Newtown Victim’s Daughter Confronts Kelly Ayotte On Gun Control Vote

May 1, 2013 11:22 AM
Newtown Victim’s Daughter Confronts Kelly Ayotte On Gun Control Vote
" WARREN, N.H. (AP) — A woman whose mother was killed in last year’s school shooting in Newtown, Conn., confronted Sen. Kelly Ayotte Tuesday during the senator’s first public appearance in New Hampshire since voting against gun control legislation.

About 150 people attended the town hall meeting, where Ayotte defended her vote against a bill that would have required criminal and mental health background checks for people buying guns online or at gun shows.

After the vote two weeks ago, the New Hampshire Republican, a former prosecutor, expressed concern that expanded background checks could harm the rights of gun owners.

“I’m just wondering why the burden of my mother being gunned down in the halls of her elementary school isn’t as important,” WMUR-TV reported Erica Lafferty asking "

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