Friday, July 12, 2024

Obama Gives Rousing Speech in Tucson Underscoring Unity

President Obama honored the victims of Saturday’s shootings at a memorial service Wednesday night in Tucson with an emotive speech in which he called on “America to be as good as she imagined it.” Speaking at the University of Arizona the President elected to give anecdotes of the victims and recognize the heroes that sprung […]

Latino Intern Receives Standing Ovation from Arizona Lawmakers

A twenty-year old Congressional intern who is credited with helping save Rep. Gabrielle Giffords’ life, was honored for his life-saving actions in Saturday’s shooting in Tucson, with a standing ovation from Arizona lawmakers led by Gov. Jan Brewer on Monday. “Daniel Hernandez, a University of Arizona student, showed no fear in the face of gunfire,” […]

After Giffords Shooting, Intern Springs to Action

As U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, (D-AZ) fought to recover from a bullet wound to the head Sunday, federal officials in Arizona charged 22-year old Jared Lee Loughner with five counts related to Saturday’s tragic shooting outside a Tucson supermarket. In total, 19 people were shot in the shooting rampage, leaving 6 dead.  Among the six […]