Justice

Tucson voting system will stand, after Supreme Court rejects appeal

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a challenge to Tucson's hybrid system of elections for city council members, ending a two-year court battle by critics who said it unconstitutionally violates the one-person, one-vote principle.

Gabrielle Giffords creates AZ gun-safety coalition

PHOENIX – Former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, who became a gun-control advocate after a gunman shot her in the head while opening fire at a constituent rally six years ago, on Thursday announced an Arizona coalition to promote gun safety and prevent violence.

March 10, 2017 Newscast

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Bill would create memorial for 2011 Tucson shooting

[su_note note_color="#fafaf9"]"I remember Jan. 8, 2011, absolutely as clearly as if it were yesterday. It was very cold and the sky was absolutely blue. I heard a popping sound and found myself face down on the pavement. In that brief amount of time, a bullet had passed completely through Gabby’s brain and Gabe lay just inches from where I lay, but he was lifeless."
– Pam Simon, Tucson shooting survivor
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