Arizona GOP Says It Will Stop Mark Kelly, Husband Of Shooting Survivor Gabby Giffords, ‘Dead In His Tracks’

The Republican Party of Arizona is facing national criticism after making a vow to stop Mark Kelly, husband of shooting survivor Gabby Giffords, “dead in his tracks.” The wording was used in a fundraising email sent this week by Arizona GOP Chair Kelli Ward, who accused Kelly of trying to take guns away from people. […]

Mark Kelly Announces Arizona Senate Run

Former space shuttle pilot and Gulf War veteran Mark Kelly has announced via Twitter that he is running for U.S. Senate in Arizona, according to CNN. “My next mission…. #FullSpeedAhead #ForArizona,” he tweeted on Tuesday. Kelly may be best known for being a space shuttle pilot and astronaut, having piloted and commanded numerous space shuttle […]

Mark Kelly, Astronaut And Husband Of Gabrielle Giffords, Eyes Senate Run

Mark Kelly, the retired astronaut who is married to former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, is eyeing a run for the U.S. Senate from Arizona in 2020, the Arizona Republic reported Thursday. An organization called 314 Action, which encourages the election of political candidates with a background in STEM fields, has launched an effort to draft Kelly […]

Trump’s Space Force Plan ‘Redundant,’ And ‘Wasteful,’ Former Astronaut Mark Kelly Says

President Donald Trump’s administration outlined a plan for creating a “Space Force” by 2020. As Reuters reported earlier today, the administration’s proposal needs U.S. Congress approval, but critics view it as unnecessary and expensive. “The next generation of Americans to confront the emerging threats in the boundless expanse of space will be wearing the uniform […]

Trump’s ‘Space Force’ Plan Is A ‘Dumb Idea,’ Says Astronaut Mark Kelly

Former astronaut Mark Kelly is not on board with Donald Trump’s plan to create a “Space Force” as the sixth branch of the military, calling it a “dumb idea,” Fox News is reporting. If Kelly knows anything about anything, it’s about these three subjects: the military, space, and politics. As for the military, Kelly spent […]

Congressman Takes Out Loaded Firearm During Gun Control Meeting, ‘I’m Not Going To Be A Gabby Giffords’

Congressman Ralph Norman of South Carolina thought pulling out a loaded gun was the best way to prove his argument with regards to the ongoing controversy over gun control. His constituents, however, apparently thought otherwise as they felt unsafe with the gun right in front of them. Norman was in a roundtable meeting in Rock […]

‘Star Trek’: Roddenberry Foundation Prize Will Have Astronaut Mark Kelly As Judge

The flame of the Star Trek legacy is being kept lit, in part, by the Roddenberry Foundation Prize. The Inquisitr reported on its start in September, 2016. Now, linking science fiction with science fact, one of the judges to determine who wins the prizes will be astronaut Mark Kelly. Rod Roddenberry, the son of Gene […]

Scott Kelly Retires After His Year In Space, Says Going To Mars Might Be ‘Doable’

Scott Kelly, the American NASA astronaut known for spending the most time in space, has announced that he is getting ready to retire. Scott Kelly, 52, is part of a twin-related space study conducted by NASA. The study being conducted is attempting to allow understanding of how space changes a person physiologically. While Scott was […]

Astronaut Scott Kelly Is Two Inches Taller Than Twin Brother Mark After #YearInSpace

U.S. astronaut Scott Kelly is now two inches taller than his identical twin brother, Mark Kelly, as a result of his recent year in space aboard the International Space Station. The Inquisitr reported on Wednesday that astronaut Scott Kelly had returned to Earth after spending a year in space on the International Space Station. Now […]

Space ‘Gorilla’ Chases Astronaut On International Space Station [Video]

A video, first uploaded to Twitter by NASA astronaut Scott Kelly’s twin brother, Mark, under the hashtag #ApeInSpace, shows how astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) in low Earth orbit are apparently under attack by a furious space gorilla. The video begins with a massive gorilla leaping furiously from out of a white box […]

Gabby Giffords Will Have Hillary’s Back For The 2016 Election

The Huffington Post reports that former Arizona congresswoman and gun-violence-victim-turned-gun-control-advocate, Gabby Giffords, a Democrat, has announced her endorsement for Hillary Clinton. Giffords’ husband, retired-astronaut Mark Kelly, has also announced his support for Clinton. The couple’s endorsement for the presidential hopeful is independent from their political action committee, Americans for Responsible Solutions — the group is […]

Gabby Giffords And Husband Mark Kelly Ride Bikes 40 Miles In 2015 El Tour De Tucson In Arizona [Video]

The shooting of Gabby Giffords may have left her partially paralyzed, but she and her husband, Mark Kelly, just rode bikes 40 miles in the 2015 El Tour de Tucson, an annual charity bike ride event. Giffords may continue to suffer physically from the actions of shooter Jared Lee Loughner, but mentally, she is doing […]

Gabby Giffords To Mark Shooting Anniversary By Skydiving

Gabby Giffords plans to go skydiving to mark the third anniversary of being injured by a gunman. The former Arizona Democratic House Representative says the jump will serve to mark how far she’s come since being shot. In 2011, a mass shooting claimed the lives of six and injured 12 along with Gabby Giffords in […]

Gabrielle Giffords Attends NYC Gun Show, Touts A ‘System That Works’

Former Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords attended a New York gun show on Sunday to draw attention towards voluntary background checks for buyers. The 43-year-old politician was shot in the head while giving a speech in Tuscon, Arizona two years ago. On Sunday, she traveled with astronaut husband Mark Kelly to the Saratoga Springs Arms Fair. […]

