Guns are certain to be a major topic of discussion at President Obama's State of the Union speech on Tuesday.
Gabby Giffords, the former Arizona congresswoman who was shot in the head during a 2011 mass shooting, will as a guest of U.S. Rep. Ron Barber, her former chief of staff.
In his address, Obama is all but certain mention the killing of 26 first-graders at Sandy Hook Elementary School, and first lady Michelle Obama this weekend attended the Chicago funeral for a young girl felled by gunfire.
Musician and gun advocate Ted Nugent will be Congressman Steve Stockman’s guest at Tuesday evening’s State of the Union Address by President Barack Obama. Nugent will be available to speak to the media before and after the Address.
“I am excited to have a patriot like Ted Nugent joining me in the House Chamber to hear from President Obama,” said Stockman. “After the Address I’m sure Ted will have plenty to say.”
Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens, an ardent opponent of the Affordable Care Act, recently likened people with pre-existing medical conditions to wrecked cars and appeared to suggest that the sick are at fault for their illnesses just as drivers are at fault for their accidents.
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