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After Las Vegas Shooting, Gun Mod Supplier Suspends All Sales Of Controversial 'Bump Stocks'

Filed under: Legal MattersPolitikSin City

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We had no idea what a "bump stock" was a few days ago. And we should never have had to learn.

Essentially a bump stock is a rifle modification that makes a semi-automatic weapon fire with the speed of a fully automatic weapon. It's what the Las Vegas shooter used to kill 59 people and injure hundreds more attending the Route 91 Harvest Festival on Sunday.

Related: Just FYI, It's Illegal To Carry A Toy Gun On Las Vegas Strip

This gun modification is at the moment completely legal, or as Slide Fire, the company that originated the design, puts it, bump stocks are "controllable, safe, and ATF approved!"

Well, that may not be true much longer. The NRA, possibly in an effort to pass the blame from guns in general to this one specific technology, has come out with a rare statement in favor or MORE gun control, writing:

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