Wave of mass shootings prompts Biden to call yet again for assault weapons ban

As of Tuesday evening, there have been 39 mass shootings this year, according to data from Gun Violence Archive, which tracks mass shootings across the U.S.

By: - January 24, 2023 3:50 pm
People gather at a candlelight vigil for victims of a deadly mass shooting

People gather at a candlelight vigil for victims of a deadly mass shooting at a ballroom dance studio on Jan. 23, 2023, in Monterey Park, California. An 11th person has died and nine more were injured at the studio near a Lunar New Year celebration on Saturday night. The vigil was held at City Hall in the predominantly Asian American community. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

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Ariana Figueroa
Ariana Figueroa

Ariana covers the nation's capital for States Newsroom. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections and campaign finance.

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