Gabby Giffords Attending Gun Show In New York Today

Three years ago Congresswoman Gabby Giffords was shot in the head by a deranged man. Today, the politician and her astronaut husband, Mark Kelly, are attending a gun show. The Saratoga Springs Arms Fair has agreed to a new “code of conduct” pushed by Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. Under the code of conduct sellers have […]

Gabby Giffords Attending First Gun Show Since Shooting

Gabby Giffords will attend her first gun show since she was shot in the head during an assassination attempt in 2011. Giffords, the former US Rep. from Arizona, will tour a New York gun show along with her husband, Mark Kelly. Giffords and Kelly, a former combat pilot and astronaut, will take the tour with […]

Gabby Giffords Meets With George H.W. Bush Over Gun Control

Former Representative Gabby Giffords met with President George H.W. Bush and his wife Barbara over gun control. Giffords and her husband, former astronaut Mark Kelly are on their seven-day-seven-state Rights and Responsibilities tour. The purpose of their tour is to increase background checks for those purchasing guns. Some victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting […]

Mark Kelly: Background Check Could Have Prevented Tucson Shooting [Video]

Mark Kelly, husband of former Representative Gabrielle Giffords, says gun background checks must be included in any new legislation concerning the sale of firearms. In a televised interview with Fox News‘ Chris Wallace (viewable below), Kelly said excluding universal background checks from new laws would be a “mistake,” though he also backed the NRA’s bid […]

Kelly Gun Purchase Axed By Tucson Gun Store

Mark Kelly’s planned gun purchase has been canceled, it has been revealed, after news of his plans to buy an AR-15 “assault rifle” were revealed earlier this month. As The Inquisitr reported earlier, Guns Patriots newsletter editor Neil McCabe tipped off the right wing blogosphere about the Kelly gun purchase — one seen as hypocritical […]

Gabby Giffords’ Husband Buys AR-15

Mark Kelly, the husband of former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords and a gun control activist, recently purchased an AR-15 from a gun store in Tuscon, Arizona. Along with the AR-15, referred to as an “assault weapon” by the media and politicians, Kelly also purchased a 1911-style pistol. Witnesses said that Kelly also purchased “high capacity” magazines […]

Gabrielle Giffords Anti-Gun Violence Group Credited For Increased Gun Sales

Gabrielle Giffords and her husband Mark Kelly launched the anti-gun violence group, Americans for Responsible Solutions. In the wake on the announcement about Giffords’ new organization, gun sales have reportedly spiked. Guns and ammo sales jumped to record levels late last month after President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden announced plans for new […]

Mark Kelly, Husband Of Gabrielle Giffords, Writes Children’s Book: Mousetronaut

Mark Kelly spent his career flying 39 naval combat tours in Operation Desert Storm followed by a stint as an astronaut where he flew on four shuttle missions. Now the husband of former US Representative Gabrielle Giffords is trying his hand at writing children’s books. Appearing onFOX News, Kelly says he was inspired to write […]

Gabby Giffords Happy To Be Moving Home To Tuscon

Gabby Giffords and her husband have moved back to Tuscon, a year and a half after she was moved to a hospital in Houston for intensive therapy following her being shot by a gunman during an appearance at a grocery store. The Associated Press reported that as Giffords’ therapy schedule lessened in Houston, she and […]

Gabby Giffords ‘Satisfied’ With Loughner Plea Bargain

Gabby Giffords has signed off on Jared Loughner’s potential plea bargain, which would spare her shooter the death penalty. Loughner plead guilty Tuesday for a shooting rampage that killed six and wounded many more, including former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. The plea will spare Loughner the death penalty, and came soon after a federal judge ruled […]

Gabrielle Giffords’ Husband Mark Kelly Writing A Children’s Book

With former Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords recovering at home for a bullet shot wound to the head her husband, astronaut Mark Kelly, is heading back into the public spotlight this time by writing a children’s book. The kids book features a mouse who travels into space and will be titled Mousetronaut: A Partially True Story. […]

Gabrielle Giffords Returns to Tucson One Year After Shooting

It’s been once year since the shooting in Tucson, Arizona that killed six people, injured 13 others, and left United States Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords in critical condition. Giffords traveled back to the spot of the shooting today to meet with other survivors, to reflect, and to help each other move forward. Daniel Hernandez, an intern […]

Gabrielle Giffords Releases Statement, Vows Return To Congress

Gabrielle Giffords is planning a return to Congress according to a one-page statement made in the upcoming memoir Gabby: A Story of Courage and Hope which was written by Gifford’s husband Mark Kelly. The final chapter of the book titled “Gabby’s Voice” is a simple one-page statement written in a few short sentences in which […]

Gabrielle Giffords Leaves Hospital In Milestone Recovery Moment

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, known as Gabby Giffords to her friends and constituents has taken a giant leap forward in her 5 month long rehabilitation after being shot in the head by crazed shooter Jared Lee Loughner, leaving the hospital to continue her rehabilitation with outpatient visits. Gifford’s spokesman said of her discharge: “The congresswoman is […]

Pope Benedict XVI Makes Long Distance Call To Space

Pope Benedict XVI made a very long distance call to space on Saturday to broadcast a live chat with the astronauts aboard the International Space Station. During his speech Pope Benedict specifically made mention to Mark Kelly, the husband of U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords: “I know that Mark and his wife were the victim of […]