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‘Bump stocks’ draw more ire from states than Congress

Immigration, criminal defense, law review round out roundup

FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2013, file photo, an employee of North Raleigh Guns demonstrates how a "bump" stock works at the Raleigh, N.C., shop. The gunman who unleashed hundreds of rounds of gunfire on a crowd of concertgoers in Las Vegas on Monday, Oct. 2, 2017, attached what is called a "bump-stock" to two of his weapons, in effect converting semiautomatic firearms into fully automatic ones. (AP Photo/Allen Breed, File)

(AP Photo/Allen Breed, File)

Welcome to Monday, the 19th anniversary of President Bill Clinton’s Senate acquittal of impeachment articles.

Here are some news items to get your week started.

— States and cities move against “bump stocks” amid congressional inaction.

— Immigration enforcement arrests of never-convicted immigrants have doubled.

— The FBI says it thwarted a mass killing; defendant says government is thwarting his defense.

— Are law review articles selected more on ideology than legal reasoning?

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