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Biden Cites Baltimore as Example of Need for New Gun Laws

June 25th, 2021 by WCBC Radio

President Joe Biden mentioned Baltimore several times during remarks made this week following a roundtable meeting on gun violence. Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott attended the roundtable meeting at the White House, focusing on his holistic approach to crimefighting. The president announced new efforts to focus on addressing gun violence, providing money to cities that need more police and offering community support. Addressing why tough gun laws are needed, the president said the federal government needs to act to help local jurisdictions across city and state lines.