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Alaskan gun owners weigh in on bump stock ban being lifted by US Supreme Court

Posted on AllSides June 14th, 2024
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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - The Supreme Court on Friday struck down a Trump-era ban on bump stocks, the rapid-fire gun accessory used in the 2017 Las Vegas mass shooting that killed 60 people — including the gunman — and wounded more than 400. Alaskans reacted to the ruling Friday, many expressing mixed reactions. Bump stocks assist in rapid fire by “bumping” the trigger against the shooter’s finger. In the 6-3 majority opinion, Justice Clarence Thomas wrote the Justice Department was wrong to declare that the accessory transformed semiautomatic rifles into...

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