Denver to Ban Bump Fire Stocks

“The [Denver] City Council next week will begin consideration of an ordinance change that would make it unlawful to sell, carry, store or possess a bump stock device within Denver city limits,” canoncitydailyrecord.com reports. Strangely enough . . . they don’t actually need the reg: “local law already prohibits the types of semiautomatic rifles that can […]

New Jersey Bump Fire Stock Ban: Five Years in Prison, $15,000 Fine for Possession or Sale

“New Jersey lawmakers are making a push to ban the possession and sale of so-called ‘bump stock’ devices, like the ones used in the shooting massacre in Las Vegas, during the current lame-duck session,” burlingtoncountytimes.com reports. “Legislation to outlaw the devices was advanced Thursday from the Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee by an 8-0 […]

Massachusetts Enacts Bump Fire Stock Ban: Possible Life Imprisonment for Simple Possession

“Massachusetts became the first state to enact a ban on bump stocks following the mass shooting at a Las Vegas music festival,” foxnews.com reports. “Republican Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito signed the bill Friday in her capacity as acting governor because Republican Gov. Charlie Baker is on vacation in California.” The bill’s penalties are beyond harsh […]

Bump Fire Stock Ban: DOA?

Congress’ deadly dereliction of duty: Republicans are blocking action on bump stocks, which let semiautomatics fire continuously. That’s the headline at nydailynews.com. The anti-gun rights daily reader reckons . . . As the nation absorbed the insanity that civilians not only can buy weapons of war, but can equip them with bump stocks that allow […]

IMI Systems Quote of the Day: Regulating Bump Fire Stocks Out of Existence Via the Courts – Enter to Win 1000 Rounds of IMI 9mm Ammo

“We as a society have decided that guns should be allowed and extensively regulated. The legitimate uses are deemed to outweigh the risks of misuse. The dangers of bump stocks are far greater. Rapid-fire capability isn’t protected by the Second Amendment. Using a ‘full auto’ rifle for self-defense would be like using a cannon.” – Steve […]

U.S. Representative Ted Deutch: Why The Feds Should Ban ‘High Capacity’ Magazines

“Combined with bump fire stocks, high-capacity magazines allowed the Las Vegas shooter to kill 58 concertgoers in a matter of minutes,” Democratic Florida Congressional Representative Ted Deutch writes at miamiherald.com. “But the massive scale of violence extends so much further. High-capacity magazines make killers capable of firing dozens of bullets before reloading. In the recordings captured […]

Former ATF Agent to NRA/Congress: Don’t Blame Bureau for Bump Fire Stocks, We Can’t Ban Them, Here’s What You Have to Do . . .

Michael Bouchard (above) is mad as hell at the NRA, or as his letter to Congress calls them “some [who] attempt to cast blame on ATF for not banning devices like the ‘bump slide’ used in the Las Vegas shootings.” The ATF’s former Director of Field Operations and current head of the Association for Former/retired ATF […]

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