Gunmakers such as Smith & Wesson Holding Corp. and Sturm Ruger & Co. are boosting firearms sales by building weapons that are more accurate and easier to use, with gun-related U.S. patents at a 35-year high.
U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords smiled when she heard applause from bystanders as she was being moved to a Houston hospital to continue recovering from a gunshot to the head in the Tucson, Arizona, shooting rampage, a doctor said.
U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords, an Arizona Democrat, is quitting a year after being shot in the head, forcing a special election in a district that voted Republican in the 2008 presidential election.
Seven months after a gunman’s bullet shattered her skull, U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona surprised her colleagues in an emotional return to the U.S. House to vote for raising the U.S. debt ceiling.
Former U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords said “the time is now” for Congress to take action on guns as shooting victims, lawmakers and gun-rights advocates came face-to-face for the first time since the Dec. 14 killings in Newtown, Connecticut.
Early this month, U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords raised her right hand and swore an oath to the Constitution. Yesterday evening, she lifted her left arm, in a sign friends took to mean that Giffords, shot in the head in an attack in Arizona, will make a full recovery.