Mother of Slain Chicago Teen Makes Plea for Stronger Gun Laws

New gun control ad features mother of Hadiya Pendleton, killed by random gun shot.
1:08 | 02/16/13

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making waves tonight. It's narrated by the mother of that chicago teenager who was killed by a random gunshot after performing at the president's inauguration. It was a happiest day of her life. G after that, gunned down near her school. A piece of my heart is gone. Congress is debating how the fix our gun laws. They can start with background checks for all gun sales. Tell congress to support common sense reform so no more innocent children are killed and no parent has to go through this heartbreak. A message from that mom. I want to bring in abc's reena ninan, this comes just hours after the president met with that mother? That's right. This mother is quickly becoming the face for gun control advocacy. Despite the national atttention this receiving, david, there were four shooting incidents in chicago after the president spoke including one murder. Meanwhile here in washington, growing optimism that a group of bipartisan senators may be close to introducing legislation for expanding background checks. David?

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