Even if someone in the crowd had brought an accurate long-distance rifle, using it at night in a panicky crowd to shoot back up at the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay casino would likely have resulted in more death, not less, with bullets from defenders shooting up people in nearby rooms.
Up until now, the policy of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has been to allow hunting of predators such as bears and wolves in Alaska’s national wildlife refuges only when the hunting has been demonstrated to be “based on sound science and in response
Before yesterday, these new NRA advertisements might have encouraged voter turnout. Now, they’ll only serve as a reminder of everything that’s wrong with Donald Trump and the American gun culture that he has embraced.