Barack Obama

Obama kicks off gun control push with event in Minneapolis

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Surrounded by roughly 75 Minneapolis cops and Hennepin County Sheriff’s deputies, President Barack Obama began his push for stricter gun control today at the Police Department’s Special Operations Center in North Minneapolis. 

“If we’re serious about preventing the kind of tragedies that happened in Newtown , or the tragedies that happen every day in cities like Chicago, Philadelphia or Minneapolis, then law enforcement and our community leaders must have a seat at the table,” Obama said during his 15-minute speech.

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