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Bump-Stock-Type Devices: Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

Categories: Guns,Headlines,Laws/Regulations

Text of proposed rule that would define “bump-stock devices” as machineguns and make it illegal for any person to transfer or possess such a device according to the Gun Control Act of 1968.  Current possessors of such devices would be required to surrender, destroy, or make them inoperable upon the effective date of the rule.  From the Justice Department


Attorney General Sessions Announces Regulation Effectively Banning Bump Stocks

Categories: Guns,Headlines,Laws/Regulations

Statement of the attorney general upon the announcement of the proposed rulemaking that would ban the use or possession of bump-stock devices.  From the Justice Department