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  • Ohio Court Strikes Down Bump-Stock Ban

    07/23/2018 6:37:57 AM PDT · by marktwain · 11 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 17 July, 2017 | Dean Weingarten
    A Franklin County judge in Ohio has ruled the Columbus City Council ban on bump-stocks is invalid under Ohio law. The ban was passed in May of 2018, as part of an series of infringements aimed at gun owners. From COLUMBUS, Ohio — A Franklin County Judge has ruled Columbus' bump-stock ban as unconstitutional.The ban was passed by the Columbus City Council in May. The ban was part of a series of four ordinances aimed at reducing gun violence. On Friday, Franklin County Judge David E. Cain ruled the bump-stock ban violates state law and the city cannot...
  • Molon Labe: State Bans Popular AR-15 Accessory—Not a Single Person Complies

    05/30/2018 9:22:37 AM PDT · by Cheerio · 70 replies
    Freedom Outpost ^ | May 29, 2018 | Rachel Blevins
    State police were shocked to find that after banning bump stocks and threatening violators with 5 years in prison, not a single resident has complied. The state of New Jersey has become the latest to ban bump-stocks for firearms, and despite strict threats to owners who refuse to turn their newly illegal devices over to police, not a single resident has complied with the new law. The legislation banning the popular A-15 accessory, Senate Bill 3477, went into effect immediately after it was signed into law by Gov. Chris Christie in January, and it gave residents 90 days to “voluntarily...
  • Bump-Stock-Type Devices A Proposed Rule by the ATF on 03/29/2018

    03/29/2018 6:19:10 AM PDT · by old-ager · 37 replies
    Federal Register ^ | 03/29/2018 | ATF
    he Department of Justice (Department) proposes to amend the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives regulations to clarify that “bump fire” stocks, slide-fire devices, and devices with certain similar characteristics (bump-stock-type devices) are “machineguns” as defined by the National Firearms Act of 1934 (NFA) and the Gun Control Act of 1968 (GCA), because such devices allow a shooter of a semiautomatic firearm to initiate a continuous firing cycle with a single pull of the trigger. Specifically, these devices convert an otherwise semiautomatic firearm into a machinegun by functioning as a self-acting or self-regulating mechanism that harnesses the recoil energy...
  • Videos: How to Bumpfire Effectively without a Bumpfire Stock!

    03/07/2018 2:00:45 PM PST · by 2harddrive · 66 replies
    Videos: How to Bumpfire Effectively without a Bumpfire Stock! No need for a Bumpfire stock. Amazingly fun! Accuracy is naturally compromised, though. Short handgun cartridges have the highest cyclic rate, since less bolt travel is needed. Bumpfiring is 100% legal, and safe in a properly maintained modern sporting rifle. Some gun ranges do not like it, though, because they feel you don’t have adequate control of the firearm. I am sure that could well be the case of you bumpfired a cartridge anywhere from .308 NATO on up.
  • Washington latest state to ban bump stock devices

    03/07/2018 10:36:02 AM PST · by Simon Green · 16 replies ^ | 03/07/18 | Chris Eger
    Gov. Jay Inslee, a Democrat who was among the first to call for a ban on the devices last year, signed legislation Tuesday to outlaw bump stocks in Washington. Inslee applied ink to SB 5992, which makes it illegal to manufacture or sell a bump stock in the state after July and sets a one-year “buy back” program into effect before possession of such devices would become unlawful. The bill passed the Democrat-controlled Senate 31-18 and the House 56-41. “Devices that turn legal guns into weapons of war have no place in the hands of civilians in Washington state, and...
  • Six Of The Most Insane Moments At Trump’s Gun Control Bill Meeting

    03/01/2018 7:56:16 AM PST · by Behind Liberal Lines · 87 replies
    Copyright © 2018 The Federalist ^ | MARCH 1, 2018 | By Bre Payton
    1.Trump Told Sens. Pat Toomey and Joe Manchin They’re Scared of the NRA2. Trump: ‘Take the Guns First. Go Through Due Process Second’3. Trump Encourages Everyone To Throw Everything Into The Bill. . . everything except concealed carry reciprocity.4. Trump Blames ‘The Video Games. The Movies. The Internet Stuff’5. Old Man Yells At Cloud...Sen. Chuck Grassley ratcheted up Trump’s rant against violence in movies a notch, or twelve.6. Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s Face... Feinstein leapt for joy all throughout the meeting. At one point, she appears to have jumped several inches up from her seat and affectionately jabbed President Trump with...
  • Bump stock prices skyrocket after president proposes ban

