- Mark Kelly: There is a vocal majority in our country that is demanding action to prevent needless gun tragedies
- We are prepared to fight the new administration and the new Congress on policies that threaten our communities, he says
Capt. Mark Kelly is a United States Navy combat veteran, retired NASA astronaut, and co-founder of Americans for Responsible Solutions. The opinions expressed in this commentary are his own.
(CNN)I flew 39 combat missions in Operation Desert Storm and left our planet four times in a spaceship. I always thought I had a risky job. But it wasn't until my wife, Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, was nearly assassinated that I learned she had faced a more present danger.