The former Arizona congresswoman urged women to keep pushing for tougher gun restrictions at a rally in Tucson.
The three-year anniversary of the shooting of Gabrielle Giffords will be marked Wednesday with bell-ringing, flag-raising and other ceremonies, providing a moment of reflection for the former congresswoman and an opportunity to look ahead to her efforts to remake the gun debate in America.
For the legal team defending the suspect in a deadly Tucson mass shooting, reaching a plea deal was just one step. Convincing a judge that Jared Lee Loughner is competent enough to enter a plea depends on how he behaves in court Tuesday.
A psychologist believes that the suspect in the Tucson shooting rampage that left then-U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords wounded has an improved mental state but remains incompetent to stand trial, a federal judge said in a court filing Thursday.