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Obama administration declined to ban bump stocks

Obama administration declined to ban bump stocks

A bump-fire stock can be used to facilitate this technique.

The weapon is still technically considered to be semi-automatic because there is no modification to the weapon's firing mechanism, but the bump stock allows it to fire nearly as rapidly as an automatic weapon.

The first two, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives has determined, can't be manufactured or sold in the United States.

Over on the homepage, I have a piece arguing that we should treat "bump stocks", which enable a common semiautomatic rifle to fire nearly as quickly as a fully automatic weapon, the same way we treat full autos under federal law.

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Thursday that the administration is "open to" reviewing policy on bump stocks.

It's now unclear if this decision to stop selling the "bump stocks", also known as bump firing systems, has anything to do with the deaths of 59 patrons and injury of over 500 more at a Las Vegas music festival Sunday night.

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"I assumed immediately that it was either an automatic weapon or an AR-15-style weapon that had been customized so that it could be fired the equivalent of an automatic mode", says Barrett, who is also the author of Glock: The Rise of America's Gun. Police say the shooter in Las Vegas had installed as many as a dozen Bump Stocks on his semi-automatic weapons to allow them to fire more rapidly.

Automatic weapons have been heavily regulated since the 1930s due to their use by organized crime lords such as Al Capone.

Fully automatic weapons are heavily regulated by the federal government, and banned for nearly everybody but law enforcement in IL.

According to the ATF, it's not illegal. "It wasn't something that a lot of people got or in demand that people wanted here", said Cazes. The mechanism converts semi-automatic firearms into fully automatic ones.. "We couldn't afford what we wanted ─ a fully automatic rifle ─ so I started to think about how I could make something that would work and be affordable". "I haven't sold many here at all-the market isn't here".

In September, the Firearms Technology Industry Services Branch of the ATF put the kibosh on the AutoGlove, a wearable device that combines a battery pack, a glove, and an electric plunger at the end of the trigger finger.

"This is a great example of a law we could pass that would have had an influence on this tragedy", Moulton tells Young. "He would have killed far fewer people".


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