NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 23: Former House representative Gabrielle Giffords and former astronaut Mark Kelly attend the TIME 100 Gala, TIME'S 100 Most Influential People In The World reception at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 23, 2013 in New York City.
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Giffords 'furious' about Senate gun control votes
Rep. Gabrielle Giffords says she's "furious" after senators on Wednesday blocked legislation that would expand background checks for gun buyers.Giffords is accusing senators who opposed new gun regulations of "cowardice," saying their decisions are "based Read more »
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Gabrielle Giffords calls Santa Monica shooting 'eerily reminiscent'
In an opinion piece penned for the Newtown Bee, Giffords and Roxanna Green, whose daughter was killed in the Tucson shooting, called for “common-sense solutions to reduce gun violence.” “Today, we choose and pledge that we will take our grief, and on beh from Los Angeles Times Read more »
Blumenthal, Murphy, Obama marking 6 months since Sandy Hook shootings with speeches, meeting families
FILE - In this April 17, 2013 file photo President Barack Obama speaks in the White House Rose Garden of the White House about measures to reduce gun violence with former Rep. Gabby Giffords and family of victims of the Sandy Hook elementary school shoot from The Middletown Press Read more »
Arizona Safeway Shootings Fast Facts
(CNN) -- Here's a look at what you need to know about the 2011 shootings in Tucson, Arizona. Six people were killed and 13 were wounded including Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords . Facts: January 8, 2011 - Six people are killed and 13 wounded at a "Congr from CNN Read more »
Gun control advocates mark 6 months since shooting
President Barack Obama speaks in the White House Rose Garden of the White House about measures to reduce gun violence with former Rep. Gabby Giffords and family of victims of the Sandy Hook elementary school shooting April 17. WASHINGTON — Six months aft from The Columbian Read more »
What lawmakers are saying
Six months have passed since 20 children and 6 adults were shot to death by a deranged gunman at Sandy Hook Elementary School. The Reading Eagle discussed the intertwined issues of guns and mental illness with elected lawmakers who represent Berks County from Reading Eagle Read more »