The country of Malta has banned "any non-essential component or accessory intended specifically to increase the rate of semi-automatic or other firearms." There you go ladies and gentlemen. After market triggers and springs are now banned in Malta.
While the United States has failed to take action, the country of Malta has passed gun laws in response to a shooting attack in the U.S. that killed 58 people and injured more than 500.
Malta amended its Arms Act this week to close loopholes that allowed for use of bump stocks—the device employed by the Las Vegas shooter to increase the number of shots he could fire. The new amendment bans "any non-essential component or accessory intended specifically to increase the rate of semi-automatic or other firearms, such as but not limited to, bump-stocks."
The move was overseen by the scenic archipelago's minister for foreign affairs and national security, Michael Farrugia.
"In my opinion, bump stocks have no serious legitimate use," Farrugia told Newsweek. "Such items would pose a threat to public security and order, thereby also impinging on the sustainability of legitimate firearm related activities."
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