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Gabby Giffords: Hold Hearings on 'Preventing Gun Violence Against Women'
CNSNews ^ | 4/14/2014 | Susan Jones

Posted on 04/15/2014 9:15:34 AM PDT by rktman

Former Rep. Gabby Giffords (D-Ariz.) wants members of the Senate Judiciary Committee to hold a hearing on "preventing gun violence against women," the first step to passing (gun control) legislation, she says.

"[M]any of those who perpetrate violence against women are still allowed easy access to firearms," Giffords wrote this month in an open letter to the Judiciary Committee.

Giffords writes that women are more likely than men to be killed or stalked by an intimate partner; and she says having a gun in a household with a history of domestic violence makes it much more likely that a women will be killed there.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Government; US: Arizona
KEYWORDS: 2a; arizona; banglist; gabbygiffords; giffords; guncontrol; waronwomenmeme
Geez, doesn't this didiot ever shut up? I guess "gun" violence is worse than fist violence or hammer violence or strangulation violence. Hey asshat. Violence is violence. The tool is just a tool. And so is mark kelley-giffords.
1 posted on 04/15/2014 9:15:34 AM PDT by rktman
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To: rktman

But she does NOT give a crap about violence against children in the womb?

How can anybody have a experience like this and yet not change the way they live their life, I mean she almost died but is still spitting on Christ by continuing on with this evil Democrat party


2 posted on 04/15/2014 9:18:35 AM PDT by Friendofgeorge (Sarah Palin 2016 OR BUST)
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To: rktman

Gabs going for a twofer...bad guns and war-on-wimmins. Who keeps trotting her out like this?


3 posted on 04/15/2014 9:19:27 AM PDT by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs assist!)
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To: rktman

Got a better idea.
Hold hearings on setting up “assertiveness training” for women along safe carry and marksmanship classes.
Esp. for second or third generation Moslem women.


4 posted on 04/15/2014 9:19:50 AM PDT by Little Ray (How did I end up in this hand-basket, and why is it getting so hot?)
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To: rktman

That foul piece of dog-crap Mark Giffords needs to STFU and quit abusing his wife.


5 posted on 04/15/2014 9:20:23 AM PDT by NorthMountain
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To: rktman

There really should be a law against shooting a woman.


6 posted on 04/15/2014 9:21:02 AM PDT by DManA
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To: Jane Long

Unfortunately, she completely missed the influence of guns on climate change.


7 posted on 04/15/2014 9:21:02 AM PDT by Attention Surplus Disorder (At no time was the Obama administration aware of what the Obama administration was doing)
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To: rktman

The answer to that is simple:

ARM, TRAIN, AND LICENSE WOMEN!

(All the ranges around here have special “Ladies Nite” free shooting for women! And you can bet I schedule my days accordingly...hahaha!)


8 posted on 04/15/2014 9:21:49 AM PDT by left that other site (You shall know the Truth, and The Truth Shall Set You Free.)
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To: rktman

Let me know when there’s a hearing on preventing aluminum bat violence against women.


9 posted on 04/15/2014 9:21:52 AM PDT by Hoodat (Democrats - Opposing Equal Protection since 1828)
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To: rktman

10 posted on 04/15/2014 9:22:05 AM PDT by JPG (Yes We Can morphs into Make It Hurt.)
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To: Jane Long

“Gabby” is a meat-puppet for her abusive husband Mark Giffords. Same as with James Brady being abused as a meat-puppet by his abusive wife Sarah Brady. Gun-control freaks are loathsome.


11 posted on 04/15/2014 9:22:06 AM PDT by NorthMountain
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To: left that other site
"arm...women"

I've been arguing that for a long time. I've read about a lot women being shot and killed by their exes, but I've always wondered how many of the murdered women were armed at the time. I would guess very few to none.

