US President Joe Biden has denounced gun violence in the United States after two mass shootings in less than two weeks, stressing that “we need to stand stronger” to make the country safer, speaking at a graduate event in Delaware. as reported by Bloomberg.
Biden spoke at the opening ceremony of the University of Delaware a day before visiting Ovalde, Texas, where an 18-year-old man who legally bought two rifles killed 19 children and two elementary school teachers Tuesday. The American president also referred to the incident of the mass shooting on May 14 in a New York supermarket, linking it with the “white supremacy”.
“In the face of such destructive forces, we must stand stronger,” Biden said, adding that “we can make America safer.”
“We can finally do what we can to protect the lives of our people and our children,” he said.