• May 31, 2023

Giffords, Kelly New Book Promoting Universal Background Checks & Gun Show Regulations

Gabrielle Giffords and Mark Kelly
Gabrielle Giffords and Mark Kelly

On September 30 2014 gun control proponents Gabby Giffords, former Democratic Congresswoman from Arizona, and her husband puppet master Mark Kelly will release a book intended to be another step in their campaign for the passage of more gun control.

The book is titled, Enough: Our Fight To Keep America Safe From Gun Violence ( tiny.cc/twgnmx ) .

According to the NY Daily News, a portion of the book revolves around recounting the events of January 8, 2011–the day on which Jared Loughner shot and killed six and wounded fourteen, including Giffords, in a Tucson Safeway parking.

Giffords and Kelly present Loughner’s attack as proof of the need for expanding background checks to cover every gun sale–retail and private–in America.

Loughner went through such a background check in order to purchase the gun he used in his attack. 

However, Kelly argues that expanded background checks are still necessary and he blames “the political class” for being “too afraid” to discuss and enact more gun control.

The book also argues for new laws against gun trafficking, new regulations on gun shows, and new rules for online firearm sales.

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AWR Hawkins
AWR Hawkins

AWR Hawkins writes for all the BIG sites, for Pajamas Media, for RedCounty.com, for Townhall.com and now AmmoLand Shooting Sports News.

His southern drawl is frequently heard discussing his take on current events on radio shows like America’s Morning News, the G. Gordon Liddy Show, the Ken Pittman Show, and the NRA’s Cam & Company, among others. He was a Visiting Fellow at the Russell Kirk Center for Cultural Renewal (summer 2010), and he holds a PhD in military history from Texas Tech University.

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