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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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Senate panel approves bump stock ban, red flag legislation

WPRI 12 Eyewitness News - 17 May 2018
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Two gun control bills introduced in Rhode Island after national mass shooting tragedies advanced out of the Senate Judiciary Committee Thursday, heading to the full Senate for a vote as soon as next week. The bill to ban bump ...
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Groups prepared to sue Cincinnati over bump stock ban

Cincinnati.com - 10 May 2018
Two Second Amendment advocacy groups have told Cincinnati they could sue over the bump stock ban passed by City Council Wednesday. Ohioans for Concealed Carry (OFCC) and the Buckeye Firearms Association have both sent letters to the city ...
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ATF can't save bump stock owners from Maryland ban

ABC News - 10 May 2018
The state of Maryland has stumbled across a novel way to satisfy gun-control opponents: create a licensing process that cannot be put into practice. Maryland lawmakers had sought to ban bump stocks, the controversial rifle accessory used in last year's ...
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Connecticut legislators vote to ban bump stocks on firearms

CNN - 09 May 2018
The focus on banning bump stocks, or bump-fire stocks, stems from the mass shooting in Las Vegas last October. The shooter in that case used bump stocks to fire with an automatic rate down on a crowd of concert-goers, killing 58 people and injuring ...
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Connecticut moves closer to banning bump stocks

The CT Mirror - 02 May 2018
The state House of Representatives approved a bill Tuesday that would ban bump stocks, moving Connecticut one step closer to a number of other states that have prohibited the devices used in the deadly Las Vegas shooting last October. The bipartisan ...
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'Red Flag' Bill and Bump Stock Ban Clear Another Hurdle

U.S. News & World Report - 18 May 2018
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Measures to ban bump stocks and implement a statewide "red flag" policy in Rhode Island are one step closer to becoming law. The Senate Judiciary Committee voted Thursday to pass the two bills, which the House approved last ...
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Florida officials ask judge to reject 'bump stock' lawsuit

Orlando Weekly (blog) - 10 May 2018
The lawsuit, filed in March in Leon County circuit court, seeks compensation for owners of bump stocks, arguing that the Florida Constitution bars the state from taking private property “except for a public person and with full compensation therefore ...
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Pro-gun voices dominate in debate over Trump's bump-stock ban

Reuters - 04 May 2018
But public comments on President Donald Trump's proposed ban on bump stocks may be indicative that the gun-rights lobby continues to be a well-financed organizational juggernaut while gun control advocates, at least so far, are barely raising their voices.
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Moylan Bump Stock Bill Advances In State House

Journal & Topics Newspapers Online - 19 May 2018
A bipartisan effort to ban bump stocks and trigger cranks sponsored by State Rep. Marty Moylan, (D-55th) of Des Plaines, has passed the House Judiciary Committee and will move to the House floor. “After what we have seen with the continuous, multiple ...
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Ban On 'Bump Stocks' Among New Gun Regulations In Maryland

WAMU 88.5 - 24 Apr 2018
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan signed three new gun regulations into law Tuesday, including a ban on so-called “bump stocks.” Introduced to the Maryland legislature in the wake of the mass shooting in Las Vegas last year, the bill would prohibit even the ...
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Georgia primary preview: What to expect on your ballot

WSAV-TV - 21 May 2018
Issues include bump stocks, federal spending for Medicaid, district line drawing, and mass transit. These are not official voting issues rather a poll to gage public opinion to use later for party platform use. Voting beings Tuesday morning at 7:00 a.m ...
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Illinois Senate OKs stand-alone bump stock ban

Chicago Tribune - 26 Apr 2018
The Senate in March OK'd a bump-stock ban which started in the House. But Raoul, a Chicago Democrat, removed a restriction on municipalities enacting local restrictions on assault-style guns. Gun-rights advocates support uniform rules statewide. Raoul ...
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Biotech stocks open higher Monday on 'Trump bump'

STAT - 14 May 2018
ealth care stocks are trading higher Monday following President Trump's drug pricing speech on Friday afternoon. Call it a relief rally. Or, the Trump bump 1. The snap judgment from Wall Street is that Trump's proposals to rein in drug prices will have ...
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Illinois moves closer to bump stock ban

WQAD.com - 30 Apr 2018
The state Senate sent a standalone ban on bump stocks to the House Thursday. The gun accessories use the recoil of a rifle shot to pull the trigger again, mimicking the rapid-fire shooting capability of a fully-automatic rifle. The proposed law would ...
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State asks judge to reject 'bump stock' lawsuit

Tallahassee.com - 10 May 2018
Attorney General Pam Bondi's office is asking a Leon County circuit judge to dismiss a lawsuit that alleges a recently approved ban on firearm “bump stocks” is an unconstitutional taking of property. Lawmakers and Gov. Rick Scott approved a ban on the ...

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