Defeat Gun Control http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Wyoming's Senators Help Defeat Gun Control http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wyomings-senators-help-defeat-gun-control <p>After weeks of intense lobbying on Capitol Hill gun control advocates suffered a stinging defeat this week…in part because of opposition from Wyoming’s two Republican senators. Matt Laslo reports from Washington. &nbsp;</p><p>MATT LASLO: After the amendment to put in place near universal background checks failed… families from Newton, Connecticut huddled together…hugging each other as tears streamed down their faces. Erica Lafferty’s mom is Dawn Hochsprung (Hock-sprung) - the principal who was gunned down protecting her students at Sandy Hook Elementary School.</p> Fri, 19 Apr 2013 22:03:41 +0000 Matt Laslo 39579 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Wyoming's Senators Help Defeat Gun Control