Las Vegas officials believe the gunman who killed 59 people and injured 527 more used two bump stock attachments on firearms from the incident.
The National Rifle Association says "bump stock" devices that allow semi-automatic rifles to perform more like fully automatic weapons should be "subject to additional regulations".
Police also found a modified bump stock rifle in Paddock's hotel, which allows a semi-automatic rifle to rapid fire, like a machine gun. And the distinction between "accessory" and "conversion devices" could not be more important; it is the difference between allowing a semiautomatic to mimic automatic fire in short bursts verses actually converting a semiautomatic into an automatic rifle.
She said there are a number of things that need to be changed when it comes to gun laws in our state.
Bump stocks are legal in MA, and both types of devices are readily available online.
President Donald Trump had been similarly silent on gun control in recent days, telling reporters he would "talk about that on a later date".
Bump stocks are not the first gun-modifying devices to draw the attention of gun control advocates.
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Lesser does not recall bump stocks being discussed when he helped change CT gun laws into some of the toughest nationwide following the school shooting in Sandy Hook.
Lesser plans to introduce legislation banning bump stocks and he's hoping for bipartisan support.
But what is a bump stock? Bill Nelson (D-FL). "But these automatic weapons are not for hunting, they are for killing". It is legal to own and use bump stocks in the U.S.
Sunday's mass shooting on the Las Vegas strip was the largest in the nations history.
"We're certainly open to that moving forward", Sanders said. However, Newman says he's not comfortable right now in doing that since the Las Vegas shooting.
SC senators responded to the topic, Lindsey Graham saying, 'I think it'd be a good time to have a hearing, just to find out how does the technology work and is there a legislative solution?'
"I think it's particularly inappropriate to politicize an event like this", Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said Tuesday.
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In response, the President publicly dismissed the NBC report as "fake news" and "totally made up" while on a trip to Las Vegas. An NBC News spokeswoman told Business Insider on Wednesday that the news organization stood by its reporting .
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Giffords, whose ability to speak has been limited since the shooting, told her former colleagues, "The nation's counting on you". House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said Monday she wants Speaker Paul Ryan to create a select committee on gun violence.
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Las Vegas gunman's girlfriend unaware of shooting plan
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On semi-automatic weapons, the trigger must be pulled every time to fire a round, after which the weapon reloads itself. Generally speaking, manufacturers haven't been allowed to build new automatic rifles to sell to the public since then.