Biden Pleads for Limits on Assault Weapons After Killings
- President calls for ban or raising minimum age for purchase
- Second prime-time address on gun violence in as many weeks
President Joe Biden called for a ban on sales of assault weapons and high-capacity magazines, pleading with Congress to toughen gun laws following a spate of mass shootings.
“We need to ban assault weapons and high capacity magazines,” Biden said in an evening address from the White House.