Dr. Anthony Fauci, the highest illness professional within the U.S., tied gun violence to public well being within the nation throughout an interview Sunday after a current spate of mass shootings.
Fauci was a visitor on CNN’s “State of the Union,” and the host, Dana Bash requested him his opinion on gun violence, which she described as “one other epidemic” within the U.S.
“If you see individuals getting killed, I imply, on this final month, it’s simply been horrifying what’s occurred. How are you going to say that’s not a public well being problem?”
The U.S. skilled a major drop in mass shootings in 2020, the nation has already absorbed a number of incidents, most not too long ago on Thursday in Indianapolis at a FedEx facility the place eight individuals have been killed. President Biden referred to the shootings as an “epidemic and a world embarrassment.”
Biden additionally referred to as gun violence a “public well being disaster” when he introduced final week a set of govt actions and proposals on gun management. He insisted the actions don’t contravene Second Modification rights.
Fox Information’ Tyler Olson and the Related Press contributed to this report