Tuesday Aug 16, 2022

Biden signs major federal gun safety legislation

Associated Press

Biden signs landmark gun measure, says ‘lives will be saved’

President Joe Biden on Saturday signed the most sweeping gun violence bill in decades, a bipartisan compromise that seemed unimaginable until a recent series of mass shootings, including the massacre of 19 students and two teachers at a Texas elementary school. The House gave final approval Friday, following Senate passage Thursday, and Biden acted just before leaving Washington for two summits in Europe. “Today we say, ‘More than enough,’” Biden said.

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