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Biden tightens some gun controls, says much more needed

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Posted: Apr 8, 2021 11:55 AM
Updated: Apr 8, 2021 11:57 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) - In President Joe Biden's first notable gun control measures, he has announced executive actions aimed at addressing what the White House calls a “gun violence public health epidemic.

In his actions announced Thursday, Biden is tightening regulations for “ghost guns” - homemade firearms that usually are assembled from parts without serial numbers - and tightening regulations on pistol-stabilizing braces, like the one used by the Boulder, Colorado, shooter in a rampage last month that left 10 dead.

Gun-control advocates praised the actions but said much more must be done in Congress - where chances are much dimmer.

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