Nightly News   |  March 06, 2013

Giffords: ‘Be bold, be courageous’

Former Arizona congresswoman Gabby Giffords spoke briefly today near the same supermarket where she was shot just over two years ago, urging Arizona’s Republican senators to support universal background checks. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> today went back to the safeway supermarket where she was shot. she appeared with her husband, spoke just 15 words to the crowd, but delivered a powerful message just by being there in support of expanded background checks for gun buyers. that shooting in tucson by jared loughner was just over two years ago now. gifford's husband repeated he and his wife are both gun owners and strong supporters of the second amendment. six people were killed in front of that supermarket, 13 wounded, including the congresswoman.