A young attendee inspects an assault rifle during the 2013 NRA Annual Meeting

America has been rocked by two mass shootings over the weekend in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio.

At least nine people were killed after a gunman opened fire in Ohio, mere hours after a mass shooting at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas that killed at least 20 people, by a suspected white supremacist.

In many US states, including Nevada, you don't need a permit to buy a gun - nor are you required to get a licence, register a firearm and there's no limit on the number of guns you can buy at one time.

Donald Trump has repeatedly declared his love for the Second Amendment, and has rolled back a number of President Obama's restrictions on the purchasing of deadly weapons.

Here are a few items that are more difficult to get in America than a semi-automatic rifle:

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