NRA: Bump Stocks 'Should Be Subject To Additional Regulations'

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The group's support comes following the mass shooting that took place in Las Vegas earlier in the week and amid calls to ban the devices, which allow semi-automatic weapons to simulate automatic weapon fire. Florida Republican Rep. Carlos Curbelo is planning to introduce legislation Thursday to ban the sale of them.

"We welcome, certainly, that and conversation on that", she said.

The NRA announcement followed comments from leading congressional Republicans including House Speaker Paul Ryan that Congress should take a look at the devices, which were little-known even to gun enthusiasts prior to Sunday's bloodbath.

There are no available nationwide figures on sales of bump stocks since the massacre. "We led the charge on regulating bump stocks!"

"We're in the middle of the investigation; we'll see what that reveals".

"We have made a decision to temporarily suspend taking new orders in order to provide the best service with those already placed", said the company, based from Moline, Texas.

And a hammer, possibly used to smash the suite's corner windows, can be seen clearly.

"In the wake of the horrific tragedy in Las Vegas it's clear that we cannot with a straight face justify the legality of these tools that can so easily be manipulated to do unimaginable harm and are specifically created to get around the automatic weapon ban".

Meanwhile, Washington Governor Jay Inslee has proposed his own ban on bump stocks.

Americans own the most guns per person in the world, about four in 10 saying they either own a gun or live in a home with guns, according to a recent Pew Center study.

"Automatic weapons are illegal", Wisconsin Sen.

But some believe bump-fire stocks, while legal, violate the spirit of gun restrictions. "So I have no problem banning those". Congress is now considering a bill, called concealed carry reciprocity, to require that every state's concealed-carry standard be accepted by every other state.

The National Rifle Association, which has played a major role in exerting political pressure against gun curbs, did not respond to inquiries about its stance on Feinstein's bill.

Ryan, R-Wis., said Tuesday there is no plan for the House to act soon on the silencer bill, which a Republican-led House committee backed last month. Here are the statements received so far. Those who oppose it are correct to the extent that stricter laws do not necessarily translate into less violence or fewer shootings. The law meant nothing to the shooter.

The full statement, issued jointly by NRA executive vice president Wayne LaPierre and the head of their legislative arm Chris Cox, opens by addressing "the evil and senseless attack in Las Vegas". "There's a reason for that, and I'd want to make sure that nobody has access to that, if that's the law of the land".

House Minority Leader Dan Kristiansen, R-Snohomish, speaking from the experience of having a family member murdered with a gun. "I just thank God". In particular, for Democrats seeking to make inroads in battleground states, gun control is a "third rail" matter. These comments and the President's blind support for the NRA's risky agenda are soul-crushing - not just because I'm a gun violence survivor, but also because I vote in this country and I care about how I leave it for my daughter. Police stormed his 32nd floor hotel room and found that he had killed himself after committing the deadliest mass shooting in modern United States history.

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