Biden demands gun control following Uvalde, Texas elementary school shooting

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President Biden called for changes to gun laws Tuesday and expressed his heartbreak following a mass shooting in Uvalde, Texas elementary school.Biden, who learned of the shooting at Robb Elementary School while on Air Force One returning from his trip to Asia, said that “to lose a child is like having a piece of your soul ripped away. There’s a hollowness in your chest, you feel like your being sucked into it, never able to get out. Suffocating. It’s never quite the same.Biden asked for prayers for the families and friends of the children and called on the country to take action on gun law reforms. TEXAS SCHOOL SHOOTING: LIVE UPDATES”As a nation, we have to ask, when in God’s name are we going to stand up to the gun lobby? When in God’s name, will we do what we know in our gut what needs to be done?” Biden said.”We have to act. Don’t tell me we can’t have an impact on this carnage,” Biden added.A shooter identified as Salvador Romas opened fire at Robb Elementary School Tuesday, killing over a dozen children Tuesday, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said. Two police officers were shot and wounded but were expected to survive, Abbott said. As the elementary school shooting unfolded, Uvalde Mayor Don McLaughlin told Fox News that the shooter had become barricaded inside the school, which is located 80 miles west of San Antonio and serves students in the second, third and fourth grades.

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