The "Outnumbered" panel reacts to Democrats releasing statements on gun control.
Meanwhile, the NRA, which had planned to run political advertising in Virginia starting Tuesday through Election Day on November 7, delayed those commercials for one week, according to a media buying firm and a Richmond television station.
While it's certain that gun control will be a much-discussed issue in the coming weeks, U.S. Senator Gary Peters of MI said it's too soon to talk of legislative remedies.
The Republican-controlled House has yet to schedule a vote on the Sportsmen Heritage and Recreational Enhancement (SHARE) Act, a wide-ranging bill that includes the silencer provision, but opponents had feared it could come up for a vote as soon as this week.
The gun rights group plans more than $750,000 on commercials in theRichmond and Roanoke markets, according to filings reviewed by the non-partisan Virginia Public Access Project. And yet, this mild-mannered grandfather of four acquired over 40 weapons with no need for extensive checks and set himself up in a Vegas hotel room with 19 assault rifles and opened fire on innocent people below.
The House is now considering The Hearing Protection Act, a provision of a legislative package dubbed the Sportsmen's Heritage and Recreational Enhancement Act. We mourn with all whose loved ones were murdered and injured in last night's disgusting tragedy in Las Vegas, Nevada. "The laws the NRA would pass are a threat to you, your fans, and to the concerts and festivals we enjoy", she wrote.
Conservative critics quickly hit back, saying silencers probably would only moderately dampen the sound of gunfire in this kind of attack.
"Suppressors only reduce by a few decibels, still same decibel level as a jack hammer", she wrote on her personal Twitter account. Nevada does not restrict this popular type of semi-automatic weaponry, nor does it limit high-capacity magazines. Federal Law enforcement also has to keep a record of anyone who purchases silencers. How many more killings will it take for America to break its silence and take preventative measures to protect its citizens?
Democrats call the claims misleading. And if the senseless murder of children affects us, I don't know, 10 times as much as the murders of adults do, then we can extrapolate and presume that 200 people murdered in a mass shooting wouldn't be enough either.
However Mercer pointed out that, despite these isolated incidents, United Kingdom gun laws provide a huge barrier against anyone wishing to repeat Stephen Paddock's atrocity in Britain.