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Joe Biden attends gun violence rally

Washington, December 8: Just one week before the 10th anniversary of the 2012 Sandy Hook School shooting that claimed the lives of 20 children and six teachers, U.S. President Joe Biden announced a memorial service for victims of gun violence. I attended a national convention.

The Wednesday vigil at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church on Capitol Hill, sponsored by the Newtown Action Alliance Foundation, has been held annually since the Dec. 14, 2012 massacre and is the deadliest school shooting in U.S. history. It remains one of the cases, Xinhua News Agency reports. .


Speaking at a memorial service attended by family members, friends and survivors of Sandy Hook victims, Biden said, “Together, we’ve made some significant progress. The most important gun control legislation in 30 years is the It’s been passed, but it’s still not enough.”

The president said the measure was “just common sense” and echoed calls for a ban on assault weapons.

Biden became the first president to attend the National Memorial for All Victims of Gun Violence, which has commemorated more than one million victims of gun violence since the Sandy Hook massacre.

According to the Newtown Action Alliance Foundation, by this December, “more than one million Americans will be killed or injured by guns since the Sandy Hook shooting.”

The United States has been hit by a series of high-profile mass shootings this year.

Last month, a Walmart night shift manager in Chesapeake, Virginia, shot himself inside a supermarket, killing six people and injuring four before taking his own life.

A few days ago, a gunman brandished an AR-15-style rifle at a nightclub in Colorado Springs, Colorado, killing five people and injuring 19.

On May 14, 19-year-old gunman Payton Gendron launched a racist-motivated attack at a supermarket in Buffalo, New York, killing 10 African Americans and injuring three others.

Ten days later, on May 24, an 18-year-old boy opened fire at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, killing 19 children and two teachers.

There have been more than 600 mass shootings in the United States so far this year, according to the Gun Violence Archive.

Last year, the country experienced a staggering number of mass shootings, with 610 in 2020 and 417 to 690 in 2019. Joe Biden attends gun violence rally

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