During his April 28, 2021, speech to Congress, President Biden called for a ban on “high-capacity magazines that hold 100 rounds.”
He reiterated his point seconds later, saying:
We need a ban on assault weapons and high-capacity magazines again. Don’t tell me it can’t be done. We’ve done it before … and it worked. Talk to most responsible gun owners, most hunters – they’ll tell you there’s no possible justification for having 100 rounds – 100 bullets – in a weapon.
Biden also called for an “assault weapons” ban, universal background checks, and new regulations on guns that are built from parts kits.
He described gun violence as an “epidemic” and called for Republicans to join Democrats in supporting gun control.
Biden said, “We need more Senate Republicans to join with the overwhelming majority of their Democratic colleagues, and close loopholes and require background checks to purchase