Letter: Ayotte did not represent her New Hampshire constituents
Background checks continue for individuals applying for business positions or entry into the military. They are accepted everywhere, except with Sen. Kelly Ayotte on the issue of purchasing weapons.
The background checks bill did not infringe on the Second Amendment. Ayotte’s stance is completely unfounded and wrong. She echoed the National Rifle Association’s fear-mongering. A recent survey showed 91 percent of New Hampshire adults support background checks.
Sen. Ayotte, just before you cast your vote, whose faces did you see and support? Was it the families of Newtown, Conn., who came to your office for your support? Was it the victims of Sandy Hook, the children with fear in their eyes and the teachers who tried to protect them? Was it the victims and families of the Aurora and Virginia Tech shooting or the little girl in Arizona who died when Gabby Gifford was shot? Or was it the NRA and lobbyists who contribute to your campaign fund?
Ayotte has shown once again she does not have the integrity or the courage to support the will of her constituents.
She is more interested in advancing her political future.
WILLIAM and MARILYN MURDOCH