Tuesday, February 7, 2023

America has a “moral obligation” to regulate more firearms: Biden

President Joe Biden said Wednesday that the United States has a “moral obligation” to more strictly regulate firearms and should “feel guilty” for not doing so, at a time when Ten years have passed since the massacre at the Sandy Hook (Connecticut) school.

“We have a moral obligation to pass and enforce laws that prevent these things from happening again.” The President said in a statement, “We must feel a social culpability for taking too long to deal with this problem,” he explained later as he did not lay with his arms folded.

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In this sense, he recalled that he had approved a law to prevent potentially dangerous people from buying weapons And that it decreed so-called ‘ghost guns’ that can be manufactured at home with 3D printers.

“I am committed to banning assault rifles and high-capacity magazines,” the president said. “A few months ago, I signed the bipartisan Safer Communities Act. We have cracked down on so-called ghost guns, which do not have serial numbers and are difficult to trace. We have cracked down on gun smuggling and to prevent Resources. Gunshots. Violence”, he maintained and acknowledged that “more must be done.

Joe Biden has long promised to ban assault rifles, the weapon used by the Sandy Hook killer. But the Republican opposition and the powerful gun lobby, the NRA, oppose reintroducing the ban that was in place between 1994 and 2004 because they believe it violates the US Constitution.

“I am committed to banning assault weapons and high-capacity magazines, such as those used at Sandy Hook and in countless mass shootings across America. Enough is enough. Our obligation is clear. We must eliminate these weapons. that have no purpose other than to kill.” A huge number of people,” Biden explained.

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