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Supreme Court won't stop enforcement of bump stock ban

In this March 15, 2019, photo, Ryan Liskey displays a bump stock at his home in Harrisonburg, Va. Photo: AP/ Steve Helber
In this March 15, 2019, photo, Ryan Liskey displays a bump stock at his home in Harrisonburg, Va.

March 28, 2019 11:16 AM

The Supreme Court won't stop the Trump administration from enforcing its ban on bump stock devices, which allow semi-automatic weapons to fire like machine guns.

The ban took effect Tuesday. Gun rights groups asked the court on Monday to stop the government from enforcing the ban for now. Chief Justice John Roberts declined one request for the court to get involved on Tuesday and a second request was declined by the court on Thursday. That was the only remaining request.

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