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Americans Purchasing Semi-Automatic Weapons Is ‘Just Sick’

President Joe Biden unleashed his disgust for semi-automatic weapons on Thanksgiving, vowing to ban them in the United States.

“The idea we still allow semi-automatic weapons to be purchased is sick. Just sick,” he said. “It has no, no social redeeming value. Zero.”

The president commented to reporters during his visit to a fire station on Nantucket Island during his Thanksgiving vacation. He brought pies to firefighters for their Thanksgiving celebration.

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But he also shared his thoughts on gun control when he was asked about the recent shooting at a Wal-Mart, where a manager allegedly opened fire on employees with a handgun, killing six.

“Not a single solitary rationale for it except profit for the gun manufacturers,” Biden continued, after condemning the idea of Americans purchasing semi-automatic firearms.

The president said he would continue pushing for a ban on so-called “assault weapons” despite Democrats losing their majority in the House of Representatives.

“I’m going to do it whenever – I’ve got to make that assessment as I get in and start counting votes,” he said.

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Biden has repeatedly vowed to ban so-called “assault weapons,” despite being powerless to do so.

“Who in God’s name to have — needs to have a — the ability to fire anywhere from 30 to 200 rounds and five times the speed that come out of a regular — a regular rifle or bu- — or pistol?” he ranted during a campaign rally in Pennsylvania in October.

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