Biden takes aim at gun violence

Thursday, President Joe Biden is expected to announce a number of executive orders as gun legislation remains stalled in Congress. ABC News’ Faith Abubey reports.
1:40 | 04/08/21

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After three mass shootings in three weeks president Biden this morning following pair with its promise to take on gun violence I don't need to wait another minute. Let alone an hour. To take common sense steps. We'll save lives in the future. The president is expected to announce sixth executive orders on guns today they include asking the Justice Department to crack down on so called ghost gun. Firearms assembled with the 3-D partner from parts purchased online. Internet has plans to three print any kind of weapon anybody wants. With printers that make that incredibly easy for someone to do in only a few hours in their garage or in their living room. The president will also call for investment in community violence intervention programs. A new annual report on firearms trafficking which hasn't been compiled since 2000. And he'll encourage states to adopt red flag laws which allow police or few members to petition courts to temporarily remove guns from people in crisis. They'll be no legislative proposal from Biden today. The senate majority leader Chuck Schumer has vowed to take an action overhauling gun law including trying to pass stricter background checks. This time is going to be different but democratic majority in the senate who's going to act. I've committed to put legislation to expand background checks on the floor of the senate. The Republican leaders say the focus should be on mental health. The focus ought to be on the Dennis sign up people and events to have the capacity. And the interest in. Carrying out these atrocious. Attacks. The gun control advocates and some Democrats pushing for more regulations would join prisoner by him.

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