January 27, 2014 in City

Gabrielle Giffords to testify in Olympia Tuesday on gun initiative

By The Spokesman-Review
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Gabrielle Giffords, accompanied by her husband, Mark Kelly, speaks at the Millyard Museum in Manchester, N.H., on Friday.
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OLYMPIA — Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who survived a shooting rampage that killed six, will testify in Olympia Tuesday in favor of a proposed initiative to require broader background checks for gun purchases.

Giffords and her husband, former astronaut Mark Kelly, are expected to testify in favor of Initiative 594 at a hearing of the House Judiciary Committee Tuesday afternoon.

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