Giffords Shoots Gun for First Time Since Tragedy in Tucson

Gabrielle Giffords and Mark Kelly launch tour to push for expanded background checks.
1:54 | 07/05/13

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Former congresswoman Gabby Giffords and her husband -- on a multi state tore through next Monday and they're trying to reverse the gun control setbacks that earlier this year. And they're getting their message across in a somewhat surprising way ABC -- shot Wallace joins us from Washington with more good morning just shocked. Good morning John and -- former Arizona congresswoman -- real Giffords and husband mark Kelly kicked off their rights and responsibilities toward this week. Aiming to pressure senators who voted against background check legislation in April to change their vote. To kick off the toward different stopped at a shooting range in Las Vegas. And shot a -- for the first time since that tragic day in Tucson two and a half years ago when she was shot in the head she showed no fear. I want to introduce Showalter the woman who inspires me every single day. Kelly -- target practice as well launching -- seven day seven state bus tour to push for expanded background checks. Their message we want gun control we are not anti gun. Democrats. And -- public -- Every one we must June 17. Great -- -- -- making stops across the US to Alaska and North Dakota and New Hampshire and Ohio. As well as stopped in North Carolina and Maine where they will -- senators for casting their votes for tougher background checks. Those ensure gun sales at gun shows go through that same background checks. As those bought in stores. The couple are also meeting with community leaders in these states hoping to spread their message of what they call reasonable gun control. They launched Americans for responsible solutions in January after the sandy -- school shooting. Throughout our research we have found that a lot of criminals buy guns at gun shows and over the Internet. And that needs to change. -- an ABC news poll in April showed 86% of Americans support extending background checks to gun sales at gun shows an online. John time.

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