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Will Bump Stock Owners Escape Federal Ban?

A federal rule change that reclassifies bump stocks as machine guns, and makes owners liable for criminal charges, is set to take effect this week.  But an appeal filed with the 10th Circuit in Denver could block it.  

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Background Checks Alone Won’t Stop Gun Violence: Experts

Three violence prevention experts told a John Jay College panel that strict licensing, community-based public health programs, and trained intervention to head off violent confrontations are the keys to safer cities.

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Americans and Guns: Are the Politics Changing?

U.S. public opinion is shifting towards an acceptance of stricter gun regulations, according to Igor Volsky, founder of Guns Down America and author of a new book on the issue. In a conversation with TCR, Volsky offers a blueprint for taking advantage of the shift to go beyond what he calls merely “incremental” reforms.

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Gun Rights Leader Predicts ‘Civil War’ Over Bump Stock Ban

Don Spencer, Oklahoma 2nd Amendment Association president, warns an ATF regulation published Friday mandating the surrender or destruction of bump stocks by March, 2019 raises the “possibility for civil war” by gun owners. The regulation is already facing legal challenges.

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Who Owned That Gun? Many Police Agencies No Longer Check

During the 1980s, gun tracing was in vogue, but thanks to changes in federal funding and regulations, many police agencies around the U.S. no longer bother. That can have deadly consequences, a newspaper investigation in South Carolina showed.

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