19 guns, explosives found in Las Vegas shooter's Nevada home

Wednesday, 04 Oct, 2017

Like presidents before him, Trump marked the Las Vegas shootings by ordering the American flags at all public buildings across the nation flown at half-staff, and he observed a moment of silence on the White House lawn.

Stephen Paddock carried out the deadliest mass shooting in us history. The security guard escaped and police surrounded the room, eventually breaking inside, where they discovered that Paddock had killed himself.

Second Amendment absolutists coldly declare that these sort of shootings are the price we pay to be a free nation.

Obama opened his remarks in the press briefing room by saying "there's been another mass shooting in America". "Not when more moms and dads will bury kids this week, and more sons and daughters will grow up without parents", the MA senator said.

The group released two statements on its Aamaq news agency on Monday, hours after the shooting at a country music concert that killed at least 50 people and wounded at least 400. "Our grief isn't enough. And it does nothing to prevent this carnage from being inflicted someplace else in America - next week, or a couple of months from now".

Some say the issue is not with the guns, but with mental health. When will we get tough, smart and vigilant?

"And we remain ever vigilant to maintain them".

You can tell us on Twitter. "I don't think I did anything spectacular".

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and opposition leader Bill Shorten have expressed their condolences for the victims of the attack, and have praised Australia's strict gun laws.

But what it didn't prohibit was real guns.

"I know this feeling of heartbreak and horror too well". And, again, politically correct, oh, we're going to solve the problem.

To the courageous first responders, thank you for your acts of bravery.

"It makes no sense", Paddock's brother Eric said. He offered condolences to the families of those killed, saying, "We can not fathom their pain. We can not allow this terror to win". "The massacre in Las Vegas is a grave tragedy for our nation", she said.

If Murphy and other Democrats were serious about implementing more gun control, then they would offer more legitimate steps for Congress to take in order to regulate guns more strictly.

After the June 2016 Orlando shooting, Trump - a presidential candidate competing in the GOP primary - called for a travel ban targeting Muslim-majority countries.

"How many more dead bodies will it take to wake up this Congress?"

Lawmakers on Capitol Hill woke up to the news of the worst mass shooting in USA history, and questions about the congressional legislative agenda that includes a controversial bill that would relax the sale of gun silencers.

Lt. Governor Ralph Northam, who has made stricter gun laws a central plank in his campaign for the commonwealth's top office, canceled a series of events with Giffords and Kelly created to highlight his differences with the Republican nominee, former George W. Bush adviser Ed Gillespie, on the issue of "the epidemic of gun violence".