SILVA | Posted 05.06.2013 | Politics

TUCSON, Ariz. — Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords returned to the scene of the horrific shooting that wounded her and killed six people two years a...

Giffords' Hometown Enacts New Gun Law

Pamela Powers Hannley | Posted 04.10.2013 | Politics
Pamela Powers Hannley

On Tuesday, the Tucson City Council voted unanimously to advance a resolution to require background checks at all gun shows operated on city owned or ...

Brewer Vows No Action On Guns

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 01.09.2013 | Politics

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) slammed the door shut Tuesday on a full-spectrum approach to preventing gun violence in her state, just a day after sugges...

NRA's Gun Appreciation Day Scheduled on MLK Holiday? Say It Ain't So!

Clarence B. Jones | Posted 03.11.2013 | Politics
Clarence B. Jones

On the very day we come together to honor our American apostle of non-violence, a hero who was tragically assassinated by a rifle's bullet, the NRA has called for a national Gun Appreciation Day!

Giffords Takes Stand On Solemn Anniversary

AP | BRIAN SKOLOFF | Posted 03.11.2013 | Politics

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Two dueling gun events played out in the hometown of former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords on the second anniversary of her shooting, i...

Giffords Shooting Remembered As Contentious Debate Swells

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 03.10.2013 | Politics

The national gun debate swelled Tuesday as Arizona and the country commemorated the shooting rampage in Tucson, Ariz., two years ago that killed six p...

Mr. President Don't Blink or Retreat on Gun Control

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 02.20.2013 | Politics
Peter D. Rosenstein

Mr. President we can do this now if you lead the fight.

How Gallup Is Wrong on Guns

Margie Omero | Posted 02.18.2013 | Politics
Margie Omero

Post-Newtown, Gallup has been releasing a steady stream of polling and analysis on guns. But their results leave me with more questions than answers.

Sam Stein

Frank Lautenberg To Introduce High-Capacity Magazine Ban Post-Sandy Hook | Sam Stein | Posted 12.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.) will introduce legislation in the next Congress to ban the sale of high-capacity magazines, his office to...

Jennifer Bendery

Mark Kelly On Newtown School Shooting: We Need Leadership On Gun Control | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 12.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mark Kelly, the husband of former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.), delivered a message to President Barack Obama and other political l...

Jennifer Bendery

Gabby Giffords, Mark Kelly Confront Jared Loughner At Sentencing: We Are 'Done Thinking About You' | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 11.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- For the first time since she was shot in the head on Jan. 8, 2011, former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) on Thursday laid eyes on her...