A Perspective on the Giffords’ Shooting: Gene Rugala
According to Security Info Watch, the attempted assassination of U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords and shooting deaths of six other people at a political event in Arizona last week raised many questions as it pertains to the safety of public officials. Did the accused shooter, Jared Loughner, exhibit any warning signs that may lead people to think he would lash out violently? What steps will the government take to ensure that lawmakers can be kept safe in their own districts?
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