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YouTube Changes Community Guidelines, Creates “Gunpocalypse”

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I had previously written about YouTube deleting bump fire stock videos from well-known gun channels combined with the doling out of Community Guidelines strikes.  Many asked how videos that were not against the Community Guidelines could get strikes.  The answer?  YouTube changed the guidelines, and as usual, gave no prior warning. The new guidelines are even more vague than the …

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NRA Calls for “Additional Regulations” on Bump Fire Stocks

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  “The NRA believes that devices designed to allow semi-automatic rifles to function like fully-automatic rifles should be subject to additional regulations.” – National Rifle Association The NRA is backing “additional regulations” on devices to accelerate the rate of fire of semi-automatic firearms, including bump fire stocks.  Wayne LaPierre and Chris Cox went on record today with the following: “In …

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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 …