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US Gun Control- Biden calls for ban on assault weapons

Recently, President Joe Biden pledged to take sensible steps to crack down the reasons and stop the firearms following two mass shootings in the US in less than a week. 

On Tuesday he called for a nationwide ban on assault weapons, in the furrow of a shooting in Boulder, Colorado, at a grocery store, that left 10 people dead, inclusive of one police officer. 

While announcing from White House he said- “I don’t need to wait a minute, let alone an hour, to take common-sense steps to save lives ‘. 

As the right to bear an arm is protected by the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution. On the other hand, Democrats have requested stricter gun control measures in the aftermath of mass shootings recently. 

Meanwhile, Joe urged the members of the House and Senate to act asap. 

He added- “We can ban assault weapons and high-capacity magazines”, also nothing that he managed on similar legislation during his time as a senator and chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee. The law was passed back in 1994 but now it is allowed to expire after 10 years. 

Later, he also commands the Senate to pass proper measures that are already passed by the House that would permanently close the loopholes in-laws, needing background checks on the sale and purchase of guns. 

Needed meetings and discussions were held by the Senate, to discuss the ways of reducing and preventing any sort of gun violence. 

While offering condolences, Biden said his heart goes out to the survivors and the families of the victims of the boulder Shooting. 

Moving to the guilty

Authorities and police have charged 21-year-old Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa for the 10 counts of murder in connection with the shooting at Boulder’s Grocery store, on Monday this week. 

Until, he’s not presented to the court and due to appear tomorrow, Thursday. 

The assigned authorities and investigating teams have not disclosed any solid motive for the shootings until now. They just said, he purchased an assault weapon six days before the attack.

Victims of the shoot at Boulder 

Offering condolences to the victims. Sources: Internet

The first was a police officer, whose ages ranged from 20 to 65, was 51 years old Eric Talley. He was the first one to exchange gunfire, no other officers were injured. And 9 citizens came to the Grocery store or nearby. On this, Biden noted that Monday’s attack comes a week after the killing of eight citizens at three Atlanta area spas on March 16 earlier.

Until now not many things are opened up, more updates will soon come when the guilty will be presented in the court and further investigation on the case.

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