Lawmakers on Edge, Reassessing Security, After Gabrielle Giffords Shooting

The shooting Saturday of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords put Washington edge and had lawmakers, whose stock in trade is their ability to get out and interact with the people, reassessing their own security. The ability of lawmakers to communicate and interact with their constituents is central to their job. It was not lost on lawmakers that during a ceremonial reading of the Constitution Friday, Giffords read the first amendment, where the right of the people to peacably assemble and seek redress...Full Story
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