2024-06-14 23:58:07

US Supreme Court Overturns Trump-Era Ban on Bump Stocks

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The US Supreme Court's conservative majority recently overturned a ban on bump stocks, a gun accessory used in the Las Vegas massacre, ruling that it was not in line with federal law. This decision is viewed as a setback to gun violence prevention efforts amid congressional inaction.

President Joe Biden criticized the move, which allows semi-automatic firearms to mimic automatic weapons. The ruling has sparked debates on gun safety in the US, as a Texan gun dealer's challenge led to this polarizing outcome.

Justice Sonia Sotomayor strongly dissented, highlighting the divided nature of the 6-3 decision.

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New York Times - U.S.
15. Juni 2024 um 01:56

Supreme Court Rejects Trump-Era Ban on Gun Bump Stocks

Politics
The Supreme Court rejected the Trump-era ban on bump stocks, ruling that the administration exceeded its power in prohibiting the device. The decision is seen as a blow to government efforts to address gun violence as legislative action stalls in Congress.
News - South China Morning Post
14. Juni 2024 um 15:05

US Supreme Court rejects Trump-era ban on bump stocks, gun accessory used in Vegas massacre

Politics
The US Supreme Court has struck down a Trump-era ban on bump stocks, a gun accessory used in the Las Vegas massacre. The court's conservative majority ruled that the ban was not in accordance with federal law. Bump stocks allow semi-automatic weapons to fire rapidly like machine guns.
Spiegel Topmeldungen
14. Juni 2024 um 15:39

USA: Supreme Court lifts ban on the upgrade of semi-automatic firearms - DER SPIEGEL

Politics
The Supreme Court of the USA has lifted the ban on 'Bump Stocks,' a firearm accessory that can convert semi-automatic firearms into fully automatic ones. The ban was imposed in 2019 by Donald Trump after 'Bump Stocks' were used in the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history. The decision of the court has been criticized by President Joe Biden.
Nachrichten USA & Amerika
14. Juni 2024 um 16:25

USA Supreme Court overturns ban on Bump Stocks

Politics
The Supreme Court of the USA has overturned the ban on bump stocks, which allow semi-automatic weapons to be fired like machine guns. A Texan gun dealer had challenged the ban, arguing that the accessory was not illegal according to him. The decision has sparked a heated debate about gun safety in the USA.
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