Login

Register | Forgot Your Password? | Close
Register | Forgot Your Password? | Close
A_pNOw2CYAE45D2.jpg_large.jpg
Former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, right, in red, and husband Mark Kelly, center, shaved head, meet with New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, left, red tie.

Former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, former astronaut Mark Kelly, reportedly met privately Wednesday with New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg to discuss gun control.

According to ABC News, the meeting lasted for about one hour.

Bloomberg, a long-time proponent of stricter gun control laws, sent investigators to an Arizona gun show to see how easy it was to purchase guns in the state after Giffords was shot.

In February 2012, Bloomberg appeared on NBC's "Meet the Press" expressing anger over the fact that the Giffords shooting hadn't sparked a national dialogue about gun laws. "You'd think that if a congresswoman got shot in the head, that would have changed Congress' views," said Bloomberg, who founded the group Mayors Against Illegal Guns in 2006.

It was also reported that Giffords and Kelly will visit Newtown, Conn. on Friday where nearly 30 people were killed inside an elementary school.

KTAR.com,

share this story:
Attention KTAR.com Comment Users: We have recently changed our comments boards.
We would like you to be part of the conversation and The Voice of Arizona by logging in with your Facebook, Twitter, Google+ or Disqus account. Existing KTAR (Arizona Sports) account members will need to create a Disqus account or use one of the aforementioned social media logins. Thank you.
comments powered by Disqus

World Class Arizona

  • Dignity Health

    World Class People. World Class Company. Excellent care, delivered with compassion, for all in need.
  • CopperPoint Mutual Insurance Company

    SCF Arizona has a new name. They are now CopperPoint Mutual Insurance Company.
  • Taylor Morrison

    World Class People. World Class Company. We are a national home builder committed to building homes inspired by you.
  • Go Daddy

    World Class People. World Class Company. Go Daddy is a Fortune 100 "Best Companies to Work For."
  • Avnet

    World Class People. World Class Company. Here's information on a Fortune 500 company from Arizona.

Voice For A Better Arizona

  • Working For Arizona

    The business and economics of Arizona at the start of 2014 and looking forward.
  • Arizonans In Need

    Putting a focus on charities and organizations who provide help and/or need your help to fulfill their missions.
close

Share: