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Lawmakers call for ban on devices that modify rifles

05 Octubre 2017, 09:13 | Bibiana Flor

Lawmakers call for ban on devices that modify rifles

Lawmakers call for ban on devices that modify rifles

Since the Sunday night shooting outside the Route 91 Harvest festival, investigators have been removing and taking stock of the equipment he had in his room at the Mandalay Bay.

But the California Democrat said her daughter's plans changed and she didn't go. They were going to stay in that hotel. John Thune, R-South Dakota, told reporters when asked about the bump stocks and semi-automatic weapons being illegally converted to fire fully automatic.

According to reports from the Associated Press, the bump stock accessories can make semi-automatic weapons fire more rapidly and simulate automatic weaponry.

Though Cornyn didn't speak to Feinstein's measure, it's already gaining some traction with some Republicans.

Added Flores: "I think they should be banned".

"Bump stocks are a device that they use the recoil to prompt the shooter finger to repeatedly touch the trigger", said Rodrigo Meirelles, president of Hampel's Gun Company. Dianne Feinstein stepped to the podium to announce a new bill to close a loophole in an automatic weapons law, you could hardly blame her if she had a case of deja vu.

There's a real divide down the aisle in Congress over what has always been one of the nation's most controversial issues.

Senate Homeland Security Chairman Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) came right out and said he supports a ban on bump stock devices. "I'm gonna study it", said Sen. The messed up thing is even though these fuckers are just trying piss people off, four-fifths of the thing reads exactly the same as any other gun nut's defense of 2nd Amendment usually does, full of irrelevant jargon and pedantic arguments that have no bearing on anything.

That's not good enough, says Congressman Mike Thompson of Novato, Calif.

"We'll find out what the hell they are", said Sen. "You have to stand up and help us".

"The federation and its member clubs are strong supporters of laws being enacted following a deliberate legislative review process, not just based upon emotion", Hughes said in a statement.

But she said she was open to increasing penalties in existing gun laws and improving mental health background checks.

In the aftermath of Sunday's shooting, Sen.

Yet there were signs that Democrats were ratcheting back their response compared with the past.

This week's mass shooting in Las Vegas shed new light on an issue that 6 Investigates looked into almost three years ago. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) - and include Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), as well as a number of other party stars, including Sens. Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania, said he planned to meet with Toomey to discuss revisiting their bill.

But in the aftermath of the Newtown shooting, many Republicans similarly expressed a willingness to revisit gun control legislation.

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