Biden Pledges To Go After Guns During MLK Day Speech

During his speech at the National Action Network’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day breakfast on Monday, President Joe Biden declared that he would keep up his effort to outlaw all so-called assault weapons.

According to the president’s speech, Biden vowed to keep working toward the prohibition of “assault weapons,” claiming that having one has no “social redeeming value” because deer do not wear “Kevlar vests.”

Additionally, Biden questioned the need for so many bullets in America, saying, “Ban the number of bullets that can go in a magazine. No, no need for any of that.”

President Joe Biden continued, “About a month after Buffalo and Uvalde, visited both, I signed the first major gun safety legislation in 13 years and I’ll say what I said then and I’ll say it over and over again: I am going to get assault weapons banned. I did it once and I’m going to do it again.”

Since taking down the government would require much more firepower than an AR-15, Biden questioned the legality of assault weapons. “I love my right-wing friends who’ll talk about the tree of liberty is watered with the blood of patriots. If you need to worry about taking on the federal government, you need some F-15s you don’t need an AR-15.”

Following the catastrophic murders in Uvalde, Texas, and Buffalo, New York, Biden unveiled a comprehensive gun control plan in June 2022, calling for the outlawing of assault rifles and large-capacity magazines.

In November, Biden demanded a ban on semi-automatic weapons, claiming that having access to them is simply sick.




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