Using an op-ed in the El Paso Times, Joe Biden marked the anniversary of the killings in the El Paso shooting to call for more gun control including banning “weapons of war,” and “high capacity magazines.” El Paso shooting

Biden said, “As we work together to counter the forces of violent hatred, we must also commit to ending the plague of gun violence that steals innocent lives and continues to devastate our communities. I will continue to do everything I can to fight for commonsense gun laws that Americans overwhelmingly support and I call again on Congress to do what we know will make a difference, including a ban of weapons of war — assault weapons and high-capacity magazines like the one that ravaged and pierced this city. And, I will continue to act to reduce gun crime using existing authority — ranging from reining in the proliferation of “ghost guns” to investing in community policing and community violence interventions that can save countless lives.”

Biden also called for an end to white supremacy, domestic terror and hate crimes.

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