ďYou should be able to go, if youíre a billionaire, buy an F-15 loaded with ordinates. You should be able to buy an N-1 tank. You should be able to buy a machine gun. You should be able to buy a grenade launcher. You canít do those things,Ē he said.
Biden is traveling to Danbury, Conn., on Thursday for a conference about gun violence being hosted by Connecticutís Democratic Sens. Christopher S. Murphy and Richard Blumenthal, as well as Democratic Rep. Elizabeth Esty. Danbury is a short distance from Newtown, the site of last Decemberís mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School that has become the catalyst for the push toward universal background checks and other gun legislation.
Following the speeches from elected officials, the crowd stands at long tables as they dig into BBQ, brunswick stew, cadillac rice at the Law Enforcement Cookout at Wayne Dasher's pond house in Glennville, Ga., on Thursday, April 17, 2014.