Quantcast

Jewish Journal

Tag: Gabby Giffords

View the most popular tags overall?

  • Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords launches gun-control initiative

    January 8, 2013 | 9:38 am

    Former U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords, who was severely wounded two years ago in an Arizona shooting, is launching a group aimed at curbing gun violence and raising enough money to challenge the well-funded gun lobby.

    Giffords, starting the effort called Americans for...

  • Lying for the cause

    By Dennis Prager

    August 22, 2012 | 5:27 pm

    There are many admirable values. The list includes, of course, goodness, integrity and compassion.

    But there is one value without which civilization cannot survive, and without which evil is inevitable: truth.

    I cannot think of a 20th-century evil not predicated on lies. It was...

  • Gabby Giffords returns home to Tucson

    August 13, 2012 | 10:50 am

    Former Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords has moved home to Tucson.

    Giffords and her husband, astronaut Mark Kelly, reportedly bought a home recently in Tucson and moved in on Sunday. She had spent the last year-and-a-half in Houston undergoing rehabilitation after being shot...

  • Tucson gunman Loughner pleads guilty to murder, attempted murder

    August 7, 2012 | 3:17 pm

    A 23-year-old college dropout pleaded guilty on Tuesday to killing six people and wounding 13 others, including then-U.S. congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, in an Arizona shooting rampage last year, and will be spared the death penalty in exchange.

    Jared Loughner entered his guilty...

  • ADVERTISEMENT
    PUT YOUR AD HERE
  • Jared Loughner to plead guilty in Arizona shooting spree

    August 6, 2012 | 12:34 pm

    Jared Loughner, the man accused of killing six people and wounding then-U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords in 2011, is set to plead guilty in a Tucson court on Tuesday, a person familiar with the case said.

    The source confirmed that the federal government believed Loughner was...

  • Ron Barber, aide to Giffords, wins his ex-boss’ seat

    June 13, 2012 | 10:04 am

    Ron Barber, a former aide to U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, won her seat in a special election.

    Barber, who decided to run after Giffords formerly resigned her seat earlier this year to recover from a shooting in January 2011, defeated Jesse Kelly, a Republican who suffered a narrow...

  • Psychologist: Loughner not yet ready for trial

    February 3, 2012 | 10:44 am

    Jared Loughner is not yet competent to stand trial, according to the court-appointed psychologist in the case of the shooting that wounded Gabrielle Giffords.

    Christina Pietz recommended evaluating Loughner’s competence in another four months, the Arizona Daily Star reported...

  • Gabby Giffords: a Woman of True Courage

    By Misha Henckel

    January 22, 2012 | 4:27 pm

    It was one of those events of the last year, that we could not get past: the attempted assassination of Congresswoman Gabby Giffords and her remarkable fight to recover from that gunshot wound in the head. Today, Gabby announced that she is resigning from Congress. It is undoubtedly...

  • Video: Giffords announces resignation from Congress

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    January 22, 2012 | 2:30 pm

    It is amazing that Gabrielle Giffords ever made it back to Congress. But today, a year after being shot in the head by a crazed gunman, Giffords announced in the above video that she would be resigning.

    Via JTA:

    “I have more work to do on my recovery, so to do what is best for...

  • Giffords announces resignation from Congress

    January 22, 2012 | 1:22 pm

    U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who was shot by a gunman in January, announced that she will resign from Congress.

    In a two-minute video released Sunday, Giffords (D-Ariz.) said she will step down as she continues her recovery.

    “I have more work to do on my recovery, so to do what...

  • Gabrielle Giffords returns to House, votes for debt limit deal [VIDEO]

    August 1, 2011 | 5:15 pm

    From CBS.com:

    Democratic Rep. Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona made a surprise return to Washington Monday to vote in favor of an agreement to raise the debt limit.

    “Gabrielle has returned to Washington to support a bipartisan bill to prevent economic crisis,” her office said in a Tweet.

    Lawmakers offered Giffords a standing ovation on the House floor when she showed up in the chamber.

    Read more at CBSNews.com.

  • Gabby Giffords makes first public appearance

    June 28, 2011 | 11:39 am

    Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) made her first public appearance since being wounded in a tragic shooting in Tucson, Arizona earlier this year in which numerous victims were hurt or had their lives taken, ABC News reports.

    According to the outlet, Giffords attended a ceremony at...

  • Americans must unite in tough times

    January 25, 2011 | 9:36 am

    In the days President Obama was preparing to deliver his State of the Union address, everyone knew the economy would play a major role. What remains unknown is what will result for millions of vulnerable Americans once the applause dies down and the political maneuvering picks back...

  • Let’s Finally Stop Sweeping the Guns Under the Rug

    By Misha Henckel

    January 24, 2011 | 11:17 pm

    Since the Tucson massacre, the issue of gun control has risen to the top of the news pile, and has been the focus of several interviews on primetime news programs and an avalanche of articles in the major print publications across the country. We have had impassioned pleas from...

ADVERTISEMENT
PUT YOUR AD HERE