12 posted on 04/15/2014 9:27:15 AM PDT by driftless2
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To: rktman

What a pandering, divisive bunch of idiots these people are

Gun violence “against women”

“My (black) Brother’s Keeper”


13 posted on 04/15/2014 9:27:29 AM PDT by A_Former_Democrat (Hey 2008, we told you so)
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To: rktman

What a pandering, divisive bunch of idiots these people are

Gun violence “against women”

“My (black) Brother’s Keeper”


14 posted on 04/15/2014 9:27:48 AM PDT by A_Former_Democrat (Hey 2008, we told you so)
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To: rktman

But I was told that restraining orders are all a woman needs to protect herself. /s


15 posted on 04/15/2014 9:28:14 AM PDT by SZonian (Throwing our allegiances to political parties in the long run gave away our liberty.)
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To: A_Former_Democrat

So by the title .. gun violence against men is ok ?


16 posted on 04/15/2014 9:28:19 AM PDT by Bidimus1
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To: rktman

When I saw the headlines, I thought she was taking a stand against the BLM!


17 posted on 04/15/2014 9:28:59 AM PDT by Gadsden1st
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To: rktman

C’mon Gabby, surely you can fit more focus-group tested Democrat party talking points in than that.

How about:

Equal-Pay-Through-Increased-Minimum-Wage-For-Women-Who-Prevent-Gun-Violence-Against-Women-By-Mitigating-The-Effects-Of-Climate-Change.

Or you’re racist! And it’s Bush’s fault!!


18 posted on 04/15/2014 9:30:06 AM PDT by Junk Silver
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To: rktman

I wish she’d get a new hobby.


19 posted on 04/15/2014 9:30:53 AM PDT by servo1969
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To: rktman

Hey I have ideas that are in line with this lady’s thinking.

Maybe we can hold a meeting to announce that we will be holding a meeting to decide the time and place to hold a meeting.
Then we can hold that meeting to announce that guns are BAD.
Then make it illegal to rape or murder anyone.
Then we can tell rapists and murderers, “Hey, don’t do that”
Then we can put up signs that say ‘Gun Free Zone’ because we know that rapists and murderers always obey signs.
Then we tell rapists and murderers that they will get in ‘big trouble’ if they rape or murder someone.
Then, of course, lunch break.
Then go over minutes from before lunch break.
Then tell rapists and murderers they are not supposed to use guns. That should stop all rapes right there.(knifes, bats, and fists are a different meeting)

OR

We could arm women and teach them tactical lethal self-defense so that if they are ever approached by a rapist or murderer, then they have a .357 to even the odds.
Yeah, that’s better.


20 posted on 04/15/2014 9:35:28 AM PDT by envisio (Its on like Donkey Kong! ..... ♂+♀=♥)
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To: NorthMountain
Here's what folks should be looking at: The little creep who almost killed Reagan is out on parole (visit) with his mom........IN DC!!!

Why is he on the streets at all. That's insane.

21 posted on 04/15/2014 9:35:45 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: driftless2

Don’t leave home without it.

Last thanksgiving, one of the teenage girls at the dinner was being teased about her height.

I said:

I’m only 5:3, but I play a Full-Sized Bass, Ride a Full-Sized Harley, and shoot a Full-Sized GUN!


22 posted on 04/15/2014 9:37:15 AM PDT by left that other site (You shall know the Truth, and The Truth Shall Set You Free.)
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To: Jane Long

“Who keeps trotting her out like this?”

Her husband allows it, the A$$hat Astronut.


23 posted on 04/15/2014 9:40:32 AM PDT by DAC21
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To: DAC21

What a disgusting leech he is.


24 posted on 04/15/2014 9:42:39 AM PDT by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs assist!)
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To: DManA

> There really should be a law against shooting a woman.

I once put three M16 rounds into the chest of a young woman who was shooting at me (Quang Tri Province, Viet Nam, 1970). After she was no longer an immediate threat, I took her AK47 out of her hand, brought the bleeding under control and got her on a helicopter to a hospital, where they patched her up, kept her for a few days and the shipped her to a women’s POW camp. There are circumstances where a women needs to be shot.
A woman is just as capable of violence as a man.


