October 8, 2021 In the News

We can’t mask the virus of gun violence plaguing our communities

“My life was changed forever on Jan. 8, 2011, in a grocery store parking lot when I got the text from my mom, “Gabby was shot.”

Gabby was my boss, Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. I served as her legislative director in Washington, D.C.

My head swirled. It felt like someone had punched me in the gut.

A frantic call confirmed it was true: Gabby had been hosting a constituent event at a Tucson grocery store when a gunman opened fire, shooting her in the head at point-blank range.”

Read the full story by Washington Rep. Liz Berry in The Seattle Times.