    02/21/2018 8:00:43 AM PST · by Simon Green · 74 replies
    The Hill ^ | 02/21/18 | Luis Sanchez
    Bump stock prices have spiked following President Trump's directive on Tuesday that the Justice Department draft regulations to ban the devices. Bump stocks can be used to allow semi-automatic guns to fire at speeds similar to automatic guns. After Trump’s proposed ban, bump stock prices quickly rose on the firearms auction website Gun Broker, Bloomberg reported. Some bump stocks were being listed for anywhere from just above retail prices of less than $200 to as much as $1,000 with some listings having a tag that said "Get them while you can," according to Bloomberg. Trump’s decision on bump stocks...
  • The “Bump Stock” Overreach

    11/01/2017 6:14:07 AM PDT · by marktwain · 20 replies
    The media frenzy over the mass murder in Las Vegas has died down faster than any other such story I have seen in the last two decades. The push for legislation to ban “bump stocks” has also died down.  It has not stopped. As expected, the enemies of an armed population are using “bump stocks” as a vehicle for much broader bans. In Illinois, the last state to pass a concealed carry permit law, the Democrats are looking to ban as many as half the guns in Illinois with the broadly worded measure.Nearly all semi-automatic firearms would fit under...
  • Las Vegas shooter's laptop missing its hard drive

    10/25/2017 9:50:07 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 199 replies
    ABC go ^ | Oct 25, 2017, 12:15 PM ET | Jake Date, Mike Levine, Pierre Thomas
    A laptop computer recovered from the Las Vegas hotel room where Stephen Paddock launched the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history was missing its hard drive, depriving investigators of a potential key source of information on why he killed and maimed so many people, ABC News has learned.
  • ATF group rebuffs criticism over bump stock approval

    10/17/2017 8:12:06 AM PDT · by PROCON · 15 replies ^ | Oct. 17, 2017 | Daniel Terrill
    A Slide Fire bump stock in action. (Photo: Slide Fire/Facebook) The association representing current and former ATF employees has pushed back against critics blaming the agency for approving bump stocks. The ATF Association said the agency “does not have the legal authority to regulate” bump stocks, which allow semi-auto rifles to mimic full-auto fire. “The bump slide, and several other similar after-market accessories that increase the rate at which a shooter can pull the trigger, are engineered to avoid regulation under Federal law,” said Michael Bouchard, ATFA president, in an open letter last week. “The notion that ATF chose not...
  • Will new bipartisan House bill to ban bump stock guns actually ban all semi-auto guns?

    10/15/2017 2:27:00 PM PDT · by rogerantone1 · 28 replies
    Sometimes in the rush “to do something” after a tragedy, politicians put forward bills that could easily cause more harm than good. The legislation being put forward to ban “bump stocks,” a firearm accessory that uses the recoil of the semi-automatic gun to fire more rapidly, might end up banning all semi-automatic guns.
  • Guns!

    10/10/2017 5:07:14 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 25 replies ^ | October 10, 2017 | Berard Goldberg
    Since the carnage in Las Vegas, there's been a lot of talk on TV and commentary in print about gun control. Not just any gun control of course, but "reasonable" and "common sense" gun control. But since words matter, it matters how you define "reasonable" and "common sense." And on this, liberals and conservatives might as well be inhabitants of two different planets. As Daniel Henninger succinctly put it in his Wall Street Journal column: "Progressives embrace the benign, while conservatives fear the malign. Liberals say, give peace a chance. Conservatives say, Annie, get your gun." To that I'll add,...
  • Las Vegas gunman shot security guard a full six minutes before opening fire

    10/09/2017 7:13:31 PM PDT · by ALASKA · 214 replies
    LA Times ^ | October 9, 2017 | Matt Pearce et al
    Police have dramatically changed their account of how the Las Vegas massacre began on Oct. 1, revealing Monday that the gunman shot a hotel security guard six minutes before opening fire on a country music concert — raising new questions about why police weren’t able to pinpoint the gunman’s location sooner. Officials had previously said that gunman Stephen Paddock, 64, of Mesquite, Nev., shot Mandalay Bay security guard Jesus Campos after Paddock had unleashed his deadly volley at the Route 91 Harvest festival, an assault that began at 10:05 p.m. and left 58 people dead, with hundreds more injured. They...
  • Dear CNN: Really? This animation of a bump stock is just EMBARRASSING

    10/08/2017 6:21:32 PM PDT · by Leaning Right · 38 replies
    twitchy ^ | October 6, 2017 | Greg P.
    You can’t make this up. CNN attempted to explain to viewers how a “bump stock” works, but the animation of the AR-15 doesn’t even include a bump stock. CNN did give the rifle a grenade launcher and suppressor, however.
  • You Can’t Win An Argument With A Moron With or Without a Bump Stock

