Giffords Fires Gun for First Time Since Being Shot
She and Mark Kelly are on gun control tour
By Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff
Posted Jul 2, 2013 6:54 AM CDT
Updated Jul 2, 2013 8:10 AM CDT
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(Newser) – Gabrielle Giffords kicked off her seven-day, seven-state "Rights and Responsibilities Tour" for gun control by firing a gun for the first time since she was shot by Jared Lee Loughner, Politico reports. The former congresswoman, aided by husband Mark Kelly, took one shot with a handgun at a Las Vegas firing range yesterday. ABC News caught the whole thing on video. Giffords and Kelly are campaigning to reboot measures for stricter background checks, and will be visiting Nevada, Alaska, North Dakota, North Carolina, Ohio, Maine, and New Hampshire.

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DarthHater
Jul 5, 2013 4:09 PM CDT
I shot my eye out!!!!!!!!!!!
KennyLLC
Jul 2, 2013 11:06 PM CDT
Now who was for the gun-control lobby ?
TeTe
Jul 2, 2013 11:40 AM CDT
Like how he grabs it away from her before she waves it around and shoots somebody.