Gabrielle Giffords http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Gabrielle Giffords en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:00:01 MDT Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:54:08 MDT Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss A year after defeat of curbs on firearms, inaction and modest goals http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652022/A-year-after-defeat-of-curbs-on-firearms-inaction-and-modest-goals.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652022/A-year-after-defeat-of-curbs-on-firearms-inaction-and-modest-goals.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650373/Clintons-Giffords-wrap-up-student-conference.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650373/Clintons-Giffords-wrap-up-student-conference.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765636775/Powers-limited-Obama-Biden-seek-action-on-guns.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765636775/Powers-limited-Obama-Biden-seek-action-on-guns.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631128/Learning-for-a-lifetime.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631128/Learning-for-a-lifetime.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765630217/Photos-of-Tucson-shooting-scene-show-gun-knife.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765630217/Photos-of-Tucson-shooting-scene-show-gun-knife.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765628297/Boston-Marathon-bombing-suspects-defense-team-gets-major-boost.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765628297/Boston-Marathon-bombing-suspects-defense-team-gets-major-boost.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765627539/Using-the-word-terrorism-makes-Obama-uneasy.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765627539/Using-the-word-terrorism-makes-Obama-uneasy.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765627519/Gun-control-forces-seek-new-path-after-big-loss.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765627519/Gun-control-forces-seek-new-path-after-big-loss.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765627347/A-shameful-day.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765627347/A-shameful-day.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765627327/Gun-control-backers-Senate-defeat-wont-stop-us.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765627327/Gun-control-backers-Senate-defeat-wont-stop-us.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765627210/Gun-control-loses-No-expanded-background-checks.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765627210/Gun-control-loses-No-expanded-background-checks.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765627168/Vote-on-firearms-legislation-today.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765627168/Vote-on-firearms-legislation-today.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765627033/Supporters-and-opponents-hunt-for-votes-in-gun-background-check-fight.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765627033/Supporters-and-opponents-hunt-for-votes-in-gun-background-check-fight.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765626912/Close-vote-predicted-for-Senate-plan-on-gun-buyer-background-checks.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765626912/Close-vote-predicted-for-Senate-plan-on-gun-buyer-background-checks.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765626738/Senate-background-check-debate-starts-next-week.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765626738/Senate-background-check-debate-starts-next-week.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765626236/The-NRA-is-winning-the-battle-over-gun-control.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765626236/The-NRA-is-winning-the-battle-over-gun-control.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765625607/Gun-control-backers-struggle-to-win-some-Democrats.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765625607/Gun-control-backers-struggle-to-win-some-Democrats.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765625622/President-Obama-Shame-on-us-if-Newtown-is-forgotten.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765625622/President-Obama-Shame-on-us-if-Newtown-is-forgotten.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765625535/Major-findings-in-records-about-Giffords-shooting.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765625535/Major-findings-in-records-about-Giffords-shooting.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765625346/Gun-debate-sides-make-appeals.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765625346/Gun-debate-sides-make-appeals.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765624490/Mark-Kellys-purchase-of-rifle-draws-criticism.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765624490/Mark-Kellys-purchase-of-rifle-draws-criticism.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765623888/Colorado-lawmakers-advance-gun-control-bills.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765623888/Colorado-lawmakers-advance-gun-control-bills.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865574501/Gov-Gary-Herbert-says-he-doesnt-like-constitutional-carry-bill.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865574501/Gov-Gary-Herbert-says-he-doesnt-like-constitutional-carry-bill.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765621755/NRAs-Wayne-LaPierre-likens-universal-checks-to-gun-registry.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765621755/NRAs-Wayne-LaPierre-likens-universal-checks-to-gun-registry.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765621410/Giffords-makes-plea-for-gun-curbs.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765621410/Giffords-makes-plea-for-gun-curbs.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865571818/Hatch-Lee-say-feds-are-overreaching-with-gun-control.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865571818/Hatch-Lee-say-feds-are-overreaching-with-gun-control.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765619996/Families-balancing-grief-advocacy.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765619996/Families-balancing-grief-advocacy.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765619958/Judge-delays-arraignment-in-Colo-theater-shooting.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765619958/Judge-delays-arraignment-in-Colo-theater-shooting.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765619858/Vice-President-Joe-Biden-says-consensus-emerging-on-gun-safety.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765619858/Vice-President-Joe-Biden-says-consensus-emerging-on-gun-safety.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765619813/Biden-vows-action-on-gun-control.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765619813/Biden-vows-action-on-gun-control.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765619780/Vice-President-Joe-Biden-says-president-will-move-on-guns-mentions-executive-action.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765619780/Vice-President-Joe-Biden-says-president-will-move-on-guns-mentions-executive-action.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765619701/Former-Rep-Gabrielle-Giffords-husband-Mark-Kelly-launch-gun-control-lobbying-effort.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765619701/Former-Rep-Gabrielle-Giffords-husband-Mark-Kelly-launch-gun-control-lobbying-effort.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765619591/Hearing-may-be-mini-trial-in-Colorado-movie-theater-shootings.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765619591/Hearing-may-be-mini-trial-in-Colorado-movie-theater-shootings.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765619426/Giffords-meets-with-Sandy-Hook-families.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765619426/Giffords-meets-with-Sandy-Hook-families.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765618035/Students-across-the-US-nervously-return-to-school-after-shooting.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765618035/Students-across-the-US-nervously-return-to-school-after-shooting.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765618000/Another-sorrowful-trip-for-President-Obama-to-grieving-town.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765618000/Another-sorrowful-trip-for-President-Obama-to-grieving-town.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765617908/No-rise-in-mass-killings-but-their-impact-is-huge.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765617908/No-rise-in-mass-killings-but-their-impact-is-huge.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765617841/Connecticut-school-shooting-revives-gun-debate.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765617841/Connecticut-school-shooting-revives-gun-debate.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765617816/Some-of-the-deadliest-mass-shootings-around-world.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765617816/Some-of-the-deadliest-mass-shootings-around-world.html 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