In this photo taken Friday, July 5, 2013, former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords greets Jackie Barden, right, mother of a Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victim Daniel Barden, as local supporter Mary Ann Sosnoff, center, looks on at the Orchard Street Chop Shop in Dover, N.H.  Three years after being shot in the head, Giffords is in New Hampshire to urge support for background checks on gun purchases. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm)
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In this photo taken Friday, July 5, 2013, former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords greets Jackie Barden, right, mother of a Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victim Daniel Barden, as local supporter Mary Ann Sosnoff, center, looks on at the Orchard Street Chop Shop in Dover, N.H. Three years after being shot in the head, Giffords is in New Hampshire to urge support for background checks on gun purchases. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm)

On tour, Giffords' actions speak for gun control advocates

The Associated Press

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DOVER, N.H.  – Thirty months after a gunman shot her through the head, former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona has become the face of the fight for gun control.

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