Biden Says Gun Violence in U.S. Is an Epidemic, Unveils Executive Actions and Calls for National Red Flag Law
Biden’s executive actions include directing the DOJ to craft a rule addressing the spread of “ghost guns” and publish model red-flag legislation for states.
Fresh off their win on coronavirus aid, President Joe Biden and Congressional Democrats knew the legislative path forward would be even steeper on immigration, voting rights, minimum wage, and a host of other issues – and now gun control is thrust to the forefront following two recent mass shootings. Despite his call for stricter laws, Biden and a razor-thin Democratic...
In the wake of a pair of high-profile mass shootings in Atlanta and Boulder, Colorado, a previously planned Senate hearing on gun violence takes on new urgency today. Democrats who now control the House and Senate are hoping to take action, but know they may not have the numbers.
Some Students Think the U.S. Capitol Attack Looked a Lot Like a School Shooting — and They Hope Congress Takes Note
Images of members of Congress hiding and sheltering in place during the U.S. Capitol attack made many American students think of their own survival training during school shooting drills. NBC’s youth and Internet culture reporter Kalhan Rosenblatt stopped by LX News to discuss how Gen Z-ers now hope this traumatic experience leads lawmakers to think more carefully about gun reform....