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Tag Results for "Arizona Shooting"

Former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and Husband to Speak on Spanish Cruise

A Los Angeles cruise line has invited former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, former NASA astronaut Mark Kelly to speak and engage in a photo session with guests of a Mediterranean luxury cruise this summer. continue reading »

Former Intern for Arizona’s Gabrielle Giffords, Daniel Hernandez, Wins AZ School Board Election

The young Latino known as the man who stayed by Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords’ side after she was shot in the head, has been elected to an Arizona school board position. continue reading »

Arizona Declares Judicial Emergency

This Tuesday, Arizona judges declared a judicial emergency, which allows courts to delay criminal trials up to six months due to a shortage of judges the state is currently suffering from. continue reading »

UC Berkeley Chancellor Links Tucson Shooting to Immigration Debate

Striking up controversy while commenting on last weekend’s shooting, a University of California Berkeley chancellor sent an e-mail linking the Tucson shooting to Arizona’s war on undocumented immigration, and the downfall of the DREAM Act. continue reading »

POLL:  Most Voters View AZ Shootings as Random Violence, Not Political

Americans have closely followed news stories about the shooting of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and the killing of six others in Arizona on Saturday, and most don’t feel politics was the cause of it. continue reading »

Move Over Arpaio, Arizona has New Sheriff in the Spotlight

For some time now, one of Arizona’s most notable lawmen has been Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, but after Saturday’s shooting in Tucson, another sheriff has stepped into the spotlight. continue reading »

Violence and Language

It is hard to not to be thinking about the violence that recently took place in Arizona. My thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of those who were present at the shooting, but I am also thinking of us, the American public, as a whole. continue reading »

Could Slain Arizona Judge Have Been Targeted Over Immigration Controversy?

Among those killed in this weekend’s shooting in Arizona was U.S. District Judge John Roll. It is believed that he was not an intended target like Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, but over the last few years, Roll’s life was threatened a number of times. continue reading »

Day 3- No Change in Rep. Gabrielle Giffords Condition, Survival Credited to Bullet Path (VIDEO)

One of the doctors treating Arizona U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords says there was no change in her condition overnight. continue reading »

Had SB 1070 Been Enacted, Shooting Hero Could have been Singled Out and Asked for his Papers

Certainly one of Saturday’s heroes was Rep. Gifford’s 20-year-old intern Daniel Hernandez. On the job only 5 days, Hernandez used his training, as a nurse’s assistant to give Ms, Gifford’s immediate aid that is saved her life. continue reading »

NHMC Statement of the National Hispanic Media Coalition on the Heinous Shooting in Arizona

The National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC) is horrified by the senseless shooting rampage that occurred over the weekend in Tucson, Arizona. Our condolences and prayers go out to the victims and their families. continue reading »

GOP Rhetoric of “Crosshairs” and “Don’t retreat. RELOAD” Has to Stop

It is clear that Sarah Palin was in no way associated with Saturday’s event, but the killings are drawing focus on the language that is fuelling the current climate of hate. "Crosshairs" is a political phrase that Sarah Palin’s political action committee used to target the congressional districts for the TEA Party last election. One of the districts highlighted was the district of Rep. Gabby Giffords. continue reading »

AZ Sheriff Calls Arizona “Mecca for Prejudice and Bigotry”

On Saturday Pima County Sheriff Clarence Dupnik said that the state has "become the mecca for prejudice and bigotry." While addressing Saturdays shooting of Rep Giffords, he said he believes the congresswoman was the target and that suspect Jared Loughner (22) likely did not act alone. continue reading »

Rep Gabrielle Giffords took Stand on Immigration and Supported Health Care Bill

Giffords represents a district in southern Arizona that borders Mexico, and Immigration has been her main focus in three terms as a U.S. representative. continue reading »

Breaking News: AZ Shooter Mistakenly Released from Jail in Dec , Mall Standoff Ends Peacefully (VID)

A gunman fired shots in a Phoenix valley shopping mall on Wednesday prompting an evacuation of the building and extensive search for the suspect, police said. continue reading »