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Fri Apr 16, 2021, 01:04 PM

Biden renews calls for gun reform after Indianapolis shooting

Source: Politico


“Gun violence is an epidemic in America. But we should not accept it. We must act," Biden said.

By BEN LEONARD

04/16/2021 12:46 PM EDT

President Joe Biden on Friday called gun violence an “epidemic” in the U.S. and renewed calls on Congress to bring gun reform legislation to his desk in the wake of yet another mass shooting, this one at a shipping center in Indianapolis.

The mass shooting at a FedEx facility Thursday night left eight people dead and follows mass shootings last month in Atlanta and Boulder, Colo. It was at least the third mass shooting in the city this year, Indianapolis officials said at a press conference Friday. Those officials said they hadn’t yet identified the suspect or a motive and offered scant details on the situation.

“Gun violence is an epidemic in America. But we should not accept it. We must act,” Biden said in a statement Friday. “God bless the eight fellow Americans we lost in Indianapolis and their loved ones, and we pray for the wounded for their recovery.”

In his statement, the president ordered U.S. flags flown at half-staff as he did in the wake of the shootings in Atlanta and Boulder.

Read more: https://www.politico.com/news/2021/04/16/biden-gun-reform-indianapolis-shooting-482420

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Apr 16, 2021, 01:07 PM

1. this has got to end

this fucking love affair of guns.

Mental health treatments and assessment initiatives should be looked into.

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Fri Apr 16, 2021, 01:57 PM

2. unfortunately a maniac will have to gun down friends and relatives of Mitch or Lindsey

or some other prominent Republican for them to ever consider backing gun control reform.

Not that they will not first try and frame it as some radicalized left wing antifa socialist terrorist first.

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