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Gabby Giffords Super PAC Releases New Ad On Newtown Anniversary

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

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

Congress Extends Plastic Gun Ban

AP | ALAN FRAM | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Narrowly beating a midnight deadline, Congress voted Monday to renew an expiring ban on plastic firearms that can evade airport de...

Gabby Giffords' New Gun Control PAC Takes Big Step Forward

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 12.06.2013 | Politics

Former Rep. Gabby Giffords (D-Ariz.) has taken another step forward on her new political action committee dedicated to gun control. Politico repor...

Tucson Shooting Survivor: 'It's A Nightmare That's Relived Over And Over'

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Schuster | Posted 11.20.2013 | Politics

Mass shootings might seem like a distant fear, a random act of violence, and something that will not affect the lives of the ones we love so dearly. Y...

A Legacy of Courage

Ken Toltz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Ken Toltz

As we mark this 50th anniversary of JFK's presidency cut short, we might also pause and consider Caroline Kennedy as the six-year-old daughter and 11-year-old niece of gun violence victims.

Glamour and Gun Violence

Morra Aarons-Mele | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Morra Aarons-Mele

I'm grateful to Glamour for recognizing the heroism and continuing good work of each of these women. But I also wish we didn't live in a time and place where we need to honor women's courage and perseverance in the face of gun violence.

7 Nuggets Of Wisdom From Extremely Impressive Women

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 11.14.2013 | Women

We are not toys. We are not stickers you put on magazines. We are not puppets. We are human beings with capabilities and potentials.

Giffords Gets Big Award: 'Be Passionate. Be Courageous. Be Your Best.'

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 10.14.2013 | Politics

Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) received the Army Decoration for Distinguished Civilian Service Thursday at the Pentagon. The award serv...

Gabby Giffords Attends Gun Show

AP | MICHAEL HILL | Posted 12.13.2013 | Politics

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — A smiling Gabrielle Giffords toured rows of tables loaded with rifles and handguns Sund...

Giffords' gun group to return Bette Midler foundation donation

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 10.15.2013 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

They were modest contributions considering the group raised $6.6 million in the first half of 2013 -- more than any other super PAC. But they were also strictly prohibited by the Internal Revenue Service.

Jennifer Bendery

Mark Kelly Eyes Gun Lobby For Near Derailment Of ATF Nominee | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 08.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Republicans on Wednesday nearly torpedoed President Barack Obama's nominee to lead the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and E...

Paul Blumenthal

Gabby Giffords Gives NRA A Run For The Money | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 07.31.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The super PAC created by former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, former NASA astronaut Mark Kelly, to provide a counter-...

Gabby Giffords Meets George Bush Sr.

AP | STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 07.06.2013 | Politics

KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine -- Former Arizona Congresswoman Gabby Giffords has met with former President George H.W. Bush during her national tour to push fo...

Giffords Gun Control Tour Hits High Gear

AP | STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 09.05.2013 | Politics

DOVER, N.H. — Thirty months after she was shot through the head, former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords sits in a New Hampshire restaur...

Giffords Shoots Gun On 'Rights And Responsibilities Tour'

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 07.02.2013 | Politics

Former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D) fired a gun in Las Vegas on Monday at the start of her seven-state tour with husband Mark Kelly to build su...

Shooting It All in Las Vegas

Michael Winship | Posted 08.25.2013 | Politics
Michael Winship

Solving gun violence should be a primary goal of law enforcement but government departments remain hamstringed by budget cuts and hiring freezes, not to mention the relentless bigfooting of the NRA, firearms manufacturers and the rest of the gun lobby.

Jennifer Bendery

Gabby Giffords' Plea To Chris Christie On Gun Control | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 06.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) on Wednesday launched a campaign to encourage New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie to fill the Senate...

WATCH: Gabby Giffords Tells Grads To 'Be Bold'

Posted 05.28.2013 | College

Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) and her husband Mark Kelly told graduates at Bard College in New York the country is counting on them to "be ...

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...

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 ...

Jennifer Bendery

Republican Senator Says He May Support Background Checks | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 05.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) said Tuesday that he could support tighter background checks on gun sales -- something he declined to do last ...

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...

Heartache. Loss. Chaos. Challenge. Change.

Trudy Bourgeois | Posted 07.01.2013 | Business
Trudy Bourgeois

Think about all that is happening around you. Perhaps your company is going through a reorganization. Or perhaps your health or finances aren't where you want them to be. Perhaps it's all of the above or something else entirely.

Jason Linkins

For Background Checks, Is There Life After Legislative Loss? | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.02.2013 | Politics

When the Senate voted to frustrate the efforts of Sens. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) and Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) to strengthen the existing system of background c...

Jennifer Bendery

Joe Biden Readies Gun Control Advocates For Round Two | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 04.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A week after the Senate failed to come up with 60 votes to pass a measure expanding background checks on gun buyers, Vice President Joe ...