A new advertisement airing before and after tonight’s State of the Union address will feature a message from former Rep. Gabby Giffords recalling how President Obama’s address last year outlined a gun violence prevention plan, but was followed by political inaction.

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The ad refers to a Washington Post /ABC News poll from April which showed over ninety percent of Americans support background checks, specifically at gun shows. It also mentions the $243 million the National Rifle Association spent in 2010 fighting efforts pushing for universal background checks. The TV spot was produced by Americans for Responsible Solutions, the 501 (c) (4) started by Giffords and her husband Mark Kelly after the Tuscon shooting in which Giffords was seriously injured and six of her constituents were killed.