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A bump stock is installed on an AK-47 and its movement is demonstrated at Good Guys Gun and Range on February 21, 2018 in Orem, Utah. The bump stock is a device when installed allows a semi-automatic to fire at a rapid rate much like a fully automatic gun.An Austin gun-shop owner succeeded Friday on a years-long quest to overturn a federal ban on bump stocks, winning a 6–3 victory at the U.S. Supreme Court.Bump stocks are devices that allow semiautomatic rifles to fire hundreds of rounds in a minute. The court ruled that the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives cannot include bump stocks under legislation banning machine guns. The overturned ATF rule required owners of bump stocks to either destroy them or surrender them to the ATF to avoid criminal prosecution.The case was filed by Michael Cargill, the owner of Central Texas Gun Works and an outspoken proponent of gun rights in Texas, after he surrendered two bump stocks to the ATF. He argued that the ATF incorrectly identified…

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