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Jan-11-2013 00:44printcomments

Vice President Biden Meets with Groups to Discuss Violence Prevention

Later this month, the Vice President will present his recommendations to the President, who will then announce a concrete package of proposals he intends to pursue without delay.

Annette Nance-Holt
Annette Nance-Holt with a photo of her son Blair who was killed riding the bus home from school, attends a meeting chaired by Vice President Joe Biden, with gun safety advocates and victims, to develop policy proposals as part of the Administration’s response to the Newtown shootings and other tragedies, in the Cordell Hull Conference Room in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, D.C., Jan. 9, 2013. (Official White House Photo by David Lienemann)

(WASHINGTON DC) - Right now, Vice President Biden is leading an effort to develop a new set of policies to reduce gun violence and prevent tragedies like the shooting in Newtown Conn

Yesterday, as part of that work, the Vice President met with victims’ groups and gun safety organizations at the White House.

Following those meetings, the Vice President held conference calls with governors of both parties, and state and local elected leaders from across the United States. The Vice President listened to the unique perspectives of all the participants, and solicited their ideas and input on how to curb gun violence in this country. During the call, Mr. Biden reiterated the Administration’s commitment to this urgent issue and stressed that the problem requires immediate action.

Today, Vice President Biden will hold meetings with advocates for sportsmen and women and gun ownership groups. He will meet with representatives of the entertainment and video game industries this week as well.

Cabinet officials and White House senior staff are joining the Vice President in this important initiative. Secretary Duncan is meeting with representatives from parent, teacher, and education groups, and Secretary Sebelius is convening mental health and disability advocates. Senior White House will continue to hold meetings with a variety of stakeholders including medical groups, community organizations, child and family advocates, business owners, faith leaders, and others.
 


Later this month, the Vice President will present his recommendations to the President, who will then announce a concrete package of proposals he intends to pursue without delay.

Source: Colleen Curtis / The White House Blog

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Victor February 23, 2013 11:45 pm (Pacific time)

Speaking of Barack Obama:Barack Obama is a racial-minority inidvidual, and in his heart and mind he inevitably does not endorse hate crimes committed by George W. Bush.George W. Bush committed hate crimes of epic proportions and with the stench of terrorism (indicated in my blog).George W. Bush did in fact commit innumerable hate crimes.And I do solemnly swear by Almighty God that George W. Bush committed other hate crimes of epic proportions and with the stench of terrorism which I am not at liberty to mention.Many people know what Bush did.And many people will know what Bush did—even to the end of the world.Bush was absolute evil.Bush is now like a fugitive from justice.Bush is a psychological prisoner.Bush has a lot to worry about.Bush can technically be prosecuted for hate crimes at any time.In any case, Bush will go down in history in infamy.Submitted by Andrew Yu-Jen WangB.S., Summa Cum Laude, 1996Messiah College, Grantham, PALower Merion High School, Ardmore, PA, 1993“GEORGE W. BUSH IS THE WORST PRESIDENT IN U.S. HISTORY” BLOG OF ANDREW YU-JEN WANG______________________I am not sure where I had read it before, but anyway, it is a linguistically excellent statement, and it goes kind of like this: “If only it were possible to ban invention that bottled up memories so they never got stale and faded.” Oh wait—off the top of my head—I think the quotation came from my Lower Merion High School yearbook.

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