NBC Evening News for Wednesday, May 01, 2013
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(Washington: Kelly O'Donnell) The backlash against Republican senators who opposed expanded background checks for gun buyers featured; scenes shown from Senator Kelly Ayotte’s town hall meeting in New Hampshire; footage shown of Senator Arlen Specter being confronted over health care reform in 2009; Facebook quote from Senator Jeff Flake quoted; demandaction.org ad shown; NRA radio ad played. [AYOTTE – speaks about mental health.] [MAN – says Ayotte voted for the Republican NRA party line.] [Newtown victim Dawn Hochsprung's daughter Erica LAFFERTY- questions Ayotte.]
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