Legality Of Bump-Fire Stocks Under Federal Review

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The Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms (ATF) announced on Tuesday that they had initiated a review of the current regulations on bump-fire stocks.

“The Department of Justice has the duty to enforce our laws, protect our rights, and keep the American people safe,” Attorney General Jeff Sessions had said in a statement released to the press. “Possessing firearm parts that are used exclusively in converting a weapon into a machine gun is illegal, except for certain limited circumstances. Today we begin the process of determining whether or not bump stocks are covered by this prohibition.”

The ATF had begun the regulatory process on Tuesday by submitting an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to the Office of Management and Budget.

“We will go through the regulatory process that is required by law and we will be

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