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Giffords, husband bring gun control message to North Dakota

July 4, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO Supporters here of former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and her astronaut husband, Mark Kelly, say the couple offer a middle-ground approach to gun regulation even a blood-red state like North Dakota can get behind. Continue Reading

Giffords: ‘Too many children are dying’

January 31, 2013 in The Daily Republic

US Senate hearings on proposed gun control measures gets emotional. Continue Reading

Giffords faces shooter, who gets life sentences

November 9, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Man gets life for shooting former congresswoman, killing 6 others

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OPINION: More gun control would honor Rep. Gabrielle Giffords

January 25, 2012 in The Daily Republic

It would be a disservice to her life and that of the others directly affected by this, and tragedies like it, to ignore the factors that precipitated the violence: the easy access to guns; the availability of accessories such as extended clips that make deadly weapons all the more lethal; and a porous and shoddy regulatory system that too often fails to keep these weapons out of the hands of dangerous or dangerously unstable individuals. Continue Reading

Following tributes by colleagues, Giffords resigns House seat

January 25, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords has resigned from the House with a standing ovation from her colleagues this morning, more than a year after she was gravely wounded by a would-be assassin. Continue Reading

Giffords bids farewell but promises to return

January 24, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Outgoing Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords spent her last hours as Tucson’s U.S. representative finishing the meeting she started on the morning she was shot and bidding farewell to constituents who have supported her through her recovery. But it may not be the end. The woman whose improbable recovery has captivated the nation promised, “I will return.” Continue Reading

Resigning Rep. Giffords meets with fellow survivors in Tucson

January 23, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

As part of a bittersweet day, U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona finished the meeting she had started on the morning of Jan. 8, 2011, by spending time at her office with others who had been at the scene of the rampage that killed six people and injured 13 others, including Giffords.
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Giffords to resign from Congress this week

January 22, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona announced Sunday she intends to resign from Congress this week to concentrate on recovering from wounds suffered in an assassination attempt a little more than a year ago that shook the country.
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Giffords leads crowd in Pledge of Allegiance

January 8, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords led a crowd in the Pledge of Allegiance, her words ringing out across a cold Tucson night in a rare public appearance Sunday evening at a candlelight vigil one year after surviving a deadly shooting. Continue Reading

One year later: Giffords will soon face decision about future

January 7, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) The signals are strong. One year after being shot in the head, Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is on a mission to return to the job she so clearly loved.
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