Tag: Gabby Giffords

Scott and Mark Kelly discuss year-long NASA space mission

Identical twin astronauts Scott and Mark Kelly spoke on The Today Show about their upcoming year-long trip to the International Space Station, the longest time any American has ever spent aboard the orbiting outpost, to study the effects long-term space missions have on the human body. “For me, having flown a long-duration flight before, on…

Gabrielle Giffords Calls For Patience On Third Anniversary Of Shooting

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 New York Times on Wednesday. In the op-ed, printed on the third anniversary of the assault that left six of her constituents dead and Giffords in critical condition, the former representative…

Gabrielle Giffords To Senate On Gun Control: β€˜You Must Act’

JUST IN: Former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords addressed a U.S. Senate committee hearing on gun control, saying β€œspeaking is difficult, but I need to say something important. Violence is a big problem. Too many children are dying. Too many children. We must do something.” Giffords continued: β€œIt will be hard, but the time is now. You…

Gabby Giffords Launches Group To Counter Gun Lobby

A national initiative aimed at curbing gun violence was launched by former US. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, Mark Kelly, on Tuesday — the second anniversary of the shooting that killed six people and left her critically injured. A new campaign website, Americans For Responsible Solutions, promised to β€œlaunch a national dialogue and raise…

Gabby Giffords To Meet With Families Of Newtown Victims

Former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords, who was wounded in a deadly mass shooting at an event in her Arizona district two years ago, is expected to meet privately on Friday with the families of victims of last month’s massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn., according to multiple reports. A spokesman for Connecticut Lt. Gov.…