The Montana Department of Justice along with 17 other states have filed a brief with a federal appeals court in support of a lawsuit attempting to overturn a ban on bump stocks a firearm accessory allowing semi-automatic rifles to fire more rapidly. Montana Attorney General Austin Knudsen is the lead attorney on the amicus filing with the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in the lawsuit Gun Owners of America v. Merrick Garland. Last year, the U.S. Supreme Court rejected an appeal of the federal bump stock ban.
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