On the second anniversary of her horrific shooting, and a short month after the horrific Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy, Gabby and her husband, astronaut Mark Kelly, have announced that they are starting a political action committee to urge Congress for gun control reform. Read on for all the details and to see her interview.
Two years after former Arizona Congresswoman Gabby Giffords was shot in the head by gunman Jared Lee Loughner, she sat down for an exclusive interview with ABC News’ Diane Sawyer, during which she and her husband, astronaut Mark Kelly, announced that they’ve grown fed up with Congress’ lack of urgency for gun control reform, and are forming a political action committee to urge for the changes they find necessary.
So brave. Gabby will come face to face with her shooter for the first time since the tragic supermarket incidence, as he is due to be sentenced.
On Nov. 8, former Arizona Congresswoman Gabby Giffords will face the man who shot her in the head, as Jared Lee Loughner stands trial for the crime he committed back in Jan. 2011. Jared pleaded guilty to the shooting that left six people dead, and he has organized a deal that ensures he will not get the death penalty.
Read heartbreaking excerpts from Gabby’s inspirational new book about her incredible comeback.
The world was stunned when Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, 41, was shot in the head by a crazed gunman Jan. 8, and we’ve hung onto her incredible story of recovery every step of the way. In a new book, Gabby: A Story of Courage and Hope, she and husband Mark Kelly recall the entire ordeal. “I often think of how Gabby described that day,” Mark writes in an excerpt obtained by People. “Shot. Shocked. Scary.”
After four months of recovery the first footage of Gabby has emerged as she boards a plane in Houston — such great news!
Gabrielle Giffords has proved she truly is a fighter as the Arizona Congresswomen was spotted boarding a plane in Houston on her way to Cape Canaveral for her husband Mark Kelly‘s shuttle launch! Gabby could be seen walking up the steps of the plane on her own — so amazing!
The courageous congresswoman will make her first trip from Houston since being treated for her gunshot wound to the head — she has been singing as part of her rehab!
Rep. Gabrielle Giffords will take another big step in her miraculous recovery when she travels to Cape Canaveral to see her astronaut husband Mark Kelly take off on the space shuttle Endeavour on April 29.
President Obama salutes the struggles of the representative and the heroes of Arizona.
The representative, 40, will continue her recovery at Houston’s TIRR Memorial Hermann rehabilitation center, a very positive move from her stay at the Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center, where she’s been healing since Friday.
“Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords has made strong progress in the Neuro ICU,” hospital representatives said before the transition. “This evening, her doctors upgraded her condition from serious to good and determined that she is ready to move.”