The deadliest mass shooting in modern American history could soon have a specialty Nevada license plate designed to generate funds to support those affected by the tragedy.
President Donald Trump is “disappointed” the FBI couldn’t figure out what specifically motivated a gunman to carry out the deadliest shooting in modern U.S. history.
“We’re still recovering from the events that took place on 1 October,” Nevada’s junior senator says. “We’re still grieving for the family members who are no longer with us.”
The Department of Justice is proposing to ban bump stocks — devices that accelerate the rate of fire of semi-automatic rifles — by classifying them as machine guns, the Review-Journal has learned.
In the wake of the Las Vegas shooting, Congress filed a flurry of bills, including those that would ban or restrict bump stocks. But lawmakers failed to pass any of the gun bills.
The Clark County Commission on Tuesday agreed to ask Gov. Brian Sandoval to chair a committee to design, fund and build a memorial to the victims of the Oct. 1 shooting on the Las Vegas Strip.
The state of Nevada was urged to immediately apply for funds tucked into the $1.3 trillion spending bill for law enforcement costs incurred in the Las Vegas Strip mass shooting and subsequent investigation.
Citing the Las Vegas Strip shooting, a bipartisan group of Western states’ senators, including Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto, filed a bill Thursday to ban bump stocks, which increase the rate of fire of semi-automatic rifles to nearly that of fully automatic weapons.
Clark County has stopped releasing autopsy reports for all 58 victims of the Oct. 1 mass shooting, despite a district judge’s ruling that the reports are public records.
President Donald Trump directed the U.S. attorney general Tuesday to craft regulations that would ban “bump stocks” and other devices that accelerate the firepower of legal semiautomatic rifles like those used in the Las Vegas mass shooting.