Regional Gun Violence Research Consortium
After the Las Vegas shooting of 2017, 10 states moved to ban bump stocks, the device the shooter used to fire a semiautomatic rifle at the rate of a fully automatic weapon.
Those bans vary state by state and have met a variety of challenges, including problems with defining “bump stocks” and enforcement difficulties.
In a new analysis, Regional Gun Violence Research Consortium Project Coordinator Nicholas Simons reviews the existing bans to find lessons for state and federal policymakers.
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