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Giffords pleads for gun curbs; NRA fights back

January 31, 2013
By ALAN FRAM , THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

WASHINGTON - Severely wounded and still recovering, former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords begged lawmakers at an emotional hearing Wednesday to act quickly to curb firearms because "Americans are counting on you." Not everyone agreed, underscoring the national political divide over gun control.

 
 
 

 

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