Gabrielle Giffords Gabrielle Giffords en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Fri, 26 Dec 2014 00:00:01 MST Fri, 26 Dec 2014 03:06:29 MST Newspapers A year after defeat of curbs on firearms, inaction and modest goals Democratic worries about this November's elections, a lack of Senate votes and House opposition are forcing congressional... Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:17:10 MDT Clintons, Giffords wrap up student conference The speeches are over; the interview with the late night TV host is done. All that remains before this year's Clinton Global... Sun, 23 Mar 2014 10:21:58 MDT Powers limited, Obama, Biden seek action on guns Months after gun control efforts crumbled in Congress, Vice President Joe Biden stood shoulder to shoulder Thursday with the... Thu, 29 Aug 2013 21:00:00 MDT In our opinion: Learning for a lifetime Graduation season is a time of many emotions — from the sadness students feel at leaving familiar environs and friends... Sun, 02 Jun 2013 00:00:00 MDT Photos of Tucson shooting scene show gun, knife Photos taken in the aftermath of the attack that killed six people and wounded former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords show the... Tue, 21 May 2013 14:02:56 MDT Boston Marathon bombing suspect's defense team gets major boost The defense team representing the Boston Marathon bombing suspect got a major boost Monday with the addition of Judy Clarke,... Mon, 29 Apr 2013 17:11:42 MDT Charles Krauthammer: Using the word 'terrorism' makes Obama uneasy Terrorism is speech — speech that gathers its audience by killing innocents as theatrically as possible. Sun, 21 Apr 2013 00:00:00 MDT Gun control forces seek new path after big loss It was a powerful moment on the White House lawn when thousands of guests, the loved ones of slain crime victims among them,... Sat, 20 Apr 2013 09:38:13 MDT What others say: A shameful day The U.S. Senate's handling of a gun safety package was cowardly and contemptible. Fri, 19 Apr 2013 00:00:00 MDT Gun control backers: Senate defeat won't stop us One day after the demise of gun control legislation, Senate supporters of the measure vowed to try again, while a leading... Thu, 18 Apr 2013 13:05:00 MDT Gun control loses: No expanded background checks Senate Republicans backed by a small band of rural-state Democrats scuttled the most far-reaching gun control legislation in... Wed, 17 Apr 2013 14:55:00 MDT Vote on firearms legislation today The Senate set a long-awaited vote for today on a bipartisan plan for expanding background checks to more firearms buyers,... Tue, 16 Apr 2013 23:25:31 MDT Supporters and opponents hunt for votes in gun background check fight Republican opposition is growing to a bipartisan Senate plan for expanding background checks for firearms buyers, enough to... Tue, 16 Apr 2013 13:50:52 MDT Close vote predicted for Senate plan on gun buyer background checks The sponsors of a Senate proposal to expand background checks for gun buyers says a vote is likely this week and it's too... Mon, 15 Apr 2013 12:53:53 MDT Senate background check debate starts next week The first hurdle cleared with deceptive ease, the Senate turns to the heart of the battle over curbing gun violence next week... Fri, 12 Apr 2013 11:51:46 MDT Doyle McManus: The NRA is winning the battle over gun control President Barack Obama pleaded with Congress last week to remember the victims of December's schoolhouse shootings in... Sun, 07 Apr 2013 00:00:00 MDT Gun control backers struggle to win some Democrats It would seem a lobbyist's dream: rounding up votes for a proposal backed by more than 8 in 10 people in polls. Yet, gun... Thu, 28 Mar 2013 13:31:06 MDT President Obama: 'Shame on us' if Newtown is forgotten President Barack Obama urged lawmakers Thursday to remember the children gunned down in America and not "get squishy" in the... Thu, 28 Mar 2013 12:29:14 MDT Major findings in records about Giffords shooting As authorities investigated the rampage that killed six people and wounded Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, they compiled nearly... Wed, 27 Mar 2013 11:58:49 MDT Gun debate sides make appeals Two of the loudest voices in the gun debate say it's