Rep. Abigail Spanberger, D-Va., helped write a letter calling on Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., to schedule votes on the two House bills. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
By Theodore Bunker | Monday, 05 April 2021 10:41 AM
Gun control advocates are calling on President Joe Biden to use executive orders to increase regulation of assault-style weapons in hopes of avoiding Republican opposition in Congress, The Hill reports.
Although Biden and congressional Democrats have unveiled a wide-ranging funding package that includes about $5 billion for community programs to prevent violence, many gun control advocates are urging the White House to consider issuing executive orders to increase regulation following multiple deadly mass shootings in the past three weeks.
More than 100 House Democrats signed a letter addressed to Biden on Saturday calling on him to issue an executive order increasing regulations on concealed assault-style rifles like the one used in the recent mass shooting in Boulder, Colorado.
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