President Biden To Take Executive Action On Gun Violence Prevention


Announce several administrative actions to reduce gun violence as NPR's Tamara Keith reports. Biden was under pressure to act after to mass shootings. Last month, Biden is expected to announce the Justice Department will begin the process of regulating so called ghost guns, weapons kids, They can be purchased without a background check and are hard to trace when used in a crime. President is also expected to nominate former A T F agent and gun safety advocate David Chipman to lead the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. Ah White House officials said These are first steps and Biden will continue to urge Congress to pass tougher gun laws. Gun Violence prevention advocates are praising the nomination and expected executive actions, while a top congressional Republican called it an attempt to trample Second Amendment rights by executive Fiat. Tamara Keith. NPR NEWS Federal health officials

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