BidenThe President Visited Southern California, Known as “Little Taipei” on the 14thmonterey park(Monterey Park), will announce an executive order with the goal of increasing the number of background checks before gun sales, bringing the United States as close as possible to universal background checks. The executive order will also increase the need to hold the gun industry accountable by increasing the effective use of “red flag” laws, and will accelerate enforcement efforts to identify and apprehend shooters who threaten communities, allowing more guns to be issued. Will give , President Biden encouraged the Federal Trade Commission to release a public report that analyzed how gun makers market their products to minors.
According to the news released by the White House, President Biden was going to Monterey Park on the morning of the 14th. In January this year, 11 people were killed and nine were injured in a mass shooting in the community.ShootingThe President will offer condolences to the families and communities affected by the shooting. Monterey Park is part of a growing number of communities across the country that have been forever changed by gun violence, including, in addition to mass shootings, daily acts of gun violence that have yet to make national headlines.
Last year, President Biden signed the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act, the most significant gun violence reduction legislation enacted in nearly 30 years. While he celebrated the bill’s passage, he called on Congress to seize bipartisan momentum and move forward with more general steps to reduce gun violence. He has repeatedly called on Congress to take action, including banning assault weapons and high-capacity magazines, requiring background checks on all gun sales, mandating safe gun storage, closing loopholes in dating violence restrictions and repealing the exemption for the responsibility of gun manufacturers.
Continuing to call on Congress to act, President Biden will do everything in his power to reduce gun violence and save lives. That’s why, over the past two years, President Biden has taken more executive action to reduce gun violence than any previous president during his entire presidency.
The president’s new executive order to reduce gun violence includes several new measures, all of which fall under existing executive powers and are not protected by the Second Amendment.