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NRA breaks silence after Vegas shooting to call for 'additional regulations' on bump stocks - The Guardian

The National Rifle Association has broken its silence four days after the deadliest mass shooting in recent US history to call for “additional regulations” on bump-fire stocks, which the Las Vegas shooter used to turn his semi-automatic rifles into ...and more »

GOP Lawmaker Rebukes NRA Over Its Position on Bump Stocks - Newsmax

Head of the Congressional Second Amendment Caucus Thomas Massie blasted the National Rifle Association for coming out against bump stocks in the wake of the Las Vegas massacre, the Washington Examiner reported. Usually it's the NRA, considered ...and more »

NRA calls for curbs on device that makes rifles fully automatic - Financial Times

The National Rifle Association has called for restrictions on devices that in effect convert rifles into fully automatic weapons, in a rare move for the pro-gun group in the wake of the massacre in Las Vegas. The NRA called on the agency that regulates ...and more »

Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock may have legally upgraded his guns - Salon

The gunman in Las Vegas who murdered at least 59 concertgoers and injured over 500 others was in possession of two legal firearm attachments that essentially convert a semi-automatic weapon to a fully automatic weapon. Stephen Paddock had two of ...and more »

5 charts that show how powerful the NRA is - Business Insider

REUTERS/John Sommers II The National Rifle Association represents less than a fifth of all American gun owners, yet it remains one of the most powerful gun rights lobbies in the United States. For decades, the NRA has successfully blocked federal ...and more »

NRA support for restricting 'bump stocks' reflects impact of Las Vegas massacre - Washington Post

The long-simmering debate in this country over gun rights took a dramatic turn Thursday when the National Rifle Association unexpectedly joined an effort to restrict a device used to accelerate gunfire in the Las Vegas massacre. The NRA's announcement ...and more »

The NRA, potent foe of gun controls in the US - Yahoo News

Washington (AFP) - The latest US massacre, in which a lone man rained gunfire from a Las Vegas hotel window onto a country music concert below, killing 58 people, has again raised the issue of the country's lax gun regulation. But a week later, it's ...and more »

'Guns are the problem': activists get tough on gun control after Vegas - The Guardian

While campaigners have for years championed background checks and other centrist demands, a new left wing to the movement is calling for bolder policies. Lois Beckett · @loisbeckett. Thu 5 Oct 2017 16.21 EDT First published on Thu 5 Oct 2017 10.23 EDT.and more »

Did a Second Gunman Shoot From the Fourth Floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel? - snopes.com

A second gunman fired at a crowd from the fourth floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino during the mass shooting in Las Vegas. RATING. False. ORIGIN. In the days immediately following the worst mass shooting in modern American history, in which ...and more »

Stephen Paddock used a "bump stock" to make his guns even deadlier - CBS News

Last Updated Oct 4, 2017 5:55 PM EDT. Machine guns, which fire multiple shots with one pull of the trigger, have been technically illegal since the mid-1980s. Yet while some of the guns that Stephen Paddock used to shoot more than 500 people in Las ...and more »