When they burst into the hotel room, they reportedly found gunman Stephen Paddock had killed himself. Why can we not have public service announcements showing the reality of gun violence, especially the hazards of keeping a gun in the home?
In the wake of the massacre, Republican politicians are lining up in possible support of a ban - Cory Gardner is open to the idea, but, of course, first needs more information.
By recommending that an executive branch agency conduct a review of the legality of bump stock devices, the extremely influential gun rights lobby group is seeking to direct efforts towards administrative, and not legislative, solutions. He's never sold them, and says the NRA is right on target calling for more restrictions.
"It's something incredibly helpful in cases of suicide or domestic violence -or potentially homicide and mass shooting", Hockley said. Manufacturers and dealers should also be reimbursed for costs of inventory, materials, work in progress and special equipment, as their businesses will be essentially destroyed by new gun control legislation.
Republicans are showing interest. That's not going to happen, at least until another 50 or 60 or more people are left dead or bleeding. "And that's another reason to have a hearing", Cornyn said.
TRUMP: We'll be looking into that over the next short period of time. CBS News, having failed at claiming the shooter used an automatic weapon, declared the shooter had used "automatic rounds" in his gun.
Some bills might also propose banning other gun conversion kits created to sidestep federal law. "We have proven that gun laws save lives", he said.
It's okay if I have to wait a little longer to buy a weapon because our background checks take longer.
There is already movement on legislation.
The NRA, a staunch defender of peoples' right to own guns, also called on regulators to determine whether the bump-stock devices comply with federal law.
"There are people that want to rush to judgment", he continued. "Many people are just learning about these bump stocks and I'm sure there will be a conversation moving forward". Dianne Feinstein, a Democrat from California, unveiled her own bill to ban bump stocks.
Co-owner James Mitchell said the device is not conducive to accuracy. That alone bucks a trend under Republican control of Congress, one that seemed likely to continue with a president who received the strong and enthusiastic backing of the NRA. He used a bump stock, which is a device that causes a semi-automatic gun to increase its rate of fire.
A targeted approach of banning the aftermarket modification devices could be effective.
In other words, the NRA is suggesting taking the matter out of Congress's hands.
White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders, who spoke to reporters moments after the NRA statement was issued, said: "Members of both parties and multiple organisations are planning to take a look at bump-stocks". Because, as the polls repeatedly tell us, people overwhelmingly support what gun-control people like to call "commonsense" gun laws.