Tucson City Council passes resolution urging bump stock ban

October 25, 2017

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Tucson City Council members have decided to take on gun control.

In a unanimous vote Tuesday, Council members passed a resolution calling on state and federal officials to ban bump stocks.

This comes after 58 people died and hundreds were injured in a shooting earlier this month in Las Vegas. Investigators believe the shooter, Stephen Paddock, used bump stocks when he fired into the crowd at the Route 91 Harvest Festival.

Tucson City Council Member Steve Kozachik introduced the resolution. Kozachik says he wants to get the conversation going not just on gun control laws, but on local decision-making.

Several Tucson community members spoke out in favor of the resolution before the vote.

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