    10/07/2017 7:18:14 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 16 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 10-7-17 | MOTUS
    “It is usually futile to try to talk facts and analysis to people who are enjoying a sense of moral superiority in their ignorance.”  — Thomas Sowell (@ThomasSowell) October 5, 2017 I’m pressed for time because we’re cleaning and packing today for our trip back to Michigan, so I asked Little Mo - Little Mo, manning the bar at the MOTUS Twilight Nocturne Loungeto work on a post for today. He said he would but he wanted me to {{{POOF}}} the NRA link in my sidebar because of their announced support of the “Bump Fire Stock” ban. Little Mo...
  • ICYMI: The ATF Green Lit Bump Stocks Under Obama

    10/05/2017 2:50:12 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 31 replies ^ | October 5, 2017 | Matt Vespa
    By now, you all know the news, the National Rifle Association is asking for a federal review of bump stocks that use recoil to increase the rate of fire for a semiautomatic weapon. It doesn’t convert the firearm into an automatic weapon, however, which I’ve seen some politicians and pundits say over the airwaves. That’s false. Stephen Gutowski of the Washington Free Beacon had a good description of the bump stock accessory: You see, bump firing is a shooting technique which enables a shooter to repeatedly engage the trigger of a semi-automatic firearm, utilizing the assistance of the recoiling produced...
  • NRA: Bump Stocks Should Face 'Additional Regulation'

    10/05/2017 12:30:31 PM PDT · by heterosupremacist · 57 replies ^ | 10/05/2017 | Todd Beamon
    The National Rifle Association said Thursday that "bump stock" devices used to fully automate rifles "should be subject to additional regulation" in light of the Las Vegas massacre that killed 58 people and injured 489 others. "In the aftermath of the evil and senseless attack in Las Vegas, the American people are looking for answers as to how future tragedies can be prevented," the NRA said in statement. The National Rifle Association said Thursday that "bump stock" devices used to fully automate rifles "should be subject to additional regulation" in light of the Las Vegas massacre that killed 58 people...
  • Bump-Stock Device Received ATF Green Light During Obama Administration

    10/04/2017 4:30:02 PM PDT · by PROCON · 18 replies ^ | Oct. 4, 2017 | Susan Jones
    This photo, taken from a video posted on the Slide Fire website, shows the after-market bump stock device, which uses the gun's recoil to cause rapid discharge of bullets. ( - On June 7, 2010 -- about a year and a half into the Barack Obama administration -- the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives issued an opinion letter, giving the go-ahead to an after-market accessory that allows the user to “bump fire” a semi-automatic rifle. A company called Slide Fire had earlier sent its patented replacement shoulder stock to ATF’s Firearms Technology Branch, asking for an evaluation of...
  • Gov. Jay Inslee calls for ‘bump stock ban’ law in Washington, echoed in D.C.

    10/04/2017 8:23:49 AM PDT · by PROCON · 55 replies ^ | Oct. 4, 2017 | Chris Eger
    Bump-fire or slide-fire stocks use the rifle’s recoil to help simulate full-auto fire. (Photo: Slide Fire Solutions) In the wake of Sunday’s mass shooting in Las Vegas, Washington’s chief executive wants action to prevent what he termed “machine gun massacres” by banning a specific type of firearm accessory. Gov. Jay Inslee, a Democrat, in a statement released Tuesday, argued the time to act to prevent gun violence is now and gave lawmakers marching orders for directed legislation. “This session the legislature needs to ban bump-stocks and other devices that turn legal semi-automatic firearms into lethal fully-automatic machine guns,” said Inslee....
  • Las Vegas Shooting: Gunman’s Rifle Had ‘Bump Stock’ to Make It Rapid-Fire Weapon

    10/03/2017 1:47:36 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 48 replies
    The New York Slimes ^ | OCT. 3, 2017 | THE NEW YORK TIMES
    LAS VEGAS — At least one of the rifles the gunman in the Las Vegas mass shooting had in his hotel suite was outfitted with a “bump stock,” a device that would enable it to fire hundreds of rounds per minute, a law enforcement official said. Authorities on Tuesday continued looking for a motive in one of the deadliest mass shootings in the United States, scouring the personal and financial history of the gunman, Stephen Paddock, 64. The same law enforcement official said Mr. Paddock wired thousands of dollars to the Philippines and the FBI was scrutinizing the transaction. Survivors...