President Joe Biden’s steadfast dedication to tackling gun violence and advocating for more strict gun control measures has been center stage in his administration. From the establishment of key legislative acts to the creation of the White House Office of Gun Violence Prevention, Biden’s initiatives highlights his determination to combat the pervasive issue of gun violence in America

Announcement From Biden

Biden’s announcement to create the White House Office of Gun Violence Prevention, which will be overseen by Vice President Kamala Harris,

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Marks a crucial moment in the administration’s efforts to mitigate gun violence across the nation.  

Strong Position On Gun Control 

President Biden has demonstrated a firm stance on gun control by way of enacting a series of executive orders that are meant to strengthening background checks,

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Advocating for secure firearms storage, and guaranteeing the effective implementation of bipartisan gun control laws.

Action Taken By The Executive And Legislative Branches

This office is ready to enact and build upon crucial executive and legislative actions,

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This includes the historic Bipartisan Safer Communities Act, which was signed by President Biden, aimed at addressing gun violence in the United States.  

Biden Administration

Biden’s administration persistent push for additional legislative action,

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Including banning assault weapons and high-capacity magazines, has been the focal point in his pursuit for comprehensive gun safety reforms.

Bipartisan Legislation For Safer Communities 

The Biden-Harris Administration’s efforts to implement the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act have been paramount in passing substantial gun violence prevention laws,

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Representing a pivotal moment in addressing the nation’s gun violence challenges.

Implementing Further Actions 

Biden’s consistent appeals to Congress to implement additional measures, such as universal background checks,

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Removing gun manufacturers’ immunity from liability, and passing the Safer America Plan, emphasizes his dedication to combating the gun violence epidemic in America.  

Groundbreaking Legislation

This pivotal legislation, backed by broad support, seeks to prevent people under the age of 21 from obtaining firearms,

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prosecute firearms traffickers, improves access to health services in schools, and invest in community violence interventions

Exports Of Civilian Firearm 

The Biden administration has also imposed a stop on most civilian firearm exports, citing national security concerns.

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The ban is not applicable in certain countries with separate export agreements. 

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The U.S. Department of Commerce will evaluate the potential risk of firearms being rerouted to activities that promote regional instability,

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Are in violation of human rights, or instigate more criminal activity. 

Excludes About 40 Countries 

The report found, “The ban doesn’t cover around 40 countries, including Israel and Ukraine, that have a separate export agreement for firearms,”

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Government customers are required to give information about the recipients of firearms, and civilian license applications will be put on hold.

Nation Security Concerns 

Due to national security concerns, the Commerce Department said the United States will primarily stop issuing civilian export licenses and will assess the

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“risk of firearms being diverted to entities or activities that promote regional instability, violate human rights, or fuel criminal activities.”

Firearms Companies In The United States 

This initiative could have impacts of United States firearms companies such as Sturm Ruger & Co.,

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Vista Outdoor, and Smith & Wesson Brands.

Biden’s Determination

Biden’s commitment to garner bipartisan support and involve leaders 

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Underscores the firm stance on making the safety and well-being of the country a priority. 

Pursue Comprehensive Measures

As the administration persist on seeking comprehensive measures that will enhance public safety and address gun violence,

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Biden’s steadfast dedication to this crucial cause remains a defining factor of his presidency.

Gun Violence In The United States 

President Joe Biden’s unwavering support for gun control and prevention of violence initiatives, is proven by the establishment of the White House Office of Gun Violence Prevention,

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executive orders, and active support for legislative action, highlights his administration’s firm commitments resolving the continued issue of gun violence in the United States.