Calls for gun control following mass shooting in Las Vegas

Oct 05, 2017, 00:29
Calls for gun control following mass shooting in Las Vegas

CT and NY lawmakers and advocacy groups are responding to the aftermath of the shooting in Las Vegas, which left more than 58 people dead and hundreds wounded.

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is demanding federal response to the violence in Las Vegas. "And rises up and demands of Congress that it do more - and do better".

"America's gun owners have been waiting for many years for Congress to send the SHARE Act to the president's desk", the NRA's legislative arm wrote last month when the bill was introduced. And I'm a strong proponent of outlawing assault weapons.

Its volunteers have teamed with Gurdwaras, where shelter, hot meals (langar) and other assistance is being offered to all who may need it. Sikh taxi drivers are volunteering to drive people to their destinations safely, it said.

Calls for tougher gun control laws are growing louder after the deadliest mass shooting in United States history.

Congress is now working on legislation to make it easier for citizens to buy noise suppressors for their guns.

God was in Las Vegas Sunday night.

He spoke just as House Speaker Paul Ryan was telling reporters elsewhere in the Capitol that the House has no plans to bring up a bill that would ease restrictions on purchases of gun silencers.

In a separate statement issued on Wednesday, Corey accused Murphy of "politicizing" the shooting by calling for stricter gun control laws and said the Connecticut Democrat has "blood on his hands, due to his constantly divisive rhetoric in Washington". In this case many guns.

NY has some of the toughest gun control laws in the nation, but McQuillen says guns illegal in NY can still come in from neighboring states.

How can we reduce the number of gun-related deaths?

Hillary Clinton tweeted Monday morning: "Our grief isn't enough".

Sandy Hook Promise, an advocacy group founded after the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, which killed 20 children and six educators, called for a renewed push for gun control legislation.

Congressman Kathy Castor said: "Certainly, we can come together to pass common sense safety requirements such as background checks and limits on civilian use of military-style weapons and to enforce the laws on the books".

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