Bill Kelly: Vegas massacre is only the tip of the iceberg
- Author: Arturo Norris Oct 05, 2017,
Oct 05, 2017, 14:33
"And though we feel such great anger at the senseless murder of our fellow citizens, it is our love that defines us today - and always will, forever".
What do we do now?
Steven McCarthy, the uncle of one of the victims says, "I can not think of any better word to describe her than saying she was dearly a precious angel that had been gifted to us".
"How many more must die?"
On Sunday night, a gunman positioned high in a Las Vegas hotel opened fire on a music festival crowd.
Dear Editor: I see that our state Republicans are trying to make it legal for people to carry guns without permits or training.
The NRA did not comment immediately on the carnage in Las Vegas, but other organizations representing gun owners insisted the mass shooting in no way invalidates Americans' constitutional right to bear arms.
"What happened [in Las Vegas] is, in many ways, a miracle".
Police said they believed Mr Paddock killed himself before they stormed his hotel room on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay, which is next to the concert site. Early reports indicate he was not known to police in Mesquite, Nev., where he lived.
Asked by CBS News' Nancy Cordes if it was a mistake to make it easier for mentally ill people to get a gun, Ryan paused and moved onto another reporter's question, which also focused on the same issue.
"What is unacceptable in the wake of the most deadly mass shooting in history of the country is for this utter silence, this unintentional complicity from Congress to continue".
A rabid wolf. A homicidal, suicidal wolf. At the hospital, Trump said investigators were still searching for Paddock's motivation for the attack. In the end, the motive doesn't matter because he had the means. "They can take those euphemisms and stuff them as far as I'm concerned", said Blumenthal.
Lisa Hansen, protest organizer, said, "I don't think that the Second Amendment was created to include weapons of mass destruction for everyday citizens".
But I can't deny the brutal evidence that guns in the wrong hands kill innocent people.
There is a lot of disagreement in America about whether or not the current gun laws are right.