US President Joe Biden, amid another mass shooting, called on the country’s congress to end the “epidemic of gun violence.” His statement was distributed by the White House.
“Once again, I call on Congress to take immediate action and heed the call of the American people to help end this epidemic of gun violence in America. Every life taken by a bullet pierces the soul of our people, “ the head of state said.
According to him, the majority of gun owners also support measures to reduce the number of shooting incidents.
In addition, the American leader ordered to lower the national flags on the White House and all state institutions in the United States, as well as on embassies and consulates abroad, until May 30, in memory of the victims of the latest shooting in San Jose.
The shooting in San Jose, California, occurred on May 26. According to the latest data, eight people were killed and several others were injured.