Despite National Scrutiny After Vegas Shooting, Texas Bump Stock Maker Announces Cyber Monday Sales

WASHINGTON -- The Texas maker of the bump stock is not letting national scrutiny stand in the way of a good sale. Like many other retailers, Slide Fire is offering their product at a discount for Cyber Monday.The company, located in the tiny Texas town of Moran near San Angelo, has been criticized since the aftermarket accessories were found in the hotel room of Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock. Bump stocks attach to the end of semi-automatic rifles and allow a gun to fire at nearly automatic rates.“We will have a wide variety of products available for sale on Cyber Monday!” Slide Fire Solutions announced in an email on Friday, adding that inventory is limited and shipping will take up to two weeks. “At 12:00 a.m. CST on November 27th, items will begin to be listed for sale.”Slide Fire’s owner, Jeremiah Cottle, suspended shipments of the device immediately after Paddock killed nearly 60 people and injured hundreds more on Oct. 1. Now, the company is back to business as usual, despite a lawsuit filed by the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence and a private law firm on behalf of the Vegas concert goers “who suffered emotional distress.”  Continue reading...

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