Biden urges assault weapons ban, as U.S. House Democrats advance gun control bills

By: - June 2, 2022 8:11 pm
President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the recent mass shootings on June 2, 2022, from the White House in Washington, D.C. In a prime-time address, Biden spoke on the need for Congress to pass gun control legislation following a wave of mass shootings, including the killing of 19 students and two teachers at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, and a racially motivated shooting in Buffalo, New York, that left 10 dead. (Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images)

President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the recent mass shootings on June 2, 2022, from the White House in Washington, D.C. In a prime-time address, Biden spoke on the need for Congress to pass gun control legislation following a wave of mass shootings, including the killing of 19 students and two teachers at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, and a racially motivated shooting in Buffalo, New York, that left 10 dead. (Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images)

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Ariana Figueroa
Ariana Figueroa

Ariana covers the nation's capital for States Newsroom. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections and campaign finance.

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