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Published June 27, 2013, 04:24 PM

Giffords to visit North Dakota, promote mandatory background checks for gun purchase

Former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords is going to be making North Dakota part of a multi-state tour to promote mandatory background checks in gun sales.

Former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords is going to be making North Dakota part of a multi-state tour to promote mandatory background checks in gun sales.

Giffords will be in North Dakota Monday, July 7. Specific stops in North Dakota have not been announced yet. North Dakota is among several states where senators voted against expanded background checks in April. Giffords was critically injured by at an appearance near Tucson in 2011. Six other people were killed and 13 people were injured in the shooting.

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