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AP News
September 05, 2019 - 6:15 pm
By MICHAEL BALSAMO Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department has brought its first case for violating the federal ban on bump stocks, devices that allow a semi-automatic firearm to fire rapidly like a machine gun. Federal prosecutors say Ajay Dhingra of Houston has been charged with...
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March 21, 2019 - 1:14 pm
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Bump stocks — the attachment used by the killer during the 2017 Las Vegas massacre to make his weapons fire rapidly like machine guns — will become illegal in the U.S. next week. It's the only major gun restriction imposed by the federal government in the past few years. Owners...
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Associated Press
December 19, 2018 - 8:46 am
by Michael Balsamo WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration Tuesday banned bump stocks, the firearm attachments that allow semi-automatic weapons to fire like machine guns and were used during the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history. The regulation gives gun owners until late March to turn...
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