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Donald Trump calls Las Vegas gunman 'demented'

05 October 2017, 02:35 | Dan Bryan

Gun stocks up after Las Vegas shooting

Gun Stocks Jump After Las Vegas Mass Shooting Leaves 50 People Dead

For now, most Republicans are attempting to steer clear of the topic, except to assail the timing and motives of Democrats. The questions were referring to a rule the GOP-controlled Congress and President Trump reversed earlier this year that was finalized in the last days of the Obama administration.

Thompson criticized a bill he called "dangerous", which is now up for consideration in the House and would eliminate the federal requirement to acquire a license before buying a gun silencer.

"He never said anything to me or took any action that I was aware of that I understood in any way to be a warning that something frightful like this was going to happen", Danley, 62, said in a statement read to reporters by her lawyer in Los Angeles, where she was being questioned.

The SHARE Act, cast as a bill to help hunters, includes provisions to ease restrictions on buying silencers and making it harder for regulators to classify some types of ammunition as "armor-piercing". He says they're seeing more traffic and more phone calls for two unique reasons.

There are also much stricter checks done on a person before they are allowed to have a gun, which aim to make sure that person is not risky. "It's never the right time to talk about gun control, but other countries have it and only in America do we have such massive killings". South Dakota senators agree.

"We can't even bring bills to a vote", Nolan said.

Senator Thune is sparking controversy for comments he made to the media.

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"Look, we have a tragedy. and what happened in Las Vegas is in many ways a miracle". Guns are really easy to access in this country. "I think it's premature to be discussing legislative solutions, if there are any", he said. He says only time will tell whether Congress will actually take any action on the bills.

The deadly mass shooting has rekindled calls for stricter gun control laws, including Jimmy Kimmel's passionate monologue in which he singled out members of Congress for their inaction.

"Laws do work", the Democratic senator said.

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy said lawmakers should remember the good feelings they shared when Scalise returned to the Capitol last week, more than three months after the June 14 shooting.

"Essentially, why pursue something that will go nowhere", she said.

Bloomberg is a long-time advocate for tighter firearm regulations. Cowboy up and support a total ban on possession of all types of automatic weapons. If the Vegas shooter had had one of these, people would not have been aware they were being killed and they would not have started running for cover when they did.

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