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  1. Gabrielle Giffords Has Advice For Every Representative Not Holding A Town HallRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Refinery 29

    Gabrielle Giffords had some harsh but necessary words for Republican members of Congress on Thursday. The former Democratic Representative from Arizona from Arizona schooled Republican representatives who are dodging town hall meetings amidst citizen outcry, reminding them that her office was open and running just days after being shot in the head in 2011.

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  2. Gabrielle Giffords to lawmakers: 'Have some courage'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NewsOK.com

    Former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, who was shot at a 2011 constituent meeting in Tucson, on Thursday ripped members of Congress who aren't holding town hall meetings, calling on them to "have some courage." "To the politicians who have abandoned their civic obligations, I say this: Have some courage.

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  3. Gabby Giffords to Rep. Gohmert: Grow a PairRead the original story

    Friday | Drudge Retort

    As Republican lawmakers across the country have faced raucous, chaotic town halls in recent days, a number have refused to have these events. Some cited safety as a reason, while others said they didn't want their events "hijacked" by the confrontations seen elsewhere.

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  4. Giffords Tells GOP Lawmakers to 'Have Some Courage'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Taegan Goddard's Political Wire

    Rep. Louie Gohmert blamed his decision not to hold town hall events on "the threat of violence at town hall meetings." He also pointed to a specific violent event to bolster his case, invoking the 2011 shooting that severely injured Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and killed six others, the Washington Post reports.

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  5. Sanders, Giffords Call Out Cowardly Republicans for Ditching Town HallsRead the original story

    Friday | Common Dreams

    Former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords on Thursday was among those telling Republicans to toughen up or find another job. To the Republican lawmakers dodging their constituents, refusing to confront engaged voters at local town hall meetings, Sen. Bernie Sanders and former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords on Thursday issued similar messages: toughen up and do your job.

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  6. Backers seek state money for Giffords shooting memorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | The Arizona Republic

    ... 2011 rampage in Arizona that left six people dead and a dozen others wounded. Former U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, Mark Kelly, a former NASA astronaut, converse at their home in Tucson on Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014. Giffords ...

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  7. AZ Memo: Protest bill advances in Legislature; Coyotes arena deal...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Arizona Republic

    AZ Memo: Protest bill advances in Legislature; Coyotes arena deal faces long odds; Penzone asks DHS for immigration guidance; weather and more Good morning, Arizona. Here's what you need to know today.

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  8. McSally Cheered for Views on ImmigrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Roll Call

    Rep. Martha McSally, R-Ariz., saw constituents praise for her for opposition to mass deportations. Rep. Martha McSally , R-Ariz., faced a sometimes angry group of 200 constituents at a town hall in Sahuarita, but the audience found her answer on immigration more favorable.

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  9. "Have Some Courage," Gabby Giffords Says To Lawmakers About Town HallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | News9 Oklahoma City

    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.

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  10. "Have some courage," Gabby Giffords says about town hallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | CBS News

    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.

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  11. Giffords to GOP: 'Have some courage,' don't dodge town hallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords on Thursday urged congressional Republicans to "have some courage" and hold town halls, after Texas Republican Rep. Louie Gohmert referenced her shooting in his explanation for not holding one. In a letter to constituents who had requested a town hall meeting with him, Mr. Gohmert referred to "groups from the more violent strains of the leftist ideology, some even being paid, who are preying on public town halls to wreak havoc and threaten public safety."

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  12. Gabby Giffords slammed a Republican lawmaker for evoking her as his excuse to skip town hallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Silicon Alley Insider

    The former Arizona congresswoman who survived being shot in the head at a 2011 "Congress on your Corner" event said lawmakers should "have some courage" and face constituents at town hall meetings. Gabrielle Giffords, who became a voice for stronger gun regulations after the notorious Tucson shooting, spoke up Thursday after Texas Republican Rep. Louie Gohmert invoked her case as a reason to skip in-person town hall meetings.

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  13. Giffords tells Republican lawmaker who won't hold a town hall: 'Have some courage'Read the original story

    Thursday | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords speaks during a visit to City Hall on her 2016 Vocal Majority Tour on Oct. 17, 2016 in New York City. Giffords, along with her husband NASA astronaut Mark Kelly, were asking people to vote for candidates who support gun violence prevention legislation.

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  14. Gabby Giffords on GOP lawmaker's safety concerns: 'Have some courage. Face your constituents'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | Washington Examiner

    Former Arizona Democratic Rep. Gabrielle Giffords on Thursday told a Republican congressman to "have some courage" and "face your constituents" after he expressed concerns about "public safety" at town hall events with angry protesters. "To the politicians who have abandoned their civic obligations, I say this: have some courage.

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  15. Gabby Giffords to GOP Lawmakers on Town Halls: 'Have Some Courage'Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 23 | US News & World Report

    Gabrielle Giffords, a former U.S. congresswoman who was severely wounded in a 2011 attack in Arizona that killed six others, urged Congress members to keep hosting town halls. Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords has a message for Republican lawmakers who may be using safety concerns as a reason not to hold town halls with their constituents: Suck it up.

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  16. Giffords to lawmakers avoiding town halls: 'Have some courage'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | The Hill

    Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords , who was shot in the head at a constituent event six years ago, implored members of Congress to hold town halls - even if they're wary of angry constituents. Being the victim of gun violence didn't stop her from holding public events, she said in a statement .

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  17. Appeals court upholds MD assault weapons banRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | The Hill

    The 4th Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a Maryland law that bans assault weapons, a major test of new gun control measures passed in the wake of the deadly massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. The en banc panel of the court, meeting in Richmond, overturned a three-judge panel that ruled against the law. 18 comments

  18. Gabby Giffords steps into New Mexico firearms debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Farmington Daily Times

    "Stopping gun violence takes courage, the courage to do what is right, the courage of new ideas," said former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords. Gabby Giffords steps into New Mexico firearms debate "Stopping gun violence takes courage, the courage to do what is right, the courage of new ideas," said former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords.

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  19. Congress Members Reminded to Remain Vigilant at HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | NBC Washington

    A new memo distributed to members of Congress Thursday told them to remain vigilant as they leave the protective bubble of the nation's capital and return to their home districts for the Presidents Day week recess. The memo from the U.S. House sergeant-at-arms to every representative in the House doesn't mention a specific threat, but it instructs them to alert their local police if they plan to attend a public meeting.

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  20. Gabby Giffords' gun-control group gets new law enforcement alliesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | Stars and Stripes

    Former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, retired astronaut Mark Kelly, have some new allies in their fight to end gun violence. And all of them are armed.

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