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Gabrielle Giffords Gets Kennedy Award, Talks With Marathon Bombing Victims

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Former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords has received the John F. Kennedy “Profile In Courage Award.” On stage at the Kennedy Library on Sunday, she delivered a simple message.

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Giffords and her husband Mark Kelly called on Congress to act more courageously on gun control. Still recovering from the January of 2011 shooting in Tucson, she told the audience at the Kennedy Library that “We all have courage inside. I wish there was more courage in Congress.”

The Giffords spent yesterday afternoon at the Spaulding Rehabilitation Center visiting with victims of the Boston Marathon bombings

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