Biden Calls for Ban on Assault Weapons

In a speech to the nation on Thursday, Pres. Biden called for a ban on assault weapons and high-capacity magazines — or at least raising the age to purchase weapons, repealing the immunity protecting gun manufacturers from liability, and other 'common-sense measures.’

Saying at one point, ‘The Second Amendment is not absolute,' Pres. Biden cited data from the CDC that shows guns are the number one killer of children in the U.S.

‘Over the last 2 decades, more school-age children have died from guns than on-duty police officers and active duty military combined,’ Pres. Biden said. ‘How much more carnage are we willing to accept?'
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