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Gabrielle Giffords Returns to D.C. to Kick-start Gun Campaign

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords is returning to Capitol Hill on Wednesday to help kick-start a longshot campaign to expand criminal background checks to all commercial firearms sales. 417 more words

News

Americans React to the ‘USS Gabrielle Giffords’

“Are you going to put squirt guns on it? Better make sure the ship only has less than ten rounds on board”

Former democratic politician and noted gun control advocate Gabrielle Giffords took to Facebook Thursday to preview the recently built military combat ship named in her honor. 426 more words

Government

Ideas: Katie’s Story, Part Nineteen

When Judene and I visit, we listen and observe.  Later we brainstorm to identify obstacles, needs, potential solutions, and how we can help.  But at this point, we have tabled our thoughts until the more immediate fundamentals are taken care of.  407 more words

Caregiving-book

Memorial has yet to emerge 4 years after Giffords shooting

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The rows of flowers, teddy bears and inspirational posters that once lined a parking lot where a gunman killed six people and injured former Arizona Rep. 489 more words

National / World

'Some serious projecting’: Joan Walsh accuses Right of exploiting tragedy (cue facepalms)

Salon’s Joan Walsh either has a very short memory or just doesn’t care about accuracy (we know which it is):

The right politicizes murders: How it exploited tragedy and told de Blasio how to raise his son…

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GOP's Martha McSally declared winner in final House race

Republican Martha McSally won a mandatory recount and defeated Rep. Ron Barber in Arizona, closing the books on the final congressional race of the 2014 midterm elections. 329 more words

House