Biden demands gun control following Uvalde, テキサス小学校の銃撃

To lose a child is like having a piece of your soul ripped away,” said Biden, who learned of the shooting at Robb Elementary School while on Air Force One returning from his trip to Asia. “There’s a hollowness in your chest, you feel like you’re being sucked into it, never able to get out. Suffocating. It’s never quite the same.

A shooter identified as Salvador Romas opened fire at Robb Elementary School Tuesday, 少なくとも殺す 18 students and one teacher. The gunman also died. Two police officers were shot and wounded but were expected to survive, テキサス州政府. グレッグアボットは言った.

U.S. President Joe Biden makes a statement about the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas shortly after Biden returned to Washington from his trip to South Korea and Japan, ワシントンのホワイトハ我らで, U.S. 五月 24, 2022. ロイター/ケビン・ラマルク

我ら. President Joe Biden makes a statement about the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas shortly after Biden returned to Washington from his trip to South Korea and Japan, ワシントンのホワイトハウスで, 我ら. 五月 24, 2022. ロイター/ケビン・ラマルク (ロイター/ケビン・ラマルク)

The Lord is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit,” バイデンは言った, quoting Psalm 34. Biden asked for prayers for the families and friends of the children but then turned to call for more restrictive gun laws.

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As a nation, we have to ask, when in God’s name are we going to stand up to the gun lobby? When in God’s name, will we do what we know in our gut what needs to be done?” バイデンは言った.

We have to act. Don’t tell me we can’t have an impact on this carnage,” バイデンが追加されました.

U.S. first lady Jill Biden looks on as U.S. President Joe Biden approaches the lectern to make a statement about the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas shortly after the president returned to Washington from his trip to South Korea and Japan, ワシントンのホワイトハ我らで, U.S. 五月 24, 2022. ロイター/ケビン・ラマルク

我ら. first lady Jill Biden looks on as U.S. President Joe Biden approaches the lectern to make a statement about the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas shortly after the president returned to Washington from his trip to South Korea and Japan, ワシントンのホワイトハウスで, 我ら. 五月 24, 2022. ロイター/ケビン・ラマルク (ロイター/ケビン・ラマルク)

Biden called for “常識” 銃規制, それを言って “we know they work and have a positive impact.Biden claimed that after the assault weapons ban was passed in 1994, mass shootings went down. After the law expired in 2004, バイデンは言った, “mass shootings tripled.

What in God’s name do you need an assault weapon for unless to kill someone?” Biden asked. “Deer aren’t running through the forest with Kevlar vests on for God’s sake.

Gun manufacturers havespent two decades aggressively marketing assault weapons, which make them the most and largest profit,” バイデンは言った. “[object Window], we have to have the courage to stand up to the industry,” 彼が追加した.

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Biden said that other nations, which also have mental health illness, domestic violence and other concerns, do not see the same kinds of massacres. “These kind of mass shootings never happen with the kind of frequency they happen in America. なぜ?” 彼は尋ねた.

Why are we willing to live with this carnage? Why do we keep letting this happen?”

It’s time to turn this page into action,” バイデンは言った.

Vice President Kamala Harris spoke その日の早い段階で. “いい加減にしろ,” ハリスは言った. “As a nation, we have to have the courage to take action and understand the nexus between what makes for reasonable and sensible public policy to ensure something like this never happens again,” ハリスは言った.

People leave the Uvalde Civic Center Tuesday, 五月 24, 2022.

People leave the Uvalde Civic Center Tuesday, 五月 24, 2022. (AP Photo/Dario Lopez-Mills)

担当者. アレクサンドリアオカシオコルテス, D-N.Y。, blamed Republicans for the shooting.

There is no such thing as being ‘pro-life’ while supporting laws that let children be shot in their schools, elders in grocery stores, worshippers in their houses of faith, survivors by abusers, or anyone in a crowded place,” 彼女はツイッターに書いた. “It is an idolatry of violence. And it must end.

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