Giffords: ‘Too many children are dying … you must act’

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Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords’ words during a brief opening statement at a Senate hearing on gun violence were careful, slow and deliberate.

But they were firm: “Too ma-ny child-den are dy-ing,” she said Wednesday, breaking up the syllables during her testimony to open a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on gun laws.

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