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Search For Where All 533 Members of Congress Stand on Bump Stocks

Legislation comes to a halt along partisan lines

Louisiana Rep. Ralph Abraham, pictured on Tuesday, told Roll Call in a statement that he would oppose any additional restrictions on bump stocks. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Updated Oct. 31 at 12:35 p.m. | In the wake of the Oct. 1 Las Vegas shooting — the deadliest in U.S. history — lawmakers from both parties were quick to call for a review of the bump stock attachments found on 12 of the rifles in the gunman's hotel room.

Most lawmakers have signaled they support more strictly regulating the devices. But GOP and Democratic leaders diverge on whether the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) already has the authority under current gun laws to regulate them.

Republican leaders say the bureau does. Democrats — and some moderate Republicans — say it doesn't, and have introduced three new pieces of legislation to provide the ATF with legal avenues to regulation.

Roll Call tracked down each member’s position on bump stocks, which you can search below.

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Watch: Congress Could Be at a Standstill on Bump Stocks

Type a member name into the box below to see where every member stands.

 

Here are the 11 GOP members who oppose a ban:

 

Note: There are currently two vacancies in Congress — a House seat in Utah and one in Pennsylvania — which puts the present total of voting lawmakers in Washington at 533.

 

Sean McMinn contributed to this graphic.

 

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