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What has — or hasn't — been achieved in gun reform since the Giffords shooting

By Steve Goldstein
Published: Thursday, May 26, 2022 - 12:26pm
Updated: Friday, July 8, 2022 - 10:07am

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Gabby Giffords and Mark Kelly
Pima County
There were 19 victims in the attack that ended the political career of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, shown here with husband, newly elected U.S. Sen. Mark Kelly.

As the world struggles to address another mass shooting at an elementary school, some Arizonans have been working nonstop for years to reform gun laws in a state and country generally resistant to such efforts.

Former Arizona Congresswoman Gabby Giffords, the victim herself of a shooting in 2011, began her own gun control lobby after the Sandy Hook shooting.

The Show spoke with longtime Tucson journalist Jim Nintzel to discuss what has — and has not — been achieved, and what the role of Giffords’ husband, U.S. Sen. Mark Kelly, is in all this.

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