Tag Archive | "Gabrielle Giffords"

America, You Have an Anger Problem

Friday, January 11, 2013

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Vice President Joe Biden was meeting with representatives of the National Rifle Association as part of the discussion the White House is trying to have after the Sandy Hook Elementary shootings. While he was meeting with the group whose …

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“Whose Child Has to Die Next?”: Gun Control in America

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

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Roxanna Green’s daughter, Christina, died in the shooting rampage that wounded Congresswoman Gabby Giffords two years ago at a town hall style event in Tucson, Arizona. While Green wrote a book about her daughter, she tried to stay out of …

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The Newtown Tragedy: Why Have So Few Things Changed Since Gabby Giffords Was Shot?

Sunday, December 16, 2012

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I wish we didn’t need to keep thinking about the topic of how gun violence seems to be so intertwined with how we as Americans think about, or don’t think about, mental health and the treatment of mental illnesses in …

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Gabby Giffords: I Know We’ll See Her Again

Monday, January 23, 2012

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I think we can all agree that Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords is an amazing woman.  Whether you’re a Republican or a Democrat or somewhere in between, I have a feeling you’ve been rooting for the woman many of us now just …

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PunditMom’s Reads of the Week

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

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While I’m off having slightly less than a “pound of flesh” removed by the dermatologist, here’s some thought-provoking reading for you: Don’t count out Congresswoman Gabby Giffords. Before she was shot in the head in the Tucson shooting spree at …

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Mothers of Intention — Aftermath of Tucson Edition

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

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In the days since the massacre in Tucson and attempted assassination of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, many people have been weighing in on the tragedy.  Here are a few thoughtful posts worthy of your time: Ilina from Dirt and Noise …

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The Shooting of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and the Language of Violence

Sunday, January 9, 2011

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Before the horrendous assassination attempt on Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and the shooting of 20 people, leaving six of them dead, Giffords knew that she had been specially marked by by her opponents.  Tea Party conservatives wanted her out of …

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