Bump stock ban begins

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The new federal ban on bump stocks started Tuesday. Bump stocks are gun attachments that allow shooters to fire semi-automatic rifles continuously with only one pull of the trigger.

That’s the same attachment that was used during the Las Vegas mass shooting in 2017.

In December, the U.S. Justice Department issued a ruling that declared an existing ban on fully automatic weapons would also apply to bump stocks. The ruling gave owners 90 days to turn their bump stocks in or destroy them. That 90-day period ended Tuesday.

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