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The Note: Trump's war with the press is reaching beyond bluster
THE TAKE with ABC News' MaryAlice Parks Every American president has sparred with the press and fought back against stories unflattering or unfair. But no sitting president has in decades suggested media organizations should be shut down or that the federal government should consider curtailing
Call for bump stock review a 'significant crack' in NRA's 'political facade': Sen. Murphy
Connecticut Sen. Chris Murphy believes the National Rifle Association's call for a review of bump stock devices in the aftermath of the Las Vegas mass shooting represents "the first significant crack" in the organization's "political facade" and predicted that the anti-gun movement will someday
NRA opposes full ban on 'bump stocks' used by Vegas gunman
The National Rifle Association is opposing a ban on 'bump stocks' like the device used by the Las Vegas gunman to turn semi-automatic weapons into rapid-fire guns
Feinstein: Congress, not exec branch, must ban 'bump stocks'
Seeking momentum for gun restrictions, Sen. Dianne Feinstein says only broader legislation would be effective in outlawing "bump stocks" like the Las Vegas gunman used
War veteran lawmakers debate how Congress should respond to Las Vegas shooting
Rep. Seth Moulton, D-Mass., and Rep. Scott Taylor, R-Va., both Iraq War veterans with opposing views on gun control, sit down with Martha Raddatz to discuss how Congress should respond to the Las Vegas shooting.
'This Week' Transcript 10-8-17: Aftermath of the Las Vegas Mass Shooting
THIS IS A RUSH TRANSCRIPT FOR OCTOBER 8, 2017 AND WILL BE UPDATED. REP. SETH MOULTON : Well, it's shown. They're shown to affect gun violence . I mean, there are plenty of studies that show that states that have tighter gun laws have less gun violence. And this is an American epidemic. It's really
Thwarted in Congress, gun-control groups see hope in states
Brushed aside by the Republican-controlled Congress, gun control advocates have shifted their campaign for tighter gun laws to statehouses _ and they've chalked up some modest, unexpected successes
White House open to conversation on bump stocks
White House press secretary Sarah Sanders says the Trump administration would be open to having a conversation on bump stocks following the Las Vegas shooting.
What to know about machine gun laws in the US
Investigators in Las Vegas are still combing through the blood-stained concert grounds and tracing the history of the cache of 23 guns found inside Stephen Paddock’s 32nd floor suite. While the details on the weapons Paddock used during his deadly 11-minute rampage that killed 59 and injured more
Assault weapon ban legislation from 2013 fails in the Senate
The legislation was drafted after the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary school, one of the deadliest mass shootings in modern U.S. history.