Florida Gov. Rick Scott wants a range of measures aimed at preventing shootings like the one last week at a high school in Parkland, Fla. Scott is seen here during a meeting with law enforcement, mental health and education officials on Tuesday.
Kenneth and Irene Hernandez pay their respects as they visit a makeshift memorial with crosses placed near the scene of a shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas. A man opened fire inside the church in the small South Texas community in November, killing and wounding many.
Bump stocks are now illegal to use in Columbia, S.C., after the city enacted a ban on the devices. In this photo from October, a shooting instructor shows the grip of an AR-15 rifle fitted with a bump stock.
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A billboard advertising a gun tourism business in Las Vegas hovers above the Mandalay Bay Hotel, site of a mass shooting Sunday night that killed 58 people and injured nearly 500.
Police tape blocks off part of Las Vegas Blvd. on Tuesday near the scene of a massacre at a country music festival in Las Vegas. Twelve devices known as bump stocks were found in the gunman's room.
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