The Supreme Court is so far declining to stop the Trump administration from enforcing its ban on bump stock devices, which allow semi-automatic weapons to fire like machine guns.
By Associated Press
A senior Justice Department official says bump stocks will be banned under the federal law that prohibits machine guns. It will take effect in late March. After that, it will be illegal to possess bump stocks.
By Michael Balsamo, Associated Press
There was no clear motive for the shooting, but the report contained more details from Stephen Paddock's personal life.
By Joshua Barajas, Michael Rios
The Trump administration is proposing banning bump stocks, which allow guns to mimic fully automatic fire.
By Sadie Gurman, Associated Press
By Matt Vasilogambros, Stateline
“It’s just crazy to me that you can’t buy a beer at 19, but you can buy an AR-15,” Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam said during an event in Washington, D.C. Friday.
The president made the announcement about curbing the use of the rapid-fire devices during a ceremony recognizing bravery by the nation's public safety officers.
The gun debate took center stage on Capitol Hill Wednesday, as the House passed its first major piece of gun legislation since two of the deadliest mass shootings in U.S. history. While the bill tightens the national background check system,…
By Saher Khan
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By Kamaria Roberts, Gretchen Frazee
After the Las Vegas shooting, the National Rifle Association is calling on the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives to review whether the bump stocks -- used in the massacre -- are legal. At the same time, demand for…
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