Stories tagged: "Gabrielle Giffords"


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For Survivors of the Jan. 8 Tucson Shooting, Every Week Is National Gun Violence Survivors Week

By early February, the United States has more gun deaths per capita than other developed nations see during the entire year. Pam Simon wears a gold necklace around her neck in memory of 9-year-old Christina-Taylor Green. Green was the youngest victim of the Jan. 8, 2011 shooting at a Safeway just outside Tucson that would...

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‘Tucson Never Stops Fighting’: 10 Years Later, Gabby Giffords, Mark Kelly and Other Arizonans Reflect on Fatal Shooting

In 2011, former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and 18 others were shot during an event in southern Arizona, just outside of Tucson.

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Gabby Giffords Was Shot 10 Years Ago This Week. Today, She Waited for News That Her Husband Was Safe at America’s Capitol.

Ten years ago this week, Mark Kelly learned his wife Gabby Giffords, then a representative in Congress, had been shot during a meeting with constituents just outside of Tucson. The shooting at a Safeway parking lot on Jan. 8, 2011, would take the lives of six people and injure 13 more, including Giffords. On Wednesday,...

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Arizona Gun Safety Advocates Endorse Biden’s Plan

Advocates like former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords are applauding Biden’s plan to end gun violence, which he calls a “public health epidemic.”