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Massachusetts becomes first state to ban bump stocks

Grapeshot

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Massachusetts becomes the frst state to ban bump stocks

"The provision passed by the legislature ... allows for excessive punishment including life imprisonment, with a minimum sentence of 18 months, for the mere possession of these accessories," .......

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2017/11/04/massachusetts-becomes-first-state-to-ban-bump-stocks-after-las-vegas-shooting.html
 

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"The provision passed by the legislature ... allows for excessive punishment including life imprisonment, with a minimum sentence of 18 months, for the mere possession of these accessories," .......

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2017/11/04/massachusetts-becomes-first-state-to-ban-bump-stocks-after-las-vegas-shooting.html
... and THIS, despite the fact that it has been repeatedly shown on various youtube videos, that one does NOT need a bumpfire or SlideFire stock to achieve high rates of fire. In fact, I have observed members shooting on my range with those stocks experiencing difficulty in maintaining a constant rate of fire -- perhaps due to inexperience -- whereas simply exercising a rapid trigger finger can quickly empty a 30-round mag without stopping.

Life imprisonment? For mere possession? That can't be right...
 

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"The provision passed by the legislature ... allows for excessive punishment including life imprisonment, with a minimum sentence of 18 months, for the mere possession of these accessories," .......

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2017/11/04/massachusetts-becomes-first-state-to-ban-bump-stocks-after-las-vegas-shooting.html
... and THIS, despite the fact that it has been repeatedly shown on various youtube videos, that one does NOT need a bumpfire or SlideFire stock to achieve high rates of fire. In fact, I have observed members shooting on my range with those stocks experiencing difficulty in maintaining a constant rate of fire -- perhaps due to inexperience -- whereas simply exercising a rapid trigger finger can quickly empty a 30-round mag without stopping.

Life imprisonment? For mere possession? That can't be right...
'Tis true. Read it and weep.

See fifth paragraph.

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2017/11/04/massachusetts-becomes-first-state-to-ban-bump-stocks-after-las-vegas-shooting.html

Next we shall be forced to give up powered vehicles and walk everywhere because a few drive carelessly. Obviously they think the vehicle is to blame, not the person.
 
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