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Trump moves closer to banning bump fire stocks

President Donald Trump announced on Friday that his administration will issue a new rule banning bump fire stocks, a gun accessory that makes it easier to fire rounds quickly from a semi-automatic weapon, mimicking automatic fire.

Trump moves to ban bump stocks

President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he has directed his attorney general to propose changes that would ban bump fire stocks, which make it easier to fire rounds more quickly. The move adds his voice to a process that began in December, two months after a gunman used the device in a shooting that left scores dead at a concert in Las Vegas.

Gun lobbyist helped write ATF deregulation proposal

Behind the scenes, a gun industry lobbyist provided comments that were directly incorporated into an internal memo at the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, according to newly disclosed documents -- a white paper that suggested the agency peel back a number of gun regulations.

ATF offers reward in St. Croix school arson

Fire at a western Wis. school causes $1.5M in damages

Federal investigators say a reward is being offered for information about this week's arson at a western Wisconsin school that caused $1.5 million in losses. 

ATF's cigarette sting ripped off

There's more evidence that agents with the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives conducting a Milwaukee sting, left behind valuable merchandise that was later stolen.

ATF storefront had little to deter burglars

ATF has launched internal investigation

A Milwaukee storefront that the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives used as part of an undercover sting operation had little security in place to ward of burglars.

ATF's flawed sting efforts in Milwaukee draw ire

Members of Congress are calling for an investigation into the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives following a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel report that the agency conducted a flawed sting operation in Milwaukee.