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State lawmakers propose banning purchase of bump-fire stocks in NY

In the wake of the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history, state lawmakers are rallying behind a bill that would ban the type of device that accelerates the firing rate of a semi-automatic weapon.

A bipartisan proposal announced Thursday would make bump-fire stocks illegal. This bill would close any loopholes that now allow people to purchase and possess what can be a deadly piece of equipment.

“I think the best word to use is ‘ineffective,'” said Brandon Lewis, The Firing Pin. “I think the SAFE Act targeted a firearm that is rarely used in crimes.”

Brandon Lewis says the state government is at it again, pushing for a law that won’t really stop the kind or horror a gunman meted out on an unsuspecting crowd of concertgoers in Las Vegas.

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