By Tom Knighton
Following the horrific events of October 1 in Las Vegas, the subject of bump stocks flared into a firestorm of controversy. The legal devices were sold over the internet after the BATFE had given their approval on the things several years earlier. They were a novelty device up until a maniac opened fire on a concert, killing 58 people and injuring hundreds more.
In the aftermath, everyone wanted to target bump stocks, it seemed. Even our own pro-Second Amendment commenters were somewhat divided on the subject.
The National Rifle Association felt the call on regulating bump stocks belonged to the BATFE, while BATFE argued their ruling was in complete accordance with federal law and that Congress needed to act if that needed to change.
Now it seems that BATFE has decided to go along with the NRA’s proposal instead.
By law, in order to do that they have to issue a Notice of Proposed Rule Making, inviting public comments on their potential new
inanitystance. And to get that process started they have to publish the NPRM in the federal register, something they anticipate doing tomorrow.
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Source:: Bearing Arms