Gabby Giffords sat in from of the Senate Judiciary Committee this morning and delivered a speech pleading, “we must do something,” on gun control. Giffords herself is the victim of extreme gun violence, sustaining a shot to the head that ultimately ended her career as U.S. Congresswoman.
“Speaking is difficult, but I need to say something important,” Giffords bravely stated. A Democrat from Arizona, Giffords has always been a staunch supporter of the Second Amendment. Her husband, astronaut Mark Kelly, sat by her side.
“This is an important conversation for our children, for our communities, for Democrats, and Republicans,” Giffords said. “Speaking is difficult but I need to say something important. Violence is a big problem too many children are dying. Too many children.”
“We must do something,” Giffords announced, stopping, jumping up in her seat, staring at the Senators. “It will be hard, but the time is now. You must act. Be bold, be courageous, Americans are counting on you. Thank you.”
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