By Daniel Strauss - 04/09/13 02:47 PM EDT
CNN released a taped interview with Giffords and her husband, Mark Kelly, where Kelly is shown shooting a Glock 9 millimeter handgun at pots and bottles while Giffords watches on a patio at her mother's house in Arizona.
Kelly notes that the Glock he fires recreationally holds 17 rounds while the one used in Tucson held 33 rounds.
Kelly and Giffords have become some of the most prominent proponents of strengthening gun laws. They run the group Americans for Responsible Solutions which advocates policies meant to reduce gun violence.
Americans for Responsible Solutions recently released a video of Kelly buying a Sig Sauer .45 in Tucson, Arizona. The video argued that it's currently too easy to buy a gun.
President Obama has urged Congress to pass new gun laws. On Monday Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) announced that he would block a package of gun-control measures Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) hopes to bring to the Senate