The Time Has Come

Giffords to Announce Gun Control Push

Office of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords / AP Photo

Two years after her almost-fatal bullet to the head, it sounds like former Representative Gabrielle Giffords is ready to push for stricter legislation on firearms. After a visit to Newtown, Connecticut, and recent meetings with gun-control advocates, Giffords and her husband Mark Kelly are expected to reveal a fundraising effort and call for specific weapon restrictions during an interview with Diane Sawyer on Tuesday, according to sources. The couple haven't been involved with previous lobby efforts before, but have spoken about gun control on social media and in public. "This time our response must consist of more than regret, sorrow and condolence," Kelly wrote on his Facebook page after the Newtown shooting.