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On tour, Giffords' actions speak on gun control

Thirty months after she was shot through the head, former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords sits in a New Hampshire restaurant facing parents of children killed in the nation's latest school shooting.Full story

Kelly and Giffords lobby in Alaska for gun control

Alaska might seem a hard place to sell a gun control message in a state where subsistence hunting is for many a way of life, and where people routinely carry guns into the wilderness for protection from bears. Full story

Gabrielle Giffords pushes on to revive gun debate

Former Arizona Democratic Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who was shot in the head two years ago, will begin a seven-day, seven-state tour Monday to continue to argue for expanded background checks. Full story

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Image: Mourners attend the funeral for 9-year-old shooting victim Christina Taylor Green
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Image: Gabrielle Giffords blows a kiss after reciting the Pledge of Allegiance during the final session of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte
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Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz.

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Six people killed, 14 wounded in Tucson shooting

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Gabrielle Giffords: ‘I want to build a better place’

Documents show Arizona gunman's father had taken away his shotgun

Arizona gun store cancels assault rifle sale to Giffords' husband

Gabby Giffords takes gun control message to scene of Tucson shooting

Former Astronaut Mark Kelly Calls for Gun Control

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  Kelly, Giffords remain confident Congress will pass ‘sensible gun laws’

Mark Kelly and former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords talk to NBC’s Andrea Mitchell about their efforts to “keep attention” on gun control issues.

  Gabrielle Giffords awarded Profile in Courage

Former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords received the 2013 Profile in Courage award for her work on her advocacy against gun violence.

  Gabrielle Giffords awarded JFK Profile in Courage Award

Pia Carusone joins Richard Lui to discuss her former boss, Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. Carusone reacts to the recently failed gun legislation and talks about the role of her group, Americans for Responsible Solutions, in promoting stronger gun laws. She also expresses her pride in Rep. Giffords being a

  Republican lies on background check bill begin to backfire

Melissa Harris-Perry talks to Ladd Everitt, director of communications at the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, about the state of the gun debate after the background check bill failed to pass the Senate, and as the NRA prepares to host its annual convention in Houston this weekend.

  Giffords' fury resonates with Americans

Rachel Maddow remarks on the response to quotes she tweeted from former Representative Gabby Giffords' New York Times Op-Ed excoriating U.S. Senators who sided with the gun industry against the American people in Tuesday's vote on background checks for gun purchases.

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Caroline Kennedy presents former U.S. congresswoman Giffords with the 2013 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award in Boston
Caroline Kennedy presents former U.S. congresswoman Giffords with the 2013 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award in Boston

Caroline Kennedy Schlossberg , daughter of late U.S. President John F. Kennedy, presents former U.S. congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords with the 2013 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award at the Kennedy Library in Boston, Massachusetts May 5, 2013. REUTERS/Brian Snyder (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLI

U.S. Rep. Pelosi attends the 2013 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award ceremony, honoring former U.S. congresswoman Giffords, in Boston
U.S. Rep. Pelosi attends the 2013 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award ceremony, honoring former U.S. congresswoman Giffords, in Boston

U.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) attends the 2013 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award ceremony, honoring former U.S. congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, at the Kennedy Library in Boston, Massachusetts May 5, 2013. REUTERS/Brian Snyder (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS)

Caroline Kennedy and Gabrielle Giffords, recipient of the 2013 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award, arrive for the awards ceremony in Boston
Caroline Kennedy and Gabrielle Giffords, recipient of the 2013 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award, arrive for the awards ceremony in Boston

Caroline Kennedy Schlossberg , daughter of late U.S. President John F. Kennedy, and former U.S. congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, recipient of the 2013 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award, arrive for the awards ceremony at the Kennedy Library in Boston, Massachusetts May 5, 2013. REUTERS/Bria