25 posted on 04/15/2014 9:43:57 AM PDT by BuffaloJack (Freedom isn't free; nor is it easy. END ALL TOTALITARIAN ACTIVITY NOW.)
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To: rktman
The voice behind this ventriloquist's dummy is her creepy husband. No low is too low for the left. If it advances the agenda, using and abusing the mentally impaired is a virtue. Vile.
26 posted on 04/15/2014 9:46:45 AM PDT by Ezekiel (All who mourn the destruction of America merit the celebration of her rebirth.)
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To: Sacajaweau
The little creep who almost killed Reagan should be rotting away in a nasty little cell all by himself.
27 posted on 04/15/2014 9:50:28 AM PDT by NorthMountain
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To: rktman

Here is CA, if your “Spouse” decides to file a Restraining Order against you, you have to turn in your Firearms.

The is no Due Process, period. It appears that anyone can say anything about you, true or not, and you will be forced to capitulate your God Given Right to Self Defense to the State. Good luck getting your Guns back if the Restraining Order is cancelled or overturned.

Of course, if you were so inclined, you could Stab your “Spouse” with an Assault Knife or run her over with an Assault Chevy.


28 posted on 04/15/2014 9:50:42 AM PDT by Kickass Conservative (Nobody owes you a living, so shut up and get back to work...)
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To: rktman
She acts like she was the only one shot. I wonder how much interaction she has had with the families of those who died that day.

You want to prevent gun violence again women Gabby? Then push for them to own guns.

29 posted on 04/15/2014 9:58:43 AM PDT by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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To: BuffaloJack

Good shooting Bro!!! I was in Northern I Corp (C-2 A-4 Dong Ha Khe Sahn, Rockpile, Cam Lo Vandergrift) in that same time frame!!! Who knows, you mighta kept her from plugging me!!! Thanks a bunch.


30 posted on 04/15/2014 10:08:48 AM PDT by DMZFrank
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To: rktman

From the “Grasping at Straws File”


31 posted on 04/15/2014 10:22:39 AM PDT by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: rktman

What about Taser violence against women? She’s got no problem with that I presume.


32 posted on 04/15/2014 10:27:52 AM PDT by VRWCmember
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To: rktman

To prevent violence against women, get them into a CCW class.


33 posted on 04/15/2014 10:34:41 AM PDT by logic101.net (How many more children must die on the altar of gun control?)
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To: BuffaloJack

Thanks for your service, BuffaloJack!

I have to say that’s not the most stirring endorsement for 5.56mm that I’ve ever heard. Still, you did your job, and I suppose it did its, in a fashion.


34 posted on 04/15/2014 10:40:43 AM PDT by Rinnwald
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To: Attention Surplus Disorder
Unfortunately, she completely missed the influence of guns on climate change.

I like what you did there. Work in how evil American guns are harming gay Mexicans, and you can have a future in government.

35 posted on 04/15/2014 10:44:21 AM PDT by Rinnwald
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To: Rinnwald

> I have to say that’s not the most stirring endorsement for 5.56mm that I’ve ever heard. Still, you did your job, and I suppose it did its, in a fashion.

I do not endorse the M16 rifle. Earlier in the same fire fight, I had to take the damn thing apart and remove a bent cartridge that was jammed in the breech. You have no idea how fast you can repair a rifle unless you have to.


36 posted on 04/15/2014 10:45:08 AM PDT by BuffaloJack (Freedom isn't free; nor is it easy. END ALL TOTALITARIAN ACTIVITY NOW.)
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To: BuffaloJack

I had a close family friend who was a Marine sharpshooter in Vietnam. He hated the M16 and was not bashful in telling you why. He managed to hold on to his M14 during multiple tours of duty.


