Biden is now officially calling for a ban on “Assault Weapons” and “High-Capacity Magazines.”
While giving remarks about the new gun control proposals the White House has put forward, Biden told the press that he wants to see a ban on both “Assault Weapons” and “High-Capacity Magazines.”
In these remarks Biden also clarified that the administration is looking to secure universal background checks.
Biden calls for an assault weapons ban, “We need Congress to pass universal background checks. Universal background checks. And I know it’s controversial, but I got it done once — ban assault weapons and high-capacity magazines. ” pic.twitter.com/FPYczLpY0A
— Sarah Reese Jones (@PoliticusSarah) April 11, 2022
These comments were made after the White House announced this morning a slew of new crackdowns on split receiver firearms(AR-15s), Ghost Guns, and a firearm dealers.
Read the full White House announcement here.