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Gun Control / Legislation / Ayotte #1052149

CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 02, 2013
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) Findings of a CBS News/"New York Times" poll on reaction to the Senate vote stopping new gun control legislation cited.

(Fitzwilliam, New Hampshire: Chip Reid) The backlash against Republican Senator Kelly Ayotte for her vote against expanded background checks for gun buyers featured; scenes shown from town hall meetings. [AYOTTE – cites concerns about a registry that will create a privacy situation; says we need to focus on mental health.] [At town hall, Newtown victim Dawn Hochsprung††'s daughter Erica LAFFERTY††- questions Ayotte.] [Today, LAFFERTY – says Ayotte is avoiding the question.] [Newtown victim Lauren Rousseau††’s father Gilles ROUSSEAU††- says he would like for Ayotte to reconsider.]

Pelley, Scott;
Reid, Chip

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