The President of the United States, Joe Biden, addresses the nation from the East Room of the White House in Washington on June 2, 2022. Photo: EFE
Its president AmericaJoe Biden, asked this Thursday, that in a speech addressed to the nation on 2 June Assault weapons are prohibited And high-powered magazines, when the country was devastated by the recent genocide in Texas, where 19 children and two teachers were killed. Lawmakers on both sides argued about this Firearms control.
“We need to ban assault weapons and high-powered magazines. And if we can’t ban assault weapons, we should raise the age of purchase to 18 to 21, “Biden said in a prime-time speech at 7:30 a.m. local time (11:30 PM GMT).
In a nearly 20-minute speech he repeatedly repeated “enough is enough”, Biden launched a series Appeal to MLAs Take specific steps For gun control in the countryAfter recent shootings in Uvalde, Buffalo, New York, and Tulsa, Oklahoma.
In particular, he requested that Background marked To potential buyers, that law would be enforced to guarantee safe storage of weapons and to eliminate the protective immunity of arms manufacturers.
“How many more butcher shops are we willing to buy? How many more innocent American lives have to be taken before that is enough?
According to BidenThere is a message for the politicians who survived the genocide: “Do something, do something, for the love of God, do something, because later ColumbineLater Sandy HookLater CharlestonLater OrlandoLater Las Vegas (…) Nothing has been done, “Biden said, referring to the major genocide that has hit the country in recent years.
A red carpet and 56 lit candles at the end of the aisle to represent shooting victims in states and territories. America, Biden He emphasized that the Second Amendment to the US Constitution, on gun rights, was “not absolute, like all other rights.”
“It simply came to our notice then. About Protect childrenTo protect the family. It’s about protecting the whole community. It’s about protecting our freedom to go to school, to a grocery store, to church, “Biden said.
His remarks coincided with a discussion in which a group of nine Republican and Democratic senators had been trying to reach a consensus since last week. Firearms control system So that they can get the support of the legislators of both the parties.
Will be much more humble than the system Assault weapons are prohibited Will be advocated and focused by most Democrats, including Biden Enhancing school safety And both Republicans need funding for mental health programs.
They will want to expand further Background marked Being able to buy firearms and incentivizing states to pass legislation that allows authorities to confiscate weapons from people considered dangerous.
Exactly, this Thursday, June 2, House Judiciary CommitteeThe Lower House of Congress is debating a series of arms control measures under this heading. Protect our Children’s Law.
These measures seek to introduce a 10-round limit per magazine, raise the minimum age for purchasing a semi-automatic rifle from 18 to 21, and encourage states to pass gun confiscation laws.
They try to limit the use of “ghost weapons” that can be purchased online at parts and then assembled at home, since they cannot be found without a serial number.
The debate over the measure has seen most House Republicans condemn any attempt Limit Americans’ ability to buy firearmsOften the general conservative message repeats that “the only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun.”
Hopefully the whole thing House of RepresentativesWhere Democrats have a majority, the package will be debated next week
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