The Las Vegas shooter had accessorized a dozen of his 23 rifles with bump stocks, which allowed him to kill 59 and wound more than 400
Gun rights groups are ready to fight Trump's ban on the accessory that fueled the Las Vegas massacre
“In the coming days, an estimated half a million bump stock owners will have the difficult decision of either destroying or surrendering their valuable property"
Sessions proposed legally recognizing “bump stocks” as “machine guns” on Friday.
The NRA has for months supported most of the gun reforms Trump backed this week.
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The gun accessory was used in the Las Vegas attack last October.
The once-obscure accessory drew scrutiny after it was used in the Las Vegas massacre earlier this year
Machine guns have been banned for public sale since the 1980s, but the bump stock is perfectly legal.
The devices that speed up semi-automatic guns were all over Stephen Paddock's hotel room. With Congress considering a ban, they're a suddenly hot commodity.
The organization offered the response after backtracking on calls for bump stock regulation.
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