October 04, 2017

CNBC: Sen. Warren calls for 'sensible changes' in gun laws in the wake of the Las Vegas massacre

The Las Vegas massacre this week highlights the need for tighter gun control, Sen. Elizabeth Warren said Wednesday.

Asked to react to the Vegas attack, the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, the Massachusetts Democrat said: "We make it a national conversation at the moment of a mass shooting. But it's happening every single day in this country. People are dying from guns."

Warren called for "sensible changes" in the nation's gun laws, adding lawmakers cannot be "held hostage by the NRA" any longer. "It is our responsibility here in the United States Congress to make sensible changes on behalf of the American people," she added during a reporter stakeout on Capitol Hill following a Senate Banking Committee hearing on the Equifax hacking.

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