President Biden looks on after speaking during an event about gun violence prevention in the Rose Garden of the White House on April 8.

US President Joe Biden looks on after speaking during an event about gun violence prevention in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, DC, on April 8, 2021. – Biden on Thursday called US gun violence an “epidemic” at a White House ceremony to unveil new attempts to get the problem under control. (Photo by Brendan SMIALOWSKI / AFP) (Photo by BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images)