A bump stock device (right), that fits on a semi-automatic rifle to increase the firing speed, making it similar to a fully automatic rifle, is shown next to a AK-47 semi-automatic rifle at a gun store in Salt Lake City, Utah. Photo: Agence France-Presse

Donald Trump’s administration is banning bump stock machine-gun modification used in Las Vegas massacre

  • Bump stocks allow a semi-automatic rifle to continuously fire like a fully automatic machine gun
  • The devices will be illegal to possess in the US from late March
Topic |   Gun violence in the US

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A bump stock device (right), that fits on a semi-automatic rifle to increase the firing speed, making it similar to a fully automatic rifle, is shown next to a AK-47 semi-automatic rifle at a gun store in Salt Lake City, Utah. Photo: Agence France-Presse
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