Wednesday, January 10, 2018
CCDL Press Release Concerning Malloy's Proposed Bump Stock Ban
(Groton, CT) – The Connecticut Citizens Defense League (The state’s largest gun rights organization) issues the following statement in response to Governor Malloy's 2018 bumpstock initiative.
Statement from CCDL President Scott Wilson:
"Lame duck Governor Malloy is not surprisingly going back to the well of gun control yet again, perhaps to distract from his poor approval ratings. It is key that the public be aware the legislation proposed today is simply feel good in nature. The devices in question that Malloy seeks to ban are not needed to replicate the rapid rate of fire. This effect can be easily accomplished by the use of a belt loop, a rubber band, or even just by holding a firearm a certain way. Moreover, the devices themselves can be easily made in a typical basement shop using everyday materials."
"Connecticut already has a very punitive ban on the same types of firearms that were used in the Las Vegas mass murder, as well as a magazine capacity limitation to 10 rounds or less. This fact already renders devices such as bumpstocks mostly ineffective."
"While these devices are not commonly owned by the vast majority of legal gun owners, we need to see the language of any bill that comes out to see if there are other ways legal gun owners might be impacted."
About the CCDL: The Connecticut Citizens Defense League was formed in 2009 by a small group of concerned citizens as a non-partisan organization to advocate second amendment rights in the state of Connecticut. Since their founding, the group has grown to over 30,000 members from across the state.
Thanks to this large supportive base, the CCDL has become a fixture at the state capitol, and well-recognized by committees that see firearms related bills.
As the go-to organization in the state they are consulted regularly by lawmakers who have questions and concerns about pending legislation or existing laws. For more information on the CCDL please visit: www.CCDL.us
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