Political and Legislative

Biden Signs Executive Order to Expand Gun Background Checks

President Joe Biden signed an executive order Tuesday designed to increase background checks in a visit to a Los Angeles suburb that was the site of a mass shooting this year.

Biden issued the order shortly before a trip to Monterey Park, where 11 people were killed in January at a gathering for Lunar New Year celebrations.

“We all saw a day and festivity and light turned into a day of fear and darkness,” Biden said Tuesday afternoon, when he read the names of the mass shooting victims.

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