Gabby Giffords launches site to stop gun violence on second anniversary of Tuscon massacre

Posted at 2:27 PM, Jan 08, 2013
and last updated 2013-01-08 14:31:03-05

Former Arizona Congresswoman Gabby Giffords was nearly killed in a mass shooting in Tucson, Arizona, two years ago today.

Giffords retired from Congress last year to focus on her recovery after she was shot in the head on Jan. 8, 2011. Six people died, including a 9-year-old girl and a federal judge Tthe gunman, jared loughner, is serving a life sentence without parole

Giffords and her husband Mark Kelly, a NASA astronaut, have launched a new website aimed at curbing gun violence.

It’s called “Americans for Responsible Solutions.”  The site calls on elected officials to work toward stopping gun violence and promoting responsible gun ownership