President Biden delivered an emotional speech calling for stronger gun laws and America to stand up to violence, after a mass shooting in Texas occurred at Robb Elementary School in Ulvade, TX took the lives of more than 20 people.
In less than two weeks after the Buffalo, NY mass shooting, Biden once again confronts the American people and speaks out about another mass shooting that claimed the lives of students and teachers. primary school.
Aware of the shooting on his way back from a trip to Asia, Biden took a minute to empathize with the parents and loved ones who may have been involved in the loss of a child, as he lost his son. himself, Beau, in 2015. Beginning his speech, he stated:
Losing a child is like having a piece of your soul ripped out. There’s an empty space in your chest, [and] you feel like being sucked in there, never getting out… suffocating. It is never quite the same.
Demanding gun control action, Biden asked:
When, in the name of God, will we stand up in the gun corridor? When, in the name of God, will we do what we know in our guts to do?
Emotionally, Biden said he was “sick and tired” of the violence, and he posed another question:
How many young children… witnessed what happened – watched their friends die, as if they were on a battlefield, for God’s sake?
Biden also wonders why we are willing to live in this kind of chaos.
Why are we willing to live with this carnage? Where in the name of God is our spine?
Friends, please continue to pray for the families affected by this tragedy.