Biden Tightens Some Gun Controls, Says Much More Needed

President Joe Biden announced a half-dozen executive actions aimed at addressing a proliferation of gun violence across the nation that he called an “epidemic and an international embarrassment."

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President Joe Biden speaks about gun violence prevention in the Rose Garden at the White House, Thursday, April 8, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden, in his first gun control measures since taking office, announced a half-dozen executive actions Thursday aimed at addressing a proliferation of gun violence across the nation that he called an “epidemic and an international embarrassment.” “The idea that we have so many people dying every single day from gun violence in America is a blemish on our character as a nation,” Biden said during remarks at the White House.…

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