Biden will sign an executive order to tighten gun control
President Joe Biden will sign an executive order providing for more thorough background checks for gun purchasers and stricter controls on gun possession.
After signing the executive order, the head of the U.S. administration will speak in Monterey Park, California, where Hu Kang Tran, 72, opened a shooting at a dance studio earlier this year and killed 11 people.
The Gun Violence Archive research organization reported in March that in the first two months of 2023, nearly 3,000 people were killed by firearms in the United States and 964 children were injured. These are record numbers in the country’s history. According to the Gun Violence Archive, shooting incidents killed more than 43,600 people in 2022.
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