Gun Rights

Gabrielle Giffords Launches Gun Control Lobbying Effort

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Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and her husband launched a political action committee aimed at curbing gun violence on Tuesday, the second anniversary of the Tucson shooting that killed six people and left her critically injured.  They said that it will “raise funds necessary to balance the influence of the gun lobby.” The move was hinted at in Kelly's recent comments that he and Giffords want to become a prominent voice for gun control efforts. The couple last week visited Newtown, Conn., where a gunman opened fire in an elementary school, killing 20 children and six adults in December. They also met with New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, a gun control advocate.