Tag Archives: Gabrielle Giffords

The lessons we must learn from the Giffords shooting

TweetAs Eesha pointed out yesterday, Representative Gabby Giffords announced that she would step down in a moving video. This, of course, was just over a year after being shot, along with 11 others, six of whom died, by a man should never have had access to a gun. It was also nearly two years after [...]
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Rep. Gabrielle Giffords returns to the House floor

TweetIn hands-down the only uplifting moment during last night’s debt ceiling vote, Rep. Gabrielle Giffords returned to the House floor for the first time since she was shot earlier this year. Giffords had been following the debt ceiling debate from her home in Arizona and, although her “yes” vote wasn’t ultimately needed to pass the [...]
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Gabrielle Giffords released from the hospital

Tweet Some good news–Representative Gabrielle Giffords, who had been hospitalized after a near fatal gunshot wound to the head 5 months ago, was discharged from TIRR Memorial Hermann hospital. She will continue her daily rehabilitation along with around-the-clock home medical care, but according to her doctor’s she has recovered well and is steadily improving. It [...]
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Four months after the Tucson shooting, how is Gabrielle Giffords?

Tweet The news about Arizona Representative Gabrielle Gifford’s health has been kept pretty under raps since she suffered a near-fatal gunshot wound to the head in the Tucson shootings earlier this year. An article just published finally has extensive detail about her condition and her recovery. Rep. Giffords is still months away from leaving the [...]
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Congresswoman Giffords is alive and well and tweeting photos of birthday cake

Tweet Yesterday was the birthday of astronaut Mark Kelly, husband to Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, who is recovering in Texas after being shot in January. Kelly has a twin brother, Scott, who coincidentally also had a birthday yesterday. Giffords tweeted birthday wishes to both of them and thanked her hospital for the cake they gave [...]
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