Those are attachments that go on semi-automatic firearms that would make them function as an automatic weapon. "That was approved by the ATF in 2010 and 2012, so why would we defend that?"
However, ATF has already concluded bump stocks do not violate current law, and given its blessing to manufacturers of the devices. The bill has since garnered 26 Democratic co-sponsors.
On Thursday, the NRA's executive vice president Wayne LaPierre and its executive director Chris Cox released a joint statement saying that bump fire stocks, a gun accessory that can essentially turn semi-automatic weapons into rapid-fire machine guns, should be regulated.
The National Rifle Association (NRA), the powerful pro-gun lobby that threw $21 million behind Donald Trump's presidential candidacy previous year, weighed in on the debate for the first timetoday, calling on the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) to review the matter, rather than create new laws. The devices enable semi-automatic rifles to mimic automatic weapons, allowing more rapid fire. "Ban manufacturing or possession of accessories that accelerate a semi-automatic rifle to that of an automatic".
Authorities say that, based on the amount of weapons found at the crime scene, they assume Paddock had to have help. "I think it's premature to be discussing legislative solutions, if there are any".
"Clearly that's something we need to look into", Mr Ryan told a United States radio programme, adding that many lawmakers had not been aware until now that such devices existed. Florida Republican Rep. Carlos Curbelo said he would introduce a bipartisan bill as soon as today that would call for a total ban.
During an interview during on KFGO's "Afternoons Live", Franken said the devices should be prohibited.
Travis Brunson, owner of Guns on 41, said a ban seems likely after what happened in Las Vegas.
The comments from lawmakers including No. 2 SenateRepublicanJohn Cornyn of Texas mark a surprising departure from the GOP's general antipathy to gun regulations of any kind.
But White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said on Thursday that she welcomed the NRA's latest statement, adding that the administration is "certainly open to having that conversation".
The No. 2 official in the Federal Bureau of Investigation said Wednesday he was surprised investigators had not uncovered more . Gunderson did exactly what he said he would. "There's all kinds of things that surprise us in each one of these events".
The device joins Windows-based immersive headsets built by Lenovo , HP, Acer and Dell , and aimed for release later this year. Steam support is essential for the Mixed Reality platform to succeed, as many VR titles are housed on the platform.
This Wild Card matchup ultimately plays second fiddle to the Boston Red Sox versus the Houston Astros in terms of intrigue. The Cubs starters have been a shell of themselves this season, with the exception of Game 1 starter Kyle Hendricks.
The squad "was a particularly gung-ho team with whom Steele had done some heady things in the past", Vanity Fair reported. After Mr Trump won the Republican nomination in July, backers of Mrs Clinton picked up the support of Mr Steele's work.
With the support of both the NRA and the Republicans , the legislation stands a good chance of being passed through. The men said "things got nasty" earlier that day when other reporters were questioning customers outside the store.
But, Feinstein said, "for one reason or another", her daughter and neighbors decided not to make the trip from San Francisco. How about making it more hard to get a gun, and forget about selling gun silencers for the NRA.
Mitt Romney and President Trump each proposed some form of this plan in the 2012 and 2016 presidential races, respectively. USA taxpayers can deduct medical and dental expenses that are in excess of 10% of their adjusted gross incomes (AGI).
As with all Sonos speakers the new device will link with the rest of your Sonos setup which can now be controlled via your voice. The company confirmed that Google Assistant will be added to the Sonos One in 2018 - although exact timings weren't forthcoming.
Another site that sells the company's products said in a message online that the device is "out of stock" and backordered. Both Illinois senators, Democrats Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth, are among the bill's co-sponsors.
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Top Republicans Open Door for Bump Stock Ban
Because of this modification, some elected officials believe bump stocks don't serve the public any good. Bump stocks are now legal in the US , though some in the gun industry questioned their intended use.
Eduardo Nunez aggravates knee injury in Red Sox's ALDS opener
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HTS rejects Russian claims of critically injured leader
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Hamas elects exiled Arouri as new deputy chief
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I've got to get that gold belt. "Everyone was saying to me get in and ragdoll him and muscle him from the bell". Patrick's Day?" We'll see how he kind of reacts. "Hopefully, this might be a distraction for some people".
Bump stocks under scrutiny after Las Vegas massacre
Cornyn said as a hunter and sportsman he doesn't understand the use of the bump stock and wants to have a hearing on it. Thursday's endorsements of controls came nearly simultaneously from the NRA and the White House .