RELEASE: Giffords PAC Announces Nearly $1.5 Million Ad Campaign Calling out Rep. Coffman for Siding with the Gun Lobby Over Public Safety

September 24, 2018 – Giffords PAC, the political arm of the gun safety organization founded by former Representative Gabrielle Giffords and her husband Navy Combat Veteran and former Astronaut Captain Mark Kelly, announced today a nearly $1.5 million ad campaign underscoring the choice Colorado voters have before them this election when it comes to gun safety. As part of the campaign, the organization released a gut-wrenching new ad...

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STATEMENT: Gabrielle Giffords Responds to 3 Workplace Shootings in 24 Hours

September 20, 2018. — Former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, co-founder of the gun violence prevention organization Giffords, issued the following statement reacting to the news that a gunman opened fire at the Rite Aid Distribution Center in Aberdeen, Maryland. The shooting in Maryland today follows two workplace shooting incidents reported just yesterday, including a shooting at an office building in Wisconsin and a shooting at a judge’...

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Giffords, G-PAC Endorses Kwame Raoul for Attorney General in Illinois

Raoul is the only candidate in the race who supports cracking down on illegal gun trafficking in Illinois

September 20, 2018 — Giffords, the gun safety organization founded by former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and Captain Mark Kelly, and G-PAC, a political action committee working to elect candidates in Illinois committed to protecting communities from gun violence, announced their endorsement of Kwame Raoul for Illin...

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STATEMENT: Giffords Responds to Steve Knight Lying to the Public About Taking NRA Money

September 19, 2018— Giffords, the gun safety organization founded by former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and Captain Mark Kelly, responded to a report from Mother Jones that Representative Steve Knight (CA-25) lied to a local politics podcast – Talk of Santa Clarita – when he stated the NRA had not recently given him money. In fact, the Federal Election Commission shows the NRA sent Knight’s campaign funds three times this election cycle:...

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NEW AD: Giffords Ad Continues Campaign Highlighting Barbara Comstock’s Failures to Strengthen Gun Safety Laws and Keep Virginia Communities Safe

New Giffords PAC ad, part of $1 million investment, notes her failure to close background check loopholes that allow criminals to get their hands on guns

September 19, 2018 — Giffords PAC, part of the gun safety organization founded by former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and Captain Mark Kelly, released their second ad of this election cycle calling out Congresswoman Barbara Comstock for her failure ...

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Giffords Law Center Details Deadly Tie Between Guns and Suicide in New Analysis

Report indicates gun suicides represent only 5 percent of suicide attempts, but result in half of suicide deaths

September 14, 2018 — Over half a million men, women, and children in the United States have taken their own lives since 2004. A newly updated report from Giffords Law Center, Confronting the Inevitability Myth: How Data-Driven Gun Policies Save Lives from Suicide

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10 Student Events You Don’t Want to Miss This Saturday

By: Natalie Fritz, Youth Engagement Coordinator

Students shouldn’t live in fear.

As the new school year kicks off and active shooter drills once again become a routine part of student life, young activists will lead events urging voters to elect leaders committed to protecting kids from gun violence.

We’re teaming up with Change The Ref, the Future Coalition (National School Walkout + 50 Miles More) and local student leaders to bring these 3D-printed statues to 10 cities n...

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Giffords Endorses Representatives Val Demings, Ted Deutch, Stephanie Murphy, and Debbie Wasserman Schultz for Reelection to Congress in Florida

The endorsement comes as part of the Giffords #VoteCourage Campaign to elect gun reform candidates nationwide

September 13, 2018 — Giffords, the gun safety organization founded by former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and Captain Mark Kelly, announced its endorsement of Ted Deutch in Florida’s 22nd congressional district, Stephanie Murphy in Florida’s seventh congressional district, Debbie Wasserman Schultz in Florida’s 23rd congressional district, and Val Demings in...

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RELEASE: Student Activists Team Up with Giffords and Change the Ref to Bring “Last Lockdown Statue” to 10 Congressional Districts Ahead of 2018 Midterm Election

3D-Printed Statues of Student Hiding Under Desk – “The Last Lockdown” – Serves as a Stark Reminder of the Impact Gun Violence Has on Kids 

September 13, 2018 — As the new school year kicks off and active shooter drills once again become a routine part of students’ lives, on Saturday, September 15, youth activists will lead events urging voters to elect leaders committed to protecting kids from gun violence. T...

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ENDORSEMENT: Giffords Backs Andrea Stewart-Cousins for State Senate in New York

If reelected, Stewart-Cousins could become the first woman to serve as the Senate Majority Leader in New York

Giffords #VoteCourage Campaign Now Includes Endorsements of 69 Women, 18 Veterans, and 50 Minority Candidates

September 12, 2018 — Giffords, the gun safety organization founded by former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and Captain Mark Kelly, announced their endorsement of Andrea Stewart-Cousins for ree...

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