bump stocks

Bump Stock Ban

Trump's federal ban on bump stocks just got the go-ahead

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
Tess Owen
2.26.19
bump stocks

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"
Tess Owen
12.18.18
gun control

Jeff Sessions just announced his plan to ban bump stocks

Sessions proposed legally recognizing “bump stocks” as “machine guns” on Friday.
Carter Sherman
3.23.18
guns

Here’s how Trump just broke with the NRA — kind of

The NRA has for months supported most of the gun reforms Trump backed this week.
Alex Thompson
2.22.18
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Trump orders ban on bump stocks, Oxfam loses thousands of donors over Haiti scandal, North Korea said to have bailed on meeting Mike Pence, and more.
VICE Staff
2.21.18
gun control

Trump just told Jeff Sessions to take steps to ban bump stocks

The gun accessory was used in the Las Vegas attack last October.
Tess Owen
2.20.18
guns

South Carolina's capital could become the first city to ban bump stocks

The once-obscure accessory drew scrutiny after it was used in the Las Vegas massacre earlier this year
Tess Owen
12.19.17
guns

Bump stock maker celebrates Cyber Monday by rebooting sales

Tess Owen
11.27.17
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Meet one of the analysts who determined that bump stocks were legal

Machine guns have been banned for public sale since the 1980s, but the bump stock is perfectly legal.
Joshua Hersh
Billie Brownstein
10.12.17
Las Vegas Shooting

People Are Bidding Insane Amounts for 'Bump Stocks' After Vegas

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.
Alex Yablon
10.9.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The NRA Now Says 'Nothing Could've Been Done' to Prevent Vegas

The organization offered the response after backtracking on calls for bump stock regulation.
Drew Schwartz
10.9.17
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Deadly tropical storm expected to hit US coast as hurricane​, Harvey Weinstein takes leave of absence over sexual harassment allegations, and more.
VICE Staff
10.6.17
0102