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Gabrielle Giffords Shooting

Giffords Gunman Made Online Rants Before Killing

AP | BRIAN SKOLOFF and JACQUES BILLEAUD | Posted 04.10.2014 | Crime

PHOENIX (AP) — The man who shot former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords was unraveling in the months before the rampage, issuing paranoid, e...

To the Class of 2014

Gabrielle Giffords | Posted 03.26.2014 | 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.

Giffords Warns 'It's Too Dangerous To Wait' On Gun Control

AP | STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 01.28.2014 | Politics

BOSTON (AP) — On the eve of President Barack Obama's State of the Union address, former Arizona Rep. Gabby Giffords is challenging Washington leader...

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 ...

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...

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 ...

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 ...

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...

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 ...

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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

GOP Lawmaker Admits Making 'Rookie Mistake'

AP | BOB CHRISTIE | Posted 06.08.2013 | Politics

PHOENIX — An Arizona lawmaker invited a bulletproof vest retailer to do a demonstration at the state Capitol but canceled the event on Monday af...

New Documents Reveal Disturbing Details Of Gabrielle Giffords' Gunman

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 03.28.2013 | Crime

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Major findings on the Jan. 8, 2011, attack on former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords gleaned from about 2,700 pages of documents released Wed...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Pro-Gun Group Doles Out Free Shotguns In Tucson

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

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.

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...

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.