Congresswoman Gabby Giffords (D-AZ) was gunned down — alongside with six others — during a constituency event outside of a Tucson-area supermarket. Such a senseless death. Giffords has apparently been a target for those on the far right for the past couple of years, with her office being vandalized last March following her vote for health care reform. Also, there was recently an event that encouraged the use of gun violence against Giffords — and promoted the firing of M-16s.
Again, deepest condolences to her family. And let us all hope that her life’s efforts and dedication to her community were not in vain.