Justices' Bump Stock Ruling Skirted Deference, Lenity Issues

By Tess Saperstein and John Elwood (June 18, 2024, 4:50 PM EDT) -- On June 14, in a 6-3 decision split along ideological lines, the U.S. Supreme Court in Garland v. Cargill struck down the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives' rule effectively banning bump stocks, devices that harness a gun's recoil to quickly reengage the trigger and enable rapid fire....

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