Biden, Democrats Urge Gun Control Legislation After Colorado Mass Shooting
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From the LeftJoe Biden Demanded The Senate Act On Gun Control After 10 People Were Killed In Colorado
President Joe Biden is calling on Congress to pass new gun control measures after mass shootings in the last week in Atlanta and Boulder, Colorado.
In a short speech Tuesday afternoon, Biden said “we can save lives” by increasing background checks for gun purchases, banning assault weapons, and limiting the size of magazines. Speaking directly to the families of those killed in Atlanta last Tuesday and in Boulder on Monday, Biden said the US government must “act so there’s not more of you, there’s fewer of you, as time goes...
From the CenterSchumer vows to address gun violence after Boulder shooting
Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) vowed on Tuesday that the chamber would take up measures to combat gun violence in the wake of a shooting at a grocery store in Colorado that left 10 people dead.
"The Senate is going to debate and address the epidemic of gun violence in this country," Schumer said during floor speech.
“We have a lot of work to do. I’ve already committed to bringing universal background checks legislation to the floor of the Senate. There is a hearing today in the Senate Judiciary...
From the RightBiden demands Congress ban assault weapons after Boulder mass shooting
President Biden urged Congress to ban assault weapons and tighten background checks on gun sales in the aftermath of the Colorado mass shooting.
“I don't need to wait another minute, let alone an hour, to take common sense steps or save the lives in the future, and to urge my colleagues in the House and Senate to act,” he said in an address Tuesday at the White House. “We can ban assault weapons and high-capacity magazines in this country once again.”
Biden, as a senator, helped push a ban on...