Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, one of those targets on the map, was gunned down today as she met with constituents in a Safeway parking lot. At least six others have died. She was shot in the head at very close range. She is currently in surgery, as of 1:30 p.m. MST.
This is Rep. Giffords:
Her office was vandalized during the health care debate. She received numerous threats.
Here she is talking about the threats she received:
When are we going to say that rhetoric like “second amendment remedies” and crosshairs on a map are attached to events like this?
I think now is the time.