"Speaking is difficult, but I need to say something important," Giffords told the senators. "Violence is a big problem. Too many children are dying."
Thousands of people traveled to Washington on Satuday, Jan. 26, for a national March for Gun Control. Here is one marcher's reflections on the day.
Senate offices are getting buried under tens of thousands of letters and a huge coalition has managed to spur one million calls into the Capitol.
Marchers will gather at 10 a.m. at the Capitol Reflecting Pool on 3rd St. NW.
From the White House to anti-violence groups, it's widely agreed that grassroots mobilizing holds the key.
Once again violence has shattered a place of innocence, and an elementary school in Connecticut takes on the appearance of a battlefield.
We need to look at a society that rewards ruthless competition while undermining cooperation and community.
Mitt Romney's website lists 26 issues on which you can "learn more about Mitt." The list includes gun rights, but not women's rights.
The Texas Senate approved, in a 19 to 12 vote, a bill to allow the carrying of concealed handguns on public college campuses.
The intern who rushed to aid Rep. Gabriel Giffords, D-Ariz., after during the Jan. 8 Arizona shootings, traveled to New York today to offer his assistance to Mayors Against Illegal Guns, which has ramped up activities aimed at keeping weapons out of the hands of criminals and the mentally imbalance.