Mail.com: Gabrielle Giffords https://www.mail.com/people/16988-gabrielle-giffords.html Mail.com - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Mail.com: Gabrielle Giffords https://s.uicdn.com/mailint/8.812.0/assets/mailcom_logo_rss.png https://www.mail.com/people/16988-gabrielle-giffords.html Survivors: Help build congresswoman mass shooting memorial https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5215698-survivors-help-build-congresswoman-mass-shooting-m.html PHOENIX (AP) — Survivors of the mass shooting that left former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords severely wounded are pleading with the public to help pay for a long-planned memorial after state funding fell through during this year's session of the Arizona Legislature. The Jan. 8, 2011, shooting at a Giffords meet-and-greet event outside a grocery store in Tucson... Tue, 23 May 2017 15:38:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5215698-survivors-help-build-congresswoman-mass-shooting-m.html 2017-05-23T15:38:00Z The Latest: Trump assures NRA he'll support gun rights https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5151886-latest-trump-assures-nra-hell-support-gun-rights.html ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the NRA's annual convention (all times local): 3 p.m. President Donald Trump has reaffirmed his support for gun rights, telling attendees of a National Rifle Association convention that "the eight-year assault on your Second Amendment freedoms has come to a crashing end." Trump is the firs... Fri, 28 Apr 2017 20:48:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5151886-latest-trump-assures-nra-hell-support-gun-rights.html 2017-04-28T20:48:00Z Facing a pro-gun government, anti-gun movement feels defiant https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5150790-facing-pro-gun-government-anti-gun-movement-feels.html WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump, a favorite of the National Rifle Association, has custody of the Oval Office. The Republican-controlled Congress already has ditched one Obama-era rule to tighten access to guns. And an emboldened NRA has much more ambitious plans afoot for easing state and national gun laws as its annual convention unfolds this weekend in Atlanta. ... Fri, 28 Apr 2017 14:26:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5150790-facing-pro-gun-government-anti-gun-movement-feels.html 2017-04-28T14:26:00Z Up against NRA, gun control advocates still voice optimism https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5149258-up-nra-gun-control-advocates-voice-optimism.html WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump, darling of the National Rifle Association, has custody of the Oval Office. The Republican-controlled Congress already has ditched one Obama-era rule to tighten access to guns. And an emboldened NRA has much more ambitious plans afoot for easing state and national gun laws as its annual convention unfolds this weekend in Atlanta. ... Thu, 27 Apr 2017 21:34:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5149258-up-nra-gun-control-advocates-voice-optimism.html 2017-04-27T21:34:00Z Bill for congresswoman's shooting memorial fails in Arizona https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5136060-bill-congresswomans-shooting-memorial-fails-arizon.html PHOENIX (AP) — Lawmakers are walking away from a proposal to spend state money on a memorial to mark the 2011 shooting that targeted then-Rep. Gabby Giffords and killed six people. The proposal to spend $2.5 million over five years was approved by the House in February and had been sitting in two Senate committees, KOLD-TV reported (http://bit.ly/2pPs0IE). ... Sat, 22 Apr 2017 18:47:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5136060-bill-congresswomans-shooting-memorial-fails-arizon.html 2017-04-22T18:47:00Z Dallas Green, who managed Phillies to 1st title, dies at 82 https://www.mail.com/sports/baseball/5057686-dallas-green-who-managed-phillies-to-1st-title-die.html PHILADELPHIA (AP) — As a big league pitcher, Dallas Green was pretty mediocre. "I was a 20-game winner," he would joke, "it just took me five years to do it." Instead, it was in another role where the imposing, 6-foot-5 Green really made noise. "When you think of big, with that deep voice, that booming voice, he could... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:57:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/sports/baseball/5057686-dallas-green-who-managed-phillies-to-1st-title-die.html 2017-03-23T15:57:00Z Vulnerable Dems lay low as town hall angst rages https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4990748-vulnerable-dems-lay-low-town-hall-angst-rages.html NEW YORK (AP) — From Montana to West Virginia, the nation's most vulnerable Senate Democrats are avoiding town hall meetings as their Republican counterparts get pummeled by an energized electorate frustrated with President Donald Trump's early agenda. Some Democrats prefer to connect with constituents over the telephone or using social media. Others are ... Fri, 24 Feb 2017 14:16:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4990748-vulnerable-dems-lay-low-town-hall-angst-rages.html 2017-02-24T14:16:00Z Giffords to lawmakers: 'Have some courage' and meet voters https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4989610-giffords-to-lawmakers-have-courage-meet-voters.html WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who survived an assassination attempt, urged members of Congress to "have some courage" and face their constituents. Her comments on Thursday were in response to Republican Rep. Louie Gohmert of Texas, who this week invoked her 2011 shooting in explaining why he's currently only holding telephone town halls. Gohmert said ther... Thu, 23 Feb 2017 20:51:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4989610-giffords-to-lawmakers-have-courage-meet-voters.html 2017-02-23T20:51:00Z Senate will consider blocking rule on guns and mentally ill https://www.mail.com/scitech/health/4968932-senate-will-consider-blocking-rule-guns-mentally-i.html WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-led Senate is moving to block an Obama-era regulation that would prevent an estimated 75,000 people with mental disorders from being able to purchase a firearm. The Obama administration had sought to strengthen the federal background check system with a rule requiring the Social Security Administration to send in the names of beneficiaries wi... Tue, 14 Feb 2017 22:42:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/scitech/health/4968932-senate-will-consider-blocking-rule-guns-mentally-i.html 2017-02-14T22:42:00Z Airport shooting highlights nexus between mentally ill, cops https://www.mail.com/scitech/health/4897592-airport-shooting-highlights-nexus-mentally-ill-cop.html FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Just weeks before a gunman opened fire at Fort Lauderdale's airport, authorities said he walked into an FBI office in Alaska, telling agents the government was controlling his mind and that he was having terroristic thoughts. It's a daily occurrence for law enforcement agencies and authorities say the difficulty is in assessing whether people are... Sat, 14 Jan 2017 23:54:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/scitech/health/4897592-airport-shooting-highlights-nexus-mentally-ill-cop.html 2017-01-14T23:54:00Z City honors Giffords, other shooting victims on anniversary https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4882772-city-honors-giffords-shooting-victims-anniversary.html TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Bell ringing and a human embrace event Sunday marked the solemn six-year anniversary of the mass shooting in Tucson that left six people dead and 13 others wounded, including former U.S. Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords. Giffords was the target at the meet-and-greet event with constituents outside a supermarket and was gravely wounded... Sun, 08 Jan 2017 23:18:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4882772-city-honors-giffords-shooting-victims-anniversary.html 2017-01-08T23:18:00Z The Gabby: Navy to commission USS Gabrielle Giffords https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4859242-gabby-navy-to-commission-uss-gabrielle-giffords.html MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — A naval program that has become a target for critics is preparing to commission the USS Gabrielle Giffords, named for the U.S. politician who survived an assassination attempt in 2011. The USS Gabrielle Giffords, constructed by Austal USA in Mobile, Alabama, has completed testing in the Gulf of Mexico and is scheduled to be commissione... Tue, 27 Dec 2016 16:43:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/4859242-gabby-navy-to-commission-uss-gabrielle-giffords.html 2016-12-27T16:43:00Z