Category: Gun Legislation

NRA comes out in support of bump stock ban

According to The Washington Post, the National Rifle Association has come out in support of a bump stock ban. Bump stocks are devices that can be fitted on semiautomatic weapons to make them behavior more like fully automatic weapons. Authorities have said the man behind the Las Vegas mass shooting, Stephen Paddock, used bump stocks

Republicans Refrain from Bringing Gun Legislation to Vote

According to the Washington Post, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) said there were no immediate plans to bring a bill that would make it easier to buy gun silencers up for a vote. “Right now we’re focused on passing our budget,” Ryan said. Gun control advocates have focused their attention on the Sportsmen’s