10:45 09/04/2021 ,World

Biden tightens some gun controls, says much more needed

President Joe Biden, in his first gun control measures since taking office, announced he is tightening regulations for buyers of “ghost guns” — homemade firearms that usually are assembled from parts and often lack serial numbers used to trace them. Also, a proposed rule, expected within 60 days, will tighten regulations on pistol-stabilizing braces like the one used in Boulder, Colorado, in a shooting last month that left 10 dead.

Source: apnews.com

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