up to voters now to make their position known to Congress. Sun, 24 Mar 2013 22:32:55 MDT Mark Kelly's purchase of rifle draws criticism The husband of former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords generated nearly 4,000 comments on Facebook from people on both sides of... Wed, 13 Mar 2013 07:08:58 MDT Colorado lawmakers advance gun control bills The battle over new firearm restrictions intensified in Colorado on Monday as hundreds of gun rights supporters crammed the... Mon, 04 Mar 2013 21:03:31 MST Gov. Gary Herbert says he doesn't like 'constitutional carry' bill Gov. Gary Herbert said Thursday he's not happy with the so-called "constitutional carry" bill that would allow gun owners to... Thu, 28 Feb 2013 18:10:00 MST NRA's Wayne LaPierre likens universal checks to gun registry The National Rifle Association's executive vice president continues to oppose background checks for all gun purchases despite... Sun, 03 Feb 2013 23:29:25 MST Giffords makes plea for gun curbs Severely wounded and still recovering, former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords begged lawmakers at an emotional hearing Wednesday to... Wed, 30 Jan 2013 21:38:40 MST Hatch, Lee say feds are overreaching with gun control Utah Sens. Mike Lee and Orrin Hatch were swift to react to Wednesday's Senate hearings on gun control, saying the federal... Wed, 30 Jan 2013 12:50:00 MST Families balancing grief, advocacy If and when they choose to speak out, few will have more powerful voices in the national gun-control debate than the families... Fri, 11 Jan 2013 22:02:53 MST Judge delays arraignment in Colo. theater shooting A judge on Friday delayed the arraignment of the man charged with the Colorado theater shooting until March despite... Fri, 11 Jan 2013 14:24:59 MST Vice President Joe Biden says consensus emerging on gun safety Pledging swift action to curb gun violence, Vice President Joe Biden said he would deliver new policy proposals to President... Thu, 10 Jan 2013 11:12:36 MST Biden vows action on gun control Vice President Joe Biden vowed urgent action against gun violence in America Wednesday, pledging steps by the Obama... Wed, 09 Jan 2013 21:20:40 MST Vice President Joe Biden says president will move on guns, mentions executive action Vice President Joe Biden is hearing personal stories of gun violence from representatives of victims groups and gun-safety... Wed, 09 Jan 2013 10:38:01 MST Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, husband Mark Kelly launch gun control lobbying effort Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and her husband launched a political action committee aimed at curbing gun violence on Tuesday... Tue, 08 Jan 2013 14:14:46 MST Hearing may be 'mini-trial' in Colorado movie theater shootings The suspect in the Colorado movie theater killings returns to court this week for a hearing that might be the closest thing... Sun, 06 Jan 2013 14:00:37 MST Giffords meets with Sandy Hook families Nearly two years after being critically wounded in a mass shooting, former Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords on Friday... Fri, 04 Jan 2013 23:32:41 MST Students across the U.S. nervously return to school after shooting sell anxiously weighed whether to take her 7-year-old daughter to school Monday morning, the first day of classes since the... Mon, 17 Dec 2012 10:06:47 MST Another sorrowful trip for President Obama to grieving town For President Barack Obama, it was another sorrowful visit to another grieving community full of broken hearts from... Sun, 16 Dec 2012 00:00:00 MST No rise in mass killings, but their impact is huge A gold plaque hangs next to a bullet hole in the Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wis., where a lone gunman killed six worshippers... Sat, 15 Dec 2012 00:00:00 MST Connecticut school shooting revives gun debate A lone police cruiser outside Columbine High School was the only outward reaction Friday to an even deadlier attack at a... Fri, 14 Dec 2012 19:14:34 MST Some of the deadliest mass shootings around world A gunman at a Connecticut elementary school killed more than two dozen people, including children, on Friday. It is among the... Fri, 14 Dec 2012 14:10:07 MST