Giffords's husband calls for gun control

2013-01-31 14:04

Former US astronaut Mark Kelly has pushed for gun-control measures by recalling in chilling detail the massacre that nearly killed his wife, former Democratic congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords.

Biden, top US gun lobby to meet

2013-01-10 17:02

The US vice president is confronting perhaps his toughest meeting on gun violence policies as he prepares to meet with the country's top gun lobby.

Ex-congresswoman takes on gun lobby

2013-01-08 22:24

Former US congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, a famous survivor of gun violence, has launched a major initiative to press for tougher gun laws.

Recovering Giffords wows convention crowd

2012-09-07 12:00

Former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, still recovering from being shot in the head, has made a moving appearance at the Democratic National Convention to lead the pledge of allegiance.

Democrats stop the haemorrhaging

2012-06-14 11:21

While the Democrats have had a rough couple of weeks, they have managed to stop the haemorrhaging with a bit of good news in a special election.

Giffords marks anniversary of shooting

2012-01-09 10:57

Arizona Representative Gabrielle Giffords led a recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance, one year after a shooting spree that killed six people and left her gravely wounded.


Giffords plea to US on gun violence

2013-01-30 18:03

Former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, grievously wounded in a 2011 mass shooting, has made an emotional plea for Congress to take action to curb gun violence.

Obama determined to take action on guns

2013-01-09 22:30

President Barack Obama is "determined to take action" on gun violence, his vice president has said as a high-profile round of White House meetings began in search of new policies.

Giffords shooter given 7 life sentences

2012-11-08 21:47

The gunman who shot US congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords in a massacre that left six others dead in Arizona has been given seven life sentences plus 140 years in jail, reports say.

Gunman pleads guilty to shooting rampage

2012-08-07 22:00

The suspect in a mass shooting that left US congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords wounded has pleaded guilty to going on the rampage that killed six other people.

Shot US lawmaker's aide wins Arizona poll

2012-06-13 08:45

Shot US lawmaker Gabrielle Giffords's former aide Ron Barber has won a special election for her Arizona seat in Congress, according to official results with most votes counted.

Giffords to get 'better' before working

2011-11-15 11:34

Struggling to form words but showing confidence and determination, US congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords has given her first extended interview since being shot in the head.

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