It looks like Year Three of the Trump presidency will kick off with gun control:
“The Trump administration is expected to announce in the coming days its highly anticipated federal rule banning bump stocks, according to a report.
“Bump stocks turn semiautomatic guns into illegal machine guns. This final rule sends a clear message: Illegal guns have no place in a law-and-order society, and we will continue to vigorously enforce the law to keep these illegal weapons off the street,” a senior Justice Department official told CNN Wednesday.
The new regulation will require bump stock owners to destroy or surrender their devices within 90 days, according to outlet.
Bump stocks modify semi-automatic guns to fire at a rate similar to automatic weapons. President Trump promised to prohibit the devices after a gunman used one in October 2017 to kill 58 people in Las Vegas when he opened fire on the Route 91 Harvest country music festival from the Mandalay Bay hotel. He officially directed DOJ to take action in February after the high school shooting in Parkland, Fla., which left 17 people dead. …”
We might get a bump stock ban AND prison reform before Christmas.