Gabrielle Giffords awarded JFK Profile in Courage Award

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Former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords testified on Capitol Hill today on gun control.
Former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords testified on Capitol Hill today on gun control.
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Former Democratic Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords received the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award Sunday. Giffords stepped down from her seat after she was shot in the head while at a congressional neighborhood event in her home state of Arizona. Giffords created the group, Americans for Responsible Solutions, to promote stronger gun laws.

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Gabrielle Giffords awarded JFK Profile in Courage Award

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