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Biden Decries Gun Violence, Saying ‘We Must Stand Stronger’

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President Joe Biden delivers the commencement address at the University of Delaware graduation ceremony in Newark, Delaware, on May 28.

President Joe Biden delivers the commencement address at the University of Delaware graduation ceremony in Newark, Delaware, on May 28.

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President Joe Biden decried US gun violence after two mass shootings in less than two weeks, telling university graduates in his home state of Delaware “we must stand stronger” to make the country safer, including for children.

Biden addressed the University of Delaware commencement ceremony a day before he’s due to visit Uvalde, Texas, where a shooter who legally bought two assault rifles killed 19 children and two teachers at an elementary school on Tuesday. He also cited a May 14 mass shooting at a Buffalo, New York, supermarket, linking it to “white supremacy.”