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Majority in the US is “against” owning assault rifles, says Biden

Majority in the US is “against” owning assault rifles, says Biden

Majority in the US is “against” owning assault rifles, says Biden

President Joe Biden said Tuesday that most Americans consider “strange” and is against owning military-style rifles, regularly used in massacres like the one that occurred at the elementary school in Nashville.

Most Americans think owning assault weapons is a weird, crazy idea. they are against it”, he told reporters in the White House when asked about the new tragedy that mourned the country.

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The attacker burst into the Christian primary with two assault rifles The Covenant School of Nashville, Tennessee (southeast), killing three children and three staff members before being shot dead by police officers.

Biden continued his criticism of assault weapons possession by lamenting the deaths “heartbreaking”, according to his statements in North Carolinawhere he visited a semiconductor factory.

There’s nothing like losing a child”, stressed Biden, who lost a daughter in a car accident in 1972 and his adult son Beau for cancer in 2015.

In earlier comments, Biden expressed his exasperation that Congress was not ending authorization for legal possession of semi-automatic rifles, such as the popular AR-15, stressing that he could do no more.

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I have used the full extent of my executive authority to do all gun related things myself. Now Congress has to act.”, he told reporters.

The Democratic president has long called for Congress to prohibit, or at least restrict, the possession of these weapons designed to cause the maximum number of victims, but the Republicans, who are now in the majority in the House of Representativesthey oppose.

Source: Elcomercio

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