• Biden rails against access to assault weapons after recent spate of shootings

    9 days ago - By Bésame

    President Joe Biden said Thursday that he would work with Congress to “try to get rid of assault weapons” after a recent spate of shootings in the US.
    “The idea we still allow semiautomatic weapons to be purchased is sick, it's just sick. It has no social redeeming value, zero, none. Not a single, solitary rationale for it,” Biden told reporters during a brief gaggle outside the Nantucket Fire Department in Massachusetts, where he greeted first responders.
    Asked whether he would try to take action on guns, the president said, “I'm going to try. I'm going to try to get rid of assault...
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