US President, Joe Biden, to announce anti-gun violence measures

United States President, Joe Biden, will unveil measures on Thursday aimed at controling rampant gun violence in the country, White House Press Secretary, Jen Psaki said.

The administration has not given details of what Biden will announce, but Politico reported earlier that he will issue executive actions to restrict certain types of gun sales.

In particular, Biden is expected to target so-called “ghost guns,” homemade guns that are untraceable because they have no serial numbers.

Biden is expected to be accompanied by Attorney General Merrick Garland at the announcement.

Biden has long promised to get tough on the US gun culture that he says fuels an epidemic of mass shootings, as well as the even more deadly, yet less reported, daily stream of gun crimes and suicides.

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