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 […]

TTAG Daily Digest: Doing Something in Congress, Gun-Free Zones Work in Las Vegas and Silencers for Cops

Stop me before I Fudd again! . . . One gun owner’s plea for Congress to do something I own multiple shotguns, handguns and rifles, including an AR-15. Unfortunately, when the gun-control debate is reignited by another mass shooting, my voice is often unheard. Maybe my message is drowned out by the NRA’s continued silence. Perhaps […]

Poll: 79% of Registered Voters Support Banning Bump Fire Stocks

According to a new poll released by MorningConsult.com a whopping 79 percent of registered voters support banning bump fire stocks. The majority — 69 percent — strongly support the measure. In the wake of any highly publicized shooting, public sentiment invariably swings in favor of additional regulation. The clearest example: the furor following the Sandy Hook […]

LaRue Tactical Calls For Bump Fire Regulation

Reflecting the growing split within the pro-Second Amendment community, Mark Larue of LaRue Tactical has let it be known he won’t be sad to see bump fire stocks go the way of the dodo. Staunch gun rights supporters like the Military Arms Channel aren’t happy about it. To recap . . . Bump fire stocks […]

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