CNN Evening News for Thursday, May 15, 2003
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(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Report introduced.
(Washington: Bob Franken) The Congressional debate on extending the assault weapons ban examined; details given of the position taken by President Bush & by Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert. [Before Fraternal Order of Police, BUSH - speaks.] [Representative Nancy PELOSI, St. Louis County police Chief Ron BATTELLE- hope Bush will get behind the weapons ban.] [Virginia Governor Mark WARNER, NRA executive vice president Wayne LaPIERRE, Kittaning, Pennsylvania, police department Patrolman Butch PUCCETTI- state opposing positions.]
(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Live in-studio interview held with "New Republic" senior editor Michelle Cottle about the assault weapons ban. [COTTLE - talks about the politics of gun control in which the Democrats are too afraid of the issue; suggests the Democrats pile on Bush for not taking a firmer stand.]
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