Vice-president to lead office tasked with coordinating mental and physical health services and exploring executive actionsJoe Biden and Kamala Harris announced Friday the creation of a first-of-its-kind federal Office of Gun Violence Prevention, aimed at reducing the US’s epidemic of gun violence, which claimed the lives of more than 48,000 people last year.“None of these steps alone is going to solve the entirety of the gun violence epidemic,” Biden said during a White House event. “But together they will save lives and it’s going to help rally the nation to a sense of urgency and seriousness and purpose.” Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2023/sep/22/biden-harris-federal-gun-prevention-office
Author : Abené Clayton
Publish date : 2023-09-23 00:01:08
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