Sen. Dianne Feinstein: “I mourn those killed at the Navy Yard in Washington and send my thoughts and prayers to those families grieving the loss of loved ones.”
[UPDATE 9/17: CNN is reporting that federal law enforcement officials are cautioning that their "initial information that an AR-15 was used in the shootings may have been incorrect. It is believed that Alexis had rented an AR-15, but returned it before Monday morning's shootings."]
Feinstein: “There are reports the killer was armed with an AR-15, a shotgun and a semiautomatic pistol when he stormed an American military installation in the nation’s capital and took at least 12 innocent lives.
This is one more event to add to the litany of massacres that occur when a deranged person or grievance killer is able to obtain multiple weapons — including a military-style assault rifle — and kill many people in a short amount of time.
When will enough be enough?
Congress must stop shirking its responsibility and resume a thoughtful debate on gun violence in this country. We must do more to stop this endless loss of life.”