Former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords and her husband,former astronaut Mark Kelly will be in Raleigh Sunday as part of their week-long tour pushing for new gun safety laws.
No details of the time and place have yet been released.
Giffords was severely wounded in the headed two years ago by a deranged gunman who killed six of her constituents and wounded 12 others.
She and her husband have launched Americans for Responsible Solutions, a 501(c)(4) advocacy organization and political action committee to push for new gun safety laws such as the Manchin-Toomey bill defeated in April that would have required more background checks for gun purchases.
Giffords and Kelly are visiting Nevada, Alaska, North Dakota, Ohio, New Hampshire,, and Maine as well as North Carolina.