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DeLuca supports bill criminalizing bump stocks in Illinois

State Rep. Anthony DeLuca, D-Chicago Heights, signed on as a co-sponsor to House Bill 1420  that would prohibit the import, sales, manufacture, transfer or possession of bump fire stocks. The bill would make it a felony to possess such modification devices. Police say bump stocks enabled gunman Stephen Paddock to convert his semi-automatic weapons rate of fire to a speed similar to a fully-automatic weapon. "In the recent Las Vegas shooting, the gunman used legal bump stocks that resulted in 58 people being killed and over 500 injured,” DeLuca said of the . . .

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