Biden Hints At Outlawing "Private" Unregulated Gun Sales
Vice President Joe Biden says he will deliver recommendations to the president on steps to curb violence by Tuesday. Biden, who held gun safety meetings on Wednesday, says a consensus is emerging over proposals such as tightening background checks and banning high-capacity magazines.
"And so the kinds of things that there's an emerging set of recommendations, not coming from me but coming from the groups we've met with," Biden said with Attorney General Eric Holder by his side.
"And I'm going to focus on the ones that relate primarily to gun ownership and the type of weapons can be owned. And one is, there is a surprising -- so far -- a surprising recurrence of suggestions that we have universal background checks. Not just close the gun show loophole but total, universal background checks, including private sales," Biden also said.