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NRA Opposes Legislative Ban on Bump Fire Stocks

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The National Rifle Association came out against legislation now in both the House and the Senate that would nominally ban the use of bump stocks with wording that could also outlaw many ordinary accessories, such as match triggers or lightened bolt carriers.  This is after several days of NRA officials stating publicly that the organization supports additional regulation for bump …

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Bumpfire Stocks Banned at NRA’s Firing Range

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Politico reports that the range at NRA headquarters bans the use of bump fire stocks and similar systems due to safety concerns.  Though the organization would not respond to a request for comment, Politico states that the range policy has been independently verified. In the same report, Paul Valone of the gun rights organization Grass Roots North Carolina seemed to …

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Feinstein Introduces “Automatic Gunfire Prevention Act”

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Sen. Dianne Feinstein introduced legislation written to close what she labels an “automatic weapons loophole,” where devices allow semi-automatic firearms to be operated with rates of fire approaching those of actual machine guns.  The “Automatic Gunfire Prevention Act” is modeled after existing California law that classifies semi-automatic weapons outfitted with bumpfire stocks as machine guns. Feinstein included a similar provision …