Of Gun And Prison Reforms


December 27, 2018

Two decisions made in Washington, D.C., last week are small, but significant, steps toward reducing mass shootings and reforming prisons.

Last Tuesday the Trump administration issued a new rule banning bump stocks, devices that transform semi-automatic weapons into automatic ones. Bump stocks were used when a gunman killed 58 people and wounded more than 400 in Las Vegas in October of 2017.

Under this ban, Americans who own bump stocks have 90 days to either destroy them or turn them over to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

The ban appears to be legally consisten...

For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.


Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2019

Rendered 11/10/2019 19:41