Gabby Giffords: Gun Control Is a Women's Issue

Gabby Giffords: Gun Control Is a Women's Issue

On June 16 gun control activist Gabrielle Giffords said gun control is a women’s issue and one on which women should “lead the way.”

Giffords was speaking to Hearst Corporation employees in Manhattan.

According to New York Daily News, Giffords spoke of how “dangerous people with guns are a threat to women.” She said, “Criminals with guns, stalkers with guns, abusers with guns… make gun violence a women’s issue.”

Giffords stressed that women can lead the way “through common sense.”

Her husband Mark Kelly also spoke, saying the couple founded their gun control PAC Americans for Responsible Solutions “to provide balance in something the gun lobby does very, very well.”

He stressed that gun control needs to be passed for women’s sake.

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