The NRA has been lying to you. It appears to have come from a rifle outfitted with a modification device called a "bump stock", authorities told the Associated Press. Asked about the silencer bill, Trump said, "We'll talk about that later". The killings happen on the streets of big cities like Chicago, a city of strict gun control, where street gangs continue their slaughter and City Hall is powerless to stop them.
First, the fact that Congress is in the hands of the Republicans who remain steadfastly pro-guns, or at least anti-meaningful gun control.
The purchase of fully automatic weapons has been significantly restricted in the US since the 1930s.
Just watch the video. You'll see people ducking for cover and running. And Democrats and gun-control advocates "just don't have the sort of political organization that the NRA has", Billet said.
With increasing frequency and severity, guns have been used to perpetrate random violence in this country. This gave him a strategic vantage point over the Route 91 Harvest country-music festival below, allowing him to see into a crowd of 22,000 concertgoers who could not see him.
Las Vegas police officers patrol Tropicana Avenue near Las Vegas Boulevard after the mass shooting. People don't always know that they're being shot at. The shooter had no criminal record or known history of mental illness.
On our way out of town, we stopped at a bakery for coffee.
These ideas are also supported by Randall Collins's important 2009 book, Violence: A Micro-sociological Theory. Democratic politicians routinely profess their fidelity to the Second Amendment - or rather, "a nuanced reading" of it - with all the conviction of Barack Obama's support for traditional marriage, circa 2008.
Manufacturers tout the stocks, which typically sell for less than $200, as offering a simple and affordable alternative to automatic weapons without the hassle of a rigorous background check and other restrictions. The recoil causes the gun to buck back and forth, "bumping" the trigger.
The flip side for gun-rights supporters is the math: They are still the minority. And the last notable group of similar deaths was the 1,700 women murdered per year, usually as the result of domestic violence. "I'm very confident about the legal status of the right to bear arms". The parents of those kids are now my friends. He cited the mass shootings at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Fla.in June 2016, the San Bernardino mass shooting in December 2015, the Aurora, Colorado, movie theater, and Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.in 2012 as instances that also resulted in the same stocks trending upward. "I cannot express how wrong I was". A written exam, a practical exam featuring gun safety, and a license from the state, which could help create a national gun ownership registry (another measure I've heard could be helpful to gun control). Effectively, the semiautomatic weapon still fires one bullet for every pull of the trigger, but the bump stock automates the trigger-pull process, allowing shooters to fire at a rate of 400 to 800 rounds a minute.
And in the morning following the massacre, even as victims lay dying in hospitals, Clinton was busy virtue-signaling on Twitter.
Again with the gun debate. Only then can the nation decide whether these atrocities are the price we pay for being armed to the degree some people feel the need to be armed, or whether there are steps that should be taken.
West Virginia residents "cherish the right to be able to go hunting with their family ... sport shooting and all the things we do enjoy", Manchin said, adding that any potential legislation must be based on common sense.
Male gun owners are more likely to bind their recreational lives and identities to their guns and "gun culture": they hunt, go shooting, watch gun-related shows in TV, and seek out more gun-related recreation and information.
"Obviously we need to plug this loophole". Fear motivates people to get guns. "None of this makes sense to any of us". Don't be fooled by the NRA's attempts at leveraging another mass tragedy. This is a communal masculine ideology, not an individual one.