"Las Vegas, we are grieving with you-the victims, those who lost loved ones, the responders, & all affected by this cold-blooded massacre", the former presidential candidate and secretary of state wrote on Twitter.
"The crowd fled at the sound of gunshots", she added. And that Silencers, used to protect shooters' hearing, would have caused more deaths. Jeff Duncan of SC and John Carter of Texas, have asserted that lifting current restrictions on suppressor purchases would help American hunters and other gun owners better avoid hearing loss when they discharge their firearms.
Hours after the deadliest mass shooting in American history, Hillary Clinton politicized the attack with anti-gun talking points. Ed Markey declared that the American people "want the United States Congress to finally take on the NRA".
Clinton is the first high-profile Democrat to go to bat for better gun control measures in the aftermath of the shooting.
'Horrified and heartbroken by the terrible tragedy in #LasVegas last night.
"Tragedies like Las Vegas have happened too many times".
Biden also advocated for stronger gun control in his tweets on Monday, writing, "How long do we let gun violence tear families apart?" Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y.
Congress famously failed to enact meaningful gun safety legislation in the wake of the Sandy Hook shooting, where the shooter killed his mother, six other adults, 20 children and then himself. Sen.
As the bad news of yet another mass shooting with an assault weapon in Las Vegas is all over the television news networks, I take some comfort in the fact that since the Sandy Hook shooting in CT in 2012, assault weapons can not be sold in NY state.
"We need a president who recognizes that we have a gun violence problem and will work towards solutions", Kelly said of Trump, who offered his condolences to shooting victims in a short statement from the White House, but made no mention of guns.