CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 09, 2013
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(White House: Major Garrett) President Obama’s ideas to reduce gun violence in the wake of the shooting tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut featured; details given about his proposals for an assault weapons ban, expanded background checks, safer gun use and storage and a review of gun buyback programs. [Vice President Joe BIDEN – comments on the children killed at Newtown.] Biden’s meeting tomorrow with NRA members discussed.
(Studio: Scott Pelley) New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s gun restriction proposal noted. [In Albany, CUOMO – says it is about ending the unnecessary risk of high capacity assault rifles.]
(Hartford, Connecticut: Michelle Miller) The debate over gun restrictions in Connecticut reviewed; details given about the proposals from state senator Beth Bye. [BYE - relates the message from Newtown victim Ana Marquez-Greene’s mother: get something done.] [State senator John McKINNEY- opposes a high tax on ammunition; calls for action from the federal government.]
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