Thursday, January 31, 2013

go, gabby, go.

thank you for inviting me here today.

this is an important conversation
for our children,
for our communities,
for democrats & republicans.

speaking is difficult,
but i need to say something important.

violence is a big problem.
too many children are dying.
too many children.

we must do something.
it will be hard,
but the time is now.

you must act.
be bold.
be courageous.

americans are counting on you.

80-word testimony before the
u.s. senate judiciary committee on gun violence
by gabrielle giffords,
former u.s. house representative [d-az]
& survivor of a gunshot to the head [2011].

image sources: larry downing, reuters; americans for responsible solutions facebook page.

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