Two mass shootings in six days: U.S. gun violence is rampant

“We can ban assault weapons and high-capacity magazines in this country once again," said President Joe Biden, "... it brought down these mass killings. We should do it again.” Amen to that.

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March 24, 2021 - 8:45 AM

A woman advocating for stricter gun control laws joined hundreds from the Asian American community on March 20, 2021, outside the Georgia state Capitol for rallies and march through downtown, protesting a surge in violence against their community. The protest march followed the shooting deaths at three Asian massage spas earlier that week. (Robin Rayne/ZUMA Wire/TNS)

The man who gunned down 10 in a Boulder bloodbath had purchased his weapon, an AR-15 type assault weapon, only six days prior.

Only 10 days prior to that, the city of Boulder lost a lawsuit banning the purchase of assault weapons. 

Boulder voters passed the ordinance in 2018 with the goal of limiting the purchase of rapid-fire weapons capable of firing multiple rounds of ammunition. 

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