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Illinois' Ban On 'Bump Stocks' Remains In Place Despite U.S. Supreme Court Decision

By PETER HANCOCK

Capitol News Illinois

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An Illinois law banning the sale and use of “bump stocks” and other devices that increase the firing power of semiautomatic weapons remains in place, at least for now, despite a U.S. Supreme Court decision on Friday, June 14 striking down a federal ban on such items.

“Illinois law is not affected by the decision,” a spokesperson for Attorney General Kwame Raoul said in an email statement Friday.

Meanwhile, however, advocates on both sides of the gun control debate in the United States are anxiously waiting to learn whether...

 

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