Hillary Clinton hits out at gun lobby group after Las Vegas shooting
- Author: Leroy Wright Oct 04, 2017,
Oct 04, 2017, 19:20
"Our grief isn't enough", the former Democratic Party presidential candidate tweeted on Monday. He stated, "The only way to stop a bad guy with a gun is with a good guy with a gun".
The legislation was advancing through Congress even after gun safety advocates raised concerns that silencers could prove even more deadly in a mass shooting.
'There's a time and place for a political debate, but now is the time to unite as a country. He claimed that if President Donald Trump had brought up the second amendment immediately after the Vegas incident, national media would implode.
"Thinking of the victims and responders in Las Vegas", Bill Clinton tweeted. Inventories across the marketplace were expected to normalize by around September but the Las Vegas massacre promises to repeat the cycle again with a number of gun-control pleas already being heard by politicians, activists and journalists.
Stephen Paddock (64) had no police record, no history of violence and no links with any terrorist organisation. Somehow, freedom didn't seem so safe in Las Vegas.
At least 58 people were killed and 515 were injured in the shooting late Sunday night.
"These are military-style "assault" weapons that were created to kill as many people as possible as quickly as possible", he said. We need common-sense gun laws, and I hope my fellow occupants of the tower of song will join me in saying so.
President Bill Clinton signed the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act into law in 1993, creating a system of federal background checks for purchases from federally licensed gun dealers. It does not require firearm owners to obtain licences or register their guns. As a result, gun stocks have mostly been lower since the election.
The "Outnumbered" panel reacts to Democrats releasing statements on gun control.
Trump's predecessor Barack Obama frequently used mass shootings to call for stricter gun control laws.
In keeping with his policy of announcement by Twitter, Mr Trump wrote: "Our Nation is heartbroken". Her words could have been written as a reaction to the Las Vegas shooting but they were from her campaign, and I couldn't help but think how different that music festival in Las Vegas could have been if she had been given the platform to carry out her agenda.
The NRA has endorsed former Republican National Committee Chairman Ed Gillespie, a Republican who is running to replace term-limited Gov. Terry McAuliffe, a Democrat.
Until America deals with this issue, heinous acts, such as seen this week, will continue.