AURORA, Colo. (CBS4)– Former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords will visit Aurora as part of a gun safety town hall on Monday. Giffords was targeted in a 2011 shooting in Tucson, Arizona.
She continues to recover from her injuries and is an advocate for gun violence prevention.READ MORE: Park Hill Residents File Lawsuit Against Safe Outdoor Space For Homeless In Church Parking Lot
Giffords recently was in El Paso, Texas visiting victims of the recent shooting at a Walmart.READ MORE: Busy Friday Night In Downtown Denver Could Signal Trend Toward Post-Pandemic Life
On Monday night, Giffords will be joined by Aurora Congressman Jason Crow and state Sen. Rhonda Fields, as well as survivors and activists for gun laws and school safety. The town hall is at 7 p.m. at the Aurora Association of Realtors.MORE NEWS: Colorado's Comeback: Moviegoers Return To Regal Theatres Amid COVID Safety Protocols
“A lot of good work has happened in Colorado and right now it’s being undermined by the failure to address the issues in contiguous states and across the country,” said Former ATF Agent David Chipman.