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On Thursday, the US 10th Circuit Court issued a temporary stay on a pending federal bump stock ban that was scheduled to take place this week. However, the temporary stay is only for one Utah man who brought the case.
At this point, there is at least some blowback against the Trump administration over the illegal bump stock ban by way of lawsuits being filed, but the people themselves are calling on the president to do the right thing and reverse the ATF’s unlawful rule.
Hypocritical ATF Redefines Machine Guns For Illegal Bump Stock Ban – Leaves Echo Triggers Alone… For Now
If the bump stock ban somehow is able to weather the lawsuit against it, which it shouldn’t be able to do, then echo triggers will be right behind them, and eventually the semi-automatic guns themselves.
The ATF has misled the public about bump-stock devices. Worse, they are actively attempting to make felons out of people who relied on their legal opinions to lawfully acquire and possess devices the government unilaterally, unconstitutionally, and improperly decided to reclassify as ‘machineguns’.
Stay vigilant America. The ride is not over simply because you have a guy with an “R” on his jersey in the White House.
If President Trump gets away with this usurpation of undelegated power, guess what the Democrats will be able to pull the next time they take the White House.
Don’t be surprised if a virulently anti-gun administration makes the argument that your AR-15 is actually a machinegun because it can be readily bump-fired using common items such as rubber bands or belt loops (or nothing but your finger)!
Back in November, following the Las Vegas shooting, Columbia, South Carolina Mayor Steve Benjamin proposed a city ordinance which would ban the use of bump stocks and trigger cranks. Well, the city did it and now they are facing a lawsuit from an attorney who claims it’s a violation of the Second
Today, the Cato Institute and Firearms Policy Coalition announced their filing of an important amicus brief in the appeal of Aposhian v. Barr, a case challenging the federal bump-stock ban, at the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals. The brief may be viewed at www.firearmspolicy.org/legal and https://www.cato.org/blog/again-pointing-out-executive-power-abuses-new-bump-stock-ban. Cato and FPC argue in the brief
Congratulations, President Trump, you’ve just made yourself an enemy of the people with this measure. What will be next? Outlawing belt loops and fingers and triggers? Or will you just go along with the Commie gun grabbers?