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Sunday, October 1, 2023

Mark Udall’s Statement on the Shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords

Mark Udall issued the following statement after Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, members of her staff, and several others were attacked by a gunman during a public event at a grocery store in Tucson, AZ:

“This is a sad day for our country.  My thoughts and prayers go out to Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and the other victims of today’s senseless shootings.  

“Congresswoman Giffords is a brilliant and dedicated public servant who works tirelessly for the people of her district.  I’m privileged to serve with her in the U.S. Congress and I’m honored to call her my friend.  Today’s shootings, during a meeting between Rep. Giffords and her neighbors, were a cowardly attack on our democracy.”

Link to NPR

6 Killed, Congresswoman Injured In Ariz. Shooting

January 8, 2011   A gunman opened fire Saturday onto a crowd at a public event held by Rep. Gabrielle Giffords in Tucson, Ariz.,

Los Angeles Times

Gabrielle Giffords, Arizona congresswoman, shot in Tucson

Democrat Gabrielle Giffords is in critical condition after a gunman opened fire at a meet-and-greet at a supermarket. Six are dead, including a 9-year-old girl

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