Obama: Americans must 'demand' support of controls

President Obama called on the American people to demand that their politicians support his gun control proposals:

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"The only way we can change is if the American people demand it." —President Obama

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"The most important changes we can make depend on congressional action. They need to bring these proposals up for a vote."

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