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NYC’s Adams Says Handguns Are Behind U.S. Violent Crime Wave

  • Democratic nominee for mayor meets with President Biden
  • Biden says administration focused on curbing illegal guns
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New York Democratic mayoral nominee Eric Adams said after a meeting with President Joe Biden that the availability of handguns is driving increases in violent crime in the U.S., and that too much attention is paid to police practices.

“We can’t continue to respond to symptoms,” Adams said.