Multiple Pro-Gun Groups Submit Comments to ATF Over Proposed Bump Stock Ban
townhall.com ^ | 5/16/2018 | Beth Baumann
Posted on 5/16/2018, 10:46:00 AM by rktman
Gun Owners of America (GOA) and Gun Owners Foundation (GOF) on Tuesday submitted comments to the Department of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) on the proposed bump stock ban.
These regulations will infringe the Second Amendment rights of Americans — the very same Americans who elected the current President based on his promises that he would defend those rights. Respectfully, we want to emphasize there is no legal authority to ban so-called “bump stocks” or “bump-fire stocks” by decree. An executive ban of bump stocks, by classifying them as machineguns [sic], would utterly contradict the plain text of the federal statute regulating machineguns [sic], even as the Obama administration repeatedly conceded
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