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Gabby Giffords Endorses Pat Toomey, Mark Kirk for Caving on Gun Control

On August 22 Gabby Giffords and her husband Mark Kelly praised Senators Pat Toomey (R-PA) and Mark Kirk (R-IL) for caving on gun control. Giffords and Kelly subsequently announced that their gun control group–Americans for Responsible Solutions–is endorsing Toomey and Kirk in the November elections.

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New Gun Control Idea: Take Guns from Senior Citizens

John Hopkins University’s Shannon Frattaroli sees danger in gun ownership among senior citizens, and points out that California’s Gun Violence Restraining Orders (GVROs) provide a way that families can have guns confiscated from older relatives.