Alexandra Widas  //  10/21/17  //  Topic Update


Congressional action is necessary to close the loophole in the Firearms Owners Protection Act related to bump stocks, writes Senator Dianne Feinstein at The Hill. 


Updates | The Week of December 18, 2017

12/24/17  //  Daily Update

The fact that raising the issue of ownership of semiautomatic weapons in a confirmation hearing caused the nomination to be put on hold is a sad development. DOJ officials indicated they cannot regulate sales of gun bump ammunition stocks absent Congressional guidance, but momentum for gun control is quickly waning in Congress.

Update | The Week of November 27, 2017

12/4/17  //  Daily Update

An Ohio court suggested that a ban on firearms in a restraining order may violate the Second Amendment.

Jeffrey Stein

Columbia Law School

Updates | The Week of October 16

10/21/17  //  Daily Update

Sen. Feinstein argues Congress must act to close the loophole for bump stocks, used in the Las Vegas shooting, in the Firearms Owners Protection Act.