Shooting victim and former US Rep. Gabby Giffords (D-AZ) (L) prepares to give an opening statement before the Senate Judiciary Committee during hearing about gun control while her husband Retired NASA astronaut and Navy Capt. Mark Kelly (2nd L) watches on Capitol Hill January 30, 2013 in Washington, DC. Giffords delivered an opening statment to the committee, which met for the first time since the mass shooting at a Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.