NASA’s only identical twin astronauts are planning to serve as guinea pigs for studies investigating the genetic impacts of long-duration spaceflight.
Former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, returning to the site of the shooting rampage where she was gravely wounded, on Wednesday urged senators to “be courageous” and support background checks for all gun buyers.
FORWARD EDITORIAL: We must deal with the scourge of gun violence and make it simpler for Americans to vote. President Obama married the two just causes with four simple words.
Sami Rahamim attended the State of the Union speech along with other victims of gun violence. He spoke passionately about the father he lost on the day after Yom Kippur.
President Barack Obama told the heartbreaking stories of lives shattered by gun violence in a speech viewed by tens of millions of Americans on Tuesday, part of his pledge to bring the full power of his office to a push for tougher gun laws.
President Barack Obama will not be the only one delivering a message during the State of the Union address on Tuesday. Members of Congress along with the White House will also be making symbolic statements with the guests they invite to attend the annual speech.
Former congresswoman Gabby Giffords, grievously wounded in a 2011 mass shooting, made an emotional plea on Wednesday for Congress to take action to curb gun violence in the aftermath of last month’s Connecticut school massacre, urging lawmakers to “be bold, be courageous.”
Former U.S. Congressman Gabby Gifffords, nearly killed in 2011 shooting attack, will make an unannounced appearance on Wednesday at the first congressional hearing on gun violence since last month’s massacre at a Connecticut elementary school, sources said.
A new gun control group led by Gabrielle Giffords, the former U.S. congresswoman wounded in a Tucson shooting rampage, wants to raise $20 million for the 2014 congressional elections.
Former U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords, who was severely wounded two years ago in an Arizona shooting, is launching a group aimed at curbing gun violence and raising enough money to challenge the well-funded gun lobby.