Justice Department Proposes Banning Rapid-Fire Bump StocksThe Trump administration said Saturday it has taken the first step in the regulatory process to ban bump stocks, likely setting the stage for long legal battles with gun manufacturers while the trigger devices remain on the market.
Laxalt Weighs In On Presidential Bump Stocks DirectiveLaxalt commended the president for directing the Department of Justice to expeditiously review how the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives regulates bump stocks and similar devices.
Rep. Rosen Calls For Hearing On Bump StocksCongresswoman Jacky Rosen (NV-03) joined members of Nevada's Congressional delegation and survivors of the shooting to honor the victims and renew her call for action on sensible policies to prevent gun violence.
Ryan: Bump Stocks Should Be Addressed By RegulationHouse Speaker Paul Ryan says bump stocks — devices that can effectively turn semi-automatic rifles into fully automated weapons — should be addressed through a regulatory change.
Some Republicans Open to Banning 'Bump Stocks' Used in VegasSenior congressional Republicans said Wednesday they are open to considering legislation banning "bump stocks" like the shooter in Las Vegas apparently used to effectively convert semi-automatic rifles into fully automated weapons.
Vegas Gunman Had Device That Lets Guns Fire Like AutomaticThe man who unleashed hundreds of rounds of gunfire on a crowd of concertgoers in Las Vegas had two accessories that could have allowed his semi-automatic rifles to fire rapidly and continuously, as if they were fully automatic weapons, officials said.