Apr 18, 2018 - Politics & Policy

Bump stock manufacturer to end operations in May

Semi-automatic rifle with a bump stock

A bump stock is installed on an AK-47. Photo: George Frey/Getty Images

Slide Fire, a manufacturer of bump stocks, is shutting down its operations on May 20, according to a notice on their website's homepage.

Flashback: President Trump called for a ban on bump stocks, which are used allow semi-automatic weapons to fire continuously, earlier this year after it became known that the accessory was used in recent mass shootings, including the Las Vegas shooting in October.

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