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They sent him to my office. Biden renews call for passage of assault weapons ban law after North Carolina incident

 

They sent him to my office.   Biden renews call for passage of assault weapons ban law after North Carolina incident    US President Joe Biden has expressed his sadness and sympathy to the families of the victims killed in a shooting in North Carolina, reiterating the Senate's call to pass the Assault Weapons Ban Act.



They sent him to my office.


Biden renews call for passage of assault weapons ban law after North Carolina incident


US President Joe Biden has expressed his sadness and sympathy to the families of the victims killed in a shooting in North Carolina, reiterating the Senate's call to pass the Assault Weapons Ban Act.


"We are devastated for the families in Raleigh, the state capital of North Carolina, whoseloved ones were killed and injured in a new mass shooting in the United States," Biden said in a statement.



He added:

 "Enough is enough. We share the grief of many families who have had to bear the terrible burden of the mass shooting ".


He noted his previous efforts to stop gun violence in the country, including the signing of the most important gun safety law in nearly 30 years.


"We must do more..


We must pass the Law on the Prohibition of Assault Weapons. The American people support this logical action to remove weapons of war from our streets.. House Democrats have already passed it. We want the Senate to take the same action. they sent it to my office and I will sign it ".


On Thursday, police arrested a suspect in the killing of five people, including a policeman in the city of Raleigh, according to North Carolina authorities, south-eastern United States.



Five people killed in North Carolina shooting and suspected arrest


Five people, one of them an off-duty policeman, were shot dead by a gunman who shot them in the US city of Raleigh, North Carolina, while a suspect was arrested by police.


Marie-Ann Baldwin, the city's mayor, said during a press conference that the Raleigh police "confirmed five deaths, one of them an off-duty Raleigh police officer", stating that "the attack also left several other people injured, one of them seriously."



"We need to do more to eradicate this scourge," she stressed.


  • In the United States, such free chastisement must be put to an end.
  • We have to move towards gun violence.
  • The task is enormous before us. Our grief this evening is tremendous. "


The shooting began around 17.00 hours (21.00 TG) in a picnic trail.


The police announced shortly thereafter: "The suspect was arrested". Lieutenants Jason Bruneo explained that he was a "young white man."



State Governor Roy Cooper said during a press conference:


"This evening the horror knocked on our doors. And solve the nightmare on Raleigh. It is an act of insane and terrible violence ". Shootings and other gun-related violence often occur in the United States, whose possession and bearing laws are among the most lenient in the world.


In the United States, some 49 thousand people were shot dead in 2021, as opposed to the 45 of Alpha in 2020. These results are the highest ever in the country's history.


These data mean that more than 130 people die in the United States daily with bullets, more than half of them by suicide.