Republicans open to banning bump stocks after Las Vegas shooting

Some Republicans are considering backing a push by the Democrats to ban devices known as bump stocks. They are used to make guns fire more rapidly.

    Some Republicans are considering backing a push by the Democrats to ban devices known as bump stocks.

    They are used to make guns fire more rapidly.

    Twelve of the 23 guns found in the Las Vegas gunman's room had bump stocks attached to them.

    Al Jazeera's Andy Gallacher reports from Las Vegas.


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    'We were forced out by the government soldiers'

    'We were forced out by the government soldiers'

    We dialled more than 35,000 random phone numbers to paint an accurate picture of displacement across South Sudan.

    Interactive: Plundering Cambodia's forests

    Interactive: Plundering Cambodia's forests

    Meet the man on a mission to take down Cambodia's timber tycoons and expose a rampant illegal cross-border trade.

    Pakistan's tribal areas: 'Neither faith nor union found'

    Pakistan's tribal areas: 'Neither faith nor union found'

    Residents of long-neglected northwestern tribal belt say incorporation into Pakistan has left them in a vacuum.