Gabrielle Giffords’ Americans for Responsible Solutions Releases First Ad (VIDEO)
Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who was shot in the head in the 2011 Tucson mass shooting, released her first advertisement/PSA today for her gun control Super PAC Americans for Responsible Solutions.
“We have a problem, where we shop, where we pray, where our children go to school,” — “But there are solutions we can agree on, even gun owners like us. Take it from me, Congress must act. Let’s get this done.”
American for Responsible Solutions goals aim to institute universal background checks, reduce high capacity magazine, limit assault rifles and curb gun trafficking. The ad is intended to run for the first time tomorrow night after President Obama’s State of the Union.
Americans for Responsible Solutions: “Let’s Get This done”
NYT: Gabrielle Giffords looked slightly stricken as she considered the question: Would she feel bad about starring in a political advertisement against her former House colleagues who declined to stand with her on guns? “Yes,” she said, it would be painful.
“Sometimes you have to do things that are hard,” said Mark E. Kelly, Ms. Giffords’s husband, as she tucked herself close to him on their couch. Ms. Giffords nodded, as she often does when Mr. Kelly — as he often does — intuits the many thoughts she is still unable to express fully. “Really hard,” she added.
Ms. Giffords, a former Democratic congresswoman from Arizona, a gun owner, an astronaut’s wife, a shooting survivor and an incipient gun-control advocate, is settling into the third act of her public life.
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Behind the Scenes with Gabby Giffords and Mark Kelly: January 30th 2013
Published on Jan 31, 2013
Follow Gabby Giffords and Mark Kelly behind-the-scenes as they testify about gun violence prevention before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee. Join their fight at http://www.americansforresponsiblesol…
YOU are bold, YOU are the face of courage and we are blessed to have you leading the the way to a safer nation. Thank you Gabby. And thank you too Mark.
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