Ripon Advance: Curbelo launches bipartisan effort to prohibit “bump stocks” on rifles
So-called “bump stocks,” attachments to semiautomatic rifles that exacerbate the rate of fire like those used in the recent Las Vegas mass shooting, would be banned under a bipartisan legislative effort announced by U.S. Reps. Carlos Curbelo (R-FL) and Seth Moulton (D-MA) on Thursday.
“Common sense legislation that does not restrict Second Amendment rights is an important first step in addressing gun violence in our country,” Curbelo said. “By banning devices that blatantly circumvent already existing law, we can show that Congress is capable of working constructively to make Americans safer.”
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