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Barack Obama says he’s ‘proud’ of NBA’s stance against gun violence

President Obama Holds Press Conference At White House

WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 18: U.S. President Barack Obama waves after his year end press conference in the Brady Briefing Room at the White House December 18, 2015 in Washington, DC. Later today President Obama will travel to San Bernardino, California, to meet with families of the 14 victims of the recent mass shooting, before heading to Hawaii for Christmas vacation and return on January 3, 2016. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

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The NBA wanted to spread its influence by having players – Stephen Curry, Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul and Joakim Noah – appear in a PSA about ending gun violence.

It reached the highest office in the land.

President Barack Obama:

Speaking up is a good first step, and kudos to the NBA and those players for getting involved.

Now, it’s on politicians like Obama to actually do something.