Bump stocks such as this one – which allow people to fire semi-automatic rifles at rates similar to automatic guns – may be banned under the direction of US President Donald Trump. Photo: AP

Donald Trump directs Justice Department to ban bump-stock gun mods used in Las Vegas shooting

Bump-stocks allow semi-automatic rifles to fire as fast as full-auto guns by using kinetic force to repeatedly ‘bump’ the shooter’s finger on the trigger

Topic |   Gun violence in the US

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Bump stocks such as this one – which allow people to fire semi-automatic rifles at rates similar to automatic guns – may be banned under the direction of US President Donald Trump. Photo: AP
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