Nov 20, 2022 | Politics

Biden Pushes ‘Assault Weapons’ Ban After Gay Nightclub Shooting

Biden Pushes 'Assault Weapons' Ban After Gay Nightclub Shooting

President Joe Biden pushed an “assault weapons” ban in response to the Club Q shooting that occurred Saturday night in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Breitbart News reported that the 911 calls about the shooting were placed just before midnight Saturday, and KOAA noted the incident ended when the suspect was subdued and disarmed by patrons.

CNN pointed out that the suspect used “a long rifle,” which was one of two firearms recovered at the scene by police.

Biden released a statement on the incident, which began by saying, “While no motive in this attack is yet clear, we know that the LGBTQI+ community has been subjected to horrific hate violence in recent years. Gun violence continues to have a devastating and particular impact on LGBTQI+ communities across our nation and threats of violence are increasing.”

Later in the statement, Biden acknowledged that the…

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