Gun manufacturers' stocks rose Monday morning just hours after Las Vegas saw the deadliest mass shooting in modern USA history.
Stephen Colbert, who regularly targets President Donald Trump, took a different approach Monday. The state does not require firearms owners to have licenses or register their weapons and Nevada does not limit the number of firearms an individual can possess.
"We'll be offering help to as many people as we can throughout that process", she said.
Sanders also warned Congress against drafting 'laws that won't stop these types of things from happening'.
Responding to questions, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said today that is the day of reflection and mourning and not a day to discuss political issues.
The Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution guarantees Americans the right to bear arms. "Pass any kind of common-sense gun control legislation, that the vast majority of Americans want", Colbert said.
Support for stricter gun laws often spikes temporarily following mass shootings.
Before the shock and horror subside after a mass shooting, a long-simmering debate inevitably heats up over gun control.
Many in Las Vegas had no idea where to run, but the sound of gunshots at least alerted them to the shooting.
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According to News13 sister station KLAS in Las Vegas , the initial $100,000 fundraising goal was met by 11 a.m. It was an act of pure evil. " We are grateful for the first responders who bravely helped those in need ".
Democrats scoffed, noting that the bill also would allow more armor-piercing ammunition.
That legislation aims to expand America's pre-sale background check system to cover all commercial firearms.
Over two years ago, he had released a comprehensive plan to deal with gun violence like the public health epidemic that it is, the lawmaker said, adding that the solutions should not be hard.
Ryan's predecessor in the speakership, John Boehner, never acted on that request, which followed a shooting on a community college campus in Oregon.
Self-defense and shooting instructor, John Betancourt, of Fortress Combat in Bozeman says this is typically out of fear- fear about possible gun control restrictions that could be put in place.
Referring to Chicago, she said gun control laws have not been helpful.
"So that's very obvious to me".
Nevada has some of the least restrictive gun laws in the country.