The agency said following the shootings it provided more than 250 additional blood products to local hospitals to help with the injured.
By Monday afternoon, the NFC had offered a slightly more definitive statement condemning the Las Vegas shooting, describing it as a “murderous assault on innocent concertgoers”. In the face of this cowardly act, Americans everywhere must stand united as one.
The Oakland Raiders have donated a total of $50,000 to the victims of the Las Vegas shooting according to reports on Monday morning. Day in and day out, too many American families suffer the consequences of our country’s gun violence epidemic.
Lopez said coming back to the site of the shooting was tough, but he felt he needed to show support for the survivors in Las Vegas.
The suspected assailant, 64-year-old Stephen Paddock, of Mesquite, Nevada, died of what is believed to be self-inflicted gunshots.
Democratic leaders have hit a wall when it comes to sending “thoughts and prayers”.
Several officers from California were attending the outdoor Route 91 Harvest Music Festival on Sunday when a gunman opened fire.
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro called for reforms including a ban on high-capacity magazines and universal background checks.
Pelosi concluded that any words of comfort to the victims and their families in Las Vegas would be “hollow” without taking “long overdue action”.
Prominent Republicans, including President Donald Trump, have called previous pushes for stricter gun laws an effort to restrict Second Amendment rights. The Islamic State claimed responsibility, but Schiff said the group often takes credit for attacks it wasn’t involved in; the Federal Bureau of Investigation had said Paddock had no apparent connection.
“We have a major problem with gun violence in this country and I guess they don’t care – and if I’m wrong on that, fine do something about it because I’m sick of it”.