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Topic - Mark Kelly
Astronaut Mark Kelly and his twin brother will help NASA study the effects of spaceflight on the human body.
The state Legislature voted Friday to approve funding for cancer research facilities at Oregon Health & Science University, got the budget back in balance and then adjourned the 2014 session.
Astronaut Mark Kelly will be the keynote speaker this summer at Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff.
Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is working on a book about gun control.
The husband of former Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, Mark Kelly, appeared before Oregon legislators on Thursday to speak in favor of expanded background checks for gun sales, as Republicans contended the Democrat-proposed legislation is "political posturing" as Oregon's May primary nears.
Former Arizona U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who survived a 2011 shooting, testified Tuesday before a Washington state House panel considering an initiative to expand firearm background checks in the state, telling lawmakers that "the nation is counting on you."
On the eve of President Barack Obama's State of the Union address, former Arizona Rep. Gabby Giffords is challenging Washington leaders not to ignore gun violence.
Former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is coming to Olympia to testify in favor of an initiative to require universal background checks on all firearm sales in Washington state.
Former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords – whose congressional career came to a standstill when she was the victim of a shooting – ventured back into the spotlight this weekend, visiting a gun show and calling on those who would listen to continue the fight for more gun laws and regulations.
A smiling Gabrielle Giffords toured rows of tables loaded with rifles and handguns Sunday in her first visit to a gun show since surviving a 2011 shooting, and pleaded afterward for people to come together to stop gun violence.
Advocates for tighter gun-purchase background checks are hopeful the Senate will take another shot at a measure before year's end, but seven months after the Connecticut school shootings, it's unclear whether Democratic leaders will make their members take another politically difficult vote ahead of the 2014 midterms.
As senators struggle with how to vote on new gun control bills, few have the kind of pressure that Sen. Jeff Flake is facing.
Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is taking her gun control policy directly to Capitol Hill, with a new campaign that includes personal visits to congressional members to compel nationwide background checks.
Senators from both parties signaled Sunday that universal background checks could be the next gun measure to get shoved toward the legislative scrap heap or significantly watered down.
A gun shop in Arizona has canceled Mark Kelly's purchase of an AR-15-type rifle after he made media waves by claiming he bought the weapon to show the need for Second Amendment reform.
"'Enough' was one of the first words Gabby said to me after we learned about the Newtown, Conn., massacre," Kelly said in a statement issued Tuesday by the book's publisher, Scribner. "As Second Amendment supporters and gun owners ourselves, we hope our book rouses the long-overdue conversation our country needs to make responsible changes to our gun laws so that no more precious lives are lost."
Scribner previously published "Gabby: A Story of Courage, Love and Resilience," in which Giffords and Kelly told of the former congresswoman's miraculous recovery from being shot in the head in 2011.