CNN Evening News for Friday, Dec 21, 2012
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(Newtown, Connecticut: Anderson Cooper) The first response from the NRA to the shooting introduced. [NRA CEO Wayne LaPIERRE- calls for armed police officers in every school.] Recent interview held with Representative Senate-elect Chris Murphy in response to the NRA statement. [MURPHY - talks about hearing while he was going to student funerals about the NRA statement about the need or more guns; states LaPierre is out of step even with NRA members; suggests assault weapons and ammo have to be off the streets and that Newtown parents may take part in the political process of change.]
(Newtown, Connecticut: Anderson Cooper) The big business of gun sales led by Walmart noted.
(Bentonville, Arkansas: Gary Tuchman) Walmart's weighing in on the Newtown tragedy presented; scenes shown of guns in a Walmart store. [Walmart vice president David TOVAR- comments on the company's seeking of a balance on firearm sales, on the company outreach, the company focus on customer requests.]
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