Image via WikipediaHorrible news today from Arizona: Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords Shot By Gunman:
Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was shot in the head by a gunman at a public event in Tucson on Saturday. There are conflicting reports about whether she was killed.The perpetrator has been arrested. He should be punished to the maximum extent of the law.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to Rep. Giffords children, family, and friends as well as the family and friends of the other shooting victims.
Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) issued the following statement:
I am horrified by the senseless attack on Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and members of her staff. An attack on one who serves is an attack on all who serve. Acts and threats of violence against public officials have no place in our society. Our prayers are with Congresswoman Giffords, her staff, all who were injured, and their families. This is a sad day for our country.