That will likely happen again with bump stocks, said Dr.Garen Wintemute, director of the Violence Prevention Research Program at the University of California, Davis.Stephen Paddock, the 64-year-old gunman, fired hundreds of rounds indiscriminately from his 32nd-floor room at the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino on a music festival outside. Authorities found bump stocks attached to 12 of the weapons, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms Special Agent in Charge Jill Schneider said.At Paddock’s home, authorities found 19 more guns, explosives and thousands of rounds of ammunition.I thought it meant to insult indirectly and, having investigated, can report that this is broadly right.It originated in the LGBT drag ball culture of 1980s Harlem.
Technically, that means the finger is pulling the trigger for each round fired, keeping the weapon a legal semi-automatic.To read is to insult someone imaginatively; to throw shade is to “curve the pitch”, slightly concealing the insult.Which is what Waterstones the bookshop did when it announced: “We are currently moving all our Jane Austen stock from Classics into Greatest Living Authors.” There was one thing wrong with our headline, however, which has been corrected.Erich Pratt, executive director of Gun Owners of America, said the industry is prepared to have the devices scrutinized by lawmakers and gun-control advocates. But he and others defended their use, suggesting it’s unfair to go after firearms when other weapons — trucks and fertilizer, for example — aren’t as quickly criticized after deadly attacks. looks at this, they’ll start asking questions about why anybody needs this, and I think the answer is we have a Bill of Rights and not a Bill of Needs,” Pratt said.Kevin Michalowski, executive editor of Concealed Carry Magazine, agreed.