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Nov 14, 2022

Supreme Court rejects another bump stock ban case

The Supreme Court again declined to hear a lawsuit involving a Trump-era ban on bump stocks.

Oct 3, 2022

Supreme Court rejects bump stock ban cases

The Supreme Court said it won't take up two cases that involved challenges to a ban enacted during the Trump administration on bump stocks.

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 item in effect converts semiautomatic firearms into fully automatic ones. (AP Photo/Allen Breed, File)
Aug 4, 2020

Gun group will appeal Md. bump stock ban to Supreme Court

A gun-rights group will urge the U.S. Supreme Court to rule that Maryland owes gun owners money for having required them to surrender their bump stocks and similar devices they can place on their firearms to make them fire faster, the organization’s president said Monday. Maryland Shall Issue will argue to the justices that the […]

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 item in effect converts semiautomatic firearms into fully automatic ones. (AP Photo/Allen Breed, File)
Nov 19, 2018

Federal judge upholds Md.’s bump-stock ban

Maryland’s recently enacted ban on attachments that enable guns to fire more rapidly will remain in effect after a federal judge last week rejected arguments from gun-rights advocates that the law is unconstitutional. Citing a mass slaying at an outdoor Las Vegas concert last year, U.S. District Judge James K. Bredar said the state’s ban […]

Oct 2, 2018

Frosh moves to dismiss bump-stock challenge, cites Las Vegas massacre

Maryland’s ban on bump stocks went into effect Monday as the legal battle over the gun law’s constitutionality has shown no sign of slowing down in U.S. District Court in Baltimore.

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 item in effect converts semiautomatic firearms into fully automatic ones. (AP Photo/Allen Breed, File)
Sep 26, 2018

Maryland gun-control laws taking effect next week

New gun-control laws are taking effect in Maryland next week, and some state lawmakers already are talking about strengthening them in the next legislative session after high-profile shootings in the state.

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 item in effect converts semiautomatic firearms into fully automatic ones. (AP Photo/Allen Breed, File)
Sep 14, 2018

Judge rejects bid to block Md. bump-stock ban from taking effect

Maryland’s recently enacted ban on attachments that enable guns to fire more rapidly will go into effect as scheduled Oct. 1 after a federal judge Friday rejected a bid from gun-rights advocates to block enforcement of the law while its constitutionality remains in litigation.

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 item in effect converts semiautomatic firearms into fully automatic ones. (AP Photo/Allen Breed, File)
Jun 12, 2018

Gun-rights group sues over Md.’s bump-stock ban

Maryland’s recently enacted ban on attachments that enable guns to fire more rapidly should be struck down as violating their owners’ constitutional right to due process, a gun-rights group has argued in a federal lawsuit.

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 item in effect converts semiautomatic firearms into fully automatic ones. (AP Photo/Allen Breed, File)
Feb 28, 2018

Gun-rights advocates bash Md.’s proposed bump stock ban

ANNAPOLIS – Legislation to ban the possession or use of bump stocks on guns drew heavy criticism Wednesday from gun-rights advocates who said the bill could be dangerous for weaker shooters and turn sportsmen into criminals while doing nothing to prevent mass shootings. But supporters of the measure said banning the trigger enhancers would be […]

Feb 12, 2018

‘Bump stocks’ draw more ire from states than Congress

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