'They deserve a vote': Obama's gun control remarks in State of the Union [VIDEO]

Posted By KATE STANTON, UPI.com   |   Feb. 12, 2013 at 11:06 PM   |   0 comments

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Feb. 12 (UPI) -- The most dramatic moment of Barack Obama's fourth State of the Union address came toward the end, when the president pointed to audience members with the most personal stake in gun control laws and called for Congress to act on their behalf.

"They deserve a vote," Obama said, referring to victims of gun violence like former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, and Nat and Cleo Pentleton, the parents of slain Chicago teen Hadiya, who was shot just days after she performed in the inauguration.

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