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What exactly are bump stocks, and why do they matter now?

Washington Post - 06 Oct 2017
In this occasional series, we will bring you up to speed on the biggest national security stories of the week. Bump stocks became a part of the national conversation this week after the deadliest shooting in modern U.S. history. Stephen Paddock, a 64 ...
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Ex-ATF officials says bump-stock OK was mistake

CT Post - 25 Feb 2018
WASHINGTON — In 2013, an ATF official signed a letter to a member of Congress saying that two bump stock devices examined by bureau technicians “are not subject to the provisions of federal firearms statutes” and are therefore legal. Now, three months ...
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State moves closer to bump stock ban

Peninsula Daily News - 25 Feb 2018
The conversation about bump stocks ignited across the country after a shooting at a country music concert in Las Vegas that killed 58 people. While lawmakers addressed national news, state tragedies weighed heavy on their minds. Rep. Lillian Ortiz-Self ...
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Trump Moves to Regulate 'Bump Stock' Devices

New York Times - 20 Feb 2018
WASHINGTON — President Trump — under pressure from angry, grieving students from a Florida high school where a gunman killed 17 people last week — ordered the Justice Department on Tuesday to issue regulations banning so-called bump stocks, which ...
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Beacon Hill Roll Call: How Mass. banned bump stocks - News - The ...

Taunton Daily Gazette - 25 Feb 2018
Debate on gun laws intensifies across America following the death of 14 students and three teachers in the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. One of the proposals that is being discussed is a ban on bump stocks on a ...
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Washington House Votes To Pass Bump Stock Ban

NW News Network - 24 Feb 2018
But Republican Representative Jay Rodne said banning bump stocks won't work. “We are going to trample on the rights of law abiding citizens, criminalize lawful conduct for a bill that will do nothing to address gun violence in our culture,” he said ...
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Local lawmakers weigh in on bump stocks, armed teachers

Jefferson City News Tribune - 25 Feb 2018
A ban on bump stocks would be a step in creating common-sense gun regulations, advocates for stronger gun control said, but it would be a beginning. On Tuesday, six days after a gunman used an assault rifle to kill 17 people at a school in Parkland ...
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Rapid Response: Should bump stocks, gun modifiers be banned now?

Statesman Journal - 24 Feb 2018
This week's question: President Donald Trump directed the Department of Justice this week to ban bump stocks and other attached gun modifiers that allow semi-automatic weapons to fire continuously faster like an automatic weapon. It is anticipated that ...
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Colorado State Senator Merrifield proposes ban on bump stocks

KOAA.com Colorado Springs and Pueblo News - 25 Feb 2018
A Colorado State Senator will propose a ban on bump stocks during the current legislative session. Colorado Springs Democratic Senator Michael Merrifield plans to go in front of a committee this session and ask lawmakers to ban bump stocks in the state ...
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Editorial: Ghost Guns And Bump Stocks — Ban Them Both

Hartford Courant - 23 Feb 2018
The judiciary committee has approved the drafting of bills banning “bump stocks” and “ghost guns.” Editorial Contact Reporter. It is perfectly legal, at the moment, to go online and buy most of an unassembled gun, without a serial number, without any ...
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What are bump stocks? How they work and why Trump wants them ...

Fox News - 20 Feb 2018
Twelve bump stocks were found in the hotel room of the Las Vegas massacre shooter. Lawmakers, including some Republicans are concerned about their capabilities but what are they? Days after yet another mass shooting sparked a nationwide debate on gun ...
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Trump may want to ban bump stocks, but ATF isn't sure it can

CBS News - 22 Feb 2018
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has ordered his Justice Department to ban rapid-fire bump stocks like the ones used in last year's Las Vegas massacre— but officials aren't sure they can. Mr. Trump's surprise order this week comes as officials ...
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Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval supports ban on bump stocks

Las Vegas Review-Journal - 24 Feb 2018
WASHINGTON — Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval applauded the president's action to ban bump stock devices used in the Las Vegas mass shooting but he stopped short Friday of embracing a White House proposal to arm qualified teachers and school personnel ...
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The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: Ban on Bump Stocks?

The Atlantic - 20 Feb 2018
President Trump directed Attorney General Jeff sessions to propose regulations that would ban bump stocks, accessories that increase the firing rates of semi-automatic weapons. Earlier in the day, Trump denied allegations that he had forcibly kissed a ...
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Donald Trump Signs Memorandum Directing AG Jeff Sessions To ...

Deadline - 20 Feb 2018
Moments after White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said she had no news on President Donald Trump signaling willingness to consider some measure of gun control, Trump announced he signed a memorandum directing Attorney General Jeff ...

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