Biden: Gun background check system has many loopholes

Wednesday, 23. June 2021 23:12

The background check system made to determine who can hold guns in the United States is still burdened with a multitude of loopholes, President Joe Biden asserted on Wednesday.

Delivering remarks on the White House strategy for preventing gun crime, Biden vowed to increase funding aimed at "combating the epidemic of gun violence."

"This is not a time to turn our backs on law enforcement or our communities," Biden stressed, underlining the importance of addressing the underlying problems before "they escalate into crime."

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