The Colorado shooting was the second mass shooting in the US in less than a week.
“What you can see is we have a very chaotic incident, a very chaotic night in the Beach,” Police Chief Paul Neudigate told local news. “Many different crime scenes.”
The NRA in recent decades has been one of the leading voices opposing proposed or existing gun control measures.
“We can let the shooting continue or we can act,” Gabby Giffords said in a recorded video that opened Democratic convention proceedings Wednesday.
The lawsuit targets alleged shooter John Earnest and his parents, as well as the gunmaker Smith & Wesson and the gun store in San Diego that sold the suspected shooter his firearm.
Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg made the case Monday that he requires more gun protection than the average citizen due to persistent threats against his life.
Two resolutions comported with Trump administration policy, on rehabilitation for prisoners and adopting the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance definition of antisemitism.
“My boyfriend has a lot of guns,” Lapkin, 79, said of her 83-year-old boyfriend. “He said, ‘You want to go to the rally?’ I said, ‘Are you out of your mind?'”
White supremacist and other racially motivated terror organizations were copying strategies from armed Islamist groups.