US: Biden calls for stricter gun laws on Uvalde anniversary
27 May 2023 | 5:37 am
US President Joe Biden has called for a ban on assault weapons as the US marked a year since the Uvalde massacre where 21 lives were lost. A commemoration event was later held in the city where hundreds had gathered.
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