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Topic - Mark Kelly
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.
Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords returned to the scene of the horrific shooting that wounded her and killed six people two years ago, urging senators Wednesday to pass background checks for gun purchases in her first public event at the site since the rampage.
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President Obama's State of the Union speech Tuesday was carefully staged to promote his gun-grabbing second-term agenda. Arrangements were made so TV cameras would pan to the faces of victims of gun violence in the House galleries.
Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, Mark Kelly, talk about their continued push for gun regulation in the upcoming issue of Vogue magazine.
As gun-control proponents increasingly downplay a proposed assault weapons ban to focus instead on background checks, Wayne LaPierre made clear Sunday the National Rifle Association's position: No new gun laws.
For the first time in 14 years, the CEO of the National Rifle Association (NRA), will testify on Capitol Hill. Wayne LaPierre's appearance Wednesday before the Senate Judiciary Committee underscores how seriously the nation's largest gun-owners organization takes the latest assault on the Second Amendment.
Democrats and Republicans found little common ground Wednesday as Congress kicked off the first major gun-control debate in years, showing last month's school shooting rampage in Connecticut left emotional scars but has not broken the gridlock that has doomed gun legislation for two decades.
"You know, friendship is one thing," Mr. Kelly said. "Saving people's lives, especially first-graders', is another."
"I experienced this last night when I was shown the Facebook posting of Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona, Gabby's good friend, who posted that he intends to vote 'no' on this legislation," Mr. Kelly said at a breakfast hosted by the Christian Science Monitor. "It appears to me that maybe he actually hasn't read the bill, because his concerns are clearly addressed in the piece of legislation."