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Blumenthal: Young people have touched conscience of America

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Speaking at an Axios event with Mike Allen Friday, Sen. Richard Blumenthal said the young people leading the gun control movement, those who have gone to the streets with signs like, "Our blood, your hands," have "touched the conscience of America."

"What's so extraordinary is how articulate and committed they are. They are the voice and face of a new social movement...I think that's one of the fundamental changes we're seeing in the gun violence prevention movement."
— Sen. Richard Blumenthal