Must-see morning clip: Newtown victims call for gun control

Parents of the slain want universal background checks and a better mental health system

Published April 8, 2013 1:19PM (EDT)

Four months after the horrific massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School, "60 Minutes'" Scott Pelley interviewed the parents of the children shot dead, who advocated specific reforms to gun control: limiting the size of the magazines, requiring universal background checks and improving our mental health system.

By Prachi Gupta

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