Congresswoman Giffords warned us…

Congresswoman Giffords warned us. Please watch and listen to this message she shares.

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“Last March, Giffords was one of ten House Democrats who were the subject of harassment over their support for the national health care overhaul. At the time, the front door of Giffords’ Tucson office had been shattered in an early morning incident.

Giffords had been a top target by Republicans in the 2010 midterm elections, but managed to win a tough re-election battle against a tea party candidate.

The up-and-coming lawmaker, known as a moderate Democrat who paid close attention to constituent concerns, had been singled out by Sarah Palin‘s SarahPac as one of the 20 Democrats on the ballot in November who represented states that supported Sen. John McCain for president in 2008. “It’s time to take a stand,” Palin’s fundraising appeal said of Giffords and the other Democrats, who had all supported the health-care bill.”

Source:  Washington Post article Hospital: Ariz. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords expected recover after Tucson shooting that killed six including a 9-year-old and a federal judge, By Shailagh Murray and Clarence Williams, Saturday, January 8, 2011; 4:33 PM