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Biden lays out executive orders to curb 'international embarrassment' of gun violence

6 days ago   |   By Politico

President Joe Biden on Thursday announced a slate of executive actions to curb what he called an “epidemic” of gun violence across the country, while again urging the Senate to take action on a cluster of House-passed gun reform bills.
At an event in the White House Rose Garden, Biden - joined by Vice President Kamala Harris and Attorney General Merrick Garland - argued that “nothing” in his administration's proposals “in any way impinges on the Second Amendment.”
“But no amendment to the Constitution is absolute,” Biden said, decrying the “phony arguments” from those who suggest...
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Biden targets 'ghost guns' and 'red flag' laws in gun-control executive actions

Biden targets 'ghost guns' and 'red flag' laws in gun-control executive actions

6 days ago   |   By Post Gazette


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Biden says gun violence is an epidemic, unveils executive actions and calls for national red flag law

Biden says gun violence is an epidemic, unveils executive actions and calls for national red flag law

6 days ago   |   By CNBC

The actions include directing the DOJ to craft a rule addressing the spread of untraceable "ghost guns" and publish model red-flag legislation for states.
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‘Ghost guns' & ‘red flags': Biden calls gun violence an ‘epidemic,' fires off anti-gun executive orders

‘Ghost guns' & ‘red flags': Biden calls gun violence an ‘epidemic,' fires off anti-gun executive orders

6 days ago   |   By RT

President Joe Biden has fired off a number of anti-gun executive orders, including a directive on controversial “red flag” laws. The orders fall short of comprehensive regulation, which Biden has called on Congress to enact.
“Gun violence in this country is an epidemic, and an international embarrassment,” Biden declared on Thursday, in a speech announcing six executive orders aimed at tightening up the US' gun laws. The orders were revealed by the White House a day earlier, and include a directive asking the Justice Department to crack down on untraceable ‘Ghost Guns' and issue model “red...
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