37 posted on 04/15/2014 11:09:40 AM PDT by Rinnwald
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To: rktman

“...because gun violence against men is perfectly acceptable!”


38 posted on 04/15/2014 11:11:01 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: rktman

This woman was my representative. I spent many an afternoon protesting on her office’s street corner, where she was never in residence. She ducked all the meetings we had set up with her. I heard her complain that people who talk to her about politics on the planes home (Texas with her husband) was wearisome.

She seems more active politically now.

One of the people who disarmed the gunman was a woman, who was on the ground. She knew how to drop the magazine out of his weapon (press the button) and was brave and practiced to do this in the middle of a squabble. One of the men had a gun on him, but did not want to use it in close quarters. He strong-armed the killer instead.

Idiot Giffords, used pictures of herself at the shooting range, but wants to deny other women and their husbands guns and target practice.

Good riddance. Your husband looks like bald Lauffner and his political ambitions to ride on your coat tails is blatantly obvious and repulsive.


39 posted on 04/15/2014 11:15:40 AM PDT by lulu16 (May the Good Lord take a liking to you!)
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To: mass55th

One of the people who died was a judge, Judge Roberts. He was a Republican, a devout Catholic, who went to church every day. He used his body to cover another.

You never hear about this hero. I met his family at a Mass for him to receive posthumously the St Thomas medal. At the Mass, it was never mentioned how he had died and how, as Jesus had preached, did what the greatest thing one can do, is die for another.

A man covered his wife, but she died.

God Bless you forever Judge Roberts, you are who we should always remember on that tragic day in Tucson.


40 posted on 04/15/2014 11:20:24 AM PDT by lulu16 (May the Good Lord take a liking to you!)
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To: left that other site

Many anti-gunners would say that even if all women were armed, they would still be surprised and unable to react. Well yes, a certain number would not be prepared (just like many men), but undoubtedly there would be more than a few who would be ready...and stay alive.


41 posted on 04/15/2014 11:50:48 AM PDT by driftless2
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To: Jane Long
Lol. Exactly. Sort of like a game of scrabble.

Following their logic, they need to include gays and global warming, minorities....

The new title...

Racist Global Warming is causing gun violence against women, gays and minorities.

42 posted on 04/15/2014 12:02:35 PM PDT by dhs12345
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To: rktman

Please go away, ma’am.


43 posted on 04/15/2014 12:16:57 PM PDT by WayneS (Help Control Politician Overpopulation - Spay or Neuter Your Senator or Congressman Today!)
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To: Jane Long
Has she heard about the 100 teenage girls that the Muslims kidnapped in Nigeria? I thought so. This war against women they will not touch because it offends a legitimate religion
44 posted on 04/15/2014 2:19:39 PM PDT by ronnie raygun
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To: ronnie raygun
"...legitimate religion..."

If by "religion" you mean a "religion" of torture, kidnapping, pedophilia, rape, murder, mutiliation, terrorism, etc...then yes.

45 posted on 04/15/2014 2:27:33 PM PDT by SZonian (Throwing our allegiances to political parties in the long run gave away our liberty.)
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To: rktman

Gabby Giffords is still exposed to her nutcase husband.


46 posted on 04/15/2014 3:29:47 PM PDT by School of Rational Thought
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To: driftless2

Are the liberals saying that wymins are less capable than men?

LOL!


47 posted on 04/15/2014 6:56:06 PM PDT by left that other site (You shall know the Truth, and The Truth Shall Set You Free.)
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To: rktman; GeronL; Revolting cat!

Protecting Underpaid Pregnant Minority Women And Snail Darters From Gun Violence In Irregularly Warm Temperate Climates!


48 posted on 04/16/2014 11:31:25 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (The new witchhunt: "Do you NOW, . . . or have you EVER , . . supported traditional marriage?")
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To: a fool in paradise

LOL rolls off the tongue


49 posted on 04/16/2014 12:07:34 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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