The move comes after two genocides and pressure on legislators to pass more lasting laws.
President Joe Biden has unveiled multiple executive measures on gun violence in his first major step on gun control since taking office.
The White House said in a statement on Thursday that Biden would also nominate David Chipman, a former federal agent and consultant for gun control group Giffords, in a statement.
The move follows two mass beatings in March that have become commonplace in the United States.
The White House said in a statement that “the recent high-profile genocide in Boulder – killing 10 people and Atlanta – killing eight people, including six Asian American women – reflected the relentlessness of the epidemic.” I am referring to the shooting on March 22 in Colorado and March 16 in Georgia.
The White House Called again Separately, Congress passed legislation to close loft on gun background checks, ban assault weapons and high-powered magazines, and create so-called “red flags” laws that allow police or families to temporarily remove firearms from court. Believe in presenting a danger.
When the House of Representatives passed a background-check bill last month, gun control measures face slim prospects in an equally divided Senate, where Republicans are united against most of the proposals.
Biden will officially announce the new move at a news conference with Attorney General Merrick Garland on Thursday. Most of the steps will be taken by the judiciary.
New: These executive orders are a huge victory for the gun protection movement. Over the years, including Survivors and Advocates Register Volunteers, NRA-backed lawmakers who refused to work. Today, President Biden made it clear that those days are over. https://t.co/LlNBxzgw2t
– Shannon Watts (@ShannRovats) April 8, 2021
According to the White House, the judiciary will propose a rule within a month to help stop the distribution of so-called “ghost guns” – firearms are usually sold in unforgettable kits, as well as a rule that makes it clear that any changes “effectively make a pistol a short- Turn it into a barrel rifle “. The Colorado shooter used a pistol with an arm brace, which “can make a firearm more stable and accurate when hidden,” according to the White House.
The judiciary, within 60 days, will also issue model “red flag” laws for states, allowing people to temporarily block gun ownership on behalf of anyone who poses a threat to themselves or others. It will begin publishing an annual report on firearms trafficking.
The White House added that the administration would invest in “evidence-based communal violence intervention.”
Shannon Watts, who found Moms Demand Action against gun violence, founded Evertown to protect the songs of former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg, calling the executive order a “huge victory for the gun protection movement.”
President Biden promised to take action against gun violence in his first 100 days in office and he delivered today. These executive measures will help address a crisis that destroys communities across the country on a daily basis. https://t.co/1ChjiMioWU
– Gabriel Giffords (gabigifords) April 8, 2021
“For several years, the survivors, including Mamsdemand’s volunteers and lawyers, took NRA-backed lawmakers who refused to work. Today, President Biden made it clear that those days are over,
Former congresswoman Gabriel Giffords, who was shot in the head in a 2011 attack that killed five people during an election rally in Arizona, also praised the executive’s actions in a statement.
“Why are we fighting so hard to bring gun safety champions to the White House today,” said Giffords, founded by Giffords, a gun violence prevention organization, after the shooting. “These executive measures help address crises that destroy communities across the country on a daily basis. Today, we hope to have a bright future. “