Ex-congresswoman Gabby Giffords and husband Mark Kelly called for better gun safety measures after the lethal Las Vegas shooting.
The vessel, a 418-foot combat ship bearing machine guns and missiles, will be officially launched in a ceremony next week.
Gabby Giffords, the former Arizona congresswoman who was shot and wounded in a 2011 shooting rampage, has reportedly endorsed Hillary Clinton in the Democratic primary fight, citing rival Bernie Sanders’s soft record on gun control.
Former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, who nearly died in a horrific mass shooting five years ago, was front and center at the White House as President Barack Obama used his executive powers to tighten the nation’s gun laws Tuesday.